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Forget Milan. Florence razes the runways in Italian fashion

Some 1,200 brands are expected to present their autumn-winter collections at the 93rd Pitti Uomo trade fair this week in Florence, headlined by Karl Lagerfeld, head creative director of Chanel.


THINK Italian fashion and you are likely to think of chic central, Milan. But "Made in Italy" actually has its roots in Florence, where the hotly anticipated Pitti Uomo trade fair opens this week.

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