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From the Front Lines to Fashion's Front Row: Photojournalist Guy Martin at Pitti Uomo

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.20.2017 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

© Guy Martin/nineteensixtyeight "I don't want to be defined by it, by that thing." Those wise words belong to photojournalist Guy Martin, when talki...

Fashion's Iconoclast: Six Questions for Teppei Fujita of Sulvam

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.19.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Beloved street style photographer Bill Cunningham once said that "fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life." With that saying alwa...

The Pitti Uomo 91 Diaries: Lucio Vanotti, Sansovino 6 and... Sulvam Saves the Best for Last

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.15.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

This season's Pitti Uomo, which went by the theme "Pitti Dance Off" has really been rocking. Of course, the whole "peacock" phenomenon is fading and a...

The Pitti Uomo 91 Diaries: Stefano Ricci, Concept Korea, and Photos from the Fashion Front Lines

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.12.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

As soon as I met British war photographer Guy Martin, my view of fashion here at Pitti Uomo changed. There is something incredibly powerful, a spark a...

The Pitti Uomo 91 Diaries: Franca Sozzani, Eton and the GGDB Golden Jackets

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.11.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Kiton's Ciro Paone and Florence Mayor Dario Nardella take a selfie during the opening ceremony of Pitti Uomo 91 It was touching to hear a group of gr...

Ladies' Men: Lagerfeld, Rubchinskiy and Raf Simons Capture Hearts at Pitti Uomo

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.22.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

The global fashion tribe has now moved on to the next (Milan) fashion week, and the record-breaking numbers for this season's Pitti Uomo have just bee...

Eton: A Few Good Men's Shirts from Pitti Uomo 90

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.20.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

If there was a noticeable change in this Spring Summer 2017 showing at menswear fair Pitti Uomo, it was a welcomed return to easy silhouettes. This me...

The Pitti Uomo 90 Diaries: All The Small Things, Making A Big Fashion Impact

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.16.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Pitti Uomo can hardly be called small this season, by any stretch of the imagination.

The Pitti Uomo 90 Diaries: Gosha Rubchinskiy, Karl Lagerfeld and Pasolini

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.16.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Karl Lagerfeld's "Visions of Fashion" at Palazzo Pitti, image by Proj3ct Studio At a morning preview for his event at Pitti Uomo, I asked Russian des...

The Pitti Uomo 90 Diaries: From a Magical Night to a Day to Remember the Victims in Orlando

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.14.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Palazzo Pitti photographed for Pitti Immagine by Vanni Bassetti Florence is one of the most welcoming cities in the world. It's not just its perfect ...

Prelude to Pitti: Five Upcoming Surprises at Pitti Uomo 90

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.16.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Fashion is my addiction and even though I'm undeniably a woman, it is a craving not limited to womenswear. Actually, watching great menswear on disp...

Adidas, Art Comes First & Federico Curradi Highlight Pitti Uomo 89

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.03.2017 | Style
Sissi Johnson

How does a fashion brand stand out in the current oversaturated marketplace ? It goes above and beyond the norm. This season at Pitti Uomo 89 editi...

Off-Camera: The Sartorialist Unveils First Collection

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.02.2017 | Style
Sissi Johnson

Guido Biondi, Creative Director, Roy Roger's (left) & The Sartorialist (right) - ©Roy Roger's Acclaimed street style photographer Scott Schuman also...

In Style We Trust: Pitti Uomo 89 Finest Street Style

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.02.2017 | Style
Sissi Johnson

As New York Men's Fashion Week kicks off, let us reminisce on some of the trendsetting cosmopolitan gents at this iconic Italian fashion fair last month.

The Pitti Uomo Diaries A/W 2016-17: The Best in Menswear and Beyond

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.20.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Raffaello Napoleone, CEO of Pitti Immagine put it best when he stated that, "we are looking to the future with confidence and in the knowledge that Florence and Pitti Uomo continue to be the top places to be on the map of world fashion."

The Pitti Uomo Diaries A/W 2016-17: 'Generation Africa' Tackles the Refugee Crisis with Fashion

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.18.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Backstage at the 'Generation Africa' show, photo by Trevor Stuurman I'll admit that the fashion show I most look forward to at every edition of Pitti...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries A/W 2016-17: Tearing Down the Wall with Marco de Vincenzo

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.15.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

There is usually one key personality, an artist that strikes that extra chord of creativity, brilliance and beauty for me at an event.

The Pitti Uomo Diaries A/W 2016-17: The Woolmark Prize and Federico Curradi Feeds the Right Wolf

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.13.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

When a fashion designer includes a dried petal in his invitation and quotes a Cherokee proverb about man's struggle between good and evil, he's got me at "Hello".

This Is The Ultimate Playground For Male Peacocking

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.14.2016 | Style

Here are the rituals of the male peacock: Dress like the world is watching; out-dapper your contemporaries by pretending you're a dry-cleaned rainbow;...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries A/W 2016-17: Losing a Fashion Icon, but Fighting Fear with Style

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.12.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Just as this season's Pitti Uomo was about to kick off, we lost the Thin White Duke, that incredible and legendary fashion icon that is David Bowie.

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Location: Thai-ing Up at The Palace Downtown Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.07.2016 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

Dubai -- like the Manhattan of Julian Schnabel and Jean-Michel Basquiat -- is a land of visionaries and pioneers, but also a megalopolis that is achieving its stellar place on the jet setting world map at dizzying speeds.

Designing Dreams: A Talk With Alessandro Colombo of the Istituto Europeo del Design in Florence, Italy

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.25.2016 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Italy is a country of contradictions. But then, everything and everyone who is even remotely interesting to me is a mix of old and new, good and bad, mild and passionate -- with every nuance of feelings and experiences in between.

'Not Charity, Just Work': An Interview with the Ethical Fashion Initiative's Simone Cipriani

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.22.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

The most impressive show at this June's Pitti Uomo collections in Florence was a presentation titled "Constellation Africa". Parading down the runway were some of the best menswear looks I've seen in a long time.

Dubai Is the Florence of the 21st Century

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 06.21.2016 | Home
Faisal J. Abbas

Perhaps the most significant similarity between the Florence of yesterday and present-day Dubai is their surroundings. Just like Florence was home to the Renaissance when darkness dominated Europe, Dubai is a beacon of hope and enlightenment when we look at what is happening in neighboring Arab and Muslim countries.

Pitti Uomo Day 3: Moschino by Jeremy Scott, Katy Perry and Africa in the Mecca of Menswear

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.19.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

As the first outfit from Ivory Coast's Dent de Man came out, I felt goosebumps, wowed by its beauty and style. Wax fabrics have always been a part of my life, as long as I can remember I wore them wrapped around my waist in the summer, at the beach, or had jackets made on a 125th Street in Harlem by the Senegalese tailors there.