Christmas Markets Porn #2. From antiques to urban cool

I had promised some deep diving into the Christmas markets of Bologna and here I am, reporting for duty. This weekend was quite electric with the city completely invaded by people running to and from shops (to get those bloody presents) and, of course, walking through markets. The first I visited is the lovely The Garage … More Christmas Markets Porn #2. From antiques to urban cool

Ancient city, vintage films and rétro weekends

Some festivals are precious gems. Take Archivio Aperto, brainchild of Home Movies’s archive, a collection of vintage films (mostly amateur) from the 20s to the 80s of the last century. Based in Bologna, Home Movies naturally hosts mostly local audiovisual documents donated by families and collectors, in an enticing display of rétro formats: 8mm, super8, 16mm, 9,5mm, … More Ancient city, vintage films and rétro weekends

Indulging in a vintage feast: Fratelli Broche

«Only you can wear that, darling, with that lovely thin figure of yours». They have the rare gift of complimenting you in hyperbolic ways, with you knowing they can’t be honest and simultaneously, happily sinking into that sea of sheer, unapologetic flattery. They are Fratelli Broche, performing artists and owners of the vintage shop with the same name in … More Indulging in a vintage feast: Fratelli Broche