Must see shopping in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

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    Tina Sondergaard

    Sublimely cut and whimsically retro-esque, Tina Sondergaard's handmade creations for women are a hit with the local fashion cognoscenti. Styles change by…

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    Feltrinelli International

    The international branch of Italy’s ubiquitous bookseller has a splendid collection of books in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German and Portuguese…

  • Pifebo

    Seek out a secondhand steal at Pifebo, the city’s top vintage boutique. Shelves and racks brim with sunglasses, boots, clothing (including lots of denim),…

  • Le Nou

    This clothing store in Monti is run by the startlingly talented Eugenia Barbati, who graduated from fashion school and promptly opened up her own place…

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    This tiny artisanal jeweller on Monti's best shopping street showcases handmade pieces by Tammar Edelman and Elinor Avni that will appeal to those with a…

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    Giacomo Santini

    This Fausto Santini outlet, named after the Roman accessory designer's father Giacomo, sells last season's and discounted Fausto Santini boots, shoes and…

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    Podere Vecciano

    Selling produce from its Tuscan farm, this shop is a great place to pick up presents to take home. Choose from different varieties of pesto, honey and…

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    One of a growing number of shops serving Rome's record collectors, this San Lorenzo store has a devoted clientele. Its eclectic collection of vinyl LPs,…

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    Wilma Silvestre, founder of local label Le Gallinelle, designs elegant clothes with a difference. You can browse her chic, laid-back styles and buy off…

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    Featuring quality fabrics and and a chic 1970s-influenced aesthetic, the clothing designed by Betty Piccirilli and David Anav is a hit with Roman women of…

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    Roma Liuteria di Mathias Menanteau

    A vintage ceramic-tiled wood burner casts a golden glow on this old-fashioned artisanal workshop where French luthier Mathias Menanteau crafts and…

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    Monti's streets are home to a number of clothing ateliers, and this is one of the best of them. The pieces sold here have an elegant simplicity and are…

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    Nuovo Mercato Esquilino

    Throw yourself into the real Rome at this buzzing covered food market where budget-conscious Romans and students shop for fresh fruit, veg, exotic herbs,…

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    Mercato Monti Urban Market

    Vintage clothes, accessories and one-off pieces by local designers: this market in the hip 'hood of Monti is well worth a rummage if you're here on a…

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    Flamingo Vintage

    Owner Carlotta has a great eye, and manages to source vintage finds from the 1940s and every subsequent decade to sell in this cute boutique.

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    La Bottega del Cioccolato

    Run by the younger generation of a long line of chocolatiers, this is an exotic world of scarlet walls and old-fashioned glass cabinets set into black…

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    IBS + Libraccio

    This bookshop, set over three floors, has a good range of Italian literature, reference books and travel guides, as well as CDs, a cheery children’s…

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    This gourmet shop sells foodstuffs from all over the world and also has cafe.