The Antiques Diva Does Italia!


Toma Clark Haines definitely knows la dolce vita!


We’re speaking Italian on this Travel Tuesday with some exciting news. Our ONLY choice for European lifestyle tours, The Antiques Diva, is expanding to, you guessed it, Italia; and Toma is already working her magic on the romantic language by saying, “Buongiorno Baby” to anyone wanting to come along for the Tuscan ride!

Tuscan tastemaker Susan Pennington will create and direct the tours, which will amble through the best venues in Florence, Sienna, Arezzo and Lucca (here’s a feature in Belle Inspiration). A British expat living in the heart of Tuscany, Pennington was once an antiques buyer for Harrods in London and an auction-house specialist in New York City. She’s lived in Tuscany for the past two decades, running Montestigliano, a local agriturismo business known for its sumptuous Tuscan-style luxury décor.

Word up, Diva fans; this is Toma’s sixth country, and the list of destinations for gallivanting is impressive: France, England, Belgium, Holland, Germany and, now, Italy. Where’s my passport? Did someone say the University of Bologna is calling?

P.S. We understand there is a spot of royalty in The Antiques Diva’s future. Check in at adroyt in the next week or so and we’ll fill you in!

  • Karena

    Saxon thank you so much for featuring my friend Toma! She is so brilliant AND beautiful!! I for one really want to take one of her famous tours!Oh I have a Designer Pillows Giveaway! I hope you will join! ( a great resource as well)xoxoKarenaArt by Karena

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  • Saxon Henry

    She is definitely brilliant, Karena! I always love featuring her. I can’t wait to take another tour, as well! Hope you are well!

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  • Karena

    Toma,<o:p></o:p> Thank you!<o:p></o:p>  I am having a hip replacement on Wednesday so will be out of commission awhile. I plan to come back strong in a month for a wonderful <st1:place>Holiday</st1:place> Season and Giveaways!<o:p></o:p> Xoxo<o:p></o:p> Karena<o:p></o:p> Art by Karena<o:p></o:p>