Yarns: trends for Autumn – Winter 2019/20 (part one)

Yarns proposal Spazio Ricerca Pitti Filati “Kaleidoscope and Game Yarn” by Beatrice Brandini Knitting trends for Autumn – Winter 2019/2020 exhibited at Pitti Filati, highlighted a main theme W.W.W. dedicated to those generations that in 2018 will turn eighteen and have revolutionized uses and consumption thanks (or for the fault) of the network. A generation that […]

Men Trends for Spring-Summer 2019, the best things seen at the fair.

Z ZEGNA “Check” by Beatrice Brandini The men’s fashion season, made of collections, catwalks and salons, opens with the 94th Pitti Uomo. This season’s leitmotif is P.O.P, or Pitti Optical Power. An acronym behind an optimistic, energetic, popular message. Yes, because fashion has changed a lot, abandoning the strict aesthetic codes and diktats of creatives […]

Fall / Winter 2018 – 19 fashion shows: how will we dress next winter?

“Autumn” “Candice” by Beatrice Brandini The fashion shows for the next Fall Winter ended; New York, London, Milan and finally Paris, have seen very different collections as protagonists, confirming an idea of creative fashion but above all FREE. We will dress as we please and like, without diktat and constraints, and finally, without taking ourselves too […]

The Uffizi with its new extraordinary rooms dedicated to Caravaggio and 17th century painting.

Caravaggio: Medusa, 1598 Oil on canvas on convex shield. Uffizi Gallery Florence “Corallina” (particular) by Beatrice Brandini On Monday 17 February, eight new rooms were inaugurated in the prestigious Uffizi Museum, wing of the Levante, dedicated to Caravaggio and 17th-century painting. Eight rooms characterized by evocative names such as: “Caravaggio: the Medusa”, “Caravaggio: the Bacchus”, […]

Capucci Dionisiaco, Drawings for the theater: the magnificent fantasy of a great master.

Costume for theatrical representation, drawing by Roberto Capucci (2009) “Rita Rainbow” by Beatrice Brandini I have already dedicated a post to Roberto Capucci (January 21st 2014), but such an important and complete figure would deserve many others. This time the occasion is a beautiful exhibition that I had the privilege of seeing together with the […]

The 82nd edition of Pitti Filati with the excellence of Italian and international spinning. Part two

EM Filati by Edoardo Miroglio “Want to knit” by Beatrice Brandini The 82nd edition of Pitti Filati dedicated to spring – summer 2019 ends here. The international appointment with the new fashion and lifestyle trends of knitting yarns, with its research laboratories and the richest suggestions of knitwear.

The 82nd edition of Pitti Filati with the excellence of Italian and international spinning

MILLEFILI set up “Guendalina” by Beatrice Brandini The number 82 edition of Pitti Filati ended, the fair recorded a small growth by foreign buyers, confirming the overall data of the last winter edition. Pitti Filati presented the collections of the most prestigious spinning mills for the 2019 summer season, for this reason, despite being an […]