Fiorentini Baker

23 Mar 19
parallel texts: words reflected

                                                                                                                        LEONARDO DA VINCI TRA PITTURA, MUSICA E SCRITTURA La figurazione delle cose invisibili ©Noemi Ghetti È accaduto più volte che un grande pittore o un grande scultore si cimentatassero nella scrittura: come se lo scrivere rappresentasse per un artista una sfida ulteriore, quasi un completamento della propria arte. Dall’arte figurativa alla scrittura, […]

04 Mar 19
Gender Desk

It is no secret that I like boots, but with the recent cold snap I have given up any idea of wearing boots with tights, and am still clinging desperately to flannel and denim.   The local uniform though is low boots, skinny jeans, and jackets with giant fake fur hoods. But as the season progresses […]

27 Nov 18
Movie Fan Man: Cinema Connoisseur

by Tony Nash Since I did one for Arrow Video, I figured it was only appropriate to do one for 88 Films too. Now this one will be exclusively to their Italian Collection line as I’ll admit that’s my favorite selection of titles. (Note: some of the titles listed here 88 has already had requests […]

08 Nov 18

To show or not to show, that is the question. What the heck are you talking about, you may say. Well, we are talking about your socks of course! The trend these days is to show some skin, some ankle skin to be exact.  We know that this is fine in milder climates, but some […]

02 Nov 18
Paso Robles Daily News

–A late grape harvest in the Paso Robles wine country this year paved the way for a boisterous group of winemakers to help blend “XXII”—Firestone Walker’s latest barrel-aged anniversary ale. “Usually by late summer the stress of the impending harvest starts bearing down on our winemaker friends, and some of them can’t make it to […]

11 Oct 18

  Fiorentini + Baker is a brand that was established in 2001. It’s creator and designer Deborah Baker moved to Bologna, Italy to set up a studio to design a collection of shoes that would be understated and have a low key attitude. Eighteen years later the F+B brand is still going strong due to […]

02 Sep 18
First Christian Church

WORDS FROM THE PASTOR Do you ever find yourself doing what you know you shouldn’t? Even Paul struggled with this: “As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me. I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. I have […]

24 Aug 18

Lark Café was bustling, Brooklyn’s premier, hip, child-friendly nosherie for parents in the know. Double-wide strollers were parked out front. Fathers with babies of all ages strapped to their chests, sporting matching lumbersexual-approved flannel shirts—and babies’ wisps of hair styled with equal panache to that of their fathers’ beards—balanced their environmentally friendly, Brazilian roasts in […]

18 Aug 18

Hello, it’s been a while since we posted anything on the blog. We have been receiving a few early Fall arrivals. So in the spirit of getting ready for the change of seasons, we thought we would show you how we would wear our favorite boot, the Chelsea Boot! A classic style that can be […]

19 Jul 18
Marcellus Drilling News

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Cuomo’s Republican opponent is lukewarm on fracking; will NEXUS Pipeline bring promised tax windfall for OH schools?; Chambersburg, PA gets grant to add new gas pipeline; Altoona happy with CNG buses; Permian natgas prices fall as production grows; two […]

17 Jul 18
Women's Shoe Trends

Fiorentini + Baker Ramones Fringed Suede Ankle Boots – Ankle Boots – Brown. A cult brand with a cool reputation, these ankle boots from Fiorentini & Baker are understated but with rugged edge. The brown suede finish is made modern with a fringed trim that sashays as you move. Brown suede, fringed trim, round toe, […]

11 Jul 18
Shoes for American men

Shoes for men: Finoceans Slippers Comfort Sandals Turquoise

17 Apr 18

Heart & sole By Kelly Beswick Transforming a Victorian button factory into a shop and home was something Deborah Baker took in her stride, but then again, she is a top shoe designer with a magpie’s eye for fabulous and quirky finds Cool, fun and funky, Deborah Baker is the sort of woman you immediately […]

11 Apr 18
of Dust and Wonder

You know how they say that Spring “comes in like a lion and out like a lamb”?  That may well be true in my native Chicago, but not so much here in the Sonoran Desert.  Truth be told, it’s April 11th and Spring is long since over.  Temps in the 90’s, sleeveless-ness, ice cold beverages and […]