There is something magical about watching a renaissance parade as Machiavelli would have seen it. Standing right on the spot of what use to be His home somewhat 600 year ago and participate on in this Florentine tradition feels like Time travel. The Ride of Magistrates The cavalcade of the Magi Has Been in 6th of January tradition in Florence since 1997. Not only dressed the part, some of the participants can win at De Vinci to look like competition and few are almost old enough to be His classmates. In a cold freezing celsius of only 2 degrees above zero, they have marched the distance from Palazzo Pitti to Piazza Duomo in fantastic garments That could easily belong on the runway. Feathers, velvet, lace and fur-our photos will show you all the do's and don'ts for your next Renaissance parade.