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Isaia @ Pitti Uomo 87

Starting the Pitti Uomo reviews from last weeks fair with ISAIA that this time at their booth came up with a display which probably provoked debate among the visitors at least as much as the collection itself - as the walls of the booth were decorated with “paintings” featuring the erotic art and frescoes of Pompeii, presenting the theme “Eros in Pompeii” Isaia fall and winter 2015  - mosaic inspiration As the paintings on the walls of the boot - the collection itself finds inspiration in the beautiful textures and remarkable hues of the frescoes and mosaics of Pompeii. In terms of patterns and looks the inspiration is shown through bold checks featured in overcoats, jackets and suits through the collection...

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Getting ready for Pitti Uomo 87

After almost six and a half months wait it’s time again to pack the bags, jump on the plane and hit Florence for Pitti Uomo, fair number 87. Once again I'm thrilled to see what the week will bring. Keen to see the big names such as Isaia, Tombolini and Lardini as well as the new star players Eidos and The GIGI. In addition really looking forward to see the fully new section, “Born in the USA” which will bring over 20 born-and-made in the USA brands - that never before has been presented at Pitti - to the Fortezza da Basso. Included are names such as Shinola, Frank Clegg, The Hillside, Save Khaki, Schott and Red Wing. One more event worth...

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