The Italian Riviera shopping

Top Choice Homewares in Genoa

Via Garibaldi 12

Even if you're not in the market for designer homewares, it's worth trotting up the noble stairs just to be reminded how splendid a city Genoa can be. There's an incredibly canny collection of contemporary furniture…
Homewares in Genoa

Butteghetta Magica di Tinello Daniela

Stock your kitchen from a selection of brightly glazed traditional ceramics and beautiful contemporary kitchenware. This is also the place to buy a corzetti, a carved wooden stamp that is used to make a local pasta …
Vintage in Genoa

Lipstick Vintage

A treasure trove of upmarket vintage fashion with pieces from classic Italian designers such as Ferragamo, Prada, Pucci and Gucci, with some fashion-forward pieces from internationals such as Vivienne Westwood and Y…
Fashion & Accessories in Genoa

Betty Page Budoir

Owned by one of Genoa's best fashion eyes, this colourful little shop is a two-decades historic centre veteran. Labels are diverse, from Italian hard-hitters such as Marni to some far more affordable small internati…
Children's Clothing in Genoa

Mimì e Cocò

A wonderful find in a country increasingly dominated by big budget labels, everything here is handmade in Genoa. Smocks, shirts, shorts, cardigans and playsuits for babies to five-year-olds are crafted from natural …
Pastries in Genoa

Pasticceria Profumo

A traditional pasticceria and chocolate shop that follows the seasons – chocolate, chestnuts and cream dominate in winter, fresh stone fruit and berries in summer – this is also one of Genoa's most pretty, with brig…
Chocolate in Genoa

Pietro Romanengo fu Stefano

An intriguing historic chocolate shop (established 1780) that specialises in candied flowers and floral waters: it really does feel as if nothing has changed since long before the Risorgimento.
Fashion & Accessories in Genoa

Stanza 41

A clever collection of international labels along the conceptual spectrum, with both glamorous and beachy summer options. The shoes are especially compelling.
Food in Savona

Pasticceria Besio

An authentic century-old pasticceria known for its amaretti, crisp little biscuits made with almonds and no preservatives.
Food in Riviera di Ponente


Outlet of large olive-oil producer that sells the staples of the Ligurian kitchen: olive oil, pesto, artichoke paste and olives themselves.