Pitti Uomo

Mens Retail Business

Buyers on Pitti Connect: Digital Is OK, but Live Is Best

Merchants are navigating the virtual site to shop established men’s wear brands but finding it hard to discover new labels.

clock 2hJean E. Palmieri and Alessandra Turra

A look from the Karl Lagerfeld men's spring 2021 collection

Mens Designer Luxury

Highlights From Pitti Uomo’s First Digital-Only Showcase

Here is a closer look at the most interesting labels presenting at the first digital edition of the trade show.

clock 2hAlessandra Turra and Martino Carrera

Raffaello Napoleone

Business Features

Pitti Immagine’s Raffaello Napoleone Discusses the Potential of Digital and the Urgency of Physical

In the first quarter of 2020, exports of the Italian men’s wear industry were down 26.7 percent, missing out on sales of 147.7 million euros.

clock July 20, 2020Alessandra Turra

The scene at Pitti Uomo 97.

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Immagine to Unveil Pitti Connect Digital Platform

Making up for the forgone physical shows, Pitti Immagine is to launch its Pitti Connect digital platform on July 16.

clock July 9, 2020Martino Carrera

The scene at Pitti Uomo 97.

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Immagine Calls Off All Physical Events Slated for September

Trade shows including Pitti Uomo will be postponed to January 2021, while the organizer will focus its resources on the Pitti Connect digital platform.

clock June 4, 2020Sandra Salibian

The scene at Pitti Uomo 97.

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Uomo Postponed to September, Mido is Canceled

The Florence-based trade show will run Sept. 2 to 4 while the eyewear event will be held in February 2021.

clock April 2, 2020Sandra Salibian

A member of the audience takes a photo with a smartphone during the Prada show at the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, 20 February 2020. The Fall-Winter 2020 Women's collections are presented at the Milano Moda Donna from 18 to 24 February 2020.Prada - Runway - Milan Fashion Week Women's F/W 2020/21, Italy - 20 Feb 2020

Technology

Digital Innovation Supports the Fashion Industry During Coronavirus Outbreak

Italian companies are relying on digital technology to support their business during the current health crisis.

clock February 27, 2020Alessandra Turra

Telfar Clemens and John Caruso

Mens Fashion

Gap and Telfar Unite for Paris Party, Collaboration

The partners threw the party to announce their partnership and unveil the first piece from their collection, launching this year.

clock January 16, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Trending at Pitti Uomo

Mens Fashion

Trending at Pitti Uomo

Top trends at the men’s show included sartorially inspired corduroy and traditional shearlings.

clock January 10, 2020Alex Badia and Alessandra Turra

The scene at Pitti Uomo 97th edition

Mens Designer Luxury

Pitti Uomo Welcomes Back Sartorial Elegance

International retailers praised the trade show’s renewed focus on more formal men’s wear, as well as its attention to sustainability.

clock January 10, 2020Alessandra Turra and Martino Carrera and Alex Badia

The scene at Pitti Uomo 97.

Street Style

Pitti Uomo Street Style Fall 2020

Heritage ruled the streets of Florence.

clock January 9, 2020Alex Badia

Kering's chairman and ceo François-Henri Pinault with Florence's mayor Dario Nardella and Pitti Immagine ceo Raffaello Napoleone.

Fashion Features

François-Henri Pinault Honored by Florence’s Municipality

“I still feel in debt with Florence and everything this city and its region have brought to us,” Pinault said, accepting the Fiorino d’Oro award.

clock January 7, 2020Martino Carrera

Prince Charles's video message for Pitti Uomo's inaugural ceremony

Fashion Scoops

The Prince of Wales Sends Video Message for Pitti Uomo’s Inaugural Ceremony

The Prince of Wales highlighted the importance of the collaboration between Italian and British companies to promote sustainability.

clock January 7, 2020Alessandra Turra

Brunello Cucinelli Presents the Hamlet of the Spirit

Financial

Brunello Cucinelli Preliminary 2019 Sales Gain 9.9%

The performance was supported by a boost in all geographic markets and distribution channels and helped lift group shares on Tuesday morning.

clock January 7, 2020Luisa Zargani

A look from the Brioni fall 2020 collection.

Mens Designer Luxury

At 75, Brioni Forges Ahead With Relaxed Tailoring

For the fall 2020 collection debuting today at Pitti Uomo, Brioni’s design director Norbert Stumpfl reimagines the brand’s heritage through a modern lens.

clock January 7, 2020Martino Carrera

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clock August 3, 2020Bridget Foley

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