Rome, Italy Fashion Shopping Streets & Destinations

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Here you can find a selection of the best boutiques of the Italian top brands, located in the center of Rome and in famous shopping streets such as via del Corso, via Condotti, via Cola di Rienzo.

Via Condotti (officially Via dei Condotti) is a busy and fashionable street of Rome, Italy.  Known for being luxurious and expensive clothing.  In Roman times it was one of the streets that crossed the ancient Via Flaminia and enabled people who transversed the Tiber to reach the Pincio hill.  It begins at the foot of the Spanish steps and is named after conduits or channels which carried water to the Baths of Agrippa.  Today, it is the street which contains the greatest number of Rome-based Italian fashion retailers, equivalent to Milan's Via Montenapoleone, Paris' Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré, Florence's Via de' Tornabuoni or London's Bond Street.  Caffé Greco (or Antico Caffé Greco), perhaps the most famous café in Rome was established at Via dei Condotti 86 in 1760, and attracted figures such as Stendhal, Goethe, Byron, Liszt and Keats to have coffee there.   Being near the Spanish steps, the street is visited by large numbers of tourists.   Via Condotti is a center of fashion shopping in Rome.  Dior, Gucci, Valentino, Hermes, Armani, Jimmy Choo, La Perla, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Furla, Burberry, Celine, Dolce & Gabbana, Max Mara, Alberta Ferretti, Fornarina, Trussardi, Buccellati, Bulgari, Tod's, Cartier, Bally, Mont Blanc, Louis Vuitton have stores on Via Condotti.  Laura Biagiotti and other fashion companies, have their offices there as well.

Via Condotti, Via Borgognona and Via Frattina are three streets start near the Piazza di Spagna that run parallel until they reach the Via del Corso (also known as "The Corso"). They are the best known highly expensive fashion in Rome.

The Via Sannio market is situated next to San Giovanni station on Line A of the Rome Metro. It sells mainly clothes and accessories. The centre of the market is covered, with stands on the surrounding streets. It is open on weekdays during the morning. On Sundays several stands move to Porta Portese for the big street market there.

Via Cola di Rienzo, Via Ottaviano, Viale Giulio Cesare, Via Candia (near Prati) is one of the most important areas for shopping and cafés in the city. And Via Cola di Rienzo is the most famous of the streets. Next to the many family owned, unbranded shops, there are several boutiques, including Trussardi, Tommy Hilfiger, Energy, Diesel Jeans, Miss Sixty, Armani, Benetton and Brandy. The biggest department store in the street is Coin.

Fashion retail stores include:

Fendi - Discover the Fendi universe by visiting their shop in Rome. Fashion, Handbags, Accessories, Fragrances for Women and Men.

Valentino - Experience the Valentino world: discover the latest Collections, Fashion Shows, Rockstud Accessories, Celebrities, News and More. Let them seduce you with luxury.

Bulgari - Since 1884, Bulgari has been setting the pace for Italian style in jewellery, watches, accessories, fragrances, skincare and leather goods.

Versace - Fashion ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes, eyewear, watches and fine jewellery, fragrances for Women and Men.

Ferragamo - Ferragamo sells elegant and fabled footwear, as well as women's clothing and accessories. The name became famous in America as far back as when Pola Negri and Greta Garbo began appearing in Ferragamo shoes in movies.

Cavalli - Roberto Cavalli known for detailed exotic prints and for creating the sand-blasted look for jeans which are now a standard style for the majority of jean makers. He is the father of fashion designer Daniele Cavalli.

Gucci - Discover the latest collection of ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes and accessories. Made In Italy.

Armani - Discover the official Armani store in Rome, Italy where you can purchase clothing and accessories from all of the group's brands and discover the latest fashions.

Prada - The window-displays of the Prada shop are some of the most imaginative in this city center street, which abounds with all the top fashion names.  Via Condotti 88/90 00187 Roma PHONE: +39 066790897 FAX: +39 066795819

Hugo Boss - Hugo Boss is a fashion designer appealing to men and women. This brand offers sophisticated collections of high quality clothes and also fragrances, cosmetics, watches, glasses.  You can find Hugo Boss shops in via Frattina, near Piazza di Spagna.

