Lovers in New York and their Love Padlocks

Lovers Padlocks on the Brooklyn Bridge

by MARIKA SANTORO & MARCELLO DE MARCO

For centuries love and passion have been cornerstones of Italian culture and sources of inspiration not only for countless works of art, but even for social trends.

One of the latest is the so called “lovers padlocks”. This modern tradition stems from Federico Moccia’s novel Ho Voglia di Te, published in 1992.

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