Having the right contacts is crucial to the best travel experience. So how to thrive at and survive the hustle and bustle of Pitti Uomo and a packed Florence? Here, WWD introduces you to some people you need to know.
Silvia Orsi Bertolini, founder of p.r. and event agency La Jamais Contente
If you need to organize a last-minute event, this is the woman you need to get in touch with. The wife of Pitti Immagine chief executive officer Raffaello Napoleone, Silvia Orsi Bertolini established her communications and event firm La Jamais Contente in 2004. Having developed successful projects for clients such as Sergio Rossi, Damiani, Moncler, Prada, Celine and Salvatore Ferragamo, she can use her network to pull together the ultimate event.
22, Via dei Serragli
+39 055 0450044
Silvia Orsi Bertolini.
Claudio Meli, J.K. Place Firenze general manager
One of the men behind the stellar service at luxury Florentine hotel J.K. Place, Claudio Meli, for many years the president of the Golden Keys Worldwide Concierge Association, can make hotel guests feel at home by providing them with all the secrets needed to live Florence like a real local.
7, Piazza Santa Maria Novella
+39 055 2645181
Nicola Bianchi, master perfumer of AquaFlor
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