Fashion Week Italian Style

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This month, the fashion spotlight falls on Italy as the first Fashion Weeks of the year begin in Florence and Milan. Baroque Travel has all the details for you, and can arrange all your tickets to travel and to view the shows.



In actuality a week-long trade fair called Pitti Immagine, Florence Fashion Week features fashion for men, women and children. It includes designer fashion exhibitions featuring top name creative from all over Italy. The event, which has been held every year since the 1950s, is located in various venues all over Florence.

Every year, a famous guest designer is invited to display his or her masterpieces. Other crowd pleasers include an exhibition featuring a guest country and its emerging fashion talent.


Florence Fashion Week Schedule

Tue 12 Jan:

10.30am:        Opening Ceremony – by invitation only

11.45am:        Sastreria 91, Central Pavilion Square

3pm:               Norwegian Rain X Grenson Shoes, Central Pavilion Square

7.30pm:          Cocktail party hosted by L’Uomo Vogue & GQ Italia, invitation only


Wed 13 Jan:

12.30pm:        Il Gentiluomo Senza Cappello Area Monumentale, by invitation only

2pm:               Ulturale, Central Pavilion Square

2.30pm – 6pm:            Cocktail party by invitation only

4pm:               Pitti Italics Vittorio Branchizio, by invitation only

5.30pm:          The International Woolmark Prize, by invitation only

7pm:               Menswear guest designer Juun.J, by invitation only


Thu 14 Jan:

1pm – 6pm:     The International Woolmark Prize, Costruzioni Lorenesi, First Floor

2.30pm:          Generation Africa, Dogana, by invitation only

3.30pm:          Special Alternative Set Art comes First, Piazzale del Padiglione                            Centrale

5pm – 7pm:    Womenswear guest designer Marco de Vincenzo, invitation only

7pm:               Designer Project Adidas Originals by White Mountaineering, Stazione                 Leopolda


Fri 15 Jan:

10am – 1pm


3.30-7.30pm:  Boom! Between Fashion & Light – clothes inspired by ‘60s fashion

10am – 8pm:  Luxury Palace Firenze L’Artigianato D’Autore Palazzo Capponi

6pm – 12am:  IED & La Rinascente, Palazzo di Rinascente – The Fake Factory project




Twice a year, some of the world’s most important fashion designers congregate to show their men’s collections for the coming season. Milan Fashion Week boasts numerous events as well as its iconic fashion shows, but it’s the men’s pret a porter collections that are the highlight.


Milan Fashion Week schedule highlights

Fri 15 Jan:

8pm:               Roberto Cavalli, Corso Venezia, 20

Sat 16 Jan:

9.30am:          Corneliani, Corso Venezia, 16

10.30am:        Ermenegildo Zegna, Piazza Vetra 7

11.30am:        Lucio Vanotti, Via Bergognone, 59

12.30pm:        Costume Nationale Homme, Piazza Duomo

3pm:               Marni, Viale Umbria, 42

4pm:               Jil Sander, Via Beltrami, 5

8pm:               Versace, Viale Eginardo

Sun 17 Jan:

9.30am:          Bottega Veneta, Via Privata Ercole Marelli, 16

12.30pm:        Salvatore Ferragamo, Piazza Affari, 6

2pm:               Calvin Klein Collection, Viale Umbria, 37

3pm:               Vivienne Westwood, Corso Venezia, 16

4pm:               Missoni, Via Festa del Perdono, 7

5pm:               DAKS, Piazza Duomo

6pm:               Prada, Via Fogazzaro, 36

Mon 18 Jan:

9.30am:          Diesel Black Gold, Via Ventura, 14

10.30am:        Emporio Armani, Via Bergognone, 59

12.30pm:        Gucci, Via Valtellina, 7

2pm:               Etro, Via Piranesi, 14

6pm:               Fendi, Via Solari, 35

Tue 19 Jan:

9.30am:          Dsquared2, Via San Luca, 3

10.30am:        Giorgio Armani, Via Bergognone, 59

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