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Shopping in Florence

Officina Profumo Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella
Via della Scala 16

 

Profumeria Lorenzo Villoresi
Via de’ Bardi 24
Where you can select your own unique, exclusive fragrance

 

Loretta Caponi
Piazza Antinori 4
Ribbons and lace for the home and children

 

Madova Gloves
Via Guicciardini 1r
Since 1919 the place to go for gloves in Florence

 

Passamaneria Toscana
Piazza San Lorenzo 12r
Since the Fifties, specialized in the creation of trimmings and accessories for decoration

 

Torrini Opificio Orafo
Piazza Duomo 12r
In 1369 Jacopus Torrini, from Scarperia, registered his trademark in Florence with the Guild of Iron wrights, Armorers and Nailmakers, the first of a dynasty of goldsmiths that has come down to the present time.

 

Alisi Jewel Design
Via Porta Rossa 60r
Susanna and Camilla Alisi design and create jewelry in their studio, in a precious, delicate balance between ancient and modern. They also organize courses and provide training and internships for a few selected students interested in specializing in jewelry design.

 

Stefano Bemer (shoes made to measure)
Borgo San Frediano 143r
Fine workmanship in entirely handmade shoes respects the ancient craftsman’s tradition with shoes made to measure that become unique treasures of unmistakable refinement

 

Ken’s Art Gallery
Via di San Niccolò 23/r
The director of Ken’s Art Gallery, Walter Bellini, moved by the desire to establish a creative link in Florence between the present and the past, and bridge the gap between the ancient cradle of the arts and all that is modern in Florentine, Italian and international art, has set a very specific goal for himself: to show the work of mainly living contemporary artists.

 

Brandimarte Argento
Viale Ariosto 11/cr
Silver worked by master Florentine craftsmen.

 

 

DESIGNERS BOUTIQUES

Corneliani
Via Calimala 22
Prada, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Pucci, Cavalli, Ferrè, Versace, Loro Piana and many others all have their boutiques in the area covered by Piazza della Repubblica, Via Strozzi, Via Tornabuoni and Via della Vigna Nuova

 

OTHER

Contrasto – Aveda Concept Salon
Via della Mosca 8r

 

Gelateria Vivoli
Via Isola delle Stinche 7r

 

The following are a few suggestions if you are looking for a good guide book:

  • Michelin (Green Guide)
  • Touring Club Italiano (Red Guide)
  • Eyewitness
  • Frommers
  • Fodor’s
  • Time Out

 

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