DIESEL BLACK GOLD, Guest Designer Pitti Uomo 85
The Special Guest at Pitti Uomo 85 will be DIESEL BLACK GOLD designed by Andreas Melbostad. The Norwegian-born Melbostad has recently attracted the attention of the international fashion community with his impeccable urban style and rock-chic soul interpretation of the brand’s DNA. At the Stazione Leopolda In Florence he will present the world premiere of his men’s collection with a runway show. Having Diesel Black Gold in Florence once again proves that Pitti Uomo always knows how to pick the all-time stars in international fashion.
BARBARA CASASOLA, the Pitti W Guest Designer
BARBARA CASASOLA, the young Brazilian born designer who is now based in London will be the Guest Designer at the next edition of Pitti W. Already admired by the trade for the couture elegance of her collections comprising super-feminine, fluid, yet structured, dresses and suits with almost minimalist lines, Barbara Casasola will stage a special event for Florence and Pitti W in the late afternoon of Thursday 9 January. (see enclosed press release)
N°21, the Fondazione Pitti Discovery Special Project
N°21, the elegant line designed by Alessandro Dell’Acqua, has chosen Pitti Uomo 85 for the international debut presentation of the men’s collection that will culminate in an exclusive event, on Thursday 9 January in the evening, in the grand’s distinctive style. N°21 is the Fondazione Pitti Discovery Special Project.
The new edition of PITTI ITALICS with STELLA JEAN
Pitti Italics is the program through which the Fondazione Pitti Discovery promotes and supports the new generations of fashion designers and the most interesting brands that design and manufacture in Italy and show great promise for the international markets. STELLA JEAN is coming back to Florence for this edition of Pitti Italics with a fashion show on Thursday 9 January.
LA PETITE ROBE di Chiara Boni, Pitti Special Event
LA PETITE ROBE di Chiara Boni, the Made in Italy label will be the Pitti Special Event. The Florentine designer will present her new look with a fashion show to be held on Wednesday 8 January, in the Dogana of Via Valfonda, a strategic location near the Fortezza da Basso. (see enclosed press release)
SUPER DUPER HATS and CASAMADRE,
the winners of Who Is On Next? Uomo 2013
SUPER DUPER HATS, eclectic hat’s collection, and CASAMADRE, footwear brand, are the two winners of the 2013 edition of “WHO IS ON NEXT? UOMO”. They will present their 2014/2015 fall winter collections to Pitti Uomo’s international audience with a dedicated performance.
UKRAINE, Guest Nation January 2014
In cooperation with MERCEDES-BENZ KIEV FASHION DAYS, the Guest Nation at Pitti Uomo 85 and Pitti W 13 will be Ukraine, a country that has recently distinguished itself as one of the most interesting – and quickly growing – places in fashion research today. It is a country that is succeeding in combining a strong and capable industrial organization with a true culture of contemporary design. Pitti W will showcase women’s collections Anna K, Anna October, Ksenia Schnaider, Omelya Atelier, Sasha Kanevski, Paskal and Yasya Minochkina.
Moving forward: Pitti W gets a new look
The 13th edition of PITTI W will unveil a new look for the Pitti Immagine project dedicated to previews, capsule collections and special concepts in women’s fashions. Since last June, Pitti W has been at the Fortezza da Basso and now we are presenting a new breakdown of our merchandize categories in a completely revamped setting designed by Ilaria Marelli. The place is the Arena Strozzi, which is strategically located among the sections featuring the most cutting-edge styles at Pitti Uomo – L’Altro Uomo, Touch! and Futuro Maschile. The stars, as always, are an exclusive selection of international labels that will present preview showings of sophisticated, innovative collections for the 2014/2015 fall-winter season. Pitti W offers a unique interpretation of the wardrobe for today’s woman, blending perfectly with the fashion district presentations at Pitti Uomo.