Tag Archives: fashion

walking tour roundup: best fall walks

It’s no secret that Hannah and I are smitten with fall. Heavy heat just isn’t our thing–we’d rather take a grey day here and there with cooler temperatures. So as we feel now is one of the best times to explore the city, we thought we’d dig through the archives and share our favorite walks […]

the history of florentine fashion through photographs

For those of you in Florence this week, we imagine you’ve noticed that attractive, well-dressed men have invaded the city – not the worst invasion Florence has ever seen. Pitti Uomo 86 has arrived. Pitti Uomo, the largest men’s fashion event in the world, occurs twice a year in Florence, in January and June. If […]

faking it: 10 tips to acting like a local in florence

Longer days and budding flowers should be welcome signs of spring. For many Florentines, however, they are warning sirens – the tourists are coming. Admittedly, the awkward love/hate (mostly hate) relationship Florentines have with tourists often leaves me less than eager to fly my American flag while abroad. So what do I do? I fake it. Faking it is […]

pitti uomo: the most attractive 4 days of the year

Florence is a lucky place for a girl to find herself. Florence, the first week of January … well you just hit the jackpot girlfriend. Considered the men’s fashion capital of the world, it is no surprise that Pitti Uomo, a sector of Pitti Immagine, is hosted in Florence bi-annually, in both early January and […]

Christmas in Florence at Night by mookiefl, on Flickr

upcoming events: december 2012

Tis the season! Well, technically it’s still the rainy season, but soon Florence will emerge much drier and brighter. Twinkling lights strung above city streets and a full array of free events will help you get into the holiday spirit. How best to celebrate? We have some suggestions: Weihnachtsmarkt Piazza Santa Croce is ready to […]

Vara pumps via Borough Vintage

walking tour: fashion as art on display

As we said before, we’re all about spreading the Team Florens love. Promoting and investing in culture to sustain the city’s economy? Yes, please. With this noble goal in mind, I’m going to tackle a topic that might at first seem at odds with our budget-friendly, for-free blog: high-end fashion. We’re talking Gucci, Ferragamo, Prada […]