Luxury Shopping: The Internet arm of Florence, Italy-based Firenze Seta s.r.l., Forzieri Italia offers a complete line of fine Italian men's and women's fashion accessories, home décor accents, jewelry and watches, and luggage and handbags. In addition to Forzieri's own luxury brand, designers whose lines are carried by Forzieri include such luminaries as Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Versace, and Bric's.
The men's store features Italian leather shoes, silk ties, designer sunglasses, and jackets in leather, suede, cotton and shearling. Forzieri's own handmade Italian leather shoes have a vintage but classic look, and come in 27 different styles ranging from casual lace-ups to black dress leather oxfords. The women's boutique boasts a wide selection of designer shoes, long scarves, sunglasses and jackets. As in the men's store, the ladies' shoe section can outfit a woman for any occasion, with items ranging from casual flats by such names as Loriblu and Alberto Gozzi to stunning evening pumps by Mario Bologna, Liz Carine, and many others.
The home décor section is the perfect place to find a gift item, such as a sterling silver horseshoe paperweight by Torrini or a calf leather chessboard from Pelletterie Fiorentine. For kids (or the young at heart), there is a whimsical line of toothbrush covers, dental floss holders, toothpaste-tube caps, bathtub plugs, and soap dispensers from Alessi, all in fun, happy colors.
Customers may order online or over the telephone. To browse Forzieri's entire catalog, place an order, or find out about the ForzieriPoints frequent-shopper program, visit Forzieri's Web site.
For LxM Teresa Rothaar