Want to delve into Italian style but don't know where to start? Expert personal shopper Cristina Ferro is on hand to guide you through the steps of chic.

Pineider’s new leather products combine modern design with sumptuous materials and time-honoured artisanal techniques. The leather goods, paper products and writing instruments available from its boutique in Florence are quintessential Italian hand-crafted quality.

Florence is famous for its artisanal leather. Age old producers and renowned craftsman have created beautiful pieces for centuries. 'Made In Italy' takes centre stage at some of these one of a kind boutiques in the city.

Having doubled in size thanks to a host of successful labels, this shop is one of Florence’s most visited spaces.

Those 1920s themed parties always pop out of nowhere, don’t they?

This charming tea boutique has more than magical, organic blends on the menu. Owner Marcela has some Argentine secrets infused into each tea bag.

If walls do in fact have ears, then those contained in this charming music store have been hearing the gestures of artists, known and aspiring, in search of their musical sidekicks since 1830.

Mr. Hidetaka Fukaya has been binding fine leather and strong soles to create bespoke men's shoes and the travel necessaires for almost twenty years.

Although Florence is known for its stunning architecture, gorgeous art collections, and fascinating history, make sure that you include shopping on your itinerary, because it is a unique, not-to-be-missed experience.

Our local’s tips to help you make the most of your time in the Tuscan capital.