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Atelier Flavia

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You should go if you want more from Venice

I accidentally passed by Atelier Flavia in June, a store for handmade Carnival costume. Flavia is a... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2016
Tstring
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
a REAL masque shop in Venice!

I visited Atelier Flavia last April with my son who was then 13. The shopkeeper spent such a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Rikitikitumba
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San Francisco, California
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Since 1980 Venice Atelier specializes in creating handmade paper mache masks totally handmade in the tradition of "Maskmakers Venetians", embellished with precious fabrics, feathers, gold leaf and crystals ...Unique pieces. We also offer a wide...More
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

I accidentally passed by Atelier Flavia in June, a store for handmade Carnival costume. Flavia is a very knowledgeable and full of passion about the traditional masks and clothing. We had a delightful talk, and I did learn more about both Carnival and Venice--three things...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Tstring, Thank you for passing by to our Atelier. I love sharing stories about my beautiful city to our clients to show them how wonderful it is. Visit us again and I will tell you more about Venice. Kind regards, Flavia & Adriano

Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I was really excited to find this "dress up" shop. They did a great job with helping us , accommodating us and into the costumes . However as you can see they did not take care of the final touches of the outfit, pictures were...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Dear Sabine, First of all thank you for visiting our Atelier. I am sorry for the misunderstanding, but the service that you have paid for was to "rent a costume and take photos as much as you want with your own camera". To satisfy our...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

I visited Atelier Flavia last April with my son who was then 13. The shopkeeper spent such a generous amount of incredibly magical time with us, giving us an experience that rivaled what I could only imagine instruction at Hogwarts Castle might be. She recounted...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Rikitikitumbra, Thanks a lot for every single kind words you have written in this review! Thank you for visiting us, for letting me showing you our beautiful creations. Thank you and I hope to see you again soon.. maybe during the Carnival? That would...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We have just visited the shop, Flavia is so enthusiastic and rightly so about her masks and clothing. We were in the shop ages choosing, that was because there were so many nice things. You will not beat this shopping experience for something truly special,...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Thedubfamily, Thank you for your astonishing review! We can still remember how kind you have been during your visit in our Atelier and we are more than happy to be able to create the mask you wanted. Please do let us know how beautiful...More

Reviewed 18 February 2016

My girlfriend and I visited Venice for the 2016 Carnival and were looking at various Ateliers for costume rentals when we came across Atelier Flavia and really were blown away! When first visiting their shop my girlfriend instantly found her perfect dress and Adriano was...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Dear Kevin, Thank you so much for every kind words you have written. We are hoping to see you again. Kind regards, Flavia & Adriano

Reviewed 8 February 2016

Atelier Flavia was recommended by a good friend of mine in Venice who does tours. See "The Venice Experience - Tours" and ask for Karen. Karen recommended this shop for my costume for Carnival. I emailed Atelier Flavia and received a quick response. They were...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Trip Advisor well and truly delivered with this recommendation. All the staff were incredibly lovely. We had a fantastic conversation regarding the origin of the many masks, the creation process and the history and current situation in Venice. I do not hesitate to say that...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Dear Elliot, thank you for taking time sharing your positive visit in our Atelier. It is a pleasure for us to share the history of Venice. Visit us again in the future, we will tell you more about it. Kind regards, Flavia & Adriano

Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Visiting Atelier Flavia in Venice is an experience to remember. Flavia is truly an artist, and her creations are beautiful. She took the time to explain the wonderful traditions of Carnevale, and tell us the stories of many masks and costumes. The masks themselves are...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Dear Bethbrady, Thank you so much for visiting our Atelier. It is always a truly pleasure to be able to share to our customers our passion and love for Venice and showing them our beautiful and unique artworks. We will be glad to see you...More

Reviewed 13 November 2015

If you love art, color, grandeur and fabric, Don't miss this amazing shop. The staff are interesting, friendly and most accommodating. Fantastic costumes are flawlessly crafted while you watch, displayed on numerous racks and modeled by handsome and beautiful persons if you're lucky. One week...More

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VeniceAtelier, Proprietario at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Dear Delirianna, Thanks a lot for taking time writing a positive review. We truly appreciate it! Reading positive reviews from our customers make us happy. Once again, thank you for passing by and we would be glad to see you again. Best regards, Flavia &...More

Reviewed 13 September 2015

We went to three other mask/costume shops recommended by Rick Steve before coming here. All were interesting in their own way, but Atlier Flavia was the best experience. This is a long-standing, authentic costume shop, small enough to see the people working as you shop....More

Thank James M
VeniceAtelier, Direttore at Atelier Flavia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Dear James, Words are powerless to express our gratitude for your kind words and over whelming review. Once again, thank you! Looking forward to seeing you again! Best wishes, Flavia & Adriano

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Raeyn
19 February 2018|
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Response from LWB888 | Reviewed this property |
I did rent the costume for 1 to 2 hours. €50 for 1 hour. You don't need to buy the costumes. I liked it so much that I ended up buying it.
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Sylva G
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The Atelier offers photo service which is included in the costume price. But I wanted a professional photographer instead of the atelier. The gentleman at the atelier had a friend who invited me to go to her home to do the... More
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Buongiorno, we rent and sell our costumes, contact us for more information. Best regards, Atelier Flavia
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