Last year, a survey from undergarment company Tommy John found almost half of the 2,000 Americans sampled said they wear the same pair of underwear for two days or more in a row? Things were comparatively normal then. What’s become of our underwear habits after several weeks of coronavirus quarantine is anybody’s guess. But we (hopefully) won’t be stuck at home forever. And every wardrobe, inside and out, will want for a refresh eventually. As the varieties, fabrics, use cases and other men’s underwear have changed this decade, it might have become frustrating to know what to get and from whom. In the spirit of looking ahead, or just staying sharp, we consulted menswear experts on guidance to help you sort through a growing selection of boxers, briefs and boxer briefs when deciding what to put on first.
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Three of the most important fashion trade shows in Berlin are moving to Frankfurt, organizers announced Monday.
The first iteration of the new Frankfurt Fashion Week will involve five fashion platforms, three trade fairs and two conferences, one on sustainability in fashion and the other on technology. There will also be runway shows held on the city’s landmark bridge, the Eiserner Steg, which crosses the river Main and lies about three kilometers from the trade fair halls. Around 2,000 designers are expected to take part and 140,000 visitors are anticipated.
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State authorities estimate that the event, which is slated to begin in July next year, will bring between 300 million and 400 million euros to the region. From 2022, it will take place twice a year.
Further details about the content of Frankfurt Fashion Week will be announced this
In April, Pitti Immagine announced that it was postponing the June edition of its Pitti Uomo men’s trade show to the start of September.
However, on Thursday, its board of directors revealed that it will not hold an event until 2021. Pitti Uomo traditionally takes place in January and June in the Italian city of Florence, just prior to Milan Men’s Fashion Week.
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This decision was determined by two main factors, Pitti said in a statement. It referred to “insufficient number of confirmations of attendance” as well as the “ongoing state of difficulty” regarding the companies who might normally participate.
This lack of sufficient confirmations, said Claudio Marenzi, president of Pitti Immagine, was an inevitable result of uncertainty regarding quarantine and travel restrictions imposed by various countries.
He added that a “prolonged absence of any certainties regarding non-repayable government