A hidden little treasure inside the old walls of Lucca dedicated to parfume , titled ” Il naso e la storia ” = the nose and the history. I discovered this original museum just last week walking as a tourist in a city that I love and that I know pretty well since I was … More A little scented treasure in the heart of Lucca
Some sun, some nice mild weather & it’s time for shopping !!! Just some shots to show how is coloured our spring in Tuscany👏👍😍❤️
…even prêt à porter clothes created by Tiziana, stylist & designer , with great beautiful colours with light materials for the up coming spring & summertime! Run by two sisters , Tiziana & Carmen , this atelier was opened about 40 years ago by their mother Grazia , producing top quality handmade dresses “alta moda … More Not only wedding dresses by Sidoti Moda in Genoa …
In Viareggio , a coastal summer location, just 40 minutes driving from my birthplace , Pistoia , I just saw these beautiful windows& thought of you, my friends abroad , that cannot see what on fashion here in Tuscany at the present & so………now you could see them through my photos ! Same trend … More Windows shopping in Viareggio!
When Valentine day is going to come my husband never knows what I ‘d love to receive so I thought I have to start a bit earlier to look for something special and original to suggest him to buy for me . Some days ago a good friend of mine from New York sent me … More Some uncommon ideas for your Valentine
http://www.theflexx.com Just in the outskirks of Pistoia you can find The Flexx : it’s an outlet with comfortable shoes : extra light flexible air pocket soles , soft leather uppers that can fit perfectly to your feet as a glove! Sales are arrived here too & these are my photos just took there today, enjoy😍❤️ … More Passion 4 shoes : fashion comfort Italian shoes outlet
Are you excited for sales?? First you need a cup of coffee or cappuccino or an aperitivo to plan your sale tour, don’t you agree?? Here in Tuscany they just started on January 5th so this the first week end of sale shopping & is going to be a very busy one althought is … More Pistoia : it’s time for SALES !!
http://www.nomination.it I have had the great pleasure to meet Monica Tiozzo – the Nomination president – during an happy hour in Pistoia planned by TO BE DONNA -an entrepeneurs’ women association of Confcommercio – to present her new book titled : ”How to be a mother, a wife and yourself as well as a president … More Nomination : a shining lady behind an Italian leader jewels brand
Pistoia is not only art & architecture , greenhouses & stunning landscapes but you can also find …fashion ! http://www.icashmerissimi.com produces beautiful & soft jumpers , gilets ,capes & scarfs, gloves , socks hats all made of cachemire, or silk & cachemire in fashionable multicolours both for women & men. Visited the outlet in the Pistoia’s … More MadeinPistoia : multicolour cachemire made in Tuscany
To celebrate my birthday what a better place than being my birthtown with a green , fresh carpet of grass in the city’s heart? For just one day ,until midnight , as in Cindarella’s tale Pistoia was a green island in the so called ‘Sala’ district where is the city’s movida every week end. This … More Made in Pistoia : “the green & the city ” yes , we can ! just 4 one day in Pistoia
In Via del Parione, 28-32/R ,just at the beginning of this street almost on the corner with the most fashionable street , Via Tornabuoni ,near palazzo Spini Feroni that hosts the Ferragamo’s shoes museum & its boutique , you can find the Florian Café , founded in Venice in 1720. http://www.caffeflorian.com Daniel , the kind … More Florian café : not just in Venice but in Florence too!
Here 4 you , some floral & coloured clothes from a nice boutique shop in Pistoia . Just have a look to the bright shades of yellow, pink & orange with matching accessories , mocassins & ballerinas , small bags & big ones with fringes ! This is Italian casual & trandy fashion you can … More Pistoia : spring colours 4 fashion MITO boutique
Winter is going to end & I need sun 🌞🌞 & New spring colours , no more Just black ! Have a ️Look ️to this Great choice The New Collection with brighter colours to celebrate ️many many years of bags’ production …since 1885 in The Italian fashion Market offering light & Nice shapes purses for … More Bags by Gherardini & Braccialini ~ made in Italy ~ in Florence , Tuscany
Florence at night is shining as a real gem This is Spini – Feroni ‘s palace in its magnificence🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 in Santa Trinita Square. Il Borro tuscan Bistro is on The Arno riverside , same building of Ferragamo’s headquarter ( Old Beautiful historical palace Spini -Feroni ) an elegant & typical Tuscan bistrot can offer you … More The fab 4 F : #Florence – #Ferragamo – #Food – #Fashion !
Twice a week , on Wed & Sat ️morning , in the Duomo square of Pistoia – since The Middle Age ! – the market takes place : same location ,different kind Of goods . In The past centuries Just food stalls & animals nowadays clothes , shoes, flowers , plants & household goods. … More Made in Pistoia : Saturday shopping at the market
Pistoia is located in a stateglical place : about 50 km. From The coast on The beach & about 70 from The mountains Where We can sky. I ️️was at this market last Wednsday to Have a ️Look to The market located in The biggest square of The small village on The Tuscan cost. In … More Forte dei Marmi ~ Tuscany~ fab & glam Shopping at The market
Last Thursday I ️was by Palazzo Borghese in Florence to celebrate ImmagineItalia & Co. http://www.immagineitalia.org 8th
Just 3 day left to the 8th edition of Immagine Italia & Co. http://www.immagineitalia.org the international fair dedicated to the preview collections of underwear, homewear and lingerie. In the stunning setting of Florence by Fortezza da Basso , from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th . Over 200 brands on show, among the most prestigious ones … More Immagine Italia & Co. – Florence – Lingerie,underwear & homewear opens in 3 days!
