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Clothing in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Le Nou

This clothing store in Monti is run by the startlingly talented 20-something Eugenia Barbati, who graduated fashion school and promptly opened up her own place. Her hipster designs can be bought off the rack, or you…
Fashion & Accessories in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Tina Sondergaard

Sublimely cut and whimsically retro-esque, Tina Sondergaard's handmade threads for women are a hit with fashion cognoscenti, including Italian rock star Carmen Consoli and the city's theatre and TV crowd. You can ha…
Books in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Feltrinelli International

The international branch of Italy’s ubiquitous bookseller has a splendid collection of books in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German and Portuguese. You’ll find everything from recent bestsellers to dictionarie…
Food in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

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 wood, with irresistible smells wafting in from the kitchen and r…
Vintage in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Pifebo

Seek out a second-hand steal at Pifebo, the city’s top vintage boutique. Shelves and racks brim with sunglasses, boots, clothing, bags and an impressive sports jersey collection, all hailing from the '70s, '80s and …
Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Transmission

One of a handful of shops serving Rome's record collectors, this San Lorenzo store is vinyl nirvana. Its eclectic collection of LPs, CDs, 7-inch singles, DVDs and Blu-rays covers the whole musical gamut, ranging fro…
Food in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Podere Vecciano

Selling produce from its Tuscan farm, this shop is a great place to pick up presents, such as different varieties of pesto, honey and marmalade, selected wines, olive-oil-based cosmetics and beautiful olive-wood cho…
Jewellery in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Perlei

Contemporary women’s jewellery created by Noritamy, a collaboration between Tammar Edelman and Elinor Avni, is showcased in this tiny artisan boutique. Think bright polished stones, organic shapes and architectural …
Fashion & Accessories in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Abito

Wilma Silvestre, founder of local label Le Gallinelle, designs elegant clothes with a difference. Here at her Monti boutique you can browse her chic, laid-back styles and buy off the rack.
Musical Instruments in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Roma Liuteria di Mathias Menanteau

A vintage ceramic-tiled wood burner casts a golden glow on this old-fashioned artisan workshop where French luthier Mathias Menanteau crafts and restores cellos and violins by hand.