The 95th edition of menswear trade fair Pitti Uomo was held in Florence, Italy, between January 8-11. Here are the main facts and figures about last week’s event: Pitti Uomo in numbers: 1,230 brands participated in the event, 568 from abroad (46 percent) 30,000 visitors, of which 25,000 were

Creative Director at Y/Project, Glenn Martens, has unveiled the brand’s AW19 menswear collection at Pitti Uomo. True to his style of bending the norms, Martens delivered a high-concept show aimed at transporting his guests outside of time and space, with the dark cloister lit only by handheld

British menswear brand Ben Sherman returns to Pitti Uomo this week with a special exhibition celebrating over five decades of shirt-making. The exhibition - called "The Decades" - showcases a selection of vintage pieces from the brand's archive alongside key items from the AW19 collection. "We are

Belgian designer Glenn Martens - the creative director of Paris-based label Y/PROJECT - will present the label’s winter/autumn menswear collection at Pitti Uomo. The event, which takes place in Florence, Italy, from 8-11 January, is the 95th edition of the trade fair and will showcase the sea

The streetwear trend in men’s fashion has certainly been acknowledged in the 94th edition of Pitti Uomo, held in Florence this week. Luxury sneakers were included in many of the spring/summer 2019 collections. However, most labels have chosen to remain classic, with fabrics like cashmere, lin

A leopard can't change its spots. Nor should it have to. That is precisely the takeaway from Roberto Cavalli's SS19 men's presentation, who, in addition to showing lynx, tiger and zebra, kept the brand's animalia prints flourishing, reversing them inside jackets and coats and softening shirts and o

London-based fashion label COS launched Soma, a seasonless capsule collection of 17 menswear essentials at Pitti Uomo this week. Nine dancers presented the collection through a choreography by Wayne McGregor at the Istituto degli Innocenti in Florence during a contemporary performance at the 94th e

Roberto Cavalli Spring Summer 2019 collection by Paul Surridge. Pitti Immagine Uomo, Firenze. Source: FF Channel, YouTube.

British menswear and accessories brand Simon Carter is to return to men’s trade show Pitti Uomo after seven years. In a statement, Simon Carter said that the return to Pitti Uomo was “part of a concerted effort” to build overseas distribution, looking to add to its existing stock

Seventeen Scandinavian brands have been handpicked to showcase during menswear trade show Pitti Uomo as part of its ‘Scandinavian Manifesto’ project. Located in Arena Strozzi at the Fortezza da Basso during Pitti Uomo 94, the 17 brands range from emerging talents like Mfpen, Johannes A

Japanese fashion designer Fumito Ganryu, who worked under Rei Kawakubo at Comme des des Garçons, is launching his eponymous label at menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence. Launching at the June edition of Pitti Uomo, Ganryu’s collection is being billed as an exploration of the &l

The Roberto Cavalli Group is set to present the debut men’s collection designed under the guidance of its recently appointed creative director Paul Surridge at the upcoming edition of Pitti Imagine Uomo in Florence. Cavalli has been invited to show its first men’s wear collection at Pit

Highlights of 93th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo, Florence, Italy. Source: Fashion Channel Milano, YouTube

Pitti Uomo 93rd edition, Florence, Italy. Source: Fashion Channel Milano, YouTube

Interview with Carlo Gallo and Kevin Youn at Pitti Uomo 93rd edition, Florence, Italy. Source: Fashion Channel Milano, YouTube

My Factory Pitti Uomo 93rd edition, Florence, Italy. Source: Fashion Channel Milano, YouTube

Futuro Maschile Pitti Uomo 93rd edition, Florence, Italy. Source: Fashion Channel Milano, YouTube

Valentino during the 93rd edition of Pitti Uomo, Florence, Italy. Source: Fashion Channel Milano, YouTube

The 89nd edition of Pitti Uomo, January 2016 Florence, Italy. Source: pittimmagine, YouTube

Think Italian fashion and you are likely to think of chic central, Milan. But "Made in Italy" actually has its roots in Florence, where the hotly anticipated Pitti Uomo trade fair opens this week. The most famous men here may be naked -- from Michelangelo's David to the sea-god Neptune -- but ev

The 92nd edition of Pitti Uomo, 13-16 June 2017 in Florence, Italy. Source: pittimmagine, YouTube

Brooks Brothers will celebrate its milestone two hundred year anniversary in 2018. The kick off to their brands 200th birthday will start by collaborating with Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 in Florence, Italy. On January 10, 2018, Brooks Brothers will stage its first-ever fashion show within the storied S

Tommy Hilfiger is returning to Pitti Uomo's 92nd edition, the men's fashion tradeshow destination in Italy. From June 13-16, Florence will welcome back both Tommy Hilfiger, who showed last January at Pitti Uomo '91, as well as Sir Paul Smith. With the action taking place both inside and outside the

Raf Simons, the guest of honor at the 90th edition of Italian men's wear trade fair Pitti Uomo, presented his Spring/Summer 2017 collection to much fanfare on Thursday, June 16. For his catwalk showcase, Simons transformed the Stazione Leopolda in Florence into a department store a la Simons. The

The 90th edition of Pitti Uomo in Fortezza da Basso in Florence is in full swing. Curious to see what's going at the menswear trade show? Get a 30-second impression, including stylish men in colourful suits. "> Today's buzz is about the presentation of Raf Simons, one of the major innovator