• Giacomo Valentini

Mode Words – Giacomo Valentini

As the founder and director of a worldwide top luxury, luggage company, it stands to reason that Giacomo Valentini would be well travelled. I mean who else would be best place to understand the various developing needs of globetrotters than a seasoned voyager.

February 3rd, 2015|Mode Words, Words|0 Comments

Mode Words….Traditionally Modern

I have always been fascinated and impressed by Japanese culture…a history filled with adventure, overflowing with innovation and a love for art and shrouded with honour. During a trip to Milan....

March 24th, 2014|Mode Words, Words|0 Comments

Orobianco – Pitti Immagine Uomo 85

When it comes to luxury luggage Orobianco remains unparalleled. Crafted using state of the art technology and the finest of materials, their high standard of production coupled with the commitment to artisans, sets them apart in innovation and elegance.

January 18th, 2014|Exhibitions, Words|0 Comments

ACF – Avec Ces Freres

The ACF duo of Sam Lambert and Shaka Maidoh seem to be drawing from a bucket of limitless ideas. Each season they conjure up fresh and innovative ideas, incorporating exciting collaborations.

January 14th, 2014|Exhibitions, Words|0 Comments

Norwegian Rain & T/Michael – Autumn|Winter 2014/15

Upon entering the Norwegian Rain and T-Michael exhibition space, at Pitti Uomo 85, I once again felt the anticipation that something great was on the verge of being unveiled. My first encounter with the Norwegian Rain and T-Michael brand served to peak my interest but this collection solidified my full attention.

January 9th, 2014|Exhibitions, Fashion, Menswear, Words|0 Comments

Mode Words – Giacomo Valentini

Innovation, quality and tradition are just some of the words that feature very highly on Giacomo Valentini’s list when describing his company, which is more like a family. President and founder of the Orobianco Group, Giacomo has passion for creativity and drive for excellence that is reflected through his company and personal life.....

November 6th, 2013|Mode Words, Words|0 Comments

Mode Words….La Touché

Standing at 6’6” (198cm) it isn’t very hard to pick La Touché out in a crowd but it isn’t only his stature that sets him apart. His amazing sense of style and the ever present variety of hats that crown his head certainly set him apart....

July 17th, 2013|Mode Words, Words|0 Comments

Mode Words….Mattijs Van Bergen

Mattijs Van Bergen has had quite a bit of success since starting his brand, Mattijs, five years ago. Recently he won the Mercedes Benz Dutch Fashion award and also the International Fashion Incubator Award earlier in 2012. Another success for his brand saw him being invited to Pitti W to present his beautifully crafted, avant-garde collection......

February 4th, 2013|Mode Words, Words|0 Comments

Mode Words….RuMel Jewels

Finding space within RuMel’s diary is no easy task. Focused, hard working, innovative and energetic are just a few adjectives in a long list that can be used to describe the multi-talented designer from West London.

January 21st, 2013|Mode Words, Words|2 Comments

Mode Words….Dan Genco of Shwood Eyewear

Walking around the Pitti Immagine Uomo 83 event among all the beautiful fabrics, classic cuts, there will surely be a few innovative ideas that stand out and capture your attention. Walking past the Shwood stand something different captured my attention and compelled me to stop for a closer look....

January 20th, 2013|Mode Words, Words|0 Comments

Mode Words….Nick Wooster at Pitti Immagine Uomo 83

One of Nick Wooster’s many engagements whilst at Pitti Uomo 83 included being part of a discussion panel for the Angelo Flaccavento curation – Vertirsi Da Uomo (Dress Like a Man). This exhibition presented the exploration of the idea of the ideal masculine wardrobe. I managed to steal a few minutes out of Nick’s busy schedule right after the panel breakfast to find out how his Pitti trip was going so far.

January 11th, 2013|Men, Menswear, Mode Words, Words|0 Comments

Mode Words….Freya Dalsjö

I couldn’t help but stop at Freya Dalsjö display whilst taking a quick walk through Pitti W. Her eye catching, exciting designs stand out boldly commanding attention.

January 10th, 2013|Fashion, Mode Words, Words|0 Comments