At Cannes Shopping Festival, design students from Cannes, Prague and Milan presented on March 28, 2016 a show parade on the original theme of Childhood.
Cannes Shopping Festival celebrated this year its 13th edition in style Palais des Festivals and Congresses where the fashion world and the general public were invited to celebrate the fashion event in Cannes.
The closing fashion show on March 28, 2016, was presented by design students from Lycée Les Coteaux de Cannes, the Higher School of Fashion Voson in Prague and the Fashion Professional Institute of Caterina da Siena in Milan on the theme Childhood.
Highlighting new designers
During three exceptional evenings, the public discovered at fashion shows the new collections spring summer 2016 by the Galeries Lafayette, Chacok but also that of the new generation of designers with the sublime creations by students from European schools from Cannes, Milan and Prague.
A fine introduction for this presentation de mode which coincides with the release of the new Spring-Summer fashion designers collections. The Cannes Shopping Festival helps to highlight new designers and energizes the start of the Cannes tourist season.
By the amount of applause, the evening of the Lucée Les Coteaux, which this year is celebrating 30 years of existence, was a success. The Cannes Shopping Festival fashion shows attracted this year over 6,000 spectators and 6,000 visitors to the exhibition Regards Croisés.
Shopping one of Cannes’ lifestyle
Cannes, international village, became famous with the International Film Festival but also thanks to the famous Croisette, which brings together big names in the luxury industry. Cannes is certainly a city where shopping is a lifestyle. The town center brings together within a few streets, major retailers, designer shops but also large ready to wear lines, which enable all fashion addicts to afford a shopping trip in the open air, in a few hours or minutes, at the heart of the French Riviera.
Childhood closes Cannes Shopping Festival
To close the Cannes Shopping Festival, the creations of students stylists Cannes Coteaux, Milan and Prague who put their talent in front, presenting their creations on the huge stage of the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes at the same location or is given each year the Palme d’or at Cannes.
In front of 2,300 spectators, thirty Czech and Italian models have given life to 90 creations on the theme of Childhood. The make-up was provided by the students from the Lycée Magnan in Nice and hairstyle by students from Lycée Jacques Dole in Antibes. The models paraded on an artistic staging of the great Cannes creator Denis Durand. The mannequins dressed in tulle, bubble, bobble and cuddle cloth companion seemed to come straight out of a fairy tale.
All models were inspired by drawings made by CM1 pupils of the Marie Curie School in Pégomas.
Months of work
On a background of tart images on the big screen, as we all dreamed of when we were a child, the models marched with handmade sweets, lollipops and teddies. The princess castles were the backdrop for a highly acrobatic entertainment, boldly executed by bocassiens acrobats from the school Piste Azur.
Students from high schools Catarina da Siena Milan, Voson the Prague school and the Professional College of Cannes Cotaux worked for months to give birth to the dress or the perfect suit, original, that would be worthy to be integrated into a parade sewing or can be associated or compared to that of a great fashion designer. This work recognized by the public, won the fashion designers and models a nice ovation.
30 years of Bac Pro at the Lycée des Coteaux
The Lycée des Coteaux organizes two annual parades, usually in a theater in the city of Cannes (Palais Stéphanie, Théâtre de la Licorne). The parade, which closed the Cannes Shopping Festival has been possible through a partnership established with a high school in Milan and a high school in Prague as part of an Erasmus + project that involves a terminal class: 16 students from this class go either to Milan or Prague to develop the creative part, including 8 in Milan and 8 in Prague.
This partnership has already resulted in recent years in 3 shows in Prague at the prestigious Palais Buquoy, residence of the Embassy of France and one in Milan as part of the Universal Exhibition.
The Lycée des Coteaux has partnered since 12 years with the Cannes Shopping Festival. Every year, it provides 25 dressers training in DTMS (technical diploma of performing arts), two teachers and some equipment.
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