Italy has always been a very popular destination for tourists from all over the world. Why do many travelers choose Italy as destination for their holidays?
Italy is a country characterized not only by artistic beauties, breathtaking landscapes, the sea, and the mountains, but above all by good food, fashion and shopping. Made in Italy, famous all over the world, conquers millions of people who go to Italy every year to visit the main Cities of Art, taste the local specialties and take home exclusive Made in Italy purchases. Recently, shopping tourism is catching on, literally. Visitors want to admire the beauty, eat good food and above all go shopping in the streets of the main Italian cities.
Shopping tourism in Italy
Italy meets the needs of guests perfectly, allowing them to discover the territory and at the same time live a unique shopping experience. Travelers, among stores, craft shops, and outlets will be able to take home the best products that make Italy an excellence. Even those who arrive in the Bel Paese for travel reasons other than shopping, once they arrive they cannot help but get tempted by Italian products. Very often, being in a completely new place, you don’t always know where to shop, and it is precisely here that the personal shopper comes into play. The personal shopper in Italy brings people to discover the city, Made in Italy fashion and craftsmanship. Following the trail of shopping tourism, the personal shopper for tourists can make the difference for all those who wish to live an unforgettable shopping experience and do not want to risk wasting time and buying the wrong things.The main cities chosen as a shopping destination are definitely Milan, Rome, Florence and Venice, each with its own characteristics.
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Milan, the fashion capital
The Lombard capital is one of the main Italian cities chosen for shopping. The famous fashion quadrilateral enclosed between the four streets: Monte Napoleone, Manzoni, della Spiga and Corso Venezia, the fashion week organized twice a year, and the presence of great Italian fashion houses, like Armani, Prada, Etro, Trussardi, Versace and Moschino just to name a few, make Milan the ideal city for shopping. All tourists who want to go do some fashionable and trendy shopping, can only choose Milan as a destination for their next vacation!
Roma and Haute Couture
The capital of Italy is certainly renowned for its artistic beauty. Who has never even just heard of the Colosseum, Piazza di Spagna, Trevi Fountain and Piazza San Pietro with its dome? But Rome is not only this, even the capital is a renowned shopping destination. Big luxury brands are based in the city, like Fendi, Valentino, Laura Biagiotti and Gattinoni or well-known jewelry brands like Bulgari. Tourists can shop in the main streets of Rome along the famous Via Condotti and Via Frattina.
Florence between leather goods and jewelry
Not just Rome and Milan, even Florence is a famous shopping destination chosen by foreigners. Florence is characterized both by the high fashion designer brands such as Ferragamo, Scervino, Gucci, Pucci, Coveri, and by the Florentine goldsmiths famous all over the world, as well as by the artisan shops that produce leather products. The city also stands out in the fashion world with one of the most prestigious international events, the Pitti Immagine.Tourists will be spoiled for choice, they will be able to follow the latest trends by going to the main streets of the center or take home a unique jewel or immerse themselves in Florentine craftsmanship.
Venice and home decor
Venice, with Piazza San Marco and its gondolas, is a city rich in history and culture. Its artistic beauty attracts tourists from all over the world, but it is also an ideal place to go shopping. There is definitely no lack of designer brands in the city center, but what characterizes Venice for its shopping, are the boutiques and shops that contain the Made in Italy artisan traditions. From the blown Murano glass with chandeliers, mirrors and glasses, to Burano lace without excluding the mascareri that produce the famous Venetian masks or leather goods. Venice is therefore the ideal destination for those who love to buy unique and artisan pieces.
Every city is ideal for shopping, relying on a personal shopper ensures you an unparalleled experience in discovering the beauties of all Italian products not only in the artisan sector but also in fashion and design.
Are you on holiday in Italy and can’t wait to go shopping? For any information do not hesitate to contact me, we will evaluate together your needs and the best shopping tour based on what you wish to purchase.
I’m Dalahi Ortiz Personal Shopper and
Image Consultant in Florence.
I organize personalized shopping tours that help you to buy the best Made in Italy products so as to express elegance through your clothing, so as to communicate harmony and style with your image.
If you are in Italy and you want to organize a personalized shopping route and find the most sought after shops with the best products Made in Italy, contact me.