During the three days of Pitti Uomo, which was held at the Fortezza concomitantly with Pitti Bimbo, the participants consisted of:
6,812 members of the trade in total
(buyers + agents and representatives + suppliers + media operators)
4,042 total buyers
3,006 Italian buyers
1,036 foreign buyers (25% of the total)
Europe headed the list of the countries of origin (Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Austria, Netherlands); there were also buyers from the United States (driven by the big department stores) and from Canada and Turkey; there were also European representatives of the main department stores and retail groups from Japan, South Korea, China and Hong Kong, countries from which it was still impossible to travel.
Here is the ranking of the main markets:
Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Austria, Netherlands, Russia, United States, Poland, Portugal, Greece, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Turkey and Canada.
Buyers from some of the most important international stores, boutiques, department stores and on-line retailers took part in this edition of Pitti Uomo. The names present included:
Abseits (Germany), Grupo Adams (Spain), Al Sawani (Saudi Arabia), Andreas Murkudis (Germany), Antonioli (Italy), Apropos (Germany), AW Rostamani (UAE), Base Blu (Italy), Bergdorf Goodman (USA), Biffi Boutique (Italy), Bini Silvia Passeggiata (Italy), Bosco di Ciliegi (Russia), Bratfisch (Germany), Browns (UK), CNTRBND (Canada), Dantendorfer (Austria), Delitto e Castigo (Spain), Dell'Oglio (Italy), Domino Boutique (Ukraine), Eraldo (Italy), G&B (Italy), Galeries Lafayette (France), Gaudenzi Boutique (Italy), Hankyu Hanshin (Japan), Harvey Nichols (UK), Harvey Nichols Doha (Qatar), Hionidis (Greece), Illum (Denmark), Jelmoli (Switzerland), Jinji (France), Komaretho (Austria), La Maison Simons (Canada), Lodenfrey (Germany), Luisaviaroma (Italy), Mantovani (Italy), Mercury - Tsum (Russia), Neiman Marcus (USA), Nugnes 1920 (Italy), O' (Italy), One Block Down (Italy), Macondo (Italy), Podium Almaty (Kazakhstan), Pozziuomo (Italy), Printemps (France), Rinascente (Italy), Sagmeister (Austria), SKP (China), Soer Bonavest (Germany), Status Fashion Group (Ukraine), Strolz (Austria), Sugar (Italy), Suit (Italy), Takashimaya (Japan), Tessabit (Italy), Trench (Spain), Tricot (Italy), Trunk Clothiers (UK), United Legend (France), Voo Store (Germany).
Some of them, through the SELECT BUYERS online format, shared a special selection of unmissable brands for contemporary men’s wardrobes with the Pitti Uomo community. Here are their names:
Polat Uyal (Beymen Group, Turkey), Shannon Stewart (Harry Rosen, Canada), Kevin Kafesu (Norse Projects, Denmark), Giuseppe Angiolini (Sugar, Italy), Alexandra Saunders (Illum, Denmark), Klaus Ritzenhöfer e Henning Korb (Apropos, Germany), Dean Cook (Browns, UK), Konstantin Andricopoulos (Bosco di Ciliegi, Russia).