Fashion as we all know is a distinctive trend or style in which a person dresses. Fashion is about expressing your identity, showing people who you are through the choices you make and using apparel to communicate something about yourself.
Fashion today, unlike the yesteryears is storming the world. People are more aware and conscious about their clothing. While comfort is paramount, it is now combined with unique and trendy styles creating fashion statements. This is where Pitti Uomo features.
Pitti Uomo is one of the most talked about trade shows around the world. This unique, one of a kind menswear trade show showcases the best brands in men’s clothing and accessories.
In case you’re wondering what Pitti Uomo means? Well, Pitti is an art gallery and museum in Florence, while Uomo means “men” in English, put together, this trade show is exactly what their name suggests, and is their belief – helping men the world over, live their fashion dream.
Created in 1972, with the belief that if fashion at its best can be provided under one roof, why not?
Pitti Uomo takes place in beautiful Florence ever since, twice a year, in January and in June where retailers, fashion editors, and ardent followers of the latest menswear trends can be found. While fashion houses exhibit their clothesline, the latest trends, the dos and don’ts of fashion. Editors talk, debate and discuss the latest trends.
At Pitti Uomo one experiences supreme menswear fashion and this event is one to die for. This Florentine men’s trade show, now a high-fashion affair celebrated its 45th year and 90th edition. Pitti Uomo was held from 14th – 17th June 2016, in Florence where various designers as well as fashion houses took this extremely valuable opportunity to showcase the latest and most followed trends under their label, be it formal wear, party wear, casual wear or plain street wear.
This was done with aplomb in true Pitti style. Pitti’s came up with plenty of celebrations to mark this occasion with “Lucky Numbers” being the theme. The show had a mixed bag of talent, some well-known, young, old and on-the-rise designers.
This trade show saw Fausto Puglisi and Rita Ora, who showcased a menswear capsule collection. Hiroki Nakamura demonstrated his debut collection for the Japanese brand Visvim while designer Gosha Rubchinskiy presented his spring/summer collection. Italian designer Lucio Vanottin showcased his clothing line too.
All the clotheslines were in tandem with each other and showcased, simple, classy elegant and fine cuts that create statements.
And in true Pitti style the event concluded with fanfare reiterating the fact that fashion should encompass comfort and create a style statement with its simplicity and elegance.