In honour of the brand’s 190th year, Woolrich returns to Pitti Uomo 97 with The Ultimate Woolrich Experience at La Dogana in Florence. Three installation rooms will provide a unique, immersive experience exploring the multifaceted Woolrich universe and premiering the Woolrich Arctic Capsule, a tribute to the evolution of the original Arctic Parka.
FGF Industry celebrates its twentieth anniversary in collaboration with Pitti Immagine Uomo with an immersive exhibition presented by Blauer at La Dogana in Florence. A road trip through the United States, taken by British photographer James Mollison on behalf of Blauer. A visual narration of authentic landscapes and people in the form of a genuine snapshot of contemporary America. The exhibition, curated by Felice Limosani, will be inaugurated on Tuesday January the 7th and then it will be open to the public from Wednesday the 8th until Friday January the 10th.
Pitti Immagine invites Brioni to celebrate its 75th anniversary with a special presentation to be held in Florence during the opening day of Pitti Immagine Uomo 97 on January 7th 2020.
Lucie and Luke Meier – co-creative directors of Jil Sander since spring 2017 – will present the new menswear collection of the iconic fashion house at a special event in Florence.
The Spring/Summer 2020 collection features a range of highly technical garments: the TRAVEL SPORT UNIFORM capsule collection successfully combines tailored style and high-tech details, with a selection of garments made of crease-resistant, quick-dry technical textiles designed for casual, dynamic men who expect maximum comfort both in and out of urban contexts, and at the same time are eager to showcase their distinctive style.
Pitti Uomo is confirmed as a global crossroads for trends, new ideas and the launches of innovative men's fashion and lifestyle projects 30,000 visitors in total and over 18,500 buyers from 100 foreign countries for an edition dominated by tremendous energy and optimism in a difficult year for international trade. Good performances and growth for some important markets like France, Turkey, Hong Kong, Belgium and Russia; a slight drop in numbers for China, Germany, Spain, Japan and in Italian buyers.
Anything but black - such are the fashion trends every year at Pitti Uomo. And while the trade fair has to offer a lot of sportswear, the influencers still stick to dandy style and dress with high quality suits, ready to be shot and present their attire on the social networks. So many ellegant men in one place - it is possible only at Pitty Uomo!
Marco De Vincenzo returns to Pitti Uomo as the Pitti Italics Special Event for this 96th edition. Recognized as one of the most innovative voices on the fashion scene, the designer will launch his first menswear collection. The Marco De Vincenzo Spring/Summer 2020 men's collection was presented with a fashion show at the Tepidarium del Roster.
Givenchy wase the Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 96. Clare Waight Keller – the British designer and artistic director of the LVMH group maison since spring 2017- presented the new menswear collection from the brand that is an icon of French elegance with a special event.
The most promising names on the new creative Chinese scene will be the protagonists in Florence with the GUEST NATION special project, promoted by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery in collaboration with Shanghai Fashion Week on the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 96.
The Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) together with Detox - CID and Greenpeace Italia will present five eco-friendly collections during Pitti Immagine Uomo 96. Following the launch of The Time is Now! in January 2019, the project has reached the final phase: the collections will be presented on Tuesday 11 June in the Corte-Courtyard areas of the Palazzina Reale in Florence.
The Armani Exchange line debuts at Pitti Uomo. "In 1991, I had an idea and I called it A|X. Looking at the reality of streetwear, before it became just another fad, I created metropolitan garments that were functional and affordable for younger generations or for individuals with a young mindset.
E. Marinella, the sartorial brand of Neapolitan origin tells its centenary history made up of four generations in an exclusive event to be held at Pitti Immagine Uomo, as the brand’s first official presence on the Pitti Uomo international calendar.
The Sartorio brand, with its strong sartorial imprint that is modern and casual, tells the story of a Neapolitan in the World, while the Kired brand is characterized by the combination of artisanal excellence and innovation. The two present their novelties for the first time in a new space at the Cavedio of the Lower Floor (Main Pavilion). Timeless collections that do not fall victim to fleeting trends, but which are in constant evolution, reinterpreting the codes of elegance and good taste.
Drumohr, the historic brand founded in 1770 in Dumfries in the Scottish Highlands, which today is totally Made in Italy and recognized for the design of its garments, the extremely high quality of its materials, and the elegance of its collections, renews its presence at this edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo, but in a completely new and central space on the Top Floor.
Sterling Ruby is the Special Guest at Pitti Immagine Uomo no. 96 (Florence, 11-14 June 2019). The American artist famous for the multifaceted nature of his work that spans painting, ceramics, collage, video and photography, sculpture and installations, as well as textiles and garments, will present the first collection by the S.R. STUDIO. LA. CA. brand.
On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 MSGM, the brand founded in 2009 by Massimo Giorgetti returns to Florence as a Pitti Special Anniversary to celebrate its first ten years. On Thursday 13 June 2019, in a yet-to-be-revealed location, a fashion show will be staged to present the MSGM Spring-Summer 2020 Collection.
