Xmas mood –> ON!

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Hello everyone! After 2 months of work we finally managed to relax and arrange some things around the house. First thing on the list was to decorate our very first christmas tree! Among old and new ornaments, we made also our own handmade balls and delicious gingerbread cookies that one of our cat totally loves!

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Our cat eating the cookies from the christmas tree. We are now moving most of them on the top of the tree!

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On Saturday it was also Niko’s birthday so some friends came over for drinks and karaoke! I prepared a red velvet cake, but it turned green (!?) so i poured some chocolate over to cover it.

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photos © chrysoula papagianni

Pitti stroll..

Pitti Immagine officially started yesterday. So you can understand how crowded the city is and how many events are taking place. 

Our “Pitti stroll” started from Palazzo Pucci and the inauguration cocktail in honour of the art installation at the Baptistery of San Giovanni! Here you can see the Baptistery dressed in Emilio Pucci..

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Me, Nadia and Peter Dundas!

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Then a quick stroll around the center and the various events..

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And then at Société Anonyme for the MM6 Maison Martin Margiela Party!!!!!!!

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And finally at Rari for the “CLASSIC & AW LAB” party with music by Ricardo Baez (IT) – Ckrono & Slesh (IT) – Monki – DJ (UK) – T.Williams (UK) !!

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Happy Birthday Elisabettaki!!!

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Unusual Party..

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Unusual Party : a unique collaboration between Unusual Florence and Fabbrica Europa, held last Saturday at Spazio Alcatraz, Stazione Leopolda!

Music by the Parisian duo Nôze and the Tuscans  Celluloid Jam and Camillocromo Beat Band. Techno beats, electro-swing, pop, electronic and  folk, an amazing performance from all of them!

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photos © chrysoula papagianni

“Fuori di taste” 2014..

From 6-11 Mar 2014 Florence was full of delicious events due to Fuori di taste, the fair dedicated to excellence in taste and food lifestyles.! Last year I attended only Boutique Nadine‘s event, but this year I had the chance to taste more in food and drink, and discover some new places around Florence!

Saturday for lunch I was at Il Borro Tuscan Bistro an amazing space between restaurant and wine bar along the Arno river. The event was called #ilgiroditaliaintrepiatti – a tour of Italy in three dishes prepared by the chef Andrea Campani. Later I visited the spectacular and inspiring furniture store Flair at Palazzo Gianfigliazzi Bonaparte, to taste the artisan chocolate Autore and Ivaldi’s Moscato D’ Asti. On Sunday I couldn’t miss Boutique Nadine‘s event “Marinai donne e guai” (sailors women and trouble). An unusual tasting of fish products, sweet temptations and lots of craft beer, all accompanied by the amazing performance of Compagnia Brick

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Andrea Campani – Allegra Giudici

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Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

– Lungarno Acciaiuoli 80r -50100 Florence +39 0550290423

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Flair (flagship store)

– Lungarno Corsini 24r – 50123 Florence +39 0552670154

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Stefano and Riccardo from gnam box

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Boutique Nadine

– Lungarno Acciaiuoli 22r – 50123 Florence +39 055287851

– Via de’ Benci 32r – 50123 Florence +39 0552478274

photos © chrysoula papagianni

About last “fuoriditaste” night..

Fuori di taste is back and this weekend Florence was full of delicious events! Soon I’m going to post photos from the events I attended but now I’m sharing with you some moments from yestereday’s party at UB vintage store with great music by Ghiaccioli e Branzini.. Enjoy!

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Athens International Film Festival Premiere..

Hi everyone!

Yesterday I attended the opening ceremony of the 19th Athens International Film Festival, with the optimistic film Frances Ha of Noah Baumpach  in the Pallas theater. The artistic director of the Festival, Orestes Andreadakis, called it a “celebration of culture” that this year will include 206 new films, 93 of which are new Greek productions. The festival will last until September 29 in theaters Danaos 1 & 2, Odeon Opera 1 & 2, Ideal and Greek Film Archive.

After the screening there was a party at Pasaji, at the City Link gallery.

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photos © chrysoula papagianni

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