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November 24, 2021

IN BOTTEGA launches online shopping connection with artisans

I’m pleased to announce the launch of a new platform designed to bring artisans of the Oltrarno together with discerning shoppers – IN BOTTEGA. The pandemic has led to an increased demand for online access to artisanal work, but not all artisans have an online presence, which severely limits access to their creative products and […]
February 28, 2017

Grocery shopping vs. the supermarket

When I arrived in Florence several years ago, I thought of myself as independent and headstrong. I was a graduate student and I was going to be living in Italy for an entire year. I was older, I was committed, I was brave. On settling into my new life abroad, the adaptation process went as […]
February 7, 2017

Conscious kids shopping in Florence

From eco-kidswear purveyors to long-treasured toymakers, these children’s boutiques seamlessly balance modern-day innovation and old-school charm.
March 5, 2015

Vintage and thrift shopping in Florence

For those who enjoy the hunt for the perfect garment or accessory, Florence’s many vintage and thrift shops offer plenty of opportunities for adventure. However, there’s one factor to consider before you set out: how many euro you have in your wallet. The prices in vintage,
September 26, 2013

Shopping news

Shopping news For the first time, a low-cost brand has appeared in Florence’s high fashion district. H&M has opened Cos, its budget-chic boutique, in the striking seventeenth-century Palazzo Dudley-Navone, on the corner of via della Spada and via Tornabuoni. The Swedish chain
December 13, 2012

Shopping in the spirit

Florence sparkles with thousands of holiday lights. For some, this is a truly magical time that has the power to make us forget all our troubles and embrace the joys of life. For businesses, it can mean a make-or-break year, and so retailers are desperately looking forward to
January 13, 2011

Shopping the past

There is only one thing more exciting than visiting Florence: shopping in Florence. And the possibilities are even more exciting when you consider the vintage shopping opportunities here. Because navigating this new, hip scene in the widely antiquated streets of Florence can seem a bit daunting, I will lead you on a brief tour to […]

Shopping/ Vintage Selection,,,,,,

    We enthusiastically recommend this event. This fashion trade of once-worn-when-better-made clothing and accessories is likely the hippest open event of the season at the hippest venue in Florence. Looking for a ’66 Gucci bomber? Perhaps some leather cowboy boots worn by one who really wrangled, or a lipstick-red alligator clutch with an ivory […]

Shopping/Sanctioned Sales

Twice a year, Italy has a 60-day-long Black Friday. Every single store from Raspini to H&M will offer unbeatable prices on winter apparel. It may not seem so, but time is of the essence - the best items go fast to the fashion-savvy Florentines, so the