Fashion in Flair: handicraft shopping in Lucca

Fashion in Flair 2017On the 13th toward the 15th of October the wonderful gardens of Villa Bottini in Lucca host the 6th edition of Fashion in Flair, the market fair dedicated to excellent handicraft and shopping Made in Italy.

The fair is an opportunity to know and buy beautiful handiworks, to visit the Villa’s gardens and taste some Italian delicatessen. The artisans have the chance to meet their public while the handicraft lovers can find the right pieces.

This year we are thrilled to visit Fashion in Flair! We are going to be in the panel of invited bloggers assigning the “Award Blogger for Flair” to the best exhibitor who win the attention for originality, craftsmanship and emotion.

Don’t miss our live updates on Instagram and Facebook.

For more info www.fashioninflair.com

Handmade hats: Antica Manifattura Cappelli

The oldest millinery workshop in Rome

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Once I was strolling down a little street in Prati neighborhood in Rome and a particular shop window captured my attention, nested between a tourist guide shop and a coffee shop. There were beautiful hats hanging around but what really struck me were the racks of hat wooden shapes I noticed through the window.

I thought it was a lovely display and I immediately wanted to see more behind that door.

Inside, the shop leads to the workshop on the back and it opens to a millinery heaven.

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