Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence

In so many ways, Florence is a city where time somehow seems to have stopped. This comes as no surprise to anyone who has set foot here or just looked at some pictures. Everywhere you turn, and without even walking into a church or a museum, you meet with that everlasting beauty that only masterpiecesContinue reading “Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence”

Fashion in Florence, Tuscany – Pitti Uomo & more ….

It is not by chance if Florence is now one of the fashion capital of the world. Indeed, the Italian fashion was born in Florence on the  12 of February 1951, when Giovanni Battista Giorgini organised  at Villa Torrigiani, in via de’ Serragli in Florence, a presentation to five american buyers the creations of some importantContinue reading “Fashion in Florence, Tuscany – Pitti Uomo & more ….”

La Maison Valentino sfila a Pitti Uomo 2012, ispirandosi a Marcello Mastroianni

La maison Valentino, con un omaggio alla couture e al cinema italiano, torna a sfilare a Firenze, dove iniziò la sua storia nel 1962. Nel 1952 il made in Italy nacque nella Sala Bianca di Palazzo Pitti, dove un gruppo di pionieri mostrarono le loro creazioni ai buyers americani invitati dal marchese Giovan Battista Giorgini. Questa sera l’haute couture di Valentino,Continue reading “La Maison Valentino sfila a Pitti Uomo 2012, ispirandosi a Marcello Mastroianni”