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June 7, 2021

Summer looks: Florence’s independent fashion designers

If Italian PM Draghi’s road map is to be believed and this summer follows last year’s tendency, over the next month we’ll be returning to some semblance of normality. It also means we’ll be needing the right wardrobe to revive our social life while supporting Florence’s independent fashion scene. Here are a few looks for […]
February 8, 2021

Leisurewear meets fashion at Barberino Designer Outlet

Our style has changed over the course of the pandemic as we all seek comfort and to look after ourselves. Leisurewear is the first choice for most as we find ways to combine our more home-based routines with fitting in exercise where possible. The Winter Sale at Barberino Designer Outlet (until March 1) is the […]
May 28, 2020

Collaboration brings comfort in the fashion industry

The global fashion industry continues to endure a difficult season. In this time of great transition, industry professionals are adapting to these challenges, while still physically apart. Isolated, they are forced to continue business “as per usual”, however unusual these circumstances may be. Video calls are becoming the new norm and replacing their passing small […]
June 11, 2019

Enterprising fashion boutiques in Florence

There’s an undercurrent of small boutique business owners who keep Florence's fashionistas well-heeled and individual in style.
June 5, 2019

Tuscany, the USA and fashion

If you’ve been following our monthly column, you’ll know by now that the spirit of #Together200 can be found in almost every sector and aspect of daily life. Fashion is no exception. The United States remains one of the top export markets for Tuscan fashion and leather products, and American buyers and consumers are avid […]
January 10, 2019

Animalia Fashion at Palazzo Pitti

The exhibition was designed to be something of a fanciful and exaggerated museum of natural history.
January 9, 2019

Made-in-Florence fashion publications

With the Tuscan capital submerged in a swirl of Pitti-goers—their sartorial flamboyancy dancing across monochromatic cobblestones—why does a scarcity of fashion titles continue to endure? For long-celebrated runway capitals and newcomer cities alike, there’s no doubting the print industry’s incessant flux. Take, for example, the dramatic demise and rapid re-genesis of New York’s Interview magazine, […]
December 4, 2018

Winning fashion-art combinations in Florence

Traces: Let Fashion Drive You is an eclectic show dedicated to travel and all the “packing” it requires, whether for jet-setting soirees, opera evenings or the windblown journey from here to there. Pitti’s Museum of Fashion and Costume guides the wanderer through decades of style and otherwise unseen art. Here are a few fashion-art combos […]
September 14, 2018

The four fashion types you’ll meet in Florence

While first-time travellers to the Tuscan capital may expect a city awash with colourfully clad locals, in reality most Florence dwellers don’t look as if they were plucked straight from a Benetton photoshoot. An innate desire to value function over form, accessorized with a penchant for neutral colour palettes, characterizes the locals’ clothing choices, adapted […]
June 12, 2018

Fashion through the ages in Florence

My expectations about Florence, style-wise, were nonexistent before boarding the plane to come here: past visits to the city were as a tourist, not a fashion student. I knew that there were mid- to high-level stores and brands, but I wasn’t expecting every single person to be so fashionable, all the time. Children, adults, elders, […]