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Flair: Sumptuous Vintage Meets Contemporary Rigor

Flair is a sophisticated luxury shop and art gallery in Florence which offers one-of-a-kind collections of refined objects and refurbished furniture pieces, spanning from the 1940s to the 1980s, available in limited collections.

Flair is a luxury store that is also an art gallery, founded in 1998 by Alessandra Tabacchi and Franco Mariotti with a showroom on Lungarno Corsini in Florence, inside a historic 15th century palazzo. Flair offers one-of-a-kind collections of refined objects and refurbished furniture pieces, spanning from the 1940s to the 1980s, available in limited collections.The striking mix of tradition and contemporary aesthetics gives these pieces a unique, exquisite allure, enhanced by the precious materials used such as brass, marble, and crystal. These collections, representative of various time periods, are offered in a fresh, bold, and timeless fashion that boast superb taste.

How did your business start? Tell us the story of your company.

We opened our first workshop in 1998 on Piazza Frescobaldi in Florence with the idea to create a store that could offer an alternative to traditional Florentine antiques. As time passed, we grew larger and moved to a couple of different locations until we finally established our current headquarters inside the historic Palazzo Gianfigliazzi Bonaparte. We look at the past century from an international point of view and we are influenced especially by France, whose culture is a constant inspiration for us.

In what way your surroundings influence your work?

The Florentine tradition of fine handcrafted objects constantly accompanies our research work,along with the skills we use to reinvent antique pieces and create charming combinations of materials and styles.

What is the inspiration for your objects?

Inspiration always stems from nature and from what surrounds a city full of art, such as Florence.

How important is tradition for you?

Tradition is essential to us. It represents the heritage as well as the direction of our brand.

What does “handmade” mean to you?

The concept of handmade craft is ingrained in our brand and is the preferred method for any type of object, because it gives each creation a one-of-a-kind quality and uniqueness.

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The Collection

Servo Coffee Table
Flair
Servo Coffee Table
$1,940
Tris Coffee Table
Flair
Tris Coffee Table
$5,990
Brass Screen - Room Divider
Flair
Brass Screen - Room Divider
$5,140
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