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Amazing quality leather

The quality of the leather bags are amazing! Umberto himself helped me find the perfect bag. He... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
New York City
Wonderful leather store across the Ponte Vecchio

I wandered into this store and found a gem! The quality of the merchandise is superior and the... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Via Dei Guicciardini 114R | Palazzo Pitti, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 267 6800
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

The quality of the leather bags are amazing! Umberto himself helped me find the perfect bag. He said he made it himself and it's great to get such genuine high quality products. (Not cheap, but worth it!)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I wandered into this store and found a gem! The quality of the merchandise is superior and the service is excellent. The owner helped me choose some gifts and then gave me a discount on an item for myself! There are hundreds of leather stores...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lornadoone
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Bought a handbag and wallet from the designer/maker at this store. No high pressure salesmanship, just delightful old-fashioned Ned service

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank leec661
Reviewed May 14, 2018

My wife and I visited several higher end leather shops looking for a nice crossbody bag. This place had a nice selection of leather bags and we found one we both liked. The owner was very pleasant and helpful and helped us find the right...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tom C
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Walked in with my wife and the smell of the place is great due to all the leather on the inside. Bought my wife a nice leather bag and swapped stories with the owner and his son. Both real nice guys. They provided documents to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank William P
Reviewed October 29, 2017

I first met Signor Umberto way back in 1973 during one of my first trips to Firenze. I remember a young energetic man in his mid-thirties, totally committed to his craft. Over the course of the following decades I visited Umberto’s cavern on numerous occasions...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank pierrecottin
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Pelleteria Umberto offers excellent quality and high style leather goods and accessories. You can find lots of cheap leather products all over Florence, but Umberto offers real made in Italy products with classic designs. If you want low prices, go somewhere else. It's a must...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 0eileens
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I stumbled upon this store by accident while looking for the antique district. I walked in and was immediately transported to leather bag heaven. I purchased the most exquisite leather bag that had just come off the runway in Milan. Forget about the plastic/vinyl purses...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ShirleeMD
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

The shop is quite nice and the selection of premium Italian leather brands is quite large (I would even say the largest in Florence in my case). But the staff of the shop really likes to surround its goods with "mythology". An old man working...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Sonya B
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We were trying to find some thoughtful gifts for people back home. We settled on some leather boxes as they could be used for a variety of different things. In fact, the gentleman who helped us ( Umberto's son-in-law) explain that leather boxes used to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and
history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti
Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces
visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli
Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues,
fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the
garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History
of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
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