Skip Nav
Cannes Film Festival
Cinderella — We Mean Diane Kruger — Walked the Cannes Red Carpet
Spring Fashion
All the Crazy Sh*t Fashion Girls Do With a Belt — and How 1 Can Transform Your Look
Valentino
These Might Be the Sportiest Valentino Dresses You'll Ever See

Peter Pilotto Pitti W Guest Designer Summer 2012

Peter Pilotto Selected as Pitti W's 2012 Guest Designer

Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos will head to Florence this Summer to show their work at the 10th edition of the trade show Pitti W.

Lapo Cianchi, chairman of the influential seasonal Pitti trade shows, said his team invited the design duo because they "were looking for a modern approach to feminine elegance that is constant, profound and has the ability to think about itself. We saw this in the evolution of their collections, a knowledgeable process that develops around surprising colors, body-conscious draping and light sculpting. It was also interesting to see how the designers' two distinct spirits come together and reinterpret fashion's classic elements."

Pilotto and De Vos met as students at Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts and started Peter Pilotto together in 2008. In 2009, the two won the British Fashion Council's Emerging Talent Award, and since then its collections have gotten favorable reviews. In the past, Pitti W has selected Diane von Furstenberg, Gareth Pugh, Haider Ackermann, and Proenza Schouler as guest designers.

Pitti W runs in conjunction with its menswear counterpart Pitti Uomo from June 19 to 22.

Photo: A look from Peter Pilotto's Fall 2012 collection.

Image Source: Getty
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Jake Gyllenhaal and Kirsten Dunst Photos
Who Has Harry Styles Dated?
Climate Catwalk Instagrams
Peter Pilotto For Target | Pictures
Photos of Peter Pilotto For Kipling Collection
Peter Pilotto Spring 2014 Runway Show | London Fashion Week
Peter Pilotto Spring 2013 | Runway
The 1-Piece Outfit That Works For Summer Office Dressing
Marc Jacobs 92nd Street Y Conversation
Rebel Wilson's Dress at Pitch Perfect 2 Photocall
From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds