Pitti Immagine

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Pitti Immagine is a collection of fashion industry events in Italy.[1]

Pitti Immagine Uomo[edit]

Pitti Uomo (in English, "Pitti Men"), is one of the world’s most important platforms for men’s clothing and accessory collections, and for launching new projects in men’s fashion. It's held twice yearly in Florence, at the Fortezza da Basso.[2]

The first edition of Pitti Uomo was held in Florence in September 1972.[3] The exhibition provided a platform for raising the profile of Italian designers and now has achieved international stature as a leading fashion fair. Pitti Uomo is credited with making dandyism acceptable to a wider audience.[4] The 88th edition of Pitti Uomo (Pitti 88) in June 2015 hosted 30,000 visitors in total.[5] The Pitti Immagine Uomo 2015 Award went to Lardini, and the Pitti Immagine Career Award was awarded to Nino Cerruti.[5] Pitti Immagine Uomo 89 was held 12–15 January 2016 with 1,219 exhibitors.[6] Pitti Uomo 90 will be held in Florence 14–17 June 2016.[7]

Pitti Immagine Bimbo[edit]

Pitti Immagine Bimbo: fashion collections from 0–14 years. Among the most long-lived of Pitti Immagine fairs, with more than 70 editions. In Florence, at the Fortezza da Basso twice a year. Private sector operators.

Pitti Immagine Filati[edit]

Pitti Immagine Filati: knitting yarn collections. In Florence, at the Fortezza da Basso, two editions per year. Private sector operators.


Taste showcases products related to culture and food research. It's held at the Stazione Leopolda in Florence, once per year. Open only to professionals; at certain times is also open to the public.

Moda Prima[edit]

Fashion collections for men, women and children for the large retail chains. In Milan, twice a year. Private sector operators.


Collections of artistic perfumes and essential oils for the body and for the home. Held at the Stazione Leopolda in Florence once a year. Private sector operators; at certain times also open to the public.


Women's ready-to-wear and accessories collections, held in Milan twice per year. Private sector operators.

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  1. ^ (English) Pitti Immagine accessed 7/27/2013
  2. ^ List of Exhibitors accessed January 13, 2015
  3. ^ Sonya Glyn NICHOLSON, 10 Takeaways from Pitti Uomo 89 (A/W 16) 18 Jan 2016
  4. ^ Pitti’s Peacocks and the Liberation of Men’s Style ROBIN MELLERY-PRATT 19 JUNE 2014
  5. ^ a b pittimmagine.com Pitti Uomo 88: closing figures
  6. ^ Pitti Uomo 89: Generations of Makers and.... records! With 1219 exhibitors at this edition! Official page
  7. ^ Pitti Immagine Uomo Official page

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