Hats between art and extravaganza

Martedì, 03 Dicembre 2013 on Martedì, 03 Dicembre 2013. Posted in Florence art news

Exhibition at Galleria del Costume, Palazzo Pitti

Hats between art and extravaganza
From 03-12-2013 to 18-05-2014. The Costume Gallery opens the door to an artifact designed to not go unnoticed. This is the exhibition dedicated to the hat, whose collections, museum's heritage, amounted to more than a thousand units usually kept in the store, of which only a part will be devoted to the exhibition. Despite prevailing specimens of signatures of known fashion houses such as Christian Dior , Givenchy, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, John Rocha, Prada, Gianfranco Ferré and international famous milliners of the present and the past like Philip Treacy, Stephen Jones, Caroline Reboux, Claude Saint- Cyr, Paulette, is also the first time that there are artifacts of Italian and Florentine fashion house, some of which are almost unknown.. Has contributed to the exhibition realization Consorzio Il Cappello di Firenze, who has exhibited some of the most characteristic examples of major manufacturing companies Tuscan hat, heirs of the ancient craftsmanship of the Straw Hat in Florence. Tickets: Full price € 10,00; Reduced € 5,00. Hours: Monday - Sunday. Hours 8.15 to 16.30 in December, January, February; Hours 8.15 to 17.30 in March ( with daylight saving time 18:30); Hours 8.15 to 18.30 April, May; Closed on the first and last Monday of the month, December 25, January 1 and May 1;