13 Mar 2015

Same City, Different Vantage Point

I felt like the view from the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence deserved it’s own post, so you get two gems for the price of one this week. Consider it in the spirit of #FlashbackFriday! Situated at the heart of the city, this ancient fortress/ palace/ guard-tower not only has incredible

12 Mar 2015

Florence (And The Machine)

This completely unrelated headline sounded clever a year ago when I first thought of it, but now I’m just eager to share some flicks from quite possibly my favorite city in Italy. Thanks to my amazing hosts, the Scarpellis (who just welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world… congrats

30 Aug 2013

Electric Visual Introduces Handmade Italian Frames

Electric Visual has released the first 2 pieces from their new Handmade Italian Acetate Collection, the refined Hardknox and Detroit XL. Using the finest quality materials and Top-notch Italian craftsmanship, Electric is bringing over 300 years of sunglass-making experience to the table. This new collection features Mazzucchelli acetate (est. 1849),

14 Jun 2011


Hitting land didn’t mean it was the end of our journey. Traveling through the countryside and hitting cities: Venice, Florence, Padova, Bologna and Milan, our tour of Italy was definitely one that we’ll never forget. Catching a few flicks from each city, we were able to explore their extraordinary history

10 Jun 2011


Growing up in California, when one would hear the name Venice, we’d always automatically reference Venice Beach. It didn’t seem as though being able to visit the other Venice–the one that most of the rest world is familiar with, located in Italy–would be part of our timeline as “One of