Souvenir Sunday – Florence Leather

Among many other things (paper, food, art) - Florence is famous for it’s leather. There is a daily leather market that takes place in the Mercato del Porcellino which is a covered market dating back to the 1600’s on Via Calimala. Walking through this leather market is a big treat. The designs aren’t always the... Continue Reading →

Style Pack Go: Florence

I travelled most recently to Florence with friends in the fall. We went for a long weekend (I was living in London at the time) and had a fantastic time. I’m a huge fan of traveling during the ‘off season’ to avoid crowds. That said, I’m not sure there technically is an off season for... Continue Reading →

Souvenir Sunday – Florence

  Perfume is not the only thing I came back from Florence with (distended belly, some leather goods and a fresh appreciation for a certain Signore David), but it is the most memorable. Along with many other things, Florence is home to one of the world’s oldest pharmacies: Old Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella or Officina... Continue Reading →

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