1. Styleforum Gives - Holiday Charity Auction 7: A Made-to-Measure suit from Lanieri

    We are very proud to present this year's edition of the Styleforum Holiday Charity Auctions, this year in support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane (www.rmhcspokane.org). Each Auction lasts 24 hours. Please follow and bid on all the auctions.

    The 6th auction of the year is for a Made-to-measure suit from Lanieri. Please bid often and generously here

    Fok and the Styleforum Team.

    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Pitti Uomo 89 Day 1

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by EFV, Jan 13, 2016.

Tags:
  1. EFV

    EFV Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    3,364
    Likes Received:
    14,506
    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2011
    Location:
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Ok, so after arriving 5 hours after schedule to Florence, we were a bit tired to say the least. Too late for dinner, so we headed straight to bed. Day one was chaotic, but we expected nothing less. We spent it meeting up with friends and taking pictures of people wearing stuff. That was pretty miuch what happened on the fair, we got back to the hotel for a while, just in time to change and head out for dinner. I wish it had been more of a culinary experience for me to photograph and you guys to behold and envy, but it was just a quick bowl of Pappa al Pomodoro, before we headed to the first event of the week, hosted by Plaza Uomo. Naturally, it was full of Swedes. We are Swedish, so we decided to move onto some place were there might be some people we hadn't met before, Ign Joseph's/I am Dandy's party, in a very nice apartment in central Florence. We had already met up with the crew from Cad & the Dandy and Charley (Mr Claymore), so we all tried to find our way through the winding streets of historical Florence. the C&D guys pointed out a shop we passed, who's owner they had rescued from an aggressive drug fueled young
    man earlier in the evening. Spirits were high. We arrived at the Ign Joseph/Iam Dandy event slightly later than expected, but hey, we're in Italy. It was a very eclectic and interesting mix of people, as we had hoped for. We had the pleasure of meeting @Butler who's exactly as much of a gentleman as you'd expect.

    After that we went to everyone's favourite water hole during Pitti, Caffe Gilli. Unfortunately my camera works horribly bad in dim lighting, but you can see quite a few pictures from everything that took place on Styleforum's Instagram account.

    Anyway, not gonna drag this out. Here are pictures from day 1:

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2016


  2. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,046
    Likes Received:
    11,250
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2013
    Location:
    Melbourne - Sydney - Shanghai
    Good Pitti:

    [​IMG]


    Bad Pitti:

    [​IMG]


    Being myself a man with many thirst on his shoulders, I can dig what these cats are doing:


    [​IMG]

    Guy on the right's jacket is just amazing. And I love the fedoraz.
     


  3. upr_crust

    upr_crust Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    5,461
    Likes Received:
    25,088
    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Location:
    NYC, NY
    Thank you, Erik - we all can't wait to see Day 2!
     


  4. Stugotes

    Stugotes Senior Member

    Messages:
    777
    Likes Received:
    187
    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2012
    Glad to see the cape is back. I think that one cape-wearing and -promoting (Dutch?) dude from some time ago is gone by now, though.

    Vox' coverage on Twitter is pretty funny again, too.
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2016


  5. Anden

    Anden Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,517
    Likes Received:
    5,485
    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2011
    Very interesting. Feels like I'm there. Keep up the good work and show them how it's done.

    /Andreas (sitting in front of the screen in very relaxed cord slacks and a cashmere cardigan - grandpa style).
     


  6. gnatty8

    gnatty8 Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    9,504
    Likes Received:
    1,508
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2006
    Location:
    Not in Atlanta, GA
    Great pictures Erik, and pretty impressive output for day 1! Thanks for sharing!!
     


  7. bdavro23

    bdavro23 Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    1,049
    Likes Received:
    546
    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2014
    My immediate reactions:

    • EFV, thanks for the pictures, you are doing a wonderful service.
    • Costumery over being well dressed seems to be the order of the day.
    • There was a very small handful of very well dressed men (and one or two women)
    • Some of the people look like they were attending a COSPLAY event
    • Was there a Victorian period piece being filmed nearby?
    • I would love to know what people are putting in their ubiquitous totes/ bags. What are the odds its just paper to fill them out?
    • I saw very little sprez, as most people look VERY practiced.
    • I thought we were post double monks, but I was wrong.
    • I really have to get a pair of Belgian loafers for the Spring

    Sorry for being a douche, but it mostly looks very silly to me. Still, there are great individual pieces on display and its fun to see the pictures.
     


  8. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

    Messages:
    9,142
    Likes Received:
    11,889
    Joined:
    May 16, 2013
    Location:
    CA


  9. SuitedDx

    SuitedDx Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,824
    Likes Received:
    904
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2010
    Location:
    Superblock
    Maybe it's me but I saw a fair amount of patch pockets... which I like. The high pant cuff is still in I see... possibly to show off more shoes? Shoes look fairly rugged, and not what I would expect from Italians.

    Very educational. :D

    It would be awesome to attend at least one Pitti in my lifetime... if I bought that BBBF tweed suit I'd blend in like camo in this crowd :lol:

    Thanks for the rundown Erik.
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2016


  10. Gus

    Gus Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    19,445
    Likes Received:
    3,826
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2007


  11. SYCSYC

    SYCSYC Senior Member

    Messages:
    660
    Likes Received:
    8,232
    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2014
    Location:
    PARIS
    Great photos and some very interesting looks. Thanks Eric!
     


  12. SYCSYC

    SYCSYC Senior Member

    Messages:
    660
    Likes Received:
    8,232
    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2014
    Location:
    PARIS
    You speak truth.
     


  13. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

    Messages:
    11,443
    Likes Received:
    21,089
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2009
    Location:
    English Flower Garden


  14. Chulillo

    Chulillo Senior Member

    Messages:
    865
    Likes Received:
    1,182
    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2014
    Great chronicle and pictures @EFV thanks!!

    I see a few of my countrymen in those, the one wearing a cape is one of them. He is the ower of Sastreria El 91 in Madrid if I am not mistaken.
    As for the cape, it is a very traditional and distinguished piece of clothing for men in my country so I guess he is trying to export it... It has being used for centuries. Not many nowadays but it has been used up until half of the 20th century or so...

    I recognize a couple of Portuguese guys from a Dandy Movement (don't remember the exact name) and some others...

    Lots of peacocking but that is the norm outside those walls I believe, so... not complaning, it is entertaining to see what they come up with each edition.
     


  15. Mr Knightley

    Mr Knightley Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    2,025
    Likes Received:
    3,459
    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2013
    Location:
    England
    Fantastic @EFV Thank you very much.

    I think nearly all the outfits on display have an aspect or two (many much more) that can inspire.
     


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by