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Pitti Uomo 87 Archive

January 27, 2015

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Pitti Uomo: My Updated Views On It

This Pitti Uomo fair probably marked the largest attendance of “Shoe Industry People” due to the event that took place in the middle of the fair, BeShoes, hosted by Mr. Simon Crompton of Permanent Style and Tommaso Melani of Stefano Bemer. The point of the event was to bring together some of the greatest minds in footwear and get them all in one room not only to then pick their brain and hear their points […]

January 20, 2015

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Kanpekina at Pitti Uomo 87

I have been wanting to see the Kanpekina brand in the flesh for a long time now and I finally stumbled upon them while at Pitti. To be quite frank, I was quite pleased and disappointed at the same time. The shoes were well made and lovely, but I was not crazy about the direction of this year’s theme of camouflage and pony hair. I hope that it was simply a seasonal choice and not […]

January 19, 2015

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New Carmina Action from Pitti Uomo 87

So I just got back from Pitti Uomo 87 and it was a great trip. I will write more about that later, but in the meanwhile thought that I would start showing you some of the nice things that I saw while there. First up is the never disappointing Carmina who continues to impress me with their progression and new models. What really got me was their influx of RTW two toned models that are […]