The Shit I Do To Make Y’all Look Fly: Summer16 tour pt. 1 (Firenze)

It’s been a long time, I shouldna left you…times up, sorry I kept you…

It’s time for a long overdue TSID.A little recap on how my summer started.  I started off in Italy, for the Pitti Uomo show in Firenze.  We don’t often shop this show but Pitti invited me out to share the Visvim, Raf and Gosha presentations.  That meant my usual Euro tour had to start a whole week earlier…(sigh) …the shit I do for yall to look fly…

 

First up to deck was the Visvim show and I ran into an old friend (Pardon the pun).  My boy Greg was there repping  his own blend of Supreme, Goro’s, Visvim and RTH in only the way he can.

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Waiting for the Visvim show…in the fucking heat wearing our Jackets… (luckily they had my size…big boy!!!!).

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The Visvim show was really fun. They had a whole 30’s motif, right down to the old timey swing dancers….very reminiscent of musicals which is funny cause I watched Hail Cesar on flight over.  I am a huge Cohen Brothers fan but thus one was off…but I digress…

 

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Ran into your boy Jerry Lorenzo after the show, kicking it with Italy’s best shoe maker!!!!

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Candid shot of the couple of the hour after the show…

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After the Vis show Greg and I went to my favorite little lunch spot in Firenze. I highly recommend the pear and cheese tortellini.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

 

After lunch Greg and I went to Pitti, We had a whole scenario made up in our head about how we were going to turn Peacock row upside down. We imagined Greg rolling up in this outfit and all the suits just losing their mind…over lunch we talked about how a lot of these guys lives probably revolved around this one week per season. We imagined what they’re day jobs were and shit…I suspected one guy worked overtime at Miki D’s all year round just get his fit right…ahh to dream in Firenze…

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Met up with my boy Omar, one of the first people I ever met in Firenze almost 16 years ago when I was coming out here to Visit my boy Luke (OAMC) when he went to school out here.  He is still the mayor!  Omar took me to an OG restaurant for dinner…It was so OG that A, I can’t tell you the name and B, I took this shot of the grandma cooking in the kitchen.  Fuck I love Italy!!!

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Started off the next day on some tourist shit.  Saw the sights, did the do…. Always got to check the Ponte Vecchio

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Next up I went to my favorite smellgoods apothecary…Santa Maria Novella…it was good to see they were repping for my peoples with the art on the ceiling…Black People…ho!

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Karl Lagerfeld did an incredible exhibit called Visions of Fashion. He basically took over the Gallerie degli Uffizi and put photo’s of his next to the masters, it was actually super dope!!!

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Dinner Time!  Chilled with these guys at an amazing restaurant set in the hills just outside of Firenze.  Great food, even better people, thanks for letting me tag along guys!

Super romantic (pause).

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Lots of meat (pause)…

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Last show of the week.  RAF.  It was pretty fresh.  They got an old train terminal garage and turned it into like an OG rave looking vibe..they then adorned the garage with archival Raf pieces…on eery looking manikins.

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This is my “waiting at the fucking Firenze airport all day, fuck you Italy face”!

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What’s even worse the screen looked like this for 8 hours…it never changed…see that London flight that is clearly not canceled? I am on that one, so I sat here like an idiot all day waiting…would have been much better if they just told me it was canceled from the jump. Agh!!! This shit I do to make yall look fly!!!!

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Well..that was the first leg of the trip…stay tuned for the Amsterdam leg next….the shit I do to make ya’ll look fly….

The Shit I Do To Make Y’all Look Fly: Summer16 tour pt. 2 (ADAM)