Those looking to purchase a piece of Italian craftsmanship should head to Il Bisonte. Sourced and designed in Italy, Il Bisonte’s stunning leather bags, purses and accessories are a true example of traditional artisanship. The buffalo motif has prevailed through the brand’s history and has become a mark of quality and timelessness. From leather weekend bags to buckled satchels and tote shoppers, this is a great place for those looking to invest in luxury leather goods in Rome.
Il Bisonte, Via Borgognona 13, 00187 Rome, +39 06 6880 8097
Thanks to Alessandro Michele’s signature maximalist aesthetic, Gucci has become one of the world’s most celebrated Italian brands. Featuring 1970s rock ’n’ roll influences in a variety of patterns, prints and colours, the collections are beautifully flamboyant and hugely popular with discerning fashion lovers. Gucci’s accessories have made a real impact on the street-style scene. Invest in cult items such as the Gucci Dionysus bag or the new Ophidia shoulder bag.
Gucci, Via Borgognona 7D, 00187 Rome, +39 06 6919 0661
Known for Mediterranean style and for prints, Italian label Roberto Cavalli is the ultimate destination for contemporary glamour. With Paul Surridge as creative director, tailoring has come to the fore; beautiful outerwear is a particular strength. Vibrant colours and exotic prints have become the brand’s signature aesthetic, while sensual silhouettes and indulgent accents feature across the accessories line.
Roberto Cavalli, Via Borgognona 25, 00187 Rome, +39 06 6992 5469
Founded in 1978, Brunello Cucinelli is renowned for its exquisite handmade cashmere cardigans and sweaters. Tailored shirts, linen tops, cigarette trousers and smart jackets, all locally crafted to the highest standards, are at the core of the brand and any one would make a perfect addition to one’s wardrobe essentials. Timeless ethical production and community spirit are also at the heart of the brand’s philosophy making it one of the top Italian brands to watch.
Brunello Cucinelli, Via Borgognona 33, 00187 Rome, +39 06 678 7680
Chic menswear store Eddy Monetti was originally founded in 1887 in Naples. More than a century later, it remains one of the smartest menswear stores in Rome. Its expert tailors are devoted to creating high-quality chic wardrobes for discerning gentleman. Head here to shop a covetable collection of Italian-made menswear from shirts and trousers to jackets and accessories.
Eddy Monetti, Via Borgognona 36, 00187 Rome, +39 06 679 4117