VINTAGE SELECTION - Florence Jul 6-9 2005
Vintage Selection Florence
Jul 6-9, 2005 Stazione Leopolda - spazio Alcatraz
Opening time 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Coinciding with Pitti Filati - Fortezza da Basso (Jul 6-8, 2005)
The 6th edition of Vintage Selection, the quality vintage clothing, accessories, modern design furniture and objects fair presents the best vintage collections from 25 of the most important Italian and foreign operators : dresses, knitwear, shoes, bags, hats, scarves, jewellery, military clothing, denim, sportswear for man and woman - pieces dating back from the 1930s to the 1980s, both second hand or dead stocks.
Italian and European haute couture items : historically important pieces by Chanel, Pierre Cardin, Emilio Pucci, Roberta di Camerino, Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Gucci...
A.N.G.E.L.O. will be present in this edition with its selection dedicated to man, woman and kid : designer and sartorial items, customized wear, military clothing, sportswear, jeans, bags, shoes and scarves...both summer and winter collection...an interesting selection of Vintage kids, Italian kids look from the 60s and 70s.
In addition to Vintage collection presented by operators, Vintage selection will present also a special section called "REMAKE", that features about 10 vintage customizing brands. They will show re-tailored or transformed vintage clothing through various new techniques and special treatments, that visitors and buyers can buy directly (both summer and winter collection).
Info. e-mail: email@example.com Tel. 0545-35200
More info. on http:// www.stazione-leopolda.com
"Jeans! Le origini - il mito americano - il made in Italy"
An important exhibition dedicated to Jeans ; denim from 18th century to today
From June 22 2005 to November 30 2005
Museo del Tessuto- Via Santa Chiara, n.24- Prato
Opening time: from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm
Sundays from 4 pm to 7 pm- Closed on Tuesdays, Entrance fee 4 euro
The exhibition is divided into four sections:
- The origin of Jeans ; antique examples of denim workwear from the 18th century to the 19th century
- Jeans in America ; American jeans from 20's to 60's
- Jeans' return to Italy ; a selection of Jeans made in Italy
- Jeans' today in Tuscany ; focused on the innovative treatments and finishings on jeans introduced by Tuscan companies.
The second section "Jeans in America ; American Jeans from 20's to 60's" has been curated by A.N.G.E.L.O. Archives and Giovanni Masi's Archives, showing
40 pieces of historical jeans from three of the most important American Manufacturers : Levi Strauss & Co., H.D.Lee Inc. e Blue Bell/Wrangler, aiming to show the evolution of denim workwear and to emphasize the stylistic changes in a social and economic context of that time.
Museo del Tessuto di Prato is a part of ex-factory Campolmi, ex textile factory with 2 storeys built in the 19th century.