Posted by: Debra Kolkka | April 14, 2017

A shoe box

I am a big fan of the designs of Dolce & Gabbana, so I was delighted to find a pair of thongs (flip flops, not underwear) for less than half price at the Barberino outlet north of Florence.

When I told the sales person I would take them she said she would get the box. I told her I didn’t want the box. She looked surprised and said, “Signora, you will want the box” and went to get it.

She was correct, I did want the box…who could resist this??

 

The thongs also came with their own red satin travelling bag.

It seems a shame to put them on my feet and wear them in case they get dirty.


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  1. Gorgeous. I have their eye frames and I LOVE the divine bag that they came in! You could hang them as art work. Enjoy!!!!

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    • I have their sunglasses too and I love them.

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  2. Oh my, those are precious! I never want the box either but I wouldn’t mind that one ❤

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  3. I am a lover of D&G too so I am quite envious, these are beyond gorgeous, what a bargain, and they will go really well with your sunglasses! You will certainly look chic when you wear them.

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    • The weather is warming up, so I will wear them soon.

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  4. What an amazing find! And yes, the box is georgous.

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  5. I want that box.

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  6. I don’t wear thongs but I would buy these for the box.

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    • Well worth it and you could give the thongs away.

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    • I might just buy a pair but will have to remember to leave room in my luggage for the box Roz

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  7. Did you buy me a pair? Remember Lake Como?

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    • I regret to say that I did not buy you a pair. What size are you? If we go back I will remedy that.

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      • Size 9

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  8. Ohh love those, And the box!

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  9. They look more like a collector’s treasure rather than something to be worn. Enjoy!

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    • It does seem a pity to wear them, but I will.

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  10. Make the box into a handbag or clutch!! Too fabulous!! Lucky you!

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  11. Wow, what a fabulous box! The thongs are a delight.

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  12. I think a specially made display shelf is in order…

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  13. […] via A shoe box — Bagni di Lucca and Beyond […]

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  14. OMG! They are so gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing and enjoy 🙂

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    • I will enjoy wearing them…I must paint my toenails.

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  15. BELLISIMA……..I have been to that CITTA………piccolo as it is.No idea there were outlets there……..but it has been YEARS!

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    • Barberino Outlet is near Mugello, north of Florence. It is excellent.

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  16. GET THEM DIRTY!

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  17. The box is every bit as cool as the flip flops.

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  18. They are very colourful. Not a big fan of D&G’s anti gay statements though.

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    • You will see that I said I liked their designs. I didn’t agree with what they said either. All strange as they are both gay.

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  19. How sad that when you wear the thongs you can’t see the design. They are gorgeous and the box is amazing!

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