Dear Shaded Viewers,

I just arrived in Florence for Pitti. Warm welcome at the desk lovely room and bubble bath is calling. More on Pitti tomorrow. 35 c here a little too hot for me.

Hotel l'Orologio

Hotel l'Orologio

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.