Kolor, the Japanese brand created by designer Junichi Abe in 2004, will be the menswear guest designer at the June edition of Pitti Uomo.
French designer Damir Doma is to be the womenswear guest designer of womenswear tradeshow Pitti W, which takes place at the same time.
As guest designers both Kolor and Damir Doma will host special events in Florence featuring their new spring 14 collections on June 19 and 20, while the tradeshows are taking place. Exact locations and times are still to be confirmed.
Lapo Cianchi, director of communication and events for show organisers Pitti Immagine, said: “Kolor and Damir Doma represent two very different stories and cultures but in our opinion they share the same determination for developing their brands and building a strong business experience based on a very precise, personal and creative inspiration that does not follow mainstream fashion trends.”
The spring 14 edition of Pitti takes place from June 18-21.