Second and first hand Italian fashion

Here is to the best shopping places in the Eternal City. From haute couture to second hand and around, explore our choices.

March 24, 2016

Shopping in Rome

Italy is famous for its exclusive and expensive designer fashion labels.  However, there is another side to Italian fashion where inexpensive chic pieces and handcrafted accessories are available. You can find some very unique pieces made in Italy from designers in independent boutiques, vintage shops, and small stores. This is also the place to go shopping in Rome to find one of a kind items such as Iosselliani jewelry and more at great prices.

Via Condotti

This is the center of Rome’s designer shopping area. This is the place where you will find labels that represent the best of Italian class such as Prada, Armani, Hermes and Gucci.

Via Babuino

Via Babuino is one of the three streets leading into the Piazza del Popolo. These and other smaller cross streets form the Trident which is Rome’s luxury center with one of the most exclusive shopping areas. Via Babuino is the classiest of the three streets with rows upon rows of designer fashion labels and exclusive shops.

Via del Governo Vecchio

If you like vintage pieces, head west from Piazza Pasquino to Via del Governo Vecchio. It is a cobbled street lined with vintage clothes shops, fashion boutiques, and eateries.

Monti

Monti is a hip area with a full range of options from worn-in classics to tailored trends. Via dei Serpenti has a shop called Pibefo which is considered Monti’s vintage gem that has an assortment of clothes and accessories including fabulous leather items. New merchandise comes in every day.

Campo di Fiori

This is a celebrated picturesque market by day with small shops where you can find a lot of unique clothes and accessories. The market has historical streets like Via dei Cappellari, Via dei Baullari, and Via dei Giubbonari, which have many small shops that still have the names of the craftsmen who once worked there. By night, Campo di Fiori is a nightlife hub.

Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center

Ingenuity and intuitive service make our hotel a favored place for meeting, socializing, and relaxing, with an innately Italian flair.

The Westin Excelsior Rome

Since 1906, The Westin Excelsior, Rome has hosted celebrities, statesmen, and artists visiting the Eternal City. The hotel, which was named to Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List, enjoys a prime location in the celebrated Via Veneto district.

The St. Regis Rome

Built in 1894, it's a timeless haven of renewed charm. Precious, sumptuous interiors, exceptionally chic, uncompromising bespoke service.

Cortina d’Ampezzo and Hollywood

Cortina d’Ampezzo has an illustrious past, with many famous faces regularly spotted in its hallways.

Introducing Cardinale, the legendary cocktail from La Dolce Vita

While La Dolce Vita reigned, barman at Excelsior Hotel created the Cardinale Cocktail in 1950. A Cardinal suggested the recipe to his bartender, and the idea was a success with the other clients too, so the bartender christened the cocktail with the name “Cardinale”.

Festive traditions around Italy

There’s so much to experience in Italy during Festive Days. Discover some of Italy’s most popular festive traditions that you will absolutely love being a part of.