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Looking for a bit of Tuscan inspiration? Here I'll share the latest of what I'm up to  in Florence - which at the moment is a bit restricted thanks to the pandemic!  I can't wait to be able to travel around Tuscany again but in the meantime I'll be posting a few excerpts from the magazines as well as sharing a few updates from our daily life with two young boys.

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A shoe & Accessory brand founded & created in the Rennaissance city. I always love discovering new fashion brands and so you can imagine my delight when I was recently introduced to a beautiful new Florentine brand called PAVóNE FIRENZE.  Founded in 2019 by Creative Directors Angela Testani and Massimo Brilli, PAVóNE FIRENZE is a […]

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Fashion & Design

The Jewels of Anna della Torre

Step into the studio of Anna della Torre and one feels a bit like Alice in Wonderland!  Or like a little girl exploring her mother’s costume jewellery collection.  I first met Anna at a recent exhibition of artisans at the Corsini Gardens in Florence and I won’t lie, her first piece that grabbed my attention […]

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Fashion & Design

EMILIO PUCCI

A Florentine Visionary Step into any Pucci store and the first thing that will capture your attention is the bright kaleidoscope pop of colour that not only hangs from the racks but also adorns the walls and carpets. Welcome to the world of Emilio Pucci, who founded his fashion house in 1947 before going on […]

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This Tuscan Life-Ebook

JULY-AUGUST ISSUE AVAILABLE NOW

Our cover brings a bit of resort to the city with the stunning exhibition by Florentine visionary, Emilio Pucci.  We take a look at the incredible man whose designs have an elegant and timeless appeal to women of all ages.  I couldn’t think of wearing anything else but Pucci while sailing on my Benetti superyacht […]

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Shopping in Florence

RICHARD GINORI Hand-made in Tuscany since 1735

One of the things I love about writing the magazine, This Tuscan Life is learning the stories of the many, very talented artisans that can be found in this enchanting region that we know as Tuscany.  In our latest issue, I write about Richard Ginori, maker of the most beautiful porcelain and whose business was […]

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This Tuscan Life-Ebook

THIS TUSCAN LIFE – JANUARY

HAPPY NEW YEAR! January Issue of This Tuscan Life is now available for download. [ebook_store ebook_id=”5045″] January is the month of fashion in Florence with the historical Pitti Immagine trade shows.  An incredible time to be in the city and observe all of the best fashionistas, bloggers and influencers strutting their latest looks.  We cover the […]

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FOOD OBSESSED, FASHION LOVER, BUSY MAMMA, MAGAZINE CREATOR & WATERCOLOUR ARTISt.

Ciao, I'm Lisa B,
I’m a magazine founder & editor, a private food & shopping guide and watercolour artist who wants to share everything I know about the best-kept secrets in Tuscany with you.

I created This Tuscan Life blog, magazine and experiences to share everything I love about Florence & Tuscany, one of the most popular and visited regions in Italy.   Add a splash of watercolour & you've got a creative mamma of two who wants to show you the true & authentic side of Tuscany.

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