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

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.

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

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

Cheese know how and history

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Ever wonder why some cheeses are tasteful and others are not? A cheese expert talks about how to classify cheeses, and talks briefly about the components of different types of cheeses in Italy. Some variables to consider while buying cheese are

LdM Haute Couture Fashion Show- Fall 2014

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A huge collaboration between different fashion courses at LdM have been working very hard to put together an end of the semester fashion show. Fashion students were able to showcase their work after a long process of sketching, production, to

Truffle hunting in Tuscany

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Truffles have been an integral part of Italian cuisine, more specifically Florentine culture for quite sometime. Primarily because famers and agriculturists grow truffles so it has become a food for the people, made by the people. Truffles can be seen

LdM Students- Culture Adjustments

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When studying abroad in Florence, Italy or wherever you decided to start your journey, you will experience a certain level of cultural shock. It differs from student to student but, know that you are not alone. Students studying in Florence

Event: Flash Mob San Lorenzo Steps to Happiness PART TWO

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LdM students organized a flash mob in front of the San Lorenzo church in Florence was to raise awareness amongst women to inform everyone that women around the world are not receiving and being forbidden an education. Participants were asked to