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June 27, 2017
ART + CULTURE

Paying homage to the Grand Dukes at Palazzo Pitti

The Tesoro dei Granduchi at Palazzo Pitti launched Homage to the Grand Duke: Memories of Silver Plates, on the Feast Day of Saint John the Baptist, Florence’s patron saint. Running until September 24, 2017, the exhibition highlights a collection of silver plates carried out by some of the most significant Roman artists of the 17th and 18th centuries, […]
June 15, 2017
LIFESTYLE

5 reasons why Pitti Uomo is sustainable

At Pitti Uomo, how does sustainability fits into the world of menswear and the future of the fashion industry?
June 14, 2017
LIFESTYLE

Handle without care: Pitti Uomo 92

"Handle without care" is a slogan that fits like a fashionable glove to Florence's fashion week, Pitti Uomo. Marco Badiani shoots the nonexistent breeze at Fortezza da Basso.
June 13, 2017
ART + CULTURE

Pitti Uomo 92 kicks off with SONICS performance

Pitti Uomo, the international menswear fair par excellence, begins today at the Fortezza da Basso, but most shows and parties are closed to the public. Last night, however, the public got in on all the pageantry with a performance by Italian acrobatic troupe SONICS in piazza Pitti. Titled “Meraviglia Water and Flames” and sponsored by the Centro […]
May 10, 2017
LIFESTYLE

Streetsmart: Sdrucciolo de’ Pitti

Besides having the coolest street name this side of the Arno—or perhaps the Atlantic—Sdrucciolo dei Pitti sees its fair share of foot traffic. The street’s unofficial sindaco Renzo Regoli (see below) proudly flaunts his status as its last permanent resident, and stands guard over those walking between piazzas Pitti and Santo Spirito. Nighttime noise, he […]
April 24, 2017
ART + CULTURE

Tapestries on display at the Palazzo Pitti

Tapestries to eventually be moved to former Museum of Carriages
March 27, 2017
ART + CULTURE

WOMAN POWER on display at Palazzo Pitti

It’s the first exhibition in Italy by the “painter” (as she wanted to be called), MARIA LASSNIG, a pioneering Austrian artist in the feminist movement within visual arts.   One of the most important artists of the second half of the 20th century, Maria Lassnig (1919-2014) earned recognition for her role in this artistic era […]
January 5, 2017
NEWS

Fashion in Florence exhibition at Palazzo Pitti

Historic photography archive Archivio Foto Locchi extends its treasures with exhibition titled Fashion in Florence through the lens of Archivio Foto Locchi.
January 2, 2017
LIFESTYLE

Pitti preview: Paul Smith, Pitti Palace and La Pergola

From January 10 to 13, the Tuscan capital will take a dynamic approach to fashion with the theme of dance for the 91st Pitti fashion fair.
December 13, 2016
LIFESTYLE

White Room to reopen at the Pitti Palace

The Sala Bianca will resume its role as a launch pad of Florentine fashion as Stefano Ricci will holds a show to mark his label’s 45th anniversary.