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Pitti Uomo Sets Tone for Strong Men’s Fall Season

FLORENCE — Despite a challenging retail environment, Pitti Uomo for its 95th edition delivered as a bellwether platform for the fall 2019 men’s season.
Retailers lauded the enticing array of projects, ranging from the transporting show of guest designer Y/Project at the Large Cloister of the Santa Maria Novella complex to Moon Boot’s 50th anniversary lunar invasion-themed exhibition at the Stazione Leopolda, as well as the fair’s curated sections.
“The fall men’s wear assortment as evidenced by what I’ve seen here at Pitti is off to a particularly strong start,” said Bruce Pask, men’s fashion director of Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus for whom the event serves as “the platform from which I reference the runway shows to come, serving as a grounded point of view for what merchandise will be out in the market.”
“We have seen a lot of inspiring collections and items here from both large brands as well as more obscure-makers that are perfect for the discerning, luxury-minded customer,” he added, flagging Z Zegna’s “melding of sartorial and activewear” and Brunello Cucinelli’s “Gentlemen at Ease” collection among highlights.
“More traditional men’s wear influences are also having a strong showing with lots of English fabrications like glen plaids, houndstooth and checks looking refreshing in both tailoring

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