Boutiques

Italy

Etre - Vestire

Mantova, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Burberry, Ralph Lauren, Ter et Bantine, Pier Antonio Gaspari, Michael Kors, Faliero Sarti, Sacai, Antonio Marras, Daniela Gregis, 3.1 Philip Lim, Marsell, P.A.R.O.S.H, Versace Collection, Repetto, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Jil Sander

About the store:

Etré was the first shop to stock Romeo Gigli, in a sign of its reputation as a boutique that offers labels that stand the test of time. Its sister shop, Vestire, was also an early advocate of labels such as Antonio Marras, Daniela Gregis and Dries Van Noten.

Excelsior Milano

Milan, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Rick Owens, Balmain, Givenchy, Visvim, Nike X Undercover, White Mountaineering, Versace, Kenzo, Isabel Marant, Valentino.

About the store:

Spread across seven floors dedicated to womenswear, menswear, accessories, beauty, gadgets and technology, Excelsior Milano is an exclusive fashion mecca for those seeking the ultimate lifestyle driven shopping experience.

Fiacchini

Forte dei Marmi, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Alaia, Balmain, Givenchy, Lanvin, Alexander McQueen, Valentino, Chloe, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, Rochas, Proenza Schouler, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Kenzo, Moschino, Rick Owens, Haider Ackermann, Michael Kors, Acne, Charlotte Olympia, Giuseppe Zanotti Design

About the store:

‘Luxurious, independent, distinguished’, these are the core characteristic of Fiacchini. Located in the glitzy coastal town of Forte dei Marmi, this family owned boutique caters for the A-lister with a designer line-up and glamourous vintage touches.

Gallery

Forte dei Marmi, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Antonio Marras, Bottega Veneta, Emilio Pucci, Jil Sander, Vionnet, Faliero Sarti, Goti,Kenzo, Linda Farrow, MSGM, Martin Maison Margiela, Missoni, Sacai, Shourouk, Stella Jean, Marco Bologna, Carven, Drome

About the store:

The fashionable Tuscan seaside town of Forte Dei Marmi is home not only to a host of exclusive boutiques, but also to Giorgio Armani himself. Gallery sits in the centre of the town and offers the best in directional luxury fashion.

Gaudenzi

Riccione, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Bottega Veneta, Bulgari, Casadei, Dries Van Noten, DSQUARED2, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Giuseppe Zanotti, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Marni, Moncler, Tod's, Valentino, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Diane Von Furstenberg, Christopher Kane, Carven

About the store:

Giovanna Gaudenzi began her journey in fashion retail with a single small shop. As the business grew season by season, she used her inimitable knowledge and experience to expand into two more stores. The boutiques, which host numerous events throughout the year, have become a haven for lovers of avant-garde fashion.

Gente Roma

Rome, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Lanvin, Alexander McQueen, Balmain, Chloe, Bottega Veneta, Duvetica, Gianvito Rossi, Fendi, Jil Sander, M Missoni, Markus Lupfer, Mary Katrantzou, Stella McCartney, Sergio Rossi, Tory Burch, Proeza Schouler

About the store:

A hard-hitting strategy of being the first to bring luxe labels such as Prada and Dolce & Gabbana to Rome’s fashion-hungry residents has paid off for Gente Roma. The group has built up a network of boutiques renowned for their elegance and exclusivity.

Gigi Tropea

Catania, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Fausto Puglisi, Versace, Ermanno Scervino, Prada, MSGM, Carven, Vionnet,Stella McCartney, Rick Owens, Sacai, Yohji Yamamoto, Y-3, Comme Des Garcons, Diesel, Paula Cademartori

About the store:

Gigi Tropea has a successful career as a DJ behind him, but his first love has always been fashion. His eponymous concept store, for which his daughter Giorgia is now a buyer, focuses on innovation and is a true reflection of his personality, uniting music, fashion and design.

Gisa

Chiaravalle, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Armani Collezioni, Alice + Olivia, Bally, Balenciaga, D.Exterior, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Dondup, Ermanno Scervino, Erika Cavallini, Fay, Gianluca Capannolo, Givenchy, Happiness, Herno, Les Copains, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Moncler, Philipp Plein, Pinko, Roberto Cavalli, Longchamps, Tory Burch, Stuart Weitzman

About the store:

The town of Ancona, along the Adriatic Sea, is home to Gisa, an exclusive fashion and accessories boutique that reflects the polished and sophisticated style of its current owner, Toni Tafani.

Helmè

Catania, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Antonio Marras, Michael Kors, Moncler, Ungaro, Oscar de la Renta, Tory Burch, Fendi, Georg Jensen, Lanvin, Mooi, Peter Pilotto, Sofie D'hoore, Hogan, Pinko

About the store:

Helme is a modern feminine universe, covering everything from shoes to belts, bridal wear and jewellery. It has undergone various transformations over the years, but has remained focused on quality and uniqueness.

Italiani

Pescara, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Balmain, Ann Demeulemeester, Rick Owens, Maison Martin Margiela, Neil Barrett, Tonello, Moncler Gamme Bleu, Luca Venturini, Blum, Dsquared2, Kenzo, Mykita, Valentino Garavani, Marsell, Giorgio Armani, Damir Doma, Belstaff

About the store:

The Italiani family first ventured into fashion as fabric merchants, supplying the finest textiles to Pescara's elite. As the store was handed from generation to generation, a natural evolution led Italiani down a different path. High end, impeccably curated menswear became its sole focus and avant garde men’s lifestyle pieces soon followed. Today, Italiani holds a perfect balance between classic luxury and daring, contemporary fashion.

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