Friday, June 22, 2018
In case you didn't already know, this week Florence hosts Pitti Uomo, a giant fashion trade show event, unlike anything you've ever seen. But the clothes aren't the thing to die for...it's the people. They...
artisan fair dog
In the early 19th century we saw the rise of Fordism, assembly lines and generic mass production. At the time, this was indeed a feat of ingenuity and profound efficiency, however, perhaps what Henry Ford...
He’s chiseled, he’s sculpted, and he’s famous. He has all the Renaissance ladies and present-day gals lined up at his door just waiting to gawk over him. Reaching about 14 feet 3 inches in height,...
Taste Food Fair
Anyone who loves food and freebies should have been at the Pitti Taste fair in Florence, Italy this weekend. If you were not, then make sure you roll your fat a** down there next year....
Viareggio costumes
In late February/early March, extravagant paper mache floats cruise down the confetti-coated streets of Viareggio (Vee-ah-REJ-joh). For the past 141 years, this small beach town near Pisa has played host to one of Italy’s largest...
With Florence being such a renowned city of romance, it is likely that everyone is excited to go out and see all the happy couples participate in public displays of affection.Personally, I prefer to rejoice...
As of Friday, February 7th, 2014, all hopes of keeping up the post-Christmas diet have been quashed as Florence Italy's Santa Maria Novella square is enriched with the hypnotising smell of chocolate. Yes, the Artisan...
Florence Choccolate Fair Face Painting
Each year Florence, Italy hosts the "Fiera del Cioccolato Artigianale" (Artisan Chocolate Fair), a 10-day event where chocolate vendors from all over the country entice passersby with edible displays and delectable free samples. Here's a...
Male Fashion Winter 2014
I was stoked when Thursday rolled around. It was the day I was attending the biggest fashion event in Florence: Pitti Immagine Uomo. I'd been trying to figure out what I was going to wear...
Trumpets blare, the soft clinking of a metal breastplate bounces off the narrow walls, and leather creaks as the parade marches by while three young emergency medical aids do their best to explain to me,...