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Pitti Uomo in Florence

Pitti Uomo in Florence

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For once I’ll not write an extensive blog post regarding this and that and will let most of the pictures speak for themselves. As I told you in the post about my hotel in Florence, Pitti Uomo is not as much a fashion week as it is a trade show. However some brands do have fashion shows during the week, but the most interesting part about Pitti is the street fashion worn there. There’s an army of Sprezzatura running around and what that means is basically men (and a few women) dressed to their teeth in dandy costumes resembling something from The Great Gatsby and they’re fiercely battling the heat wearing all that. I’m not that much for suits, but sometimes I do step out of my comfort zone and this is what I wore during my three days at Pitti.

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

On my third day I was done with suiting up and stepped back into my comfort zone of blending styles (and the heat was unbearable anyway, so those shorts were much needed). I want you to pay attention to a few details here. The first one being the lovely bow tie made my London based designer Rory Hutton, whom I met during London Fashion Week. He makes quirky bow ties, pocket squares and other accessories that make even a street casual guy like me wear them. The other detail is my pocket square which is actually a 1920s map of Florence made by Swedish designer Billy Nord. He has lots of pocket squares featuring different city maps from that era and I was delighted to see he had a Florence one too.

Photo credits:
First two shots: Carlo Campi
Rest of the shots: Yu Yang

46 Comments

  1. Mariann yip
    Tuesday July 18th, 2017 at 07:24 PM
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    I love these three looks and they’re probably my favorite out of all the ones you’ve posted thus far! I like the contrast and variety from all three! You look so sharp in the first one. I also love the contreadt of the blue blazer in the second outfit with the blush pants. And of course the shorts won me over in the third!

  2. Kamen Kamenov
    Tuesday July 18th, 2017 at 07:38 PM
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    Wow my darling… I love ur both looks… and I have to say… Pitti is on my list next time. I would love meeting u and catching up. The first look is so special and that gucci bag killed everything. I also love the shades… I have an oddly obsession with sunglasses and these look stunning. How was ur experience there? Was that ur first time in Pitti Florence? Xoxo and cannot wait to see ur next one

  3. Sweet as fiction
    Tuesday July 18th, 2017 at 07:45 PM
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    Your looks are so unique and you pull it off so effortlessly! I love the yellow with the bow tie and that blue navy blazer is such a great staple for summer. Totally nailed all of these looks Thomas 🙂

    Sweet as Fiction xx
    http://www.sweetasfiction.com

  4. Candace
    Tuesday July 18th, 2017 at 08:20 PM
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    I know you’re not much of a suit guy, but you can certainly rock the heck out of one, blazers included! Out of all the looks you wore for Pitti Uomo, I do think the Day 2 look with the blue blazer and black Louis bag is my favorite. There’s something about a pop of blue that does so much for me. You’re the only guy I can think of that can rock a blazer with a pair of shorts so flawlessly! Great quirky bowtie pick as well 🙂

    http://www.thebeautybeau.com

  5. Gina Diaz
    Tuesday July 18th, 2017 at 08:43 PM
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    It is so true that you didn’t need too many words for this blog post as your images speak for themselves. You look truly stunning and chic with these three styles! I love everything about them and your pictures are all so beautiful. Great choices Thomas! TOP

    xx. Gina

  6. Open Kloset
    Tuesday July 18th, 2017 at 08:48 PM
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    Hey Thomas,
    Hows you?
    Ohhh God, My Favorite Looks from you, So Elegant and Edgy:) Love each Style but the first White Set my Favorite:)
    And the Bag, ohhhh such a Gem Piece:)
    Fits sooo well with the Outfits:)
    More of these Style Please:)))))
    Love Kisses Open Kloset By Karina

  7. Darlene Anderson
    Tuesday July 18th, 2017 at 08:50 PM
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    Hi Tommy!

    It’s been awhile since I’ve been on your blog. It never truly disappoints when it comes to your personal style and to the places you go! you’re so lucky! Also, I am in love with the first outfit that you wore here. Where did you get this suit and I might just get one for the Mister. I hope you’re enjoying Florence. I can’t wait to visit Florence myself.

    Have a good one

    http://www.thenewgirl.me

  8. Gracie
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 02:44 AM
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    Thomas I love all three outfits. Great choices – particularly the windowpane suit.

