Thoughts on Pitti Uomo by Sartor Resartus

Our good friends at Sartor Resartus brought a very different approach to viewing Pitti Uomo.  They took a sideline view of the Pitti Uomo shows in Florence and gave us  a comedic approach to what goes on during the famous menswear shows.

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Pitti Uomo in 24 Words
Almost 1000 booths visited. Photographers. Bloggers. Peacocks. Amazing exhibitors. Outstanding craftsmanship. Innovation. Inspirational individuals. Rooftop parties. Unexpected dancing. More photographers. More peacocks. Sensory Overload.”

Stats and Tips to boost your Streetstyle Credentials
One successful Pitti day could secure you instant streetstyle stardom on GQ.com and the top Instagram accounts. If that is what you are after, our team of scientists have come up with the following #pittiformulas for success:

+ 50%   Conspicuously smoking a pipe or cigar.

+300%  Having a serious beard (notice how at least 20% of Pitti streetsyle photos are of bearded man? In reality only 5% of men at Pitti actually sported beards).

+300%  Being a distinguished gentleman over 50 and sporting wallet chains or smoking a pipe/cigar.

+500%  Being in a group of 4 or more sartorial gentlemen. This percentage increases exponentially with the size of your group. Animated conversations and exaggerated hand gesticulations in your group and/or the presence of one or more bearded men will further boost your success by over 1000%. ”

 

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Ryan Neeven

|Editor at Large, A&H Magazine| Travel Well, Travel Often.