The Cognoscenti's Guide to Florence (Paperback)

Louise Fili

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Shop and eat like a Florentine with this pocket-sized guide to the best of the magnificent Tuscan city known for its art, culture, and cuisine. Celebrated graphic designer and self-described Italophile Louise Fili, with connoisseur of all things Lisa Apatoff, takes you on eight updated walks through Florence, discussing more than seventy of the city's most alluring shops--some run by the same families for generations, others offering young entrepreneurs' fresh interpretations of traditional techniques. Discerning travelers will discover rare books and charming hats; vintage Pucci and handmade shoes; cioccolata da bere (drinkable chocolate); colorful buttons; and bolts of rich silk fabric in this enchanting introduction to makers and purveyors of clothing, home decor, accessories, specialty foods, and much more.


Product Details

  • Product code: BNWSM
  • ISBN: 9781616896362
  • Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 14.6cm x 10.8cm
  • Pages: 224
  • Publish date: Fri Sep 01 00:00:00 BST 2017
  • Book points: 8

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