    Xxgracie

    snappedbygracie.com

  9. samira
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 03:59 AM
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    I am in love with all three of these outfits! I think my favorite has to be the first one, I love the white on white! Also I am obsessed with that Gucci bag! Can I have it?! Amazing!!

    xo, Samira

  10. Christine Kong
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 04:40 AM
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    The Great Gatsby is one of my favorite books and I also love that era. So this post and all three of your looks really had me fascinated and oogling! The window pane suit is so chic! I love the light suit and the all white look. It is perfect for summer and that Gucci tote is too fabulous! I love that drawing on it making it so unique. The second look you put together such great colors and the printed shirt with the contrasting blazer with amazing embroidery is fashion week worthy! The last look is playful and more casual but I absolutely love the bow tie and the pocket square. Before you even mentioned it on the post, my eyes were drawn to those two statement pieces. Such fun and classic while also being fashion forward looks for Pitti Uomo! xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

  11. Samjah
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 04:50 AM
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    Each picture had me saying, “Go Thomas!!” To say you looked fabulous and dapper would be an understatement!!! Omg! You showed out! I love each and every one of your outfits and your bags had me drooling!!! The bow tie was so cute!! You get an A+ for these looks in my book!

  12. Coco
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 09:25 AM
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    Thomas you’re officially the most stylish man I know! After following you through these fashion weeks I’ve realised that besides your signature minimal style – which I love – you master the art of getting dressed according to the place and the occasion, without losing your authenticity. About these specific outfits, you look so elegant and delicately dandy without overdoing it. Which most people at Pitti don’t understand lol! The first suit, styled with a tee and the most fab Gucci bag is perfection. Of the second outfit I love especially the blue blazer. And that pocket square depicting Florence is so chic! The last outfit is super fun: I love the stylish touch given by the custom made bow tie. Next season I challenge you to go at Pitti with no blazer. Educate them please! Although you look super cool all dressed up! I can’t get over the first look, made so perfect by the white tee and kicks. We must do a fashion week together, deal? Loves and loves, Valeria

  13. Jennifer Quattrucci
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 10:19 AM
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    Dear Tommy,
    I actually spent so much time here yesterday and again this morning just amazed at all of your different outfits and also by searching the links which you shared. Wow. I am obsessed with the umbrella bow tie from Rory Hutton and every single pocket square from Billy Nord. It’s awesome that they had a Florence one and I really love how they are so artfully designed. Extreme masterpieces combining art & culture and really that’s what I think your outfits here all portray. I saw you in Eric K. Fashion’s video and I was SO excited !! The outfit was divine and perfect and especially your hat and bag and jacket. And sunglasses and watch. I guess everything!!! Seriously, I loved seeing you in a suited type of look because it shows that style is just style. Not about a certain look or catagory, just a way of putting things together and presenting yourself to the world eloquently but also letting your truly self shine. And you mastered that. I can’t stop thinking about that bag and I remember when you blogged about it!!!!!
    I wish I had one to take to Disney !!
    Love,
    ( Your) Jenny

  14. Azanique Rawl
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 03:08 PM
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    You are killing it! I love your day 2 outfit. Such a fun way to pair a suit jacket and shorts.

    – xo, Azanique | http://www.lotsofsass.com

  15. Lauren Nakagawa
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 03:15 PM
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    Loving your travel style! Never been to Florence, but it’s on my list 🙂

    xx
    Lauren
    http://www.shoesandsashimi.com

  16. Iliana Garcia
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 03:26 PM
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    Whao you look great Thomas! I have to say this might be favorite look on you thus far. It’s definitely a statement without it being too much. I’m in love with the print of the suit. My boyfriend has been looking for something similar – have to share this post with him.

    xx
    Iliana | http://www.sophisticatedfashionista.com

  17. Stefanie
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 04:18 PM
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    your style is impeccable!! I’m loving that gucci bag. sounds like you had a wonderful time!!

  18. Anthony @oh_anthonio
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 06:18 PM
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    Love the way you made tailored looks so playful! Very fitting for Pitti!

  19. Luke
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 08:18 PM
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    What a stylish time it looks like you had in Florence Thomas! It’s great to see you repping some tailoring and putting your own twist not hose classic looks!

