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Is it the end of Pitti Uomo as we know it?

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Is it the end of Pitti Uomo as we know it? It’s been a week now and Pitti Uomo 91 seems like an old news already. That’s the world we live in now. Fast pace, news every minute, live streams, the immediate updates on social media. It is always good to gain some perspective I think and take time to …

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Pitti Uomo 91 – outfits

Pitti Uomo 91 – outfits Pitti Uomo 91 is over, unfortunately. We were lucky again to be able to visit Florence during this bi-annual classic menswear fair and we enjoyed every second of the trip, even though it was only 2.5 days long.  We decided this year to make it a short one and save some of the annual leave …

Conversation with Fei Wang aka Mr. Slowboy illustrator

Conversation with Fei Wang aka Mr. Slowboy illustrator It was only a matter of time until Mr. Slowboy became well-known to #menswear enthusiasts. Being one myself I was very interested in the artist behind hugely popular Instagram illustrations. They have everything: style and good looks, regularity both of posts and the character and something vintage about them that has gotten the …

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BnTailor bespoke suit – 2nd fitting

BnTailor bespoke suit – 2nd fitting This post is about my second fitting for BnTailor bespoke suit order in light grey Crispaire cloth. Disclaimer: this post is in collaboration with BnTailor bespoke who kindly offered a discounted price. You can read more about BnTailor bespoke in my first post here and the description of the order and details on measuring here. …

Minimum squared wallet review

Minimum squared wallet review Disclaimer: Minimum squared kindly offered the wallet free of charge for the purpose of this review Today I would like to introduce you to a Spanish brand called Minimum squared who are offering innovative leather goods, minimum squared wallet being their flagship product. The brand has been founded by Sanela and her husband, who coming from …

Pitti Uomo 90 – blue hopsack blazer

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Pitti Uomo 90 – blue hopsack blazer On the second day of Pitti Uomo 90 I decided to wear the most conservative and classic combination of all days – blue hopsack blazer and cream mohair/wool trousers. Hopsack is a type of weave. There are different hopsack fabrics though as some are more loosely woven than others. Traditionally the loosely woven …

Pitti Uomo 90 – beige suit

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Pitti Uomo 90 – beige suit After a casual first day in Florence cycling and a late dinner during day 1 we finally made it to Fortezza da Basso and Pitti Uomo on Tuesday morning. I want to show you the beige suit I was wearing that day at last. First things first – photoshoot. We had a scheduled shoot …

The real Pitti Uomo

The real Pitti Uomo While the title might sound like a cliche I wanted to grab your attention. Pitti Uomo is a very popular trade fair that is held in Florence bi-annually. Many menswear enthusiasts like me visit it every time because they are passionate about men’s style, elegance, clothing and craftsmanship. Most of fans though are not able to go …

Pitti 90 – first thoughts

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Pitti 90 – first thoughts Pitti 90 was already my 5th fair. The first I attended was the 86th edition in January 2014. Has it changed? After few times, can you see a difference? Do you experience it in different way now? I think there are different stages of experiencing Pitti for everyone. First edition is always very exciting and you …

Instagram style #3 – 6 guys to follow

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Instagram style #3 – 6 guys to follow It has been a while since I last posted in the series. Must have been shortly after last summer Pitti. Well, here is the next post from the “Instagram style – 6 guys to follow” series. Part 1 and Part 2 are here for you to catch up. In my opinion those …