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The New York Times' Cathy Horyn has been busy this week, jetting in between the south of France to judge the Hyeres Festival and San Francisco to see students at the Academy of Art. Seems like she liked San Fran better: "Yet, on the whole, the jury was not so happy with the level of work among the applicants. Raf Simons was the head of the jury, which included Christopher Kane, Carla Sozzani, and Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler. We were surprised that no students from the United States and Britain, which has some of the top design programs, were represented. That may be a failing of the Hyères organizers and design schools. While at the Academy of Art, where I looked at some amazing portfolios and watched the senior fashion show, I asked a number of students if they had heard of the Hyères festival, and none had." [On the Runway]