What you'll do
Venture “fuori dalle mura”. Get creative in a working factory with more than 100 years of hat making tradition. Hats Off to Florence Experience is about exploring and discovering the story behind hat making in Florence, you will have access to a place which is not open to the public and where a third generation milliner will explain the various processes of how their commissioned projects work. The process of decorating is the conclusion of the Experience, where you choose a ribbon of your choice and learn how to decorate your own custom straw hat. You'll also get inspire and fascinated in the warehouse! Get ready for a magical immersion into the hats florentine world!
Founder of OMG Florence, which concept is based on unique experiences by meeting Florentine local know-how artisans. My devotion is to share and take you through the craftmanship adventure. It will make a special occasion worth the visit. To know more about me please go to my website www.omgflorence.it
No worries we can offer something to drink, while you're in the factory. Water, coffee :)
Straw hat (valued up to 300+ euro) One typical Florentine straw hat base, like the ones the factory produces for high fashion…
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Where you'll be
We'll meet a third generation milliner for a hands-on hat decorating time at, a historical Italian design manufacturer of hats and bags for Luxury brands and even featured in Hollywood films!
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests should be 18 or over. Please contact us if you would like to bring a guest under 18 years old or if you have any mobility restrictions.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
In order to make sure your hat is a perfect fit, please send us your head circumference. If you don't find a date that suits you please contact us, so we can try to open one especially for you!
Hats Off to Florence!