If during your stay in Rome you are planning to save some time for shopping, then you should not miss this article. Here you'll find some tips and a short guide about some of the best vintage shops in Rome.
This is not just an opportunity to buy unique clothes and accessorizes, but also to live the unmissable experience to be transported back in time from the thirties to the eighties and travel through the history of the Italian fashion style.
Mercato Monti – Urban Market since 2009
This is undoubtably one of our favorites. Mercato Monti, located in the heart of the city center and just a few steps far from the Colosseum, offers a weekend for alternative shopping and the occasion to discover a Rome caught between contemporary forms and a modern-retro design.
Every weekend Mercato Monti turns into a colorful “museum” where young artists and designers exhibit their own creations. Hats, earrings, coats, bags, shoes, furnitures, pictures and much more. Here you can find everything you want to add unique pieces to your wardrobe or your house.
MERCATO MONTI - WEEKLY MARKET
46 VIA LEONINA - RIONE MONTI
ROME OPENING HOURS 10AM - 8PM - FREE ENTRY
King Size Vintage
First located in the student neighborhood of San Lorenzo, King Size Village have recently opened a new store in Monti. Paying a visit to this shop is totally worthy. Differently from other vintage shops that tend to be crammed with infinite items, King Size Village is well organized and spacious. This is for sure on of the better- priced vintage store in Rome. So if you are looking for something to wear for a very special occasion and be sure that what you are wearing is one of a kind, just go to King Size Village and you won't be disappointed.
KING SIZE VILLAGE – 94 VIA DEL BOSCHETTO (MONTI)
OPENING HOURS 11AM- 8:30 PM
Garage Sale – Rigattieri per Hobby
Garage Sale, one of the most known market in Rome, takes place every Sunday in the open market of Borghetto Flaminio. The stands that crowd the market are full of very particular and funny objects. The market is filled with amazing colors and shapes that will make your walk through the stands a very entertaining experience. Beside to second hand clothes, it's possible to find also half-price top brand fashion clothing and valuable fashion jewelery from the 60's. This is the reason why many popular names from the Italian culture and entertainment industry often show up at the Sunday market.
GARAGE SALE – BORGHETTO FLAMINIO – 32 PIAZZALE DELLA MARINA
OPENING HOURS – SUNDAY 10:00 AM - 7PM