Combining social enterprise and fashion business
We’re a bit extraordinary!
Exclusive items and inclusive work, in Florence, Italy
OUR OWN RENAISSANCE OF FASHION
Flo is a social business that aims to combine work experience and product research within the fashion field. Introducing a new model of business that restores self-confidence by reinforcing independence and abilities in someone who has or has been in an unstable economic, social or psychological condition. Our collections are consisted of garments and accessories which are the result of an original, inclusive and sustainable environment. Most importantly, diversity is our creative driving force. In our Atelier as well as in our store situated in the heart of Florence, you can meet advanced tailors with excellent techniques, extraordinary people, and professionals with international experiences.
In the beautiful store located in Lungarno Corsini, we sell our collections of accessories, women’s and children’s clothing, and those of the most interestingly emerging Italian designers. Here workforce involved in our store learn great sensitivity of fashion products as well as socializing skills.
We realize and encourage social inclusion projects and social promotion in fashion business. We bond social services, associations, companies and fashion design schools, developing programs for professional integration, training and autonomy.
In our laboratory / tailoring we develop our creative and manual skills, we produce our collections and offer services for other companies. MADE IN FLO for:
Young individuals and adults have been involved in our projects so far
In the tailoring and in the store
In addition to employees and volunteers, we have about 10 staffs with disabilities working in our community, either in the tailoring or in the shop. They are individuals crossing difficult situations, some of them are immigrants, victims of violence, students with special needs. We operate in a constant relation with local social services and professional educators that direct our special workers to find their potentials. In our organization, each individual’s goal is to achieve professional skills in order to gain personal independence.
in the heart of Florence
We offer a truly unique shopping experience to every customer in order to sustain our shop social and lively. Our shop is located in a charming area along the river Arno. Here you can find products from our label and a fine selection of niche independent Italian brands.
We have selected the brands of accessories, women’s and children’s clothing that you can find in our store:
CRISTINA ED I SUOI COLORI
MINI & MADE
and social campaigns
Our tailoring keeps working with associations, public institutions and companies involved in social promotion. From the fist concept until realisation, developing accessories and production dedicated to their fundraiser.
There is only one thing needed in order to make difference and that difference could be you
Be a part of our team
as a volunteer
Our volunteers are a fundamental resource, this in order to truly integrate and include our people. If you have competences within style, modelling, manufacture or simply desire to put some time and energy into our projects our doors are always open for you. The contribute you make is more important than you could ever imagine.
Kilometres of textiles cut during our workshops
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courses and workshops
Cutting and sewing techniques, leather treatment, style therapy and much more; when the work of the day is finished, there is still time to share stories and laugh together. We are happy to meet a new professional tailor who wants to know more about our company in order to share their creativity, make new friends and also discover new talents.