“A round up of the coolest places to shop in Florence“
DRESS WELL, SELECTION.
Benheart, where leather quality is king. The owners works only with the finest selected local artisans and all raw materials, leathers and accessories, are carefully researched by the head Stylist Ben, who favors not only aesthetic qualities, but also resistance over time.
Via della Vigna Nuova 97/r | www.benheart.it
In Florence it is Ornella Aprosio who stands out through her hand-crafted production of jewellery and accessories in Murano glass beads and Bohemian crystals and thanks to her, history rewinds through reusing high skilled feminine labour and recovering extremely fascinating materials.
Via del Moro 75/77r | www.aprosio.it
This is an independent concept store based in Florence, offering contemporary apparel brands and a broad selection of international publications. Bjork is known among the city’s hippest people as the source for super-cool stuff you can’t find anywhere else in town.
Via dello Sprone, 25/r | www.bjorkflorence.com
A very well-known boutique on a residential corner of Via Don Giovanni Minzoni, near the city centre.Here you’ll find a wide range of brands: from Marni, Dries Van Noten, and Comme des Garçons to Stone Island and much more. Simplicity is the keyword of this huge shop (2 floor of selected styles).
Viale Don Minzoni 31 | www.playgroundshop.com
The Italian luxury footwear brand AQUAZZURA was co-founded by Edgardo Osorio in 2011. Today the colourful designs with uncompromising comfort and craftsmanship have made AQUAZZURA an instantly recognizable household name in the world of luxury footwear.
Lungarno Corsini 42/r | www.aquazzura.com
ROY ROGER’S is the first Italian blue-jeans since 1952. Made to measure service is specially conceived to offer the luxury of customised jeans. ROY ROGER’S proposal includes men’s, women’s and children’s total look, with different lines and labels
Via Calimala, 27/r | www.royrogers.it