Salon of Excellence - PITTI UOMO - January 9, 2018 - Palazzo Capponi Vettori
Salon of Excellence Conference moderated by Marc Sondermann, editor of Fashion magazine, focused on “BESPOKE TAILORING FACING THE RISE OF E-COMMERCE”. Interlocutors were: pre eminent icon of style and fashion business NINO CERRUTI, honorary chairman of Camera italiana Buyer Moda - Beppe Angiolini and renowned fashion buyer Alessandra Danieli

New Sartorial Thread, the global competition for the finest young tailor, presented by Lanificio Cerruti and DeGorsi Luxury Consulting brought together the cream of sartorial talent from around the world. Bespoke tailors competing for the award to be presented in June 2018, are: Angel Bespoke from New York, Sartoria Cuomo from Naples, Sartoria Fain from Kiev, Ukraine, Stark & ​​Sons from Paris, Sartoria Chiaia from Naples, and A. Caraceni from Milan.

Masters of Craftsmanship, in partnership with Arbiter magazine, whose editor Franz Botre gave an excellent introduction and showcased established masters of bespoke shirt-making, Siniscalchi of Milano, superlative shoemakers of Florence, Calzaturificio Ducal, but as well emerging talents in the accessories segment, tie maker Spacca Neapolis and amazing designer of ultra luxe exotic leather garments and bags, Etienne Heritage.

Fashion Frames MEN selection featured CARLO PIGNATELLI, who presented their CERIMONIA collection, while Fashion Frames WOMEN, hosted new talents of the Italian fashion panorama: Berg Jewels (artisanal jewels), Alef (bags and leather goods), O ‘Jour (luxury shoes by Giorgia Caovilla), Steve’s (contemporary shoes), and Nadir Maut (women's fashion)