Where to Take Your Shoe Fetish? Study Tours: 5 Shoe Lovers’ Spots in Florence
Florence, and the surrounding region, is home to Italy’s leather artisans. You owe it to yourself to visit a few temples of fine Italian footwear while in town—and worship.
Palazzo Buondelmonti is the home of high fashion shoe darling Aquazzura’s studio.
Gucci lovers can get an espresso and browse art books while ogling fab luggage and shoes. Ninety years of company history as well as contemporary art and video are on display at the luxury brand’s hometown museum.
Ferragamo‘s flagship on the elegant Via dei Tornabuoni houses a museum “dedicated to contemporary fashion culture in the widest sense.” FIDM gets a special tour!
Casadei, a fashionista favorite brand, built a gorgeous modernist flagship to match its sensual design style on the primo Tornabuoni.
Via de’ Calzaliuoli Shoes, and everything else, is for sale on this hectic market street that stretches from Piazza della Signoria to the Duomo.
FIDM Students: To join the Study Tour to Florence and learn more about other FIDM Study Tours go to the FIDM portal.
center photo with shoe: Ferragamo Museum
bottom photo by La Martinica