Author: Kaylee Denmead

Kaylee Denmead was raised in New York and has taken a nine-month trip from the Fashion Institute of Technology campus in the city to live and study in Florence. For the remaining five months of her stay she is interning with The Florentine, studying fashion merchandising at Polimoda, improving her Italian, and tasting all the pappa al pomodoro she can.
February 5, 2015

Go Nordic!

You might be surprised the first time you catch someone power walking along the Arno with a ski pole in each hand and a look of determination on his or her face. A combination of cross-country skiing and hiking, Nordic walking is now a popular activity in Florence. Providing
January 15, 2015

3 days of children’s fashion: Pitti Bimbo 80

From January 22 to 24, the annual Pitti Bimbo trade show will be held at Florence’s Fortezza da Basso. Now in its 80th year, the tradeshow is one of the most important events on the international youth fashion and children’s clothing fashion scene.   Open to

How to dress for studying in Florence

It is quite the task to fit nine months and four seasons of clothing (and shoes!) into two suitcases, so when the time came to pack for my study-abroad year in Italy, I asked everyone who might be able to help to clue me in on what I should
December 4, 2014

Pitti Uomo 87 trend review

My awareness of how well everyone was dressed started bright and early on a 7:30am flight from Frankfurt to Florence on Tuesday morning. Having already flown from New York to Frankfurt, complete with a delay thanks to freezing rain in NY and a layover at 5:15 AM when