Leaving Florence

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Time in Florence goes by really fast. Before you know it, it will be time to go back home. As a Lorenzo de’ Medici student is getting ready to depart; She leaves you with 5 simple tips to be prepared

Interpretations of Picasso

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An exhibition at Palacio Strozzi has been celebrating the most influential 20th century artist, Pablo Picasso.  Art students at Lorenzo de’ Medici were challenged to interpret the paintings of Picasso and in turn paint self portraits. The exhibition was a time

Piazza del Limbo

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Its name comes from a cemetery that was once located there for children that past away so young and had not been baptized. According the the catholic faith entry to heaven depended on being baptized and the space between heaven

Florence’s Jewish Museum

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Aside from being one of the most beautiful and largest synagogues in Europe, it is also a museum that commemorates Jewish history in Florence. The Florence Jewish museum opened in 1981 to show its collections of Judaism in Florence to

Pitti Uomo, Fall-Winter 2015

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This is the 87th edition of Pitti Uomo, an important international menswear and accessory event that takes place here in Florence. This event, located at the Fortezza Da Basso, includes fashion designers from all around the world, new and old.

InterNational Taste of Xmas

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A few weeks prior to Christmas of 2014, LdM held a celebration of Christmas the Mercato Centrale. Since one third of the world’s countries have representation at LdM, the school decided to highlight the various Christmas traditions of those countries.

LDM Fashion Students – Fashion in Florence

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High-end Italian designer shops such as Gucci, Valentino, and Ferragamo adorn the streets of Florence, so it is no surprise that Florentines have acquired an eclectic fashion sense. Italians living in Florence have a good eye for anything high quality, and versatile as

Pitti Uomo f/w 2015-Trends

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Pitti Uomo has declared the style of this upcoming season’s fashions. Weather you are coming to people-watch or see the latest trends, you are sure to learn a thing or two about which styles will be popular this season. Around

International Taste of Christmas

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    An event centred around celebrating the great cultural diversity that makes up Lorenzo de Medici’s student body was held at the Mercato Centrale here in Florence. Full of tasty dishes, arts and craft activities, and cultural insight, the event

LdM Non-Traditional Students and their Challenges: How different are they?

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Students that decide to study abroad usually fall under the early 20s category, and are considered traditional students. However, more and more non-traditional students are attending college, and even study abroad in their late 20s, 30s, and 40s. A student