Boutiques

Italy

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.

Julian Fashion

Milano Marittima, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Junya Watanabe, Rick Owens, Stella McCartney, Sergio Rossi, Giuseppe Zanotti, Ann Demeulemeester, Comme Des Garcons, Moschino, Balmain, Emilio Pucci, Fausto Puglisi, Haider Ackermann, Michael Kors, Missoni, Philippe Model, Proenza Schouler, Roland Mouret, The Row

About the store:

Julian Fashion has built its reputation not by following the fluctuations of fashion, but by ignoring them. It maintains a direct link to its heritage and stocks only the most prestigious brands. The boutique is divided into three outlets for womenswear, menswear and children’s clothes.

Leam

Rome, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Fendi, Saint Laurent, Proenza Schouler, Stella McCartney, Balmain, Dolce & Gabbana, Marcelo Burlon, Emanuel Ungaro, Mary Katrantzou, Roberto Cavalli, Stella Jean, Valentino Garavani, Giuseppe Zanotti, Moncler Gamme Bleu, Golden Goose Deluxe

About the store:

Leam, an historic boutique in Rome, has specialised in high-fashion since its inception. Founder Lello Amati’s philosophy is to offer a collection for all tastes and styles, framed in a sleek, modern interior by the renowned architect Marco Costanzi.

Loschi

Treviso, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Chloé, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, DSQUARED2, Emillio Pucci, Ermanno Screvino, Fendi, Givenchy, Isabel Marant, Jimmy Choo, Kenzo, Moncler, Mulberry, Stella McCartney, Tory Burch, Valentino, Sophie Hulme, Red Valentino, Church's

About the store:

This is luxury-shopping heaven - with a friendly face. Amid the rails of classic designer labels, Italian stalwarts and capsule avant-garde collections, the family-run boutique still manages to maintain its own brand of lovable charm.

Luisa Boutique

Rimini, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Balmain, Burberry, Chloé, Dolce & Gabbana, Dries Van Noten, Helmut Lang, Christopher Kane, Gucci, Lanvin, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Philipp Plein, Red Valentino, Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Valentino, Moncler Gamme Bleu, Giuseppe Zanotti, Maison Martin Margiela

About the store:

In bold contrast to the ancient Roman landmarks that surround them, the two Luisa boutiques in the historical centre of Rimini have long upheld a tradition of showcasing emerging talent alongside more established designers. The sleek spaces attract customers from around the world who value passion and originality.

Mantovani

San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Givenchy , Balmain, Fendi, D2, Moncler, Mary Katrantzou, Brunello Cucinelli, Etro, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors, Thom Browne, Valentino, Valentino Garavani, Chloè, Kenzo, Scervino, Comme de Garcon , Marc Jacobs, Juun J, Jimmy Choo, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang,

About the store:

Since the first store opened, a string of Mantovani boutiques have popped up in the ancient town centre of San Giovanni Valdarno. Each store is housed in a beautiful Renaissance building and offers a sophisticated collection of international and emerging brands, as well as a personal styling service.

Mimma Ninni

Bari, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Antonio Marras, Burberry, Christopher Kane, Courrèges, Edun, Giambattista Valli, Halston, Jay Ahr, Jonathan Saunders, Junya Watanabe, Marchesa, Milly, Notify, Opening Ceremony, Oscar de la Renta, Paule Ka, Rick Owens, Roland Mouret, Simonetta Ravizza, Sylvie Schimmel, The Row, Walter Voulaz

About the store:

Signora Mimma Ninni gave birth to her concept store as a haven of good taste and feminine elegance and as a showcase for her own personal style. Located in the heart of the city, the boutique offers everything from haute couture to ready-to wear and a wide range of accessories.

Minetti

Casale Monferrato, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Alexander McQueen, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Etro, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Jimmy Choo, Lanvin, Thom Browne, Versace, Balmain, Christopher Kane, Kenzo

About the store:

This charming luxury menswear boutique dating from the early 1900s still retains its original features, namely two large paintings by internationally renowned artist Enrico Colombotto Rosso which greet visitors at the entrance. Offering a tasteful Italian and international designer edit, Minetti ensure every piece exudes style and elegance.

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