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Enjoy Excellent Shopping in the Downtown Area of Florence

Florence is well-known as the former fashion capital of Italy. With so many stores available, it can be difficult to choose which ones to stop by. You'll want to take a stroll down Via de' Tornabuoni--Florence's fashion central and home of name-brand shops.

When you are looking for class but also something fun, Dolce and Gabbana offers a wonderful shopping experience. You can't go wrong by choosing some of their innovative and interesting items. After shopping there, you are sure to get multiple compliments on your pieces. They also have a wide variety, making it easy to find something perfect for you.

It would't be a shopping trip in Florence without stopping by Gucci. Florence is home to the famous designer, and once you are done shopping you'll want to head over to the museum where you can see how the items you purchased are made. Finally, to round out your shopping trip, make a stop at Prada--you'll find wonderful styles unlike any other.



When looking for a bit more of a classic English style. You can find it at Burberry. Between beautiful clothing and gorgeous accessories, you'll be able to enjoy your time at the store and to find everything you need in order to update your...  Read More

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With two stores available in the city center, it's easy to grab your favorites from this iconic name. Taking a Renaissance-style building and converting it into one of the most recognizable fashion names in the world, you can find classic styles...  Read More



Offering some of Prada's best-known items, you'll find some brand new styles from the designer as well as old classics. When you are looking for gift ideas or you want to find something truly special for your loved one, Prada makes it easy for...  Read More



One of the newer stores downtown, Dior is one of the best-known stores throughout the world who provides high-quality clothing and style. Whether you are looking for clothing, accessories, cosmetics, or almost anything else that will make you...  Read More



Born in Florence, Roberto Cavalli has become a name synonymous with style and class and has become a world-wide name. What you'll find here are incredibly well-designed sunglasses and accessories--items that you know will be commented on as you...  Read More

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Exuding Italian style, Armani has been a staple in buying new wardrobes for decades. When you want to find items that will last for years to come, you should think about talking to the sales team--they can help you pick out classic pieces that...  Read More



While most of the shops you will find on Via Tornabuoni highlight classic style favorites, Save the Queen offers a fun, boutique experience with quality clothes and a great staff willing to assist you with any of your needs. If you are into...  Read More



Celebrating the Florentine tradition of creating quality leather, Fendi has upheld the Italian standard of making leather that both lasts and that looks great. If you are planning on finding new accessories, Fendi is the location to head to for...  Read More



Nothing says decadence like Tiffany, and Florence's Tiffany's provides the same care and luxury experience that you would receive in New York and other cities throughout the world. With a fantastic collection based around elegant design and...  Read More



Synonymous with Italian design and fashion, Gucci delivers some of the most incredible purchases available in the downtown area. Whether you are looking to complete your outfit with accessories or you are simply planning on spending an afternoon...  Read More


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Currently residing in Florence, Alex is a travel writer and author. She is addicted to coffee, reading, and seeing new places. She has been to near fifteen different countries in Europe, all...  More About Alexa