Roaming the streets of Brisbane isn’t quite the same compared to Florence during Pitti Uomo. This season’s beautiful fashion worn by locals and visitors shows us new trends through effortless, tailored looks before the main fashion season begins.
But you may be thinking, what exactly is Pitti Uomo?
Pitti Uomo is a men’s fashion trade show that takes place twice a year in Florence, Italy. It is considered one of the most critical events in the men’s fashion calendar, attracting buyers, designers, and industry professionals worldwide. The show features a wide range of clothing, accessories, and footwear from established brands and up-and-coming designers. In addition to the main trade show, several events and presentations take place during the week, such as runway shows, pop-up shops, and networking events.
So why should we care about Pitti Uomo?
First, it is one of the most established men’s fashion trade shows, held annually since 1972. This long-standing reputation has helped to attract many of the most prominent and respected brands in men’s fashion, both established and emerging.
Second, Pitti Uomo takes place in Florence, Italy. Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is home to one of the world’s top menswear events. This location adds to the event’s prestige and attracts many international fashion buyers, designers, and media.
Third, the show offers diversity from traditional tailoring to streetwear and avant-garde. This diversity makes it an excellent platform for discovering new trends and designers and networking with industry professionals.
Finally, the show strongly focuses on innovation and creativity, which is reflected in the various events and presentations during the week. This helps to keep the event fresh and exciting whilst outlining the leader in men’s fashion.
These combined factors make Pitti Uomo a critical event to look out for or witness.
The TFR family were pleasantly surprised by the looks presented within the shows, specifically by Martine Rose. She is known for her unique and avant-garde approach to fashion design. Her style often combines elements of streetwear and sportswear with traditional tailoring and menswear. It was evident that Rose continued with her signature style as the use of oversized and exaggerated silhouettes, as well as bold colours and patterns, were present. Overall, Martine Rose’s style is characterised by her ability to blend vintage, street and contemporary fashion and her unique approach to menswear.
Brisbane fashion has progressed within the last season as many individuals have opted to pair their favourite football jersey with tailored trousers. The blend of sportswear and traditional tailoring has become more apparent, with designers like Martine Rose highlighting this within the 2023 Pitti Uomo.
Would you like to create your own unique street style suit? Contact us at The Modern Gentry, and be your own designer. Our team of tailors will help you create a look you will love wearing time and time again.