Must see shopping in Naples

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    Despite hiding away on the 3rd floor of a nondescript building, Paris, New York and Tokyo know all about this family-run glove factory, whose clients…

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    Bottega 21

    Top-notch Tuscan leather and traditional, handcrafted methods translate into coveted, contemporary leather goods at Bottega 21. Block colours and clean,…

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    La Scarabattola

    La Scarabattola's handmade sculptures of magi (wise men), devils and Neapolitan folk figures constitute Jerusalem's official Christmas crèche, and the…

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    E Marinella

    One-time favourite of Luchino Visconti and Aristotle Onassis, this pocket-sized, vintage boutique is the place for prêt-à-porter and made-to-measure silk…

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    Neighbour to one of Italy's most esteemed music conservatories, this erudite bookshop fills with the sound of practising musicians. Most new and vintage…

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    Family-run Scriptura is a must for artisanal leather goods made using high-quality Campanian leather. Its range includes handbags, satchels, duffel bags…

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    In her heavenly scented workshop, Pina Malinconico crafts handmade slabs of soap that look as beautiful as they smell. Lined up under low-slung lights,…

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    Asad Ventrella: Contemporastudio

    Asad Ventrella is one of Naples' most talented, respected names in jewellery design, producing statement-making wearables that are equally playful,…

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    Vincenzo Oste Gioielli

    While the late Annibale Oste made a name from himself as a visionary sculptor and designer, son Vincenzo wows aesthetes with his extraordinary jewellery…

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    Livio De Simone

    The late Livio De Simone put Capri on the catwalk, dressing Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O in his bold, colourful creations. Inspired by the island, summer…

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    Stingo Antica Manifattura Ceramica

    For more than 300 years the Stingo family has produced the intricately decorated majolica tiles that adorn the floors of prestigious hotels, public…

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    In business since 1780, Cilento is as much a slice of Neapolitan history as it is a gentlemen's atelier, run by the eighth generation of the same family…

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    Many vintage shops line Via Mezzocannone, the narrow street that runs between the two universities (Federico II and L’Orientale) but Retrophilia is a…

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    Mattana Design

    Pimp your fingers, wrists or neckline with Mattana's meticulously detailed creations for men and women. The studio's DNapoli line is especially intriguing…

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    Gay Odin

    One of several branches around town, Gay Odin is famous for its delectable artisanal chocolates.

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    Riot Laundry Bar

    Revamp your wardrobe or record collection and kick back with a coffee or beer at this split-level shop-and-bar. Street-smart threads include indie names…

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    For a take-home taste of Napoli, stock up on a few bottles of Limonè's homemade limoncello (lemon liqueur), made with organic lemons from the Campi…

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    Gino Ramaglia

    Opened by the great grandmother of its current owners – siblings Marco and Enzo Ramiglia – this historic art-supplies store has been in business since…

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    MAC Ceramics

    MAC sells playful, contemporary ceramics created by talented local couple Antimo De Santis and Marina Pascali. Everything is handmade from scratch, from…

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    Gran Gusto

    Opposite the Calata Porta di Massa ferry terminal, this two-level gourmet supermarket stocks a wide range of quality Italian edibles, from artisan pasta,…