Shopping in Rome


Address Via della Palombella, 22, Rome Map, Tel 06. 683 01975 Call,

This sweet little shop behind the Pantheon is crammed with adorable clothing for babies and toddlers made in Italy and France. Prices are reasonable compared to the high-fashion kids clothing stores near Via Condotti, especially when there is a sale, but still high by US standards. more

Biancaneve e i sette nani (Hair Salon)

Address Via Metastasio 17, Roma Map, Tel 06/6865409 Call, Appointments Call for an appointment Website

If your child is caught up in the glamour of Italian fashion, a trip to this children's hair salon might make a fun memory. The salon is decorated fancifully with hobby horses and carousel creatures for chairs. more

Bonpoint Paris

Address 25 Piazza Di San Lorenzo in Lucina Rome Map, Tel 39-06-687-154 Call, Website

Bonpoint's modern twist on classic French children's wear and fastidious workmanship, make it one of the brands that parents are willing to splurge on during a trip to Europe. Expect everything to be expensive, but prices here are cheaper than in the US or UK more

Burberry Kids Outlet

Address Via Ponte di Piscina Cupa, 64, 00128 Castel Romano (Roma) Map, Tel 06 50576411 Call, Shuttle service to Castel Romano is available from Piazza Barberini and hotels in central Rome. Check website for details. Website

The Burberry shop in the Castel Romano Designer Outlet (outside rome) carries a nice selection of children's clothing in addition to adult items and accessories. more

Città del Sole

Address Via Della Scrofa, 65, Roma Map, Tel 39 06 68803805 Call, Website

Citta Del Sole is our favorite toy store in Rome. Featuring a nice selection of well-made European toys and books, this is the place to splurge on one or two special items to take home. We found some great books, cute puppets and costumes, and much more. more

Clayeux Outlet

Address Via Ponte di Piscina Cupa, 64, 00128 Castel Romano (Roma) Map, Tel 06 505 76551 Call, Website

I love Clayeux line of wild knits. Sweaters, dresses and tights wash up well, even for very young babies, and you'll find a great selection of items that are difficult to find in the US more

Davide Cenci

Address Via Campo Marzio 1-7, Rome Map, Tel 06-6990681 Call, Website

Though Davide Cenci is known for its excellent selection of upscale women's and men's clothing there is also a small, but well chosen collection of children's clothing. more

Mel Giannino Stoppani Children's Bookstore

Address Piazza Apostoli, 59/65, Rome Map, Tel 06/69-941045 Call, Website

One of our favorite souvenirs for the kids is books from the countries we visit. We look for wordless books, books with few words, and interesting translations. This excellent children's book store, the best in Rome, is a great place to look for something special. There is even a small collection of books in English. more

Petit Bateau

Address Via Del Babuino, 166, Rome Map, Tel 06 32652505? Call,

This small shop carries an excellent selection of Petit Bateau clothing. While this is an upscale brand, the prices here are significantly cheaper than retail prices in the United States or the UK more

Petit Bateau Outlet

Address Via Ponte di Piscina Cupa, 64, 00128 Castel Romano (Roma) Map, Tel 06 505 76581 Call, Website

Located in the Castel Romano Designer Outlet outside Rome, this is a great place to stock up on adorable Petit Bateau clothing at much lower prices than you will find in the US more


Address Via della Croce, 48, 00187 Rome RM Map, Tel 06/6793932 Call, Website

Stroller lost or damaged in transit? Forgot to bring sippy cups? Prenatal has almost anything you might need (including clothing) for babies, toddlers and moms. Clothing is mid-range price and of reasonable quality, but doesn't have a particularly European look. more

Pure Gold

Address Via del Babuino 150 Map, Tel 06/3235464 Call, Hours Closed Sunday

If money is no object and the only thing that matters is getting the most beautifully made, most fashionable clothing for your daughter (no boys clothes here), Pure Gold is the place to go. Even if cashmere sweaters and silk skirts aren't in your budget, it can be fun to swing by and take a look. The stock tends more towards party dresses and accessories than every day wear. more

Pùre Pùre

Address Via Frattina 111, Rome Map, Tel 06/6794555 Call,

This fashion-conscious kids clothing shop stocks Italian brand names by designers like Cavalli Angels, Pinko Pallino, Miss Blumarine, Simonetta, and D&G. Sizes run up to age 10. Prices are, as you might expect, expensive. more