Siya Beyile, Kwena Baloyi, Laduma Ngxokolo and Trevor serving serious African fashion at Pitti Oumo 92. Picture: Instagram

You may not know it but Pitti Uomo, a menswear trade show in Florence, Italy is a firmly embedded must-stop on the menswear fashion calendar. Pitti Uomo used to be predominantly about classic tailored menswear, and though this still has a strong presence, the fair now puts a stronger impact on streetwear. It is this streetwear style that draws many fashionistas to the trade show.

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Our very own fashion people who attended the tradeshows certainly represented African fashion well and brought the melanin to a scorchingly hot Florence.  Among those who went was fashion photographers, Trevor Stuurman, Ricardo Marcus Knipe, designer Laduma Ngokolo," A Threaded Man" blogger Siya Beyile and to complete the squad was stylist Kwena Baloyi. 

Pitti Oumo will never be the same after a touch of so much #Africanmagic: 

Squad Goals.

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Laduma, Siya, Ricardo.

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