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VINTAGE SELECTION no. 29
25 gen 2017AlcatrazFairsOpen to the public/admission chargeVINTAGE SELECTION no. 29: “Vintage Selection. Let’s dance!”

Featuring clothing, design objects and accessories that have made their mark on fashion culture, VINTAGE SELECTION returns to the Stazione Leopolda from Wednesday 25 to Sunday 29 January. With its unique atmosphere, Vintage Selection is the fair-cum-creative/stylistic laboratory that offers a place for the big names in international fashion to meet with their buyers and fashion designers.

VINTAGE SELECTION –which at the last winter edition welcomed over 13,500 visitors also from Germany, USA and Japan – has earned itself a special role among the Italian and European fairs devoted to vintage fashion, design and culture. The factors which have contributed to its success are the scouting activities and selection of the exhibition proposals as well as the unique synergy with Pitti Filati, the key international event featuring yarns for the knitting industry organized by Pitti Immagine at the Fortezza da Basso (25-27 January).
And in order to make this relationship even closer, Vintage Passenger will be staged inside the Fortezza da Basso: inspired by the theme of the research area, travel, the exhibition – directed by Angelo Figus, the art director of Pitti Filati’s Spazio Ricerca – will shine the spotlight on a selection of the collections showcased in Vintage Selection.

The theme of Vintage Selection n. 29 is “Vintage Selection. Let’s dance!” dedicated to Disco Dance which represented an important season in Eighties music and fashion.
This motif is also connected to “Pitti Dance Off”, the theme of the Pitti Immagine winter fairs, and linked to the new layout of the Stazione Leopolda. Also inspired by this is “Disco Parade”, the exhibition -installation which – from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. for the duration of the Fair- will showcase discotheque clothing from the ’80s and ’90s with the help of 20 surprising outfits.

As always Vintage Selection will also feature the Lounge Area which, on 25 and 26 January, during happy hour, will be animated by a magnificent medley of choreographies based on ‘80s DJ sets, performed by the “Le Giuladies” dance group of the Tuballoswing cultural association.
Radio Toscana is confirmed as the fair’s media partner.
In the leisure area the fair’s bar/restaurant will be managed by Tuscan Excelsia, one of the top caterers in the Florence area

Here are the exhibitors, the stars of VINTAGE SELECTION no. 29:

A.N.G.E.L.O.;
AGENDA VINTAGE;
ALOE&WOLF.VINTAGE;
ALT MEANS OLD;
ANNAMARIA E MARGHERITA VINTAGE;
BALEVIN BOUTIQUE - BOLOGNA;
CASAVIVA ANTIQUARIATO & VINTAGE;
CASTA DIVA VINTAGE TREVISO;
DELICACIES;
DOGANA VINTAGE;
DONKEY SWING;
DOROTEA VINTAGE FIRENZE;
ECLATER & TELMA VINTAGE;
EMAK-BAKIA';
FERMATA D'AUTOBUS SOLO VINTAGE;
G1OSH VINTAGE NAPOLI;
GAUDELI'S VINTAGE-FIRENZE;
GIGOLE' - ABBIGLIAMENTO & DIAVOLERIE VARIE - DAL 1947 ;
GIRATEMPO VINTAGE;
GVINTAGE;
JEWELS OF FANTASY NYC;
JULESEJIM INSPIRATION VINTAGE;
KIRKE' VINTAGE Castiglioncello (LI);
LA SPILLA ALLEGRA;
LABORART E INSOLITA - SPAZIO VINTAGE;
LAMU’ VINTAGE BOLOGNA;
LAURA VINTAGE;
MAGNIFICA PREDA the vintage way;
MAI VISTO ABITI D’EPOCA;
MANIA VINTAGE MILANO – FORTE DEI MARMI;
MERCATINO di NINNI SECOND-HAND;
MERCURIO VINTAGE;
MILLESIME' SRL;
MOMO VINTAGE FIRENZE;
NENTON VINTAGE;
OFFICINE LI VOLSI;
OLD & ANCIENT DI ELENA ORSOLINI;
ONLY ONE BRESCIA;
POST POST RAVENNA;
PUNTI DI VISTA;
PX MILITARY VINTAGE;
RE-CHIC BOUTIQUE/GOCCE DI MEMORIA
RECOLLECTION by ALBRICI;
SHABBY CHIC VINTAGE;
SIN CONTROL VINTAGE;
SP VINTAGE;
STONDO FIRENZE;
STREET DOING VINTAGE COUTURE FIRENZE;
TABATA' VINTAGE;
TARTAN VINTAGE;
TERROSI VERONICA VINTAGE;
VENTURINO ARCHIVI;
VINTAGEART BOLOGNA;
VIOLA VINTAGE MARCIANA MARINA.

REMAKE SECTION
Remake is the special section dedicated to collections by companies specializing in customized vintage. Buyers and visitors can directly purchase the garments on display, each one of which has been transformed and restored to “new life” using innovative techniques and methods. The participating exhibitors are: AMBASCERIA CULT; BUCATO FRESCHEZZA HAND MADE; DEJAVU E BLOODY EDITH; MAIKO; MAISON 39 (& T-CHEM arthings); MONICA GRAY – PONTREMOLI; STRANE FOBIE.

PROGRAM
Every day:
From 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.:
Fair-market featuring vintage clothing and miscellanea and remakes
“DISCO PARADE” exhibition

Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 January
From 7.00 to 9.00 p.m.
DJ set with show by the “Le Giuladies” - the Tuballoswing dancers
Inspired by the Chorus Girls of the Swing Era, relive the performances of Italian and international TV show girls like Carmen Russo, Lorella Cuccarini, Raffaella Carrà, Heather Parisi, and the girls from the famous Drive In program.

Friday 27 January
From 7.00 to 9.00 p.m.
DJ set a by Andrea Sicuro. Class of 1969, an architect and interior designer in everyday life, music is Andrea’s real passion which he cultivates through research that knows no boundaries in terms of genre, period or style.

Saturday 28 January
From 6.00 to 9.00 p.m.
DJ set created by ‘I love disco’, the leading Florentine brand in the Vintage musical events sector featuring a selection dedicated to the ‘70s/’80s. A regular musical tribute rigorously mixed with vinyl 45s and original mixed disks from the period .

Sunday 29 January 2017
From 7.00 to 9.00 p.m.
An imaginary vinyl journey by PISEDJCLUB moving from the funky late'70s to early '80s, the Studio 54 New York period, arriving at the house genre from Chicago, Detroit; all strictly club sound music.

VINTAGE SELECTION is a STAZIONE LEOPOLDA srl production
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