Art, fashion and Italian creativity

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Stefano Ricci, the Italian fashion house, presents its new collection with a tribute to the extraordinary heritage of the most important museum of Italy: Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

Through this publication, a fruit of the Florentine brand’s creativity and quality, an excellence of Italian fashion goes in search of its roots; and it finds them, bringing to light one of the most unique collection of the Galleria degli Uffizi directly from the Medici past: the Self-Portraits collection.
It’s a game of similarities from living models and artists of the past.
One realizes how they may be old faces to our contemporary selves and as they may be present appearances, styles, cuts, tailoring combinations belonging to the last three centuries.

It’s a perfect mix between art, fashion and Italian creativity.
You can see all the pictures here

The video below is about the backstage of this brilliant work

Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
The Uffizi Gallery of Florence, first museum of Italy for its importance and number of visitors, is one of the most famous of the world. Built on the will of Cosimo I de’ Medici by Giorgio Vasari between 1560 and 1565, the building houses an impressive collection of artworks of inestimable value including eternal masterpieces of the XIVth century and the Renaissance age, made by masters such as Giotto, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli, Leonardo, Raffaello and Michelangelo. The core of the museum’s collection comes from the Medici heritage, enriched over the centuries by trading and donations. Among the art pieces stands out a fundamental group of religious works derived from the dissolution of monasteries and convents between the XVIIIth and XIXth centuries. The Gallery is divided into rooms respecting the chronological evolution of the school of art. With over 3400 artworks (paintings, sculptures, miniatures, tapestries and tables) showcased in the museum spaces, approximately 2400 are carefully preserved in the very modern museum depository.


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