Brioni - an exclusive brand of tailored clothing, made-to-measure service, and sportswear for men.

Burberry - Shop for innovative menswear, womenswear, coats, dresses, shoes, accessories, bags, scarves, beauty and fragrance. British style with a fashion home in Rome.

Dolce & Gabbana - Dolce & Gabbana is an Italian luxury industry fashion house. The company was started by Italian designers Domenico Dolce

Etro - fashion, accessories, fragrances and home collections. The textile culture, around which all the other activities revolve, is teamed with ongoing experimentation. Ambitious goals to be reached in symphony with style. Each creation carries echoes of the past and leaves indelible marks on time; the contribution of everyone is at the basis of each work.

Gianfranco Ferre

Missoni - Missoni is an Italian fashion house based in Varese, and known for its colorful knitwear designs. The company was founded by Ottavio and Rosita Missoni in 1953.


Below are a few more Apparel Search fashion finds for your review:

Caleffi - Enrico Caleffi, founder of the homonimous firm, started his business activity in Rome at the end of the 19th century opening a clothing shop, in Via Due Macelli, in the corner of Via Capo le Case. We are in the Rome of D'Annunzio characterized by an élite who, taking care of their own clothes, often stop in Caleffi's shop. His shop consolidates on the wave of the welfare spread in the country by Giolitti's Minister wise politics. That is why in 1911 Enrico Caleffi moves his shop into Via della Colonna Antonina in front of the seat of the Parliament, which becomes a firm landmark for the political class of the day. After the First World War Caleffi shop obtains a reputation especially for the style of the shirts.

Davide Cenci - founded in Robe by Patriarch Davide Cenci, there are now three generations. They present a private label line, made to measure, and hand picked selection of the finest Italian and international brands.  They display a new collection every season.

Fellini - While clothes shopping in Rome, Fellini brand will surely guarantee high quality fabrics, modern patterns, details and many other factors that combine Fellini style. The tailors touch is the philosophy of Fellini's creations.  They express new trends and valuable manufacture for consumers wishing to wear high-class clothes.

Giancarlo Piazza - with this apparel you will find detailed hints of the craftman's commitment and love for every single creation of the designer.  Giancarlo Piazza's gift and passionate creativity is a legacy of his family - backed up by a thirty-year long experience in the sector.

Luisa Spagnoli - Luisa Spagnoli's universe is nurtured by a strong sense of identity, personal style, and quality, which actually identify the core values of the brand.  The brands code is tightly linked with research, refinement, taste, and the contemporary.  Their is an accurate selection when it comes to materials and textiles, each sartorial and knitwear piece has to be precious, follow avant-garde technologies in the making, and be cared for with extreme attention to detail during each step of it's creation.  The true Italian style.

Mario Lucchese - In Via del Babuino, in the heart of Rome, there is the boutique of Mario Lucchese. In his shop you will find different style of clothing as well as an assortment of golf accessories. A long tradition in the Lucchese family will guarantee quality and fashion while shopping in Rome.

Nia - Nia was created by Erminia Ferrante in 1971 when following her passion in prêt a porter she started the business in Rome.  Nia's historical boutique at number 48 on via Vittoria represents an important international and Roman fashion checkpoint for your shopping travels.  For more than 30 year customers can shop from historical high fashion house's clothing, symbol of class and elegance, to the most emerging brands. 

Sandro Ferrone - recognized for its exclusive fashion in women's clothing. He started in 1958 and slowly though quality and style became a famous name for women's fashion. Sandro Ferrone trademark is appreciated not only in Italy but also other countries.

And more.

Are you on holiday in the Eternal City? Do you like Italian fashion? Are you interested in clothes shopping in Rome?

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After you visit Rome, you may want to travel to Florence and Milan as well.


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