The Eternal City's Top Boutiques Featured

Home to an excess of historical structures, beautiful buildings and museums a plenty, there is never a quiet moment in the Eternal City. However when art and culture becomes overwhelming Rome prides itself on a must see list of stores and boutiques too. 

by Catherine Hamilton


Located in the Monti section of Rome, locals flock to this store when visiting the neighbourhood. Browse through the precisely chosen and thoughout products such as clothes, bags, sunglasses, shoes and interior design items that come from all over the world. Shop and live like a Roman native and enjoy this fashion-forward boutique. Before leaving, choose from a range of elegant accessories and gifts to bring home to a loved one.



Home to some of most attractive and unique menswear in the market, Empresa also houses women’s clothing and shoes. With multiple locations throughout Italy and seven different men’s and women’s stores in Rome, this sought-after store embodies cool and avant guarde yet timeless and classic menswear and clothing. Locals come here to purchase stunning Italian pieces such a handcrafted leather shoes, jackets, trench coats or a high collared cardigans with styles unavailable in major markets around the world.


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La Gallinelle

Featured on many famed luxury travel publications, this bohemian boutique provides selective vintage clothing as well as their own unique and eclectic clothing and accessories. Now a popular destination for fashion-conscious Italians and travellers, La Gallinelle once operated as a polleria (a store to buy chickens). The owner, Wilma Silvestri founded the store in 1989 and remarkably makes almost all of the clothing herself in the back of the store. Silvestri offers couture clothing and prides herself on her ability to dress any type of woman to perfection.


G. Poggi

In a city full of art, take up a new hobby or simply take the time to appreciate the effort of classic and timeless artists and step into this store. Founded in 1875, even non-artists find themselves awestruck with the plethora of options here. The powdered colors date back to the renaissance, ranging from burnt umber, Terra di Siena, Pompeii red and lapis lazuli. Explore your inner creativity with the extensive range of products in this store. Multiple companies also offer art classes within the city.


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One of the most famous stores in Rome, LOL thrives as an extremely desirable concept store in the Monti section of Rome. Although the majority of the pieces come from primarily Italian Brands, many other items originate from other prominent European designers. Located in the cosmoplitan Monti, this fashion and art filled store fulfills any shopper and traveller’s dreams. Fashion connisseurs flock to this location, putting Rome on the style map.


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