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Self-Made Design: Florence Exhibition

From 11th to 18th of September, the beautiful Limonaia di Villa Strozzi in Florence will host the second edition of Source: Self-made Design, an exhibition featuring projects by more than 50 Italian and international designers, as well as workshops and debates, all celebrating and exploring self-produced design. The target of Source: Self-made Design is to investigate the development of self-produced projects ...
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FLORENCE: Grand Hotel Villa Cora

Renovated a few years back, Florence’s Grand Hotel Villa Cora is a 19th-century mansion just recently turned hotel.
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FLORENCE: The Alpine Lodge

Last season at Pitti Uomo, Montreal-based accessory brand WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie delighted trade show attendees with its freestanding, custom-designed,  garden-themed showroom. They're back at it again right now in Florence, unveiling an elegant exhibit entitled, "The Alpine Lodge."
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Ancient Spirituality: Zhang Huan at Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Chinese contemporary artist, Zhang Huan, has delivered an inspiring installation, within the spectacularly decorated Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Inextricably linked with Buddhism, Zhang Huan explores ideas of culture, society and religious practices in his exhibition entitled, L'Anima e la Materia (Soul and Matter). The exhibition covers two locations on either side of the city of Florence: the Palazzo Vecchio and ...
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A NEW SENSUALITY Florence: Damir Doma's signature architectural shapes drew closer to the body this season, making for a more sensual, curvy silhouette, while rich shades of purple added luxe appeal. –Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Pieced plaid column dress / Nipped-waist blazers / Handkerchief-hem skirts / Tapered trousers / Tops with cutout shoulders Color: Black / Khaki / Pure white / Royal purple ...
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Sea of Indigo at Pitti Uomo

We just sifted through all our amazing street photos from last week's inspiring Pitti Uomo show. always an inspiration for denim, this June was no exception – in fact, we saw even more indigo than ever! And boy, it was bright! We've been tracking brighter indigo shades entering the market for several seasons now, first noted at specialist fabric trade shows ...
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Best of Pitti, Pt. 2

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Best of Pitti, Pt. 1

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LAID-BACK LUXURY Florence: For Resort, Frida Giannini played that '70s disco tune she loves so much. Languid Ziggy Stardust suits, Studio 54-worthy halter-neck dresses, lashings of lurex and iridescent sequins, platform sandals and earthy shades from mustard to cocoa to rust. When her girls weren't glittering on the dancefloor, they were beachside in kimono cover-ups, silk pajamas and sundresses in summery parasol, ...
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A Gentleman’s Camo

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Pitti Pt. 2: The Three-Piece Look

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Pitti Uomo F/W 13: Street Style

Last week, the Stylesight team touched down in Fortezza da Basso, Florence for the 83rd edition of Pitti Uomo. While our editors poured through the F/W 13 designer previews, our correspondents  took the opportunity to capture some of the most charming street style of the sharpest dressed males. As expected this season, gents showed up in a beautiful array of sartorially-inclined ...
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Best of Pitti, Pt. 1

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New Denim Store: Roy Rogers Florence

Italian denim brand Roy Rogers has been going for just three seasons but already is a popular name in the Italian casualwear market in Italy and Europe. However, the brand has much deeper roots; it has been resurrected from its original inception in the 50s. In 1947 a manufacturing company called 7 Bell was the first to make blue jeans in Italy. ...
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