Immerse yourself in the world of luxury leather goods in Florence, as Destination Florence takes you through the behind the scenes at Minobossi in via di Vacciano, Grassina, a short distance from Florence. The city is renowned for its artisanal tradition, and the Minobossi brand, formed in the seventies, is no exception. Each piece is crafted with care and precision, using only the finest materials and techniques passed down through generations. Led by Elisa and Caterina, who took over the historic family brand, meticulous attention is paid to every step of the process, from cutting the leather to stitching it together, it’s a true art form, and one that you won’t soon forget.
Behind the scenes
Treat yourself and/or a fellow bag-loving aficionado to an unforgettable experience by exploring the world of Florentine leather goods on-site at Minobossi, taking advantage of the rare opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes of leather artisanry by donning a 3D oculus viewer to “see” skilled artisans in action as they bring timeless creations to life.
The up-close look at the artistry and dedication that defines Florentine leather goods will inspire you as you then enjoy the chance to personalize your own small leather item, taking it home with you as a memento from the experience.
An aperitivo or sweet treat adds to the sense of occasion as you discover high-quality Florentine craftsmanship, discovering the stories behind their exquisite collection of leather goods, and witness the artisanal tradition come alive.
So, whether you’re a lover of luxury leather goods or simply curious about the artisanal traditions of Florence, the experience at Minobossi is sure to leave you with a deepened appreciation for the centuries-old craft.