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Taking Care of Leather Totes 101

Taking Care of Leather Totes 101

Leather accessories aren’t exactly the cheapest item on the block. Your leather totes should last you a long time and should be worth the money you spent. However, pure leather needs to be specially taken care of.  In order to keep your bag in good condition and looking chic, you need to understand how to care for it...
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New Leather Acclimation

New Leather Acclimation

New Floto vegetable tanned leather has a sweet scent but also may have temporarily absorbed the glue and paint production smells.  I love this smell but some customers ask about it.  Find out why this is and how to acclimate your bag to its new environment...
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Floto – the Older the Better

Floto – the Older the Better

Joe Floto’s Parma Duffle has been a trusted travel companion for the past 5 years – making countless trips to Italy and Europe. As the bags designer and tester, Joe has put his Parma through the wringer.
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Explore the Heart of Rome

Explore the Heart of Rome

Trastevere means “across the Tiber River,” which is where this bohemian quarter sits, abutting the Gianicolo Hill on the south side of Vatican City. Like many European cities, Rome has its “Left Bank” area, and Trastevere is it.
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Florence and its Suburbs, and Tuscan Wine Territory

Florence and its Suburbs, and Tuscan Wine Territory

Florence, or Firenze, in Italian, is hardly undiscovered territory . The Tuscan capital is the crown jewel of Renaissance cities: human in scope and scale, it boasts well-preserved architecture and invaluable art at every turn.
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