It’s not just a vintage clothing store. It’s not just a carefully selected collection of jewelry, hats, shoes, belts, vintage bags to go crazy for. It’s not just an archive of accessories featuring all eras and styles. It’s not just that every object you touch has a magical history of time and fantastical characters.
So what is it? Aloe&Wolf is a sensorial experience. A journey through time, I dream about locking myself inside one of the most beautiful vintage shops ever visited, in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
When I walk through Aloe’s doors, I am not always sure what to buy, but am certain to take a journey through time and more importantly, fashion. Let’s be transparent: this odyssey allows me to enter hundreds of closets; I stand next to elegant ladies subtly perfumed with face powder or lay on a sunny beach wearing a Pucci sarong listening to the ebb and flow of the waves. I am at a café in Pigalle with that unmistakable Kelly, listening to the music of clinking glasses and subdued customer chatter, then quickly transported to New York’s Fifth Avenue in the springtime, yearning for that red feathered hat.
In short, Aloe will set the backdrop for my personal film, and depending on the day, the attraction can be fatal. It will be for you too. When Aloe and Giada see me walking towards the store, they understand it’s not “only” for that dress, but because that day I want a new film!
– Roberta Torre ( director , writer )
ALOE&WOLF, THE VINTAGE STORE IN THE HEART OF SIENA
“A fine collection of handbags, clothing, and jewelry finds a home in the heart of Siena, just a few steps from Piazza del Campo. We are at Aloe&Wolf, a vintage store that has been guarding the history of fashion since 2004. In addition to the store, a precious archive of clothes and accessories belonging to the period from the early 20th century to the present.”
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"This little shop specialises in vintage clothing from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. From traditional 1950s boaters to fur-trimmed cloches, this is a treasure trove of authentic accessories." -Flora Macdonald Johnston
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"Cette boutique au coeur de la ville qui mêle accessoires griffés, modèles signés Versace, Burberry ou Gucci et même des cachemires en parfait état." -Jade Simon
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"Tra grandi marche e pezzi unici – come maglioni di cashmere – questa piccola istituzione toscana del vintage offre una perfetta finestra sul mondo del second hand. -Margherita Meda
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" Considerato come un vintage & art gallery offre abiti, accessori, oggetti d’antiquariato, lampade e complementi vintage, disponibili per acquisto e noleggio. Da Aloe & Wolf si possono trovare gli accessori di Schiaparelli ma anche i completi vintage di Yves Saint Laurent e i timeless capi di Prada degli anni ‘90." -Simone Vertua
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"The last item of clothing I added to my wardrobe was a Donald Brooks raffia dress I bought at Aloe & Wolf, my favourite vintage store in Siena." - Gioia Bini x Financial Times
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"La riconosci all'istante Aloe & Wolf, boutique di moda vintage, cult address di ogni fashionista esperta e passaggio obbligato per gli addetti al settore, aka fashion designer, stylist e costumiste. [...]" -Guia Rossi
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"Elsewhere, Aloe & Wolf in Siena, Italy, recommended by designer Gioia Bini, is known for the most amazing selection of mid-century to 1990s Italian designer collectors’ pieces." - Alex Eagle x Elle UK
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"Una boutique che colleziona dal 2004 una accurata selezione di borse, vestiti, gioielli e accessori, selezionati dal direttore creativo Alessandra Aloe. Scopriamo anche lo spazio che custodisce un enorme archivio, consultato dagli uffici stile di noti marchi di moda. Un’occasione unica per immergersi un’atmosfera senza tempo." -Marilena Pitino
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"In Tuscany, I usually wear clothes from a local vintage shop in Siena called Aloe & Wolf – for instance, a great Romeo Gigli ensemble with stripy trousers and a crop top." -Sabine Getty x Tatler
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"My favourite vintage store in the world is Aloe & Wolf in Siena." -Alex Eagle x CNT
"Yearn to own labels such as Fendi, Gucci and Prada, but don't have the cash? This vintage shop just off the Campo may have the answer. Chock-full of Italian designer ensembles from the 1950s to recent times, it also stocks handbags, Borsalino hats and costume jewellery."
VINTAGE À SIENNE
"Celles et ceux qui ne portaient pas le vintage dans leur coeur pourraient bien l’adopter de la tête aux pieds. On y croise des célébrités telles que Kate Moss." -Valentine Jansen