Florence in 10 vintage addresses. Refined objects to make the interior decor unique. And, why not, to dream a little bit.
La Bottega di Corte is the fav antique shop of Tweetandtravel. It's located in the picturesque courtyard of Palazzo Magnale of Florence, at number 11 of Via del Sole. Here the memories and emotions of the past are transformed into timeless objects.
Barbara Gallorini Antichità is a small boutique containing the treasures of the past, such as furniture, ceramics and antique art objects, but also a restoration workshop of gilding and lacquering: frames, antique console, candelabra, chandeliers...
The paradise for lovers of modern antiques and vintage wallpaper? UB Florence, in Via dei Conti at number 4, Florence. Housed in the premises of a historic wallpaper shop, a few steps from the Duomo of Florence, mixes the past objects to recreate the style of the present.
In Via dei Fossi, you should visit Ad'Opera Concept Store. It is a laboratory of two creative antique dealers and enthusiasts. Here are objects of the past, but you can also buy custom-made furniture. Do not miss the works of art by Angelo Raffaele Marturano.
For a break with fresh products in the picturesque Piazzetta dei Del Ben, Amblé is a destination designed as a living room: you can eat (the specialty is the sandwich with a fresh juice), but you can also buy the chair on which you sit. Here are modern antiques and vintage garden furniture, also available online.
Tweetandtravel fav vintage clothing shop is Marie Antoinette Florence. Here you can find a vintage bag of Yves Saint Laurent, but also handmade jewelry and new clothes. The style of Cynthia and Geraldine is unique.
Not far away, Boutique Nadine concept store: vintage fashion and modern furniture are juxtaposed with niche brands and small productions. Here we go from vintage Gucci's scarves to 50's chair, up to the old trunks and the items made by young designers.
Do not miss the daily antiques market in Piazza Annigoni. Here you can find secondhand trade of all kinds, from the picture painted in oils and silver cutlery, to the ancient ceramics. On the last Sunday, visit the flea market in Piazza Ghiberti.
In Piazza Ghiberti, handcrafted goodies, linen fabrics, ceramic tableware, chandeliers and magical "retrouvailles" at Il Cuore delle Cose. A laboratory of ideas and design born from the passion of the owner Chiara Fresia.
Another paradise for lovers of vintage is Desinare: vintage objects, recovered furniture, fabrics and shades, but also cooking tools for the table and the kitchen because Desinare is also a cooking school. Here you can participate in evening cooking classes, as well as courses of food photography and table setting.