Outta the Hatch

Outta the Hatch

A very significant part of being quarantined in Italy was, strangely, missing Italy. I recognized the prominent emotion that kept bubbling up,  it was that feeling of yearning for Italy; the bee bop, the bull-shitting with strangers, the time-consuming rituals, the...
The Pursuit of Personal Vintage

The Pursuit of Personal Vintage

This year for me has been the year of picking private collections. Italians have opened up their homes, their closets and their past to me for a number of different reasons. Some want to make a little extra cash, some need help at a time of loss and some just want to...
La Serenissima

La Serenissima

Nearly four years after the first time I set off to Venice with my new passion project Modern Thrifter, we returned to this divinely beguiling city with one more year under our belt and reason to celebrate. The second time around we were greeted again with a magical...
Voglia d’Estate

Voglia d’Estate

Sorry, not sorry but “desire for summer” just sounds better in Italian. This has been the longest winter, so summer is all I can think about. And the fact that my job requires me to make sure that vintage shops have their perfectly curated summer threads...