  20. Rachael Thomas
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 08:35 PM
    Reply

    I am obsessed with your style! I’m loving that suit on you, from day 1, and how cool is that pocket square!
    Rachael Threadsforthomasblog.com

  21. Jo
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 10:46 PM
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    I think you look absolutely amazing in suits, Thomas! I saw your first one on your Instagram and was really digging that look on you. Looking really sharp in all of these looks in fact. I love the details in your third look. A great look always has great details 😉

    xo, Jo

  22. Aimara
    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 11:08 PM
    Reply

    OMG! Tom, it feels good to step out of your comfort zone right?
    You totally nailed it and I love how you also stayed true to who you are and your style (which is amazing btw)
    All the looks and photos are amazing! I’m particularly obsessed with your look for day 3!
    Can’t wait to see more my friend!
    XO
    Aimara
    http://www.waysofstyle.com

  23. candi
    Thursday July 20th, 2017 at 01:53 AM
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    omg I love your looks so, so much. I think it’s one of my favourites! So glad you stepped out of your comfort zone, I don’t think I’d be brave enough, unless most people are doing it as well, since I’m always self-conscious of people staring! You rocked it like a boss, I can’t stop scrolling and look at all of them haha, especially that white suit – just top notch! 🙂

    candi xx
    thelollychase.com

  24. Bernice
    Thursday July 20th, 2017 at 09:35 AM
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    Day two was by far my favourite outfit of the three days! You always look so dapper in a suit!

    https://www.bunnybernice.com/single-post/2017/07/17/Afford-Your-Wedding-With-An-Affordable-Wedding-Dress-Under-17995

  25. kileen
    Thursday July 20th, 2017 at 04:12 PM
    Reply

    That white suit is so sharp on you!

    Kileen
    cute & little

  26. Jamie Beckham
    Thursday July 20th, 2017 at 10:09 PM
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    Such a cool experience, and always a fan of street style!
    I think your last look was my favorite, you pull it off so well!

    Obsessed with the shorts.

    x, Jamie

  27. Alyssa Moore
    Friday July 21st, 2017 at 12:22 AM
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    Thomas! Yes these photos do speak for themselves. The first loook, yesssssss love it. Also love the bow tie 🙂

  28. Jo
    Friday July 21st, 2017 at 03:09 AM
    Reply

    I bet you were the most stylish man in the street of Florence! Love how you completely updated traditional suit looks and made them look so fun and still classic. You are right about that bow tie as it totally suits you who has the best street style!! I actually start liking accessories like bow ties and pocket squares on men after seeing how you wore them! Great job on styling all these amazing looks and you know I love that Gucci tote 😉.

    Love,
    Jo

  29. Lana
    Friday July 21st, 2017 at 09:52 AM
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    Thomas, I have to say that this white suit looks amazing on you! And the way you combined it with the hat and sneakers…oh my God!
    So stylish, you definitely should wear suits more haha.
    Second and third outfits are more casual but trendy and stylish, so i like all 3 outfits you. Very eye-catching!

  30. LAFOTKA
    Friday July 21st, 2017 at 11:19 AM
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    Oh my goodness! This is so fun! ADORE the first suit and love the more relaxed look on Day 2. The sunglasses are out of this world – beautiful!

  31. Sharon Wu
    Friday July 21st, 2017 at 04:07 PM
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    THOMAS! You need to wear suits more often because you seriously rock them! I love the white one on you. In fact, I don’t know many who can pull that off! I do love the blue blazer on you too though 🙂 Have a great weekend! xo, sharon

    http://www.stylelullaby.com/beauty/new-hair-care-routine-burgatis-keratin-argan-oil-professional-series/

  32. Samantha Mariko
    Friday July 21st, 2017 at 06:14 PM
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    You suit up really well Thomas! The color coordination and the mix of different prints keeps each outfit unique and fun. And I have to say, I love your bag collection haha 🙂 Seems like you were blessed with beautiful weather while you were there!!
    Samantha

  33. Eva
    Saturday July 22nd, 2017 at 08:50 PM
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    Hello Thomas !
    I’m so glad to see you here in Italy and Inlove how you styled all 3 looks . The first 2 are topic “Pitti” looks and the white suit is very exclusive. The 3rd look is you, forever young like Peter and Pan.❤️
    Eva
    http://www.themermaidfashion.com

  34. Aleksandra Ladygin
    Saturday July 22nd, 2017 at 10:02 PM
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    I love all the looks, but the 1 one especially!i know you are not that much for suits… but it is really cool! So elegant and unique!

  35. Kallie
    Sunday July 23rd, 2017 at 07:17 AM
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    I always enjoy seeing the outfits you put together because you have some sort of unique twist on them…and I love that. I really love your white suit, it look so light and airy and I love that it is a set that could totally be worn separately too if you wanted to. I also love how you pair that sport coat with short, style on point! All of your photos are amazing and I agree, totally speak for themselves!

  36. Sheree
    Sunday July 23rd, 2017 at 09:16 AM
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    Aw Thomas, you are so so stylish and dapper! Whether the window pane suite on day one or the suite with distressed yellow shorts on day three, you have epitomized the Italian summer style! I love that Gucci tote so much, it really dresses up any outfit! My favorite look is Day three, it combines your original Thomas style with the Italian influence.

