Florence Fashion Tour: Across Art and Italian Fashion History
Florence fashion guided tour: the birth of Italian fashion, the costume gallery, Ferragamo and Gucci museums
Fashion tour of Florence to discover the history of Italian Fashion. We start with the Costume Gallery inside the Pitti Palace which houses one of the richest collections of garments in the world from the 1500’s to the present times, with the the creations of Italian and International Fashion designers.
Ferragamo Museum in Florence
Then continue to the Ferragamo Museum: opened in 1995 it is the first museum in the world dedicated to the creations of a Fashion Designer. The Italian shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo from 1920 revolutionized the idea and the style of shoes, giving them color, fantasy and glamour. The collection shows all the models created by Ferragamo for Hollywood celebrities as Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Sofia Loren, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, showing the strong relationship between Art and Fashion which Ferragamo interpreted at the best during the 20th century.
Gucci Museum in Florence
The Gucci Museum: it shows a very rich and beautiful collection of suitcases, hand bags, purses, silk scarves, clothing and jewelry created by Guccio Gucci from its beginnings in Florence in 1921 and still in the current production of the today Gucci Fashion House.
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Duration: 3 hours
Price: € 210 (1 to 10 people- entrance tickets not included)