A valuable springboard for designers


TALENTS DE MODE is a key fashion event, the influence and prestige of which are constantly growing thanks to its generous prizes, its effective entrepreneurial support, the high-quality of the applicants and the reputation of its organiser.

Created 12 years ago by the VILLAGE DES CRÉATEURS (VDC)a creative hub which helps encourage the economic development of fashion and design businesses in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region, the aim of this competition is to detect and promote emerging talents in the contemporary fashion field with a high entrepreneurial potential, by providing them with the concrete means and resources they need to ensure their long-term success in France and internationally.

A source of development, supported by partners

TALENTS DE MODE is focused above all on entrepreneurial reality, creativity and product-focused innovation.

Initially created to support the siting of new fashion businesses in Lyon thanks to the competition’s generous first prize, TALENTS DE MODE has today carved out a distinctive place for itself.

In 2019, 4 prizes will be awarded

·         A 1st prize worth €38,000

·         An Innovation prize worth €22,000

·         A Jury’s Selection prize worth €17,000

·         Prize of €650 awarded the community of creators and selected via social networks.

Thanks to its effective, business-focussed support, its various partnerships and the networking opportunities it provides with other key players in the sector, TALENTS DE MODE has become an excellent opportunity for any young entrepreneur or fashion designer to develop their activity and brand under optimal conditions.

The Talents de Mode competition is supported by a number of loyal partners: the trade shows Who's Next, in addition to Galeries Lafayette Lyon Part-Dieu, the Joyce Gallery ParisUlule, Lyfe Magazine, Apparence Agency... 

The Talents de Mode competition is financed by the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes regionThe Métropole de Lyon (Metropolitan Lyon), the City of Lyon and the Club des Partenaires du Village des Créateurs (Village des Créateurs Partners' Club)