    ~ xo Sheree
    PoshClassyMom.com

  37. Jordan Chapman
    Monday July 24th, 2017 at 02:24 AM
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    You killed the Pitti Uomo this year!! Your looks are perfect for Italian style, so I’m happy that you decided to share these!
    Jordan xx
    http://thehatlogic.com

  38. Jessie
    Tuesday July 25th, 2017 at 03:45 AM
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    I love your checked suit! It’s so stylish and definitely creates a very refreshing look for this summer. However, with the heated summer weather, I can totally picture your battle with the heat! It’s not easy to be a guy during the summer! You need to look good and not to sweat too much. Total hard work. Fashion week looks amazing. So lucky of you to attend all those shows! It’s like everyone’s dream! U are living the dreams Thomas !!!

    Xx Jessie
    http://4evajessie.com/less-is-more-with-grana/

  39. Jessie
    Tuesday July 25th, 2017 at 03:46 AM
    Reply

    I love your checked suit! It’s so stylish and definitely creates a very refreshing look for this summer. However, with the heated summer weather, I can totally picture your battle with the heat! It’s not easy to be a guy during the summer! You need to look good and not to sweat too much. Total hard work. Fashion week looks amazing. So lucky of you to attend all those shows! It’s like everyone’s dream! U are living the dreams Thomas !!!

    Xx Jessie

  40. marcy
    Tuesday July 25th, 2017 at 12:10 PM
    Reply

    I think you should wear suits more often Thomas! You look absolutely amazing and totally will hit on you in the street hahahaha
    All the styles are amazing. Such a fan of your great style and great fashion sense.

    xoxo
    Marcy

  41. Jenn Hanft
    Tuesday July 25th, 2017 at 07:08 PM
    Reply

    Ahhh I would have loved to see these outfits strut among the streets of Florence in real life! I have to say I love all three because they’re so different!! It’s so great to see how creative and fun suits can get when you stray away from traditional! I have to say that most people can’t pull off a white suit, but you certainly did in that grid one from day 1! Loved it!! I love the bold cobalt of day 2 and the quirky vibes for day 3!

    With love, Jenn
    https://www.jubilantdose.com

  42. Bryanna
    Wednesday July 26th, 2017 at 12:30 AM
    Reply

    Oh my goodness, I miss Florence so much! So jealous, and I’m vicariously living through your life. That plaid suit and the bow tie look are my all time favorite looks from you! Such fun styling, but still classic and chic at the same time. I hope you had an amazing time, and say hello to the city for me 🙂

    xoxo Bryanna

  43. Kristen
    Wednesday July 26th, 2017 at 03:36 AM
    Reply

    Hey Thomas! I hope your time in Florence was amazing! You are rocking those suits! I know it’s not your style but it looks fabulous on you. I’m obsessed with the plaid suit and the way you styled it is perfect! I also love all the thought that goes into your styling. Each outfits details amaze me. The map pocket square perfection!

  44. Jessie
    Wednesday July 26th, 2017 at 02:58 PM
    Reply

    I love your checked suit! It’s so stylish and definitely creates a very refreshing look for this summer. However, with the heated summer weather, I can totally picture your battle with the heat! It’s not easy to be a guy during the summer! You need to look good and not to sweat too much. Total hard work. Fashion week looks amazing. So lucky of you to attend all those shows! It’s like everyone’s dream! U are living the dreams Thomas !!!

    Xx Jessie

  45. Kirsten Wendlandt
    Friday July 28th, 2017 at 01:44 AM
    Reply

    Thomas, ok I know you said suits aren’t really your thing but I’m just going to say they look so good on you!!! I absolutely love the first outfit, you look SO dapper. You look like you belong in the great Gatsby like the men and women you spoke about. The second outfit was also beautiful, you look like you own a yacht and belong with the rich and famous! When I got to the third outfit I definitely got the vibe this is more you. It’s so fun and I love how you styled it with the bowtie. I don’t blame you for wanting to finally wear shorts, suits in the heat is serious torture! You killed it in all three looks

  46. Dom
    Monday August 7th, 2017 at 04:44 AM
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    Dear Tommy, I love these looks brother! Totally my kind of style. It’s like we flipped clothing haha. The details are perfect as per usual. That bowtie is everything! And you know I love me some Gatsby vibes! I love me a blazer and short combo and you pull it off so well! Lastly THOSE HATS! Repping my home again I see! LOVE IT!
    Great outfit inspiration for days! And beautiful shots as always brother.
    Love, Dom

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