Cognoscenti's Guide to Florence, the NEW REVISED EDITION

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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 and connoisseur of all things Lisa Apatoff take you on eight updated walks through Florence, discussing more than 70 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 travellers will discover rare books and charming hats; vintage Pucci and handmade shoes; cioccolata da bere (drinkable chocolate); colourful 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.
ISBN 9781616896362. Princeton Architectural Press.
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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 and connoisseur of all things Lisa Apatoff take you on eight updated walks through Florence, discussing more than 70 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 travellers will discover rare books and charming hats; vintage Pucci and handmade shoes; cioccolata da bere (drinkable chocolate); colourful 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.
  • Subtitle
    Shop and Eat Like a Florentine
  • Author
    Louise Fili and Lise Apatoff
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    July 2017
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    10.2 x 14 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    in stock
  • Status for Website
    available
  • Date added
    July 2017