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The Silk Road: Perfumes and More from the East at Pitti Fragranze

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.24.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Image courtesy of Richard Lüscher Britos I look to the East for my inspiration, because I believe understanding -- not indifference -- promotes peac...

A Nose for Beauty: Perfumer Luca Maffei at Pitti Fragranze in Florence

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.14.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

At this year's Pitti Fragranze, the yearly fragrance affair organized by Pitti Immagine inside the Stazione Leopolda in Florence, I wanted to deepen m...

In the Beginning There Was Yarn: Pitti Filati Unravels the Mystery of Fashion in Florence

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.05.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

At times it is important to get back to the basics. While understanding the heart of the matter of politics, religion and even humanity seems challeng...

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...

Off-Camera: The Sartorialist Unveils First Collection

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Style
Sissi Johnson

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

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

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.20.2016 | 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 01.18.2016 | 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 01.15.2016 | 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 01.14.2016 | 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".

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

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.14.2016 | 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.

Scents and Sensibilities: A Few Highlights From Pitti Fragranze

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.27.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

The model turned perfumer Annick Goutal, a legend of the scent world, once wrote "perfume is the music of my dream." Perhaps there is no other art that brings us back to a place and time quite like the olfactory art and yet perfume isn't limited to memories alone.

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.

Scent of a Man: Three Life-Changing Discoveries at Pitti Fragranze

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.13.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

I think hidden within the soul of this cultural blogger, inside the heart of a devoted cinema writer, there has been a fragrance lover hiding all along.

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.

Pitti Uomo Day 1: Fashion Tribes, Nino Cerruti and the Pleasure of Things

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.17.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

There is of course lots of content to keep me happy, like "Il Signor Nino", an exhibit dedicated to master fashionista Nino Cerruti as well as increasingly growing numbers to keep the exhibitors in Florence happy.

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: Tilda Swinton, the Best Trends and Marni

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.18.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Is fashion all about the way one looks or does it also allow for great insight, character and personality? I believe the latter, which is why I didn't think twice about writing a few "Pitti Uomo Diaries" as part of my ongoing cultural activism.

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: I Could Wear That and Hood By Air

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.17.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

At Pitti Uomo in Florence, running through Friday, where designers are showing their Fall/Winter 2016 menswear collections, I've seen quite a lot I like. From perfumes, to hats, to pocket squares, there was even a ball gown on display, made out of men's foulards.

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: It's Raining Men... and Tartans!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.16.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Everywhere I look in Florence, it seems that no self-respecting fashionist-o is going out without some tartan. The colors aren't the traditional Scottish blues, greens or reds and some may even be tempted to call it tweed, but I insist it's a new kind of tartan.

Pitti Ushers in the (Yup!) Fall 2013 Season

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 01.20.2013 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

Fashion moves fast, indeed... A mere month out of the slate of spring shows and Fall 2013 is already upon us.

Beyond The White Cube: Rodarte Channels The Renaissance At The LA County Museum Of Art

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

Last week, I attended the press preview for the exhibition Rodarte: Fra Angelico Collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).