69th Edition of Pitti Filati in Florence presents the New Trends of Yarns

The appointment with Pitti Filati is coming up in Florence. Here, fashion never rests up and the agenda is full of not-to-be-missed events and appointments!

As a matter of fact, from July, 5th to 7th 2011, Florence hosts the 69th edition of Pitti Filati at Fortezza da Basso and will present the new fashionable trends of the most used materials in accessories and clothing.

Such an event is part of the circuit Pitti Immagine, which lately presented the 80th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo with the spring-summer 2012 collections. Besides it, also Pitti W_Woman Pre Collection presented the woman pre-collections for the same season. Finally, we can’t forget about Pitti Bimbo, the fashion appointment dedicated to the children.

Here are some important numbers of this edition of Pitti Filati: 110 brands – 30 of which within the “Fashion at Work” area, 23 foreign brands, 5,100 buyers in the last summer edition, 2,200 of which (43%) came from abroad, everything on a show area of 20,000 sq.m., where the new trends of yarns will be put on display. A kind of lab where you can follow the last trends for the Fall-Winter 2012/2013 season.

This year, the new theme suggested by Spazio Ricerca is RECYCLETHIC, where recycling is the creative and sustainable response to the growing demand for raw materials.

An itinerary made up of 7 stops, each one representing the different materials for better understanding their specific qualities and features. Here are the 7 themes and materials: Plastic, Wood, Glass, Metal, Rubber, Paper, Rags.

It is possible to visit RECYCLETHIC everyday from 9 am to 8 pm.

Pitti Filati 69 waits for you from Tomorrow 5th to Thursday 7th July 2011 in the beautiful city of Florence.

For further information and tips about other events in Florence, please take a look at our practical online guide to Florence: About Florence.

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