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Pitti Uomo 83: Classic Menswear Edition

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by LA Guy, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. GothamRed

    GothamRed Senior member

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    Especially something so subjective...
     
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    Back on track. Where do the pics come up?

    Any links?
     
  3. ThinkDerm

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    it's a trade show with people (many italians) wearing out there items to get their photo taken and to push the envelope.

    it is a "look at me" show.

    most of it is bad, but this is a petri dish of "how many outlandish things can I put together and wear in a fun(ky) manner to get noticed and set trends"
     
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    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    I have to say that stitchy is right here. Although not a fashion show in the conventional sense, is a a place where people, whether press (least, because we are behind the lens), well known or less known, individuals, peacock, and where brands vie for attention. After all, when Luciano Barbera is across from Kiton is a booths from Lattanzi, is just around the corner from Belvest, you need to stand out.

    A row of grey suits (though I am about to show that row) is not going to do it. Styling and marketing gimmicks (the the roast pig feast) is needed unless you are Brunello Cucinelli, and he took up a huge piece of real Estate front and center in front of the basement, where Drakes, Edward Greens, Isaia, etc... are all housed, take up residence. Cruciani gives away beautiful bracelets. Also, "buying quality" is also buying into a brand. After all, if Unbelragazzo or I tell you that Drake's makes up some great ties, how do you really know, pictures on the internet aside. You are simultaneously buying Drake's marketing of "quality" and frankly, the Styleforum "brand" as a community (you guys) of men who recognize quality much more than most men.

    Anyway, and now, back to the original intent of this thread, I am going to post a bunch of Kiton looks, once I get the photos semi-organized. Hang on tight.
     
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  6. ThinkDerm

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    fok, looking forward to the photos of the cruciani bracelets, the kiton looks, and the grey suits.

    I always wondered what freebies were given out at these booths.
     
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    Looking forward to kiton as well.
     
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    Where can I kop a scarecrow hat?

    Fok, if I Paypal you, can you grab one for me?
     
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    This is not to say anything about the hats or Pitti however.
     
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  14. Cantabrigian

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    What do you mean 'you people'?!?!
     
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    Exactly and only what I said.
     
  16. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Kiton show some amazing looks. Browns, greys, and blues with red and orange accents, like much of the show, were prominent:

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    The shoe of next FW is the cross over monk. I saw them from brands like Kiton (as seen above) to more fashion brands like Buttero.

    We caught up with Mike and Adele of Epaulet (www.epauletnewyork.com), my personal favorite stockist of Carmina (you should check out their selection), and they are going to be stocking a couple of models from the venerable Austrian maker Ludwig Reiter:

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    Here are some of the pictures of the collection, including the shoes with the broguing on the cap toe that is common now, but that originated at Ludwig Reiter, and something that I will order personally - a pair of really amazing monkstrap chukkas (it comes in a dark brown suede as well):

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    fok - those are some fantastic pics. thanks.
     
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    More of that Chelsea and Jodhpur please.
     
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    Must say, I am liking the dove grey color of those shoes...
     
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