Madova Gloves ☆☆

Madova Gloves, Florence, Italy (Photo )

Tiny shop that does one thing and one thing only: make the supplest, most gorgeous hand-crafted leather gloves in the world

, Madova Gloves, Florence, Italy. (Photo )
, Madova Gloves, Florence, Italy. (Photo )
, Madova Gloves, Florence, Italy. (Photo )
, Madova Gloves, Florence, Italy. (Photo )

They have been doing so since 1919 from a jewelbox-sized shop at the corner just across the Ponte Vecchio on the Oltrarno side.

Just walk in, lay your hand on a velvet cushion, and they will instantly and perfectly eyeball your size (and start guessing at your style) and begin taking down thin boxes of potential purchases from the floor-to-ceiling shelves.

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