Every six months at the Pitti Immagine fashion events there's something special going on. A spark that makes an always different alchemy, an energetic and emotional click that is difficult to contain.
On the occasion of Pitti Uomo n.96 (Florence, 11-14 June 2019), the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery presents ROMANZO BREVE DI MODA MASCHILE – A SHORT NOVEL ON MEN’S FASHION, an exhibit showcasing thirty years of menswear from 1989 to the present as seen through the eyes of Pitti Uomo.
Givenchy will be the Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo no. 96 (Florence, 11-14 June 2019). Clare Waight Keller – the British designer and artistic director of the LVMH group maison since spring 2017- will present the new menswear collection from the brand that is an icon of French elegance with a special event scheduled for June 12th 2019.
Clerici Tessuto is one of the most important textiles manufacturers in the world for the luxury sector, with ranges for men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and home furnishing.
Pitti Uomo invites Aldo Maria Camillo to present the first collection ever released by his brand, bearing his name: ALDOMARIACAMILLO.
Y/Project will be the Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 95. Belgian designer Glenn Martens, creative director of the brand based in Paris, and last year’s winner of the prestigious Andam Fashion Award, who is considered one of the most original voices on the contemporary fashion scene, will present the new Y/Project FW 2019/2020 collection in Florence with a special event.
Class of 1990, a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, the winner of the sixteenth edition of Its - International talent support, the Camera della Moda Award and the Tomorrow Award, Eleonor McDonald is one of the revelations of this edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo where she will be presenting her first capsule collection.
Joop!, the brand of German origins with a strong identity, presents at Pitti Uomo the highlights of its men’s Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection named Urban Ambassadors.
Pitti Uomo invites Aldo Maria Camillo to present the first collection ever released by his brand, bearing his name: ALDOMARIACAMILLO. After a professional pathway through a number of prestigious partnerships - from Ermenegildo Zegna to Valentino, from Cerruti to Berluti – the Italian designer presents his very first collection with a special event, conceived as the ideal wardrobe for modern-day man.
On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 95, UK-Italy: Lessons in Sustainable Fashion will be held at the prestigious headquarters of the British Institute in Florence. The conference, organised by the Department for International Trade - British Consulate General in Milan will host some of the most important players in the fashion retail scene who will discuss the collaboration between Italy and the United Kingdom for ethical and sustainable fashion; there will be speakers from Burberry, Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood and also some British designers such as Christopher Raeburn and Bav Tailor to demonstrate the ongoing cooperation between the Italian and British fashion industries and the common commitment to sustainable and ethical fashion. The conference will be hosted by Orsola de Castro, co-founder of Fashion Revolution.
2018 marks a milestone in the history of Brooks Brothers — their 200th anniversary. As the first of our celebrations over the coming year, they are proud to be part of Pitti Immagine Uomo, the internationally acclaimed event spotlighting the best in men’s apparel and accessories, in Florence, Italy. In an exclusive runway show, tradition and innovation came together as they presented men's and women's iconic classics inventively styled.
Belgian designer Glenn Martens, creative director of Y/PROJECT mens and womenswear Paris-based label will present the new Y/PROJECT FW 2019/2020 mens collection in Florence with a special event. Winner of last year’s prestigious Andam Grand Prize Award, Y/PROJECT is considered one of the most original voices on the contemporary fashion scene.
The deepening, immersive relationship between man and nature is a cultural and creative trend which has served as their inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2018. The latest collection balances the rugged textures and colours of the natural world with the clean lines of modern design to create a unique and well considered collection for the new season.
As always, the fabrics are selected in partnership with the most prestigious companies in the trade. Soft movement is achieved by weaving different yarns in both faux-uni colours and mixed shades.
Nowadays, the word Influencer is associated with a person who has the power to influence the decision of others to impulsively buy a product.
The most stylish men's trade fair Pitti Uomo 94 took place from 12 to 15 June 2018. And although NY Times stated that "The Dandy Is Dead", I can not agree with that. In Florence everyone was "dandier" than ever. And while the so called peacocks have prepared different outfits for every day, the same happened also to buyers, managers and other visitors of the business fair.
Promaslist.com is the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands in men’s fashion to see the collections but it is also a way to follow their presence at trade fairs and showrooms each season and get their contact information and sales points.
Craig Green’s style mixes workwear influences and futuristic volumes, sculpted silhouettes and functional aspects. Strong content is teamed with a highly emotion-charged mise en scene that is always spectacular. Thanks to these distinguishing features, Craig Green has gained an enthusiastic clientele that includes the most prestigious boutiques and department stores around the world. Exploring the concepts of uniform and utility, his fashion shows have become an eagerly awaited cult happening on the menswear calendar. In Florence, this London-born designer presented his Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an event at Pitti Immagine Uomo on the evening of Thursday 14 June.