Dove : a Pistoia Presso : Ass.Culturale Il Funaro in via del Funaro ,16 http://www.ilfunaro.org Quando : domani 3 febbraio ore 21:00 – 22:30 primo incontro , (gli altri si terranno sempre di lunedì ) A cadenza settimanale , 8 lezioni con professionisti esperti di bon ton , portamento, cura e immagine personale , galateo … More Made in Pistoia : Il corso di Galateo & Lifestyle
The first temporary shoe shop in My town ! “Didì le fou ” is its name: located on a street corner exposing nice high hills shoes & sandals , offers a huge choice of ladies footwears. Pop in & have a Look it’s Open even on Thursday night but ….just until The end Of June😉😍👠👡👢👞👠 … More A temporary #shoe shop in #Pistoia👠👡👢👞👟👠👟
In a lovely location facing The Fifth Avenue Of Lucca That is Via Fillungo , LADURÉE Open a New shop together with Massimo Rebecchi fashion store at The first floor Of The same old ,historical beautiful building . Same charming atmosphere for The French Macarons we love but with a feeling Of being hosted in … More Macarons by LADURÉE New shop in Lucca
Maybe you remember when in a previous post I mentioned The Italian Macarons’ origins : Caterina dei Medici from Florence exported them to France in The XVI century when she moved to France to get married to Henry II Of France. Nowadays another lady brought them back to Italy : first in Milan & Rome … More Macaron by Ladurée in Tuscany now : Lucca & Florence
Yesterday night we had a great night in Florence ! most shops were Open until midnight with Special events to celebrate Vogue fashion night. Couldn t be there so I decide to post some picts of the best bags & shoes I love just to celebrate last night without me ( but My heart was … More Fashion : bags&shoes4winter 2014
I Love London and Harrold’s is a must when I am visiting This terrific city. This summer I heard there is a temporary Harrold’s store in Porto Cervo, so as I was in Sardinia, decided to go & see. Nothing to do with The original department store! Just some glass big boxes containing jewels,luxury cars,bikes … More Postcard from Sardinia: Porto Cervo hosts Harrold’s
Dedicated to Forte dei Marmi ( worldwide well known location on the Tuscan coast ) as did in the past for Porto Cervo in Emerald Coast in Sardinia and Capri .
On Thursday morning if you have the chance to be in Sardinia on the Emerald coast you really can’t miss this Open air street market! You can find many different kind Of things : handmade hats,vintage sun glasses, clothes Of course!, bags, jewels , small handmade sardinian souvenir to hang in your summer house and … More My pills Of Heaven : Sardinia ,San Pantaleo street market
This could be considered The most beautiful and really the oldest boutique still left in My small town, Pistoia. Yesterday Morning I saw its old gallery as a sort Of a small Burlington arcade in London : This Made me think about My strolls in London and how much I loved it when I first … More Like a Burlington Arcade but in Pistoia ~Toscana ~ Italia
Once upon a time, there was an historical cafè called ‘Giacosa ‘ ( founded in 1815 and licensed furnisher Of the Italian Royal family ) in the most glamorous street of Florence ~ that could be compared to the Fifth Avenue in New York ~ Via Tornabuoni . It was the only café facing this … More Fashion café in the heart of Florence
Shoes are My passion or maybe I can say My obsession? I spent half Of My life dealing with them: My father was involved in The shoe business as footwear Agent in Italy representing some Italian factories on The export market . I followed him as soon as I finished The college and I loved … More Passion4…shoes!!
For an unforgettable dinner or aperitivo try this restaurant by ABITART HOTEL . Visit http://www.estrobar.com you will find a cool atmoshere and a great choice & music! Enjoy ESTROBAR near the fashionable roman district ‘Testaccio’ and few steps away from Eataly.
One of the windows,the entrance of the shop, me with the earings just bought! Angela Caputi’s laboratory is just near Ponte Vecchio, in the heart of Florence. The Florentine artist designs her creations through inspirations from 1940s American films and her passion for fashion. In 2005 her creations were displayed by the Metropolitan Museum of … More FASHION IN FLORENCE :ANGELA CAPUTI JEWELS DESIGNER
A day in Florence with My friends :ladies only soooo….as you can imagine ~ or maybe NOT ~ lots of windows shopping, laughs , cappuccino, cakes, luncheon in a cool restaurant, shopping !!yes again , spending money not just looking 😜😜Walking a lot, talking too much about many subjects, never too tired never fed up … More Strolling in Florence with friends
Love hats as well as shoes! Old ones are soooo funny and made me think which kind Of faces where used to take around…
Met him in his beautiful estate in the tuscan countryside last October , in occasion of a luncheon & wine tasting with group of a cooking class from Los Angeles. He came to welcome us and everybody fell in love with him!
This is the first boutique opened by the Founder Guccio Gucci ( That’s why the logo has his monogram : GG)