Rome’s appeal is wide, not only as a city that is steeped in culture, but also as destination that offers retail experiences as diverse as they are noteworthy. The past few months have seen a range of brands from Italy and further afield open boutiques in the Italian capital. Whether you’re seeking a precious keepsake from an iconic jewellery brand or a decorative item by one of the latest names in contemporary design, you will find what you’re looking for in Rome’s latest openings.
Design lovers in Rome should be sure to pay a visit to Mia, a gallery and boutique dedicated to all that is unique and beautiful. Its three founders are self-confessed design obsessives, and their passion shines through in the impressive collection of furniture, home accessories, crockery and more. Selecting the best of both traditional and contemporary design, the team at Mia has created a unique space which challenges traditional ideas of luxury. The team views interior design and home décor as an expression of individuality and personality, and is on hand to help with your every design need, whatever your style.
Mia, Via di Ripetta 224, 00186 Rome, +39 06 9784 1892
Sophisticated Spanish brand Massimo Dutti has opened a new store in Rome’s Galleria Alberto Sordi. Boasting three floors and 931 square metres of retail space, the new boutique is the latest jewel in Massimo Dutti’s crown and its largest shop in Europe. The store also showcases the brand’s evolved store concept – combining moody shades of marble, brass, mahogany and leather in the unveiled interior décor. The store offers the brand’s universally appreciated menswear and womenswear, and also presents Massimo Dutti’s personal tailoring service.
Massimo Dutti, Galleria Alberto Sordi, Piazza Colonna, 00187 Rome, +39 06 679 2783
Tiffany & Co.
World-renowned jewellery firm Tiffany recently opened a new store in Rome. Situated on the prestigious Via dei Condotti, the new boutique adds a touch of sparkling modernity to this time-honoured street. Situated inside a 16th-century building, the ground floor hosts an area which showcases archived pieces from Jean Schlumberger, one of Tiffany’s most notable designers, as well as rooms displaying the brand’s watches, the Tiffany T collection and the latest designs from design director Francesca Amfitheatrof; 2016 marks the 130th anniversary of the Tiffany setting, so there is no better time to celebrate with the brand.
Tiffany & Co, Via dei Condotti 55, 00187 Rome, +39 06 678 3941
As a fashion label with a reputation for high-end excellence, you’d expect nothing less than pure luxury of RedValentino’s new concept store. The boutique on elegant Via del Babuino was meticulously designed by creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, and is a brilliant reflection of the brand’s evolution. Featuring sleek geometric shapes and a delicate pastel and gold interior, this is a concept store that embodies modern femininity.
RedValentino, Via del Babuino 61, 00187 Rome, +39 06 3600 1906