What’s the meaning of Pitti Uomo, one may ask?
Pitti” is the name of the trade fair organization that organizes the event. “Uomo” is Italian for “man”, so the name “Pitti Uomo” literally means “Pitti Man” or “Pitti Men’s fair”. It is a men’s fashion trade show, so the name reflects that focus
Pitti Uomo is a bi-annual men’s fashion trade show that takes place in Florence, Italy. The event is considered one of the most important men’s fashion events in the world and attracts buyers, press, and industry professionals from all over the globe.
The trade show features a wide variety of brands and designers, ranging from established luxury labels to up-and-coming designers. In addition to the trade show, there are also a number of events and presentations that take place during the course of the week, including runway shows, pop-up shops, and special exhibitions.
Street style photography is a common feature of Pitti Uomo, as the event draws in fashion influencers, models and stylish people from around the world, making it a perfect opportunity for street style photography. It is held in January and June of each year.
The first trade show for the year, held this month just ended and these photos from Acielle Tanbetova, a vogue contributor are definitely neck pressing, certainly capturing street style menswear. We love everything about this, from the wears to the looks including topnotch unlooking face to the subtle message passed through fashion.
Italy feels like the best location to be right now while we live vicariously through these styles. The next Pitti Uomo trade show slated to be in June 2023 ant the latest pitti Uomo 103 available.
Pitti Uomo has always had a dynamic attitude and vibe to fashion, no doubt it attracts a large number of exhibitors each show but this January shows has alot wishing to be in Italy not just for tasty pastas but for the fashion.