Pitti Uomo, to be held in Italy from June 11 to 14, 2019, will showcase 30 years of men’s wear from 1989 to the present. The exhibition will display clothes of designers who breathed life into special events at Pitti Uomo between 1989 and 2019 along with a selection of garments coming from 110 brands exhibiting at the show, with their special presentations, have also characterised this period of time. The show will recount the history and evolution of men’s wear and the fashion talents from the international contemporary scene together with the experiences of leading men’s wear entrepreneurs. Each room will feature pages of an oversized book that presents its contents. Page after page, the exhibition will trace in a pop-up format the different currents present in men’s fashion thanks to the presentations of numerous Pitti Uomo special guests.
Published and distributed worldwide by Marsilio Editore and designed by Studio Lenthal, the book will feature pieces by Angelo Flaccavento, Antonio Mancinelli, Frédéric Martin-Bernard, Suzy Menkes, Serena Tibaldi and Olivier Saillard with commentary by Giorgia Cantarini and photography by Astra Marina Cabras.
Many men and also women who have transformed men’s clothing into creative works have passed through Italy.