Go on holiday to enjoy a shopping experience at exclusive venues is a new trend in Italy, because this is the native land of many fashion labels and is at the cutting edge in others fields (for example enogastronomy, thanks to the success of Eataly, that enhances Made In Italy like no one else has ever done before.
The luxury shopping tourism is an interesting phenomenon, so we did a top 5 of the best luxury outlets in Italy: you’ll know where to go for fashion clothes and accessories, the brand-new products and at the same time have a relaxing stay in the surroundings. Follow our itinerary dedicated to the shopping malls, you’ll comeback home with some extra baggage!
The Mall near Florence, only international brands
We suggested Tuscany as a destination many times, now also the shopping addicted can go to Florence and discover a unique place for their own purchases: at Leccio Reggello, located within 30 minutes from the regional capital, rises The Mall, a big outlet with a modern style, surrounded by the greenery of countryside and provided with the best brands: Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Dior, Fendi, Gucci (the group which built this outlet to host its own brands), Roberto Cavalli, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, only to mention a few, a gallery of the most prestigious labels in the world.
The shopping experience at The Mall reaches the top of exclusiveness: you can walk here and discover the boutiques, the promotional offers, the restaurant Dot.Com for a DOC break and finally buy the best clothes for men, women and children, elegant shoes and gifts to amaze your beloved ones. Official website of The Mall: www.themall.it
Luxury Mall with a sea view in Sardinia
Holidays on the beach and exclusive shopping are a winning formula, recommended to travelers who love the unpolluted sea, the suntan and the breathtaking views: this is the identikit of Sardinia, where in 2