January in Florence is dedicated to the Fashion Dimension

Once again, this year haute couture comes back to flow through Florence‘s streets starting from the very beginning of the new year, and immediately the whole city is in ferment.

On January,11th, the 79th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo will start, this year together with the 5th Pitti W_Woman Precollection; Fortezza da Basso is confirmed as the main exhibition center. Both exhibitions will be closed on January,14th.

From time immemorial, joining history and innovation characterizes fashion and this involves exhibition venues and pavilions created by designers and contemporary artists in historical buildings and sceneries.

This year, the main event for Pitti Uomo will be Trussardi, opening centenarian firm celebrations in Stazione Leopolda with “8½” opening, an unconventional show tracing the main brand stages since 1911.

The day after the inauguration, on Wednesday January,12th, “Trussardi 2011″ fashion show will put on scene Milan Vukmirovic’s creations. Thanks to web sites partnership, it will be possible to buy wear previews online coming from the runway and watch the show in streaming from home if you aren’t so lucky to attend the show.

On schedule, beyond exhibition pavilions at Fortezza, you can attend many fashion shows by invitation in Florence’s historical palaces: Alberta Ferretto in Santo Stefano al Ponte’s Church, Roy Roger’s in Palazzo Antinori, Gareth Pugh in Orsanmichele, Pantofola d’Oro in Stazione Leopolda, Fabio Quaranta in Via Santa Maria, and many others.

Woman Precollection will be placed at Dogana in Via Valfonda, nearby Fortezza: here 80 great fashion brands of artistic perfumery, Made in Italy elegance and vintage fashion with “Vintage for Pitti W” will present fall-winter 2011/2012 collection previews. Don’t miss the exhibition pavilion about “Le città D.Giro del mondo” of “D – La Repubblica delle Donne”.

Few days to take a deep breath, than here we go again on January, 20th with Pitti Immagine Bimbo 72nd edition at Fortezza da Basso: more than 500 brands of international fashion will model for 3 days entirely dedicated to children’s wear.

From January,26th, the same place will host Pitti Filati 68, with world’s most important industries in knitwear expositions presenting their own spring-summer 2012 proposals.

In conjunction with it, it will be held even PRIMA – Moda Tessuto fourth edition in showroom M of Fortezza and Vintage Selection in Stazione Leopolda, an exhibition-market about products of clothing and vintage accessories more and more fashionable this year including historical archives show, conventions and workshops no vintage theme.

Exhibitions will be over on January, 28th, closing the month the thickest of fashion linked events every year Florence poses pulling in thousands of followers and visitors coming from every part of the world.

So let yourself be involved into this frenzied runways atmosphere and enjoy international stylists’ creations while you got the chance: as a well-planned fashion show, the exhibition will be over before you in a blink of your eye.

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