Pitti Italics Louis Leeman: Pitti Italics @ Pitti Uomo 88

Louis Leeman
The Louis Leeman footwear brand, is the outcome of the creative encounter between Louis Leeman of Holland and Erica Pelosini that occurred during their studies at Polimoda, Florence. The brand embodies all of Louis’ passion for art and Erica’s boho-chic style. After having completed his training at the Istituto Marangoni in Milan and Paris, Louis went to work with important designers, while Erica flanked Anna dello Russo as a stylist for Vogue Japan up until the pair established their brand. Eccentric elegance and unique styling are the essence of Louis Leeman creations. They present a contemporary take on the first Italian craftsmanship and English sartorial styling and create a sophisticated aesthetic that combines classicism, rock and boho all at the same time.
In the afternoon of Wednesday, 17 June the Louis Leeman event in Palazzo Pandolfini that will shine the spotlights on the men’s footwear collection by the brand that has earned a name for itself with its creations that combine a contemporary twist with timeless elegance – the fruit of the finest craftsmanship in the world. 
“It’s a great thrill for us to present our collection on the occasion of Pitti Italics program here in Florence, the symbol of the Renaissance, at our new headquarters in the historic Palazzo Pandolfini”, say Erica Pelosini and Louis Leeman, Creative Directors of Louis Leeman. “This is how we will celebrate our brand’s fourth anniversary and it will also be a celebration of the Tuscan craft tradition which has always been a strong inspiration for us”
Special Program Pitti Immagine 2015.

A cooperation between Centro di Firenze per la Moda Italiana and the Italian Trade Agency, with the special support of the Ministry of Economic Development.


Thanks to Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze for supporting and promoting young designers projects.