While Milan may draw in the fashion week crowds, Rome boasts a prestigious reputation for exclusive style. A bona fide fashion capital in its own right, Rome is home to a host of designer Italian brands that attract discerning customers from Italy and further afield.
Plenty of fashion brands have founded their businesses in the Eternal City, finding inspiration in the history and beauty of the Italian capital. Labels such as Brioni, Fendi, Bulgari and Gucci all have their headquarters in Rome, with their huge flagships making their mark on the city.
Of course, Rome has welcomed plenty of other Italian brands to its prestigious shopping streets, with destinations such as Via Vittorio Veneto, Via del Corso and Via dei Condotti lined with exclusive Italian fashion houses as well as international brands. Here, we take you through some of the best designer souvenirs to buy in Rome from some of the biggest Italian fashion houses.
From fashion buys to accessories, cult handbags to luxury timepieces, here is our guide to the best shopping in Rome.