Shopping

Gourmet Food

  • Volpetti Bulging with delicious delicacies, and notably helpful staff.
  • Antica Caciara Trasteverina Wonderful, century-old deli in Trastevere brimming with gourmet cheeses and salami (can be vacuum-packed to transport home), dried foodstuffs etc.
  • Salumeria Roscioli Byword for foodie excellence, with mouth-watering Italian and foreign delicacies.
  • Biscottificio Innocenti Enchanting, old-world biscuit shop in a Trastevere backstreet.
  • Eataly Mall-scale food shop, filled with products from all over Italy, as well as books, cooking utensils and more.
  • Confetteria Moriondo & Gariglio A magical-seeming chocolate shop.

Bookshops

Artisanal

  • Le Artigiane Handmade clothes, costume jewellery, ceramics, design objects and lamps.
  • Artisanal Cornucopia Chic concept store showcasing handmade, artisan pieces by Italian designers.
  • Ibiz – Artigianato in Cuoio Father-and-daughter workshop, producing wallets, bags and sandals in a kaleoscope of butter-soft leathers.
  • Il Sellaio Beautifully crafted leather bags, belts and accessories.
  • Flumen Profumi Artisan fragrances with a 'made in Rome' couture label.

Fashion

  • Re(f)use Ethical fashion: bags and jewellery made from upcycled objects by Rome-born designer Ilaria Venturini Fendi.
  • Tina Sondergaard Retro-inspired dresses, adjusted to fit, at this bijou Monti boutique.
  • Antica Manifattura Cappelli Elegant atelier-boutique of Rome milliner Patrizia Fabri.
  • Gente An emporium-style, multi-label boutique; essential stop for Roman fashionistas.
  • Manila Grace Essential homegrown label for dedicated followers of fashion.
  • Balenciaga Fashion shopping in a designer, 19th-century palazzo with vintage furniture and 'aristocratic residence' vibe.

Homewares

Gifts & Souvenirs

  • La Bottega del Marmoraro Commission a marble inscription to remind you of Rome.
  • Federico Buccellati Handcrafted silverware by one of Italy's most prestigious silver- and goldsmiths.
  • Flumen Profumi Unique 'made in Rome' scents at an artisan perfumery in Tridente.
  • Fabriano Deeply desirable leather-bound diaries, quirky paper jewellery by local designers and products embossed with street maps of Rome.
  • I Colori di Dentro Take the Roman sun home with a painting by Maria Grazia Luffarelli.
  • Aldo Fefè Beautifully hand-crafted notebooks and photo albums by artisan Aldo Fefè.

Shoes

  • Benheart Handmade, highly fashionable leather shoes for men and women by one of Italy's most talented young designers.
  • Marta Ray Women’s ballerina flats in a rainbow of stylish colours.
  • Fausto Santini Rome’s best-known shoe designer, known for beguilingly simple, architectural shoe designs.
  • Giacomo Santini Outlet shop for end-of-season, Fausto-designed shoes at a snip of the original price.
  • Rechicle Vintage fashion boutique: find that perfect pair of vintage, Roger Vivier comma heels or Georgio Armani stilettos.
  • Borini Unfussy shop for women's high-street footwear fashions.