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Visitors with some retail therapy on their minds will find comfort in knowing that there is a vast selection of boutiques and stores in Rome to meet all your shopping needs. Whether you're looking for something haute couture like Dolce & Gabbana, a department store-like shopping experience like COIN or the 220+ shopping mall of Porta di Roma in north Rome, the Eternal City offers something for everyone. This carefully selected list covers everything from cookware and specialty shops to clothing, shoes and accessories.
You'll find just about everything you're after in the historical center. Via del Corso is the main shopping street featuring all your Italian and international high street fashion brands and department store La Rinascente. For high end fashion from Italian fashion houses like Armani and Prada to international Hermes or Louis Vuitton head to Via Condotti, right by the Spanish Steps and surrounding streets of Via Sistina and Via Borgognona.
The Made in Italy brand made famous the world over can still be found, but venture towards small boutiques instead of large Italian chains. For many Italian and local made items from clothing to leather and shoes, Via del Governo Vecchio and Via dei Coronari (Piazza Navona area) or Via Giubbonari (Campo de Fiori area) will satisfy.
You can find a bargain all year round but January and July are your big end of season sales months. So whatever it is you're on the hunt for, this 10Best list is your starting point. Buon shopping!