In Style We Trust: Pitti Uomo 89 Finest Street Style

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.
02/02/2016 02:00 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

The rule also seems to apply to Florence, where photographer Trevor Stuurman and myself spotted more than one gentleman with what seems to be a recurring unspoken Pitti Uomo dandy dress code since the 70's : timeless headwear, shades, colorful coats and socks along with signature shoes.

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!

All photos courtesy of @Trevor_Stuurman
2016-01-31-1454247094-7141115-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of18.jpg"Shoes speak louder than words." - Unknown

2016-01-31-1454243944-6803355-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of14.jpgGQ Best Dressed 2015, @Trevor_Stuurman

2016-01-31-1454245145-1822096-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of123.jpg"Dressing well is a form of good manners." - Tom Ford

2016-01-31-1454245892-1600432-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of114.jpg"Clothes are never a frivolity: they always mean something."- James Laver

2016-01-31-1454251748-5163362-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of125.jpgKarl-Edwin Guerre, Street Style Photographer, @Guerreisms

2016-01-31-1454245544-1832334-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of116.jpg"To achieve the nonchalance which is absolutely necessary for a man, one article at least must not match." - Hardy Amies

2016-01-31-1454246627-7799043-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of13.jpg"Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered." - Giorgio Armani

2016-02-01-1454344957-497562-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of110copy.jpg"Menswear is about subtlety. It's about good style and good taste." - Alexander McQueen

2016-01-31-1454245747-5245064-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of19.jpg"A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life." - Oscar Wilde

2016-01-31-1454245390-1504096-PITTI89STREETSTYLE1of117.jpg"You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You may wear it for almost any occasion." - Christian Dior

All photos by Trevor Stuurman