A new retail concept "Present" in London's Shoreditch, smart leather sneakers in Milan from design team Twentyfourseven, and a collaboration between Danish clothing brand Soulland and one of Copenhagen’s oldest milliners, Andersen & Berners Hattefabrik.
It may not grab the headlines like the catwalk shows but Florence’s Pitti Uomo fair is where big deals are made and clothes we might actually wear are previewed. This year the event saw new interest from eastern Europe and…
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Although buyers’ budgets were cinched in and high-end fashion was kept in mothballs, the mood at this summer’s menswear show Pitti Uomo remained optimistic. This was reflected in the light, bright collections.
Florence’s Pitti Uomo fair is a benchmark for how the market is shifting – and a chance to spot the big name brands of the future. This season’s event was also a showcase for the city itself and for ‘Brand Italy’.