Must see shopping in Rome

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    This family-run deli is a fantasyland of Italian edibles. Whole prosciutto hams hang in profusion. Cheeses, olive oil, dried pasta, balsamic vinegar, wine…

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    Biscottificio Innocenti

    For homemade biscuits, bite-sized meringues and fruit tarts large and small, there is no finer address in Rome than this vintage biscottificio with…

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    Del Giudice

    Established in Rome in 1959 by Marcello and Rita Del Giudice and now operated by their children and grandchildren, this business produces leather bags,…

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    Salumeria Roscioli

    Rome's most celebrated deli showcases a spectacular smörgåsbord of prize products ranging from cured hams and cheeses to conserves, dried pastas, olive…

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    This multilabel boutique was the first in Rome to bring all the big-name luxury designers – Italian, French and otherwise – under one roof and its vast…

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    Producing soaps, perfumes, creams, lotions, bathsalts, shampoos and candles made with Sicilian natural ingredients – orange blossom, lime, pomegranate,…

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    Opened by designer Cristina Bomba over four decades ago, this gorgeous boutique is now operated by her fashion-designing children Caterina (womenswear)…

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    Camiceria Artigianale APE

    Tailoring bespoke business shirts since 1967, this atelier and boutique is an essential stop for many regular visitors to the city. It's possible to…

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    Confetteria Moriondo & Gariglio

    Roman poet Trilussa was so smitten with this chocolate shop – established by the Torinese confectioners to the royal house of Savoy – that he was moved to…

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    Fausto Santini

    Rome’s best-known shoe designer, Fausto Santini is famous for his beguilingly simple, architectural shoe designs, realised in boots and shoes made with…

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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…

  • Anglo American Bookshop

    The Anglo American Bookshop is well stocked and well known. It has an excellent range of literature, travel guides, children’s books and maps, and if it…

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    With travertine walls, stunning contemporary art and sweeping red-marble staircase, the flagship store of Rome's iconic fashion house inside 18th-century…

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    Be prepared for some serious taste-bud titillation in this flash food emporium of gargantuan proportions built in the former terminal for airport buses…

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    Antica Caciara Trasteverina

    The fresh ricotta is a prized possession at this century-old deli, and it's usually gone by lunchtime. If you’re too late, take solace in the luscious…

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    Les Vignerons

    If you're looking for interesting vintages, search out this lovely wine shop near the Mercato di Piazza San Cosimato. It boasts one of the capital's best…

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    Federico Buccellati

    Run today by the third generation of one of Italy's most prestigious silver- and goldsmiths, this historical shop opened in 1926. Everything is…

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    Calzoleria Petrocchi

    This historic shoemaker has been hand-crafting leather shoes for well-heeled Romans and film icons such as Audrey Hepburn and Robert De Niro since 1946…

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    Flumen Profumi

    Unique 'made in Rome' scents are what this artisanal perfumery is all about. Natural perfumes are oil-based, contain four to eight base notes and evoke la…

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    Antica Manifattura Cappelli

    A throwback to a more elegant age, the atelier-boutique of milliner Patrizia Fabri offers a wide range of beautifully crafted hats. Choose from the off…