The Fashion Museums in Tuscany
Salvatore Ferragamo settled in Florence in 1927 and opened his first shoe-shop for women. In 1938 he moved to Palazzo Spini Ferroni, which will remain since the company's headquarters. In memory of this extraordinary artist and craftsman in 1995 Salvatore Ferragamo's Museum's been inaugurated in Florence and dedicated to his creations.
Palazzo Spini Feroni
Piazza Santa Trinita 5/R, Firenze.
Buses 6 e 37
The museum is open daily from 10.00 to 19.30;
Closed on January 1st May 1st, August 15th and December 25th.
€ 6*. Free of charge people under ten years old and over 65.
Free admission to the Museum every first Sunday of every month.
(*) The price could be higher for tickets purchased through service or ticketing reservation
More info: www.ferragamo.com/museo/it/ita
In 1921 Guccio Gucci in Florence founded his fashion house Gucci, which in the outset was specialized in leather goods,luggage and riding.
Gucci Museum, café and restaurant
Piazza della Signoria 10, Firenze
The museum is open daily from 10:00 to 20:00, Thursday 10:00 to 23:00;
Café and Restaurant Monday to Sunday 9:00 to 23:00
Closed January 1st August 15th and December 25th.
€ 7. On Thursday after 20 hours is € 4
For reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org
More info: www.guccimuseo.com/it
The gallery, which is housed in Palazzo Pitti in Florence, contains more than 6,000 artifacts, including antique clothing (oldest date back to the sixteenth century), accessories, theatrical and movie costumes of great documentary prominence, making it one of the most important museums of the world's fashion.It is also the only Italian museum to draw a detailed history of fashion, collecting numerous prestigious specimens of famous Italian and foreign designers such as Valentino,Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Emilio Pucci, Ottavio Missoni, Yves Saint Laurent, ecc.
From Monday to Sunday
8,15 – 16,30 during the months of November, December, January, February
8,15 – 17,30 in March (with daylight saving time 18:30)
8,15 – 18,30 during the months of April, May, September, October
8,15 – 17,30 in October to coincide with the change from daylight saving time to standard time
8,15 – 18,50 in June, July, August
The newest entry is always half an hour before closing.
Closed on the first and last Monday of each month, May 1st and Christmas.
Full ticket € 7, reduced € 3.50, children under 18 years free. The ticket also allows entry to the Museo degli Argenti, Porcelain Museum, Giardino di Boboli, Giardino Bardini.
Free admission every first Sunday of the month.
The fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, Florence doc, in 2002 opened the first boutique-café in the center of Florence, in the ancient Tea Room Cafe Giacosa.
Via della Spada 10, Firenze