Packed Pitti gets off to confident startSubscription
Exhibitors at Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence this week were in confident mood, with many reporting an uplift in buyer attendance following the demise of Bread & Butter in Berlin.
Former Gucci Group boss joins North SailsSubscription
International sailmaker and sportswear brand North Sails has appointed former Gucci Group president and chief executive officer Robert Polet as a partner of its apparel division, effective immediately.
Penrose to return to PittiSubscription
Men’s accessories brand Penrose London will return to Florentine trade show Pitti Uomo next week (January 13-16) following its acquisition by silk mill Vanners in November.
The Russian Fashion Council has been forced to cancel its ‘guest nation’ project at Pitti Uomo later this month, as the country’s economic crisis deepens.
Sailmaker and sportswear brand North Sails is gearing up to launch three new menswear lines at Pitti Uomo in January following a merger in October 2014 of all its related companies, including the former clothing license holder Tomasoni Topsail.
Shirtmaker Thomas Pink is moving into wholesale for autumn 15 and will make its trade show debut at Pitti Uomo in Florence on January 13-16, then will exhibit at Premium in Berlin on January 19-21.
Marni will be Pitti’s guest designer in JanuarySubscription
Pitti Uomo will welcome Marni as its menswear guest designer for its autumn 15 edition running from January 13 to 16.
Pitti Uomo spring 15: Z ZegnaSubscription
Z Zegna was guest label at Pitti Uomo, where the collection was relaunched after leisurewear sub-brand Zegna Sport was fused into the Z Zegna tailoring range.
Pitti Uomo spring 15: NanamicaSubscription
Nanamica means ‘house of the seven seas’ in Japanese, which suits the blue tones of the Tokyo-based brand’s collection.
Pitti Uomo spring 15: Manuel RitzSubscription
This contemporary casualwear label’s signature colourful buttons and printed linings offer a cheerful look for young to middle-aged customers, with standout pieces including micro-print single-breasted blazers and floral and striped shirts.