Stefano Chiassai, fashion designer and creative director for international fashion brands, is an untiring collector of clothes and fashion-related materials, a passion that in almost forty years of career has allowed him to put together an archive made up of 15,000 pieces that include garments, accessories and fabrics, turning it into a place for experimentation and contamination of the past, present and future.
During Pitti Uomo 94, the London-based fashion brand COS will present “Soma,” a capsule collection of essential menswear garments characterized by comfort and high-level design. A special event will be held for the launch of the collection in a stunning location in the city involving the participation of the famous British choreographer Wayne McGregor.
Who knows whether the textiles imprinting of his maternal family or the dash and artistic breadth of his father Gianandrea – one of the tutelary deities of 20th century music – had the upper hand, but it is certain that Pino Gavazzeni had a fortunate entrepreneurial intuition when in 1975 – in the wake of the affirmation of pret-a-porter garments – he created Bagutta which immediately established itself as an international reference point for high quality shirt-making for men and women that was synonymous with creativity and Italian style, dividing itself between its own brand collections and the production of garments for some of the greatest Made in Italy stylists. Now that Pino’s interest is mainly as a shareholder, his son Antonio and nephew Andrea are at the helm of the company, respectively as CEO and president.
Pitti Uomo sees the arrival of the new Sebago designed in Italy Sebago, an American brand founded in Maine in 1946 and famous worldwide for its Penny Loafers boat shoes, presents its first collection at Pitti Uomo, entirely designed and developed in Turin (after acquisition of the brand by the BasicNet Group).
303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion offers 100 000 business opportunities for designers and bloggers at Pitti Uomo 94
“303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion” organizes a conference about ethical fashion from 12-15 June 2018 in Florence, Italy, during Pitti Uomo '94. Be Global Fashion Network is a media partner of the event. All fashion influencers, designers, business entrepreneurs and retailers are welcome to join for free.
Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94, Joining the line-up for the upcoming fair, following the announcements of Craig Green as Menswear Guest Designer, Roberto Cavalli as Special Guest and the “FANATIC FEELINGS - FASHION PLAYS FOOTBALL” exhibition.
Stripes move, sway and cross again and again. P.O.P Pitti Optical Power will be a visual and virtual spectacle that elicits new horizons of perception and perspectives on reality. As the Pitti Immagine shows do, innovatively, season after season. No black and white austerity in Fortezza da Basso but rather a kaleidoscope of full colour patterns to make living interiors playful and hypnotic. All this in a set design conceived and curated by life-styler Sergio Colantuoni.
From Pitti Uomo 94, Revolver Copenhagen Int. Fashion Trade Show will be presenting “Scandinavian Manifesto”, a new space with curated emerging and established Scandinavian brands.
“CRAIG GREEN’s collection reveal many of the critical success factors for those who make fashion today”, says Lapo Cianchi, Pitti Immagine Director of Communications & Events, “and specifically his ability to innovate menswear “codes” – even radically, without losing track of the contemporary market’s dynamics. We have been monitoring the development of his style that mixes workwear influences and futuristic shapes, sculptural silhouettes and function. We are thrilled to have CRAIG GREEN at Pitti Uomo so that he can show us all the modern elegance of his vision in a spectacular event.”
This season, we have taken inspiration from the concept of “future-nature” for our Spring/Summer collection. The new range combines fabrics with technical properties with natural fibres and finishes to create a collection which balances the clean lines of futurism with the organic feel of the natural world. Water repellent, crease resistant and bi-stretch materials sit alongside summer tweeds, printed cottons and merino wool knitwear in an interesting and forward looking range. Elsewhere lightweight seersucker, melange fabrics and stretch jersey make an appearance for the summer as the demand for comfort continues to take centre stage for menswear in 2018.
Fashion bloggers around the world have brought new voices to the rather traditional world of fashion journalism. Not only do they offer greater representation, but they also offer fresh perspectives and bring new ideas to the table. That’s why we still need more fashion bloggers. If you were interested in starting your own fashion blog, start today by following these four steps.
It’s hard to believe that certain patterns can fall "out of style," but then again, argyle isn’t exactly popular these days. The same fate befell windowpane check until very recently, and now the pattern’s back with a vengeance. Taking its name from the window-like wide square plaid pattern, it’s formed by two perpendicular pinstripes.
A new trade event concept is taking shape in Tortona Fashion District, Milan: WHITE STREET MARKET, an innovative format designed for sportswear&streetwear businesses, which will have a chance to meet buyers and endusers. In the industrial setting of Ex Ansaldo - BASE, Via Tortona 54 Milan - the first B&C (business & consumer) tradeshow, is due to debut in June 2018, during WHITE MAN & WOMAN.
At this edition, Pitti Italics – the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery program that promotes and supports new generations of fashion designers and the most interesting brands that design and manufacture in Italy – is shining the spotlights on MAGLIANO.
The 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize winners were announced during a special event during Pitti Uomo at Stazione Leopolda in Florence.
This new M1992 path represents a moment of transition, a conscious, mature direction. Dorian Stefano Tarantini, a creative, enthusiastic soul, constantly on the go is here to tell us more. He has given life to one of the most promising brands on the contemporary fashion scene that initially originated as a video-art project. What emerges from this is a complex, talented creative system as well the concept that everything is possible… such as flying a helicopter… don’t you think so? Dorian gave an interview to Pitti Uomo what we can expect from the brand at the exhibition.
TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany organizes the awarding ceremony “303 Tuscans” for Ethical fashion in Florence, Italy on 10.01.2018, at 6 p.m. Certificates will be given to communities supporting the Italian supply chain and the three-dimensional business model.
This is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men’s fashion. Created in 1972 Pitti Uomo is held in Florence twice a year.
Brooks Brothers, America’s oldest apparel brand, will celebrate its milestone two hundred year anniversary in 2018. Signature events and activations are planned throughout the year around the world and will begin in January in collaboration with Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 in Florence, Italy.
The International Woolmark Prize returns to Florence, with the 2017/18 global final to be held January 9, 2018, on the first day of Pitti Uomo.
“We continue to celebrate our menswear collections with engaging, interactive installations that feature our latest designs, as well as the incredible digital innovation taking place in all areas of our business,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “I am very excited to return to Pitti for a second season to present our Spring 2018 Hilfiger Edition collection and take part in the great momentum that the men’s fashion world is experiencing globally.”
‘'Every day we produce 50 km of zippers and we do it not only by paying close attention to the functionality and aesthetics of our products, but also to the environmental impact of our industrial processes. All of our company and its production cycle are geared towards reducing waste and enhancing its subsequent use. A commitment that has not escaped to the Environment Edition that has proposed to participate in an important editorial project, the drafting of the book ” Neo Materials in the Circular Economy . Fashion ’ explains Gaetano Lanfranchi, CEO Lanfranchi Spa. The book, edited in Italian and English, was prepared by Marco Ricchetti in co-operation with Blumine srl and with the sustainable fashion social network Sustainability-Lab and presented at the last edition of Pitti Uomo.
Pitti Uomo – The extravagant Italian trade show combining an array of menswear styles from across the globe. This event is nothing short of spectacular, sporting vibrant colours, suits tailored to perfection and the most intricately designed garments from the world’s finest brands.
Presented at Pitti 92, Luigi Bianchi Mantova Sartoria Spring/Summer 2018 reveals a wide selection of patterns and designs: check, overcheck, Prince of Wales check, damier, pinstripes are the main themes in a clever game of contrasts and softer, colour-coordinated matches.
At the 92th edition of Pitti Uomo Niccolo Cesari will be remembered with 4 extremely stylish and coloful outfits and attention to details. Read what he shared with us after the trade fair about his participation and his life as a Pitti Uomo peacock.
Pitti Uomo Firenze - the Spectacular composition of men’s elegance or the shortcut to the belief that the modern man is a Dandy
What is Pitti Uomo? A large and magnificent manifestation of men’s fashion exhibitionism without any holdbacks, blowing like a bottle of champagne and held in the historical center of Florence, Italy, where exhibitors carefully present their latest men’s collections. The latest men’s fashion trends are marked there, before the upcoming fashion events in Milan.
Pitti Uomo is undoubtedly a premier men’s fashion event. At Pitti Uomo you can see the latest trends, new designers and companies in men’s fashion, premiering the best men’s tailoring from across the globe, but also the best dressed men in the world. The best sentence I have ever heard is that there you can meet "anyone who’s anyone in the menswear business". And this is true. The atmosphere is unique and you feel like everyone is your friend. Everyone is smiling and having fun and at the same time doing business.
Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d'Itria, Puglia. Nevertheless, his far-sighted vision and his entrepreneurial curiosity brought him beyond his village walls, towards the "high tailoring", that gives "Made in Italy" an international strength.
Z Zegna unveiled its TECHMERINO™ SS18 collection, in collaboration with The Woolmark Company, during the 92nd edition of Pitti Uomo, Florence. TECHMERINO™ is a fusion of the best attributes of Merino wool with the most sophisticated wool processing and finishing techniques. The result is a breathable water resistant fabric that adapts to the ambient temperature and is quick drying.
The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo - A collection of the latest commercially available wool fabrics and yarns.
Krammer & Stoudt, founded in 2012 is a menswear line that offers Southern California casual cool with a contemporary point of view. It was co-created by Michael Rubin and Courtenay Nearburg and utilizes Mike's fine art and Courtenay's fine photography background.
Men's Fashion Group Florence prepares a celebration of 60 years of the Italian men's suits brand MABRO at Pitti Immagine Uomo 92. Recently the most modern European factory for made-to-measure suits RICHMART has bought the main controlling share of Men’s Fashion Group Florence and the following brands: MABRO, M52 and MABRO Donna.
From June 10-20, in via Montenapoleone, a photography exhibition, devoted to fair play and the modern man, creates a Milan-Florence axis that reinforces at an international level the pre-eminence of Italian Men’s Fashion Week. Focus of the first exhibition: the jacket.
Pitti Uomo 92 will mark the ninth edition of WHO IS ON NEXT? UOMO, the scouting project produced by Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery and sponsored by Pitti Immagine Uomo in cooperation with Altaroma and L’Uomo Vogue, that seeks out new Italian or Italian based talents in men’s fashions.
Life energy and the stunning beauty of flowers have provided inspiration for BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS, the leading theme of the summer trade shows. New creative ideas that blossom just like flowers: improbable, effervescent and ironic.
Battistoni, since ever a synonymous with elegance, refinement and attention to details, presents at the 91st edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo the new and innovative Winter Collection.
Franklin Eugene FEARLESS FINESSE, a Menswear Salute to Velvet, made its world debut during Milano Moda Uomo Fall/Winter 2017/2018. This Milan Fashion Week presentation was bursting with colorful, comfortable clothing that pushes menswear forward while holding true to the strong masculine cuts and clean lines that symbolize the Franklin Eugene Brand for fans around the world.
David Yurman, America’s premier luxury jewelry brand, hosted its first-ever men’s collection exhibition to take place during Milano Moda Uomo fashion week, on January 14 and 15, 2017. The exhibition is rendered in collaboration with sculptor, painter and performance artist Anthony James, whose unique sculptures will be displayed in tandem with David Yurman men’s jewelry. The exhibition took place at the historic Chiesa San Paolo Converso church in Milan, Italy, headquarters of CLS Architetti.
Vincenzo Grillo was born in Vibo Valentia, Calabria, in 1985. He begun to shoot since he was a child driven by his father’s love and experience. After graduating he moved to Milan where his brother, a photographer as well, engaged the world of fashion and beauty around the world.
“DUE O TRE COSE CHE SO DI CIRO [TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT CIRO]”, is the title of the event that Pitti Immagine has decided to devote to Ciro Paone, founder of Kiton and leading entrepreneur in Italian fashion. It will be a dive into the taste, passion and unrelenting devotion that rally in support of beauty, while also passing through the life and career of Ciro Paone: a history that starts in Naples, and from here, goes on to conquer the world. An exhibition project that will be presented under the artistic direction of Angelo Flaccavento.
Guillaume Bo is the creator of Men Need More Style - a Facebook page, dedicated to timeless and classic elegance.
An icon of British design and style who unites heritage, pop inspiration and eclecticism, has chosen Pitti Uomo 91 as the stage for a special event to launch his PS by Paul Smith collection. PS by Paul Smith, the designer’s contemporary line, offers a fusion of luxury design and performance characteristics, technical fabrics and ergonomic cuts. Paul Smith will be realizing a special fashion installation for the occasion.
We are going to present you the fairs that are coming during the next year. You will see the dates, the places and a brief description of the fair so you could choose which of them to visit. We will separate the fairs in two groups - Menswear Trade Fairs and Textile Trade Fairs.
Karl Lagerfeld appeared sensationally to open a retrospective exhibition and to receive the high award of Florence, Fiorino d'Oro. The exhibition KARL LAGERFELD_Visions of Fashion at the at the Palazzo Pitti, Florence, included more than 200 photos, following his career as a photographer.
British luxury fashion house DAKS is also among the brands, which presented their latest men's collections during the Milano Moda Uomo / Milan Men's Fashion Week.
A synthesis that comes from introspection, while seeking to harmonise shapes and languages in a determined, straightforward manner. The spirit of the Giorgio Armani man embraces change, while staying true to its ethos.
Individuals shifting within a pulsating metropolis who choose clothing to be present, live and to represent themselves, mixing recognisable shapes and signs in a personal way: it is a tense and sharp collection that stems from a reflection on today's meaning of identity.
Italian designer duo Dolce & Gabbana presented its latest men's collection in Italy during the Milan Men's Fashion Week. Among the models on the runway were Cindy Crawford's son Presley Gerber and Jude Law's son Rafferty Law.
Spring-Summer 2017 is a tale of introspection. Craftsmanship, exceptional materials and distinctive details emerge as the central themes, manifesting themselves in unstructured yet tailored silhouettes, luxurious leathers and soft-spoken but unique variations on that timeless matter of elegance.
Helen Anthony is a luxury London-based British menswear brand , a rising star of Savile Row. Label's range of high-quality, bespoke and ready-to-wear suits, leather collection and hand knitting collection offers a huge versatility.
'I like the idea of a journey, like Marco Polo. I hate travelling but there are many ways to do it, whether in your mind, or in changing the tapestry of a chair, or through the pages of a book'.
Etro relaxed tailoring collection with hippie notes sent the message that men's suit can be as comfortable as pajamas and still looking great and stylish - even worn with sandals or barefoot.
'Bigotry, misogyny, bullying, hatred, jealousy, inequality, loss, personal complexities that generate challenges - for those of us who have lived through adversity and emerged from it stronger, clearer, and with hope - it is this kind of hope that inspired Franklin Eugene A Cut Above'.
The last edition of fashion platform Pitti Uomo has just finished (in Friday, June 17). The atmosphere among the stands was filled with energy, collections abounded in creativity and they had all been put together with a keen eye on the market.
French luxury car brand Bugatti and LuisaViaRoma, one of the biggest international concept stores, have just signed an exclusive collaboration deal. From June 2016 and for the next two years, the Ettore Bugatti collection will be available to local and international clientèle both in the LuisaViaRoma store and on the Luisaviaroma.com website. LuisaViaRoma becomes the first place in Italy where shoppers can buy the clothing and accessories ranges of the Ettore Bugatti Collection, a lifestyle brand extension born in 2013 reflecting the spirit of the supercar firm.
Interest in the most exclusive spirit of classic menswear led to the creation of Just Like A Man, the Pitti Uomo exhibition project on the Upper Level of the Main Pavilion with a layout by Patricia Urquiola. It is a project dedicated to a new way of interpreting high-end clothing for today’s man that is extremely refined and composite.
Gosha Rubchinskiy, Russian designer whose creativity has succeeded in attracting the international fashion community’s attention, will be presenting in Florence - on Wednesday 15th June - his Spring-Summer 2017 collection together with a photography project created for the event.
Born in Modena on the 18th of December 1989, Matteo Lamandini graduated as accountant in Modena; exposing himyself to the prospective of the banking environment he immediately realized that weren’t balance sheets to raise in him interest.
Alternative Set is a schedule of temporary events and installations during Pitti Uomo that take place inside the Fortezza da Basso, organised by a selected number of brands/designers. These special events are held in strategic locations of the fair and they experiment new and surprising means of communication and self-promotion. Featured names include Matteo Lamandini.
A union of great tradition, stylistic and technological innovation, sartorial spirit and contemporaneity. The heart of the fair, the Central Pavilion pulses with developments in menswear and its contaminations with design. Boasting a transversal offer that the new Pop Up Stores have further expanded, the lower level displays contemporary classic sartorial collections, while the upper level features major new classic names and the fine quality of their pieces.
A through-the-lens view of a great Master Celebrating the return of fashion to Palazzo Pitti and the opening of the three-year program dedicated to the culture of contemporary fashion.
verything starts from the creativity of Pino, a flexible and versatile mind, capable of capturing from the smallest shades the inspiration for a new collection: the texture of a fabric, the nuance of a colour, the details of an accessory, a check design. The design of the jacket is the palette from which to develop the creative ideas: the slim and soft forms, the perfect fitting, the research and enhancing of details, the revers, the shoulders, the sleeves, are at the basis of the concept of a Tagliatore garment.
Ravazzolo was among the menswear brands, which was definitely noticed by the visitors at Pitti Uomo 89 (January 2016, Florence).
The last edition of Pitti Uomo was held in Florence in January, 2016. Our team was there and among the brands, which grabbed our attention was Sartoria Latorre. It was founded in 1965 by Michele Latorre.
'Florence holds a special place in my heart as, over the years, I have regularly come back to show my work or to collaborate on ventures that closely mirrored my thoughts about it. I am thrilled to be there again this season to present my S/S 2017 collection as well as a special project we are developing especially for Pitti.'
Marian Manciu is a blogger, personal and fashion stylist, image consultant, based in Italy. He has an interesting dressing style and is an example of a stylish gentleman.
PittimUomo with no doubt is one of the best stages for contemporary men's fashion in the world. You know about the Italian 'La dolce vita' lifestyle - well, the trade show is a place, where you could see it in action - elegant gentlemen who enjoy being interesting, stylish and eye-catching with their outfits. So, here are the five trends, that stood out during the event...
The new corporate fashion trend is: Big companies from other industries create their clothing collections. As an example, see the automobili Lamborghini collection presented at Pitti Uomo 89 in Florence. On the opening of Pitti Immagine Uomo, Automobili Lamborghini presented its 2016-2017 Fall-Winter collection at the Grand Hotel Villa Medici.
At PittiUomo you can find everything a Dandy needs! Yes, that's true. I visited the fair with a real Dandy and he confirmed that. He was happy to see such a variety of exquisite suits, shoes, leather bags, glasses and other accessories.
Speaking about the men’s suit trends, the first and most important thing that you should remember is - the black suit is not in fashion and will not be any more. Beside that it has many disadvantages (one of which is that black clothes can put years on you) nowadays it also shows bad taste and lack of personality and imagination. Since made-to-measure suits gain a very big popularity and you can select your suit fabric among thousands of colours and patterns, to wear a black suit just shouts that your suit is cheap and outdated.
It is an undeniable fact that at Pitti Uomo in Florence you can see the most stylish men. Last week I visited Pitti Uomo 89 and saw it myself. Below you can find a selection of the most stylish men in my opinion. What makes them look so well? Read what are the most important things that distinguish them.
In the next winter collection Brooksfield lines up generation-less garments, designed to create a concept of relaxed elegance to everyone who wears them: father and son can share them because each contributes their own personalities to their outfits.
'Our MAN Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection is titled 'Be Specific' drawing inspiration from Vivienne's goal to save the climate, save the world and her fight against the criminal politicians. This campaign symbolizes Vivienne's recent campaign about Bankers, Giants (business), and Criminals (Politicians)'.
Pitti Uomo gives stage not so much of the foisted fashion trends, but it's more like a chivalrous tournament between men who is the most elegant. That's why the eyes are crossed like rapiers and the arrogance is followed by unconcealed curiosity. But the protagonist is not so the elegant man but the taste...
'The new universe of Versace - Fibre optic tracksuits, space-age metallic trenches, sleek tailoring and astrological prints. The Versace Fall/Winter 2016 man is a pioneer and his ambition is as big as the universe', says brand's statement.
'Elegance is not about being noticed, it’s about being remembered' - In a line with this motto, Giorgio Armani has just presented in Milan Emporio Armani's sport elegant menswear collection with Alpine style references for the 2016/2017 cold season.
Last night during the Milan Men's Fashion Week / Milano Moda Uomo, running January 15-19, 2016, Miuccia Prada mixed for her label's show the presentation of Men's fall and Women's Pre-Fall collections - 'Gender is a context and context is often gendered'.
This year PittiUomo was visited by more than 35 000 visitors from all over the world. All the exhibitors presented fantastic Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 collections of men's suits, jackets, pants, coats, shoes, belts, bags, accessories, etc. The exhibition was also a place where Woolmark, the Australian wool association, presented latest wool trends and their prize award.
During this year's edition of the trade show Pitti Uomo, you could meet all kinds of interesting personas - stylish, different, elegant, dressed to impress. One of them was Vladimir Ștefan Popa - he is an Author & the Creative Director of the men's fashion blog The Essence of Style.
'At Who Is On Next? Uomo we were very impressed by Vittorio Branchizio's career and his innovative talent for knitwear that blends artisan skill and contemporary styling. We are happy to offer him our stage so that he can show his new collection to the Pitti Uomo audience', said Lapo Cianchi, Pitti Immagine Director of Communications and Events.
Pitti Italics is one of the Pitti Immagine Uomo projects - the program through which the Fondazione Pitti Discovery promotes and supports internationally promising new generation Italian fashion designers. At this edition the spotlights was turned on FEDERICO CURRADI of Florence who has a decade of experience with the most prestigious names in fashion, from Ermanno Scervino to Iceberg, in his résumé.
The world's most important platform for men's clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men's fashion, Pitti Uomo, is currently running (January 12-15, 2016) in Florence, Italy. Be Global Fashion Network is on spot to show you the atmosphere of the event and to reveal the key trends and directions in men's fashion business.
Interest in the most exclusive spirit of classic menswear led to the creation of Just Like A Man, the Pitti Uomo exhibition project on the Upper Level of the Main Pavilion with a layout by Patricia Urquiola. It is a project dedicated to a new way of interpreting high-end clothing for today's man that is extremely refined and composite.
Doppiaa is making its debut at Pitti Uomo with a special event to launch its F/W 2016-2017 collection. An exclusive Cocktail&Lunch, by invitation only, is to be held on Tuesday 12 January at 12.30, inside the Opificio delle Pietre Dure at Fortezza da Basso, where guests will have the chance to admire some of the works currently being restored.
Stella Jean was born and works in Rome, where she also lives with her two children. In July 2011 she was distinguished as one of the winners of the prestigious “Who Is On Next?” competition in Rome, organised by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italy. In June 2013 she debuted her first menswear collection at Pitti Uomo, as part of the Pitti Italics project.
The IWP crosses borders and cultures by seeking up-and-coming talent from established and rising design hubs around the globe. The regional awards are held in six regions: Asia; Australia; British Isles; Europe; India, Pakistan and Middle East; and USA. Six menswear and six womenswear finalists are then selected to compete in the IWP finals, traditionally held during key fashion weeks around the world.
The Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 89 will be Juun.J. The Korean designer, whose creative research in menswear continues to attract the attention of the international fashion community show after show, will present his menswear collection for the first time in Florence with a one-of-a-kind event that will take place on Wednesday 13 January, at the Stazione Leopolda.
Italian style will entwine with the finest Australian fibre when the International Woolmark Prize menswear final takes place as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.
The campaign message is clear and is realised through checkerboard game knits, #PoliticiansRCriminals badges pinned to the models' lapels and roulette wheels emblazoned across T-shirts - including brand's official backstage tee.
Vittorio Branchizio is a young designer who has created a knitwear collection with enormous potential. His marked technical and innovative skills combine with a brilliant interpretation of the best Italian manufacturing traditions for knitwear that is totally unique - from the basic concept to the finished product to the package.
As gentlemen get more and more rigorous about their wardrobe, many of the world's fashion capitals dedicate Fashion weeks especially to menswear. They are held twice a year: in January (presenting the Autumn/Winter collections) and in June (presenting the Spring/Summer collections for the next year). Many fashion fairs and trade shows also have sections, dedicated to men's fashion. The schedule for 2015 includes...
After the exclusive launch at Pitti Uomo, The Wool Lab SS16 will be presented at the most important trade shows worldwide, as well as through The Woolmark Company's global network, along with one-on-one meetings set up with top designers, brands, manufacturers and retailers.
Cantarelli Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection - a contemporary way of dressing inspired by the seventies
The exclusive wardrobe of the Cantarelli man for the season Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 is focused on the reasearch of fabrics and colours, combined with the modern culture of tailoring expressed in soft tailored jackets with 'accentuated' shoulders, with macro patterns and jaquard or bouclé effect in silk and wool or alpaca/cashmere, well recognizable in Cantarelli style.
VITTORIO BRANCHIZIO (one of the exhibitors at Pitti Immagine Uomo 87) is a Made in Italy men's knitwear brand, using the finest natural fibers and latest technical knitting solutions. The play between knitted and textile-based sections gives life to pieces with a most complex design and a minimal apparel at its very best.
The SACE group and Pitti Immagine are announcing the signing of an important collaboration agreement designed to enhance the international competitiveness of companies participating in the trade shows organized by Pitti Immagine through better access to the insurance-financial products and services provided by the SACE group.
The classic outfitting of the male wardrobe is renewed by glam rock details, like the tuxedo jacket and the classic cloth topcoat with leather ergonomic sleeves. The glossy, silver coloured zips emphasize cuts and pockets of jackets, trousers and blousons, and printings and little contrasting inserts renew the dress shirts.The trousers, often reaching the ankle, make the silhouette slender and the slim lines enhance the essential design. The materials are precious and smart and give an image both stylish and vaguely snob of the night-time world.
Knitwear makers since 50 years, the Panicale family keep running the business since the first origins of the factory, that is one of the most ancient knitting units of Umbria. This land, known as the green heart of Italy, is famous for being one of the most advanced cashmere knitwear manufacturing districts in the world.
The story of Eton started in 1928, in the small village of Gånghester, Sweden. The young couple, David and Annie Pettersson, had both a unique eye for high quality and genuine craftsmanship, which later revolutionized the complete shirting industry. Today, Eton's shirts and accessories can be found in exclusive stores all over the world.
For drop one, Thomas Pink was inspired by Sir Michael Caine - one of the sharpest dressers in 1960s London. He avoided the era's peacock style in favour of the kind of restrained but energetic style, which is entirely relevant today, a truly timeless look.
Andrea Neri Spring-Summer 2015 collection is expressed through an egocentric and proudly Italian style. Shapes and light volumes, thanks to the innovation of the best light weights fabrics, fruit of fine woolen mills. 'Slim fit' and 'Daily fit' that enhance the body size of every man, keeping lines close to the body.
The new Maestrami Autumn-Winter 2014/2015 collection is sophisticated and refined, highlighting the value of details, creative citations and artisan excellence in the interpretation of a new and modern sartorial elegance.
Dean Manev, the Trade Director of Men's Fashion Cluster, visited Pitti Immagine Uomo 87 - one of the world's most important platforms for men's clothing and accessory collections, which was held January 13-16, 2015, in Florence, Italy. So, he shared with us, which were the brightest fashion trends in menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016, that attracted his attention.
Yesterday (January 15, 2015) Marni presented an exclusive fashion show for Pitti featuring the men's collection for the 2015/2016 Fall-Winter season.
It's been a very exciting week at Pitti!! Co-founders and designers, Byron and Dexter Peart, of WANT LES ESSENTIELS have been taking guests on a galactic voyage of discovery with their completely rebranded Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 collection. Last season, the beloved travel and accessories brand launched footwear with two key styles, and this season, they are launching into the world of footwear with innovative new styles in metallic leathers, exotic skins and textured finishes.
The New York-based luxury label Hood By Air (HBA) was the Pitti Special Guest for this season's edition of the exhibition. The brand, created by Shayne Oliver in 2006 is already admired by members of the trade for its highly creative cutting-edge collections.
During Pitti Immagine Uomo 87, on January 15, 2015, the Italian fashion label Marni will present an exclusive fashion show for Pitti featuring the men's collection for the 2015/2016 Fall-Winter season.