Peter Pilotto to Be This Year’s Guest Designer at Pitti W

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20: A model walks the runway during the Peter Pilotto show at London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012 at Topshop Venue, Old Billingsgate Market on February 20, 2012 in London, England (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images) Photo: Tim Whitby/Getty Images

He and Christopher De Vos will present their pre-spring 2013 collection at the event, which runs from June 19 to 22 in Florence. Lapo Cianchi, director of communications for Pitti Immagine, said they tapped Pilotto "because we were looking for a modern approach to feminine elegance that is constant, profound and has the ability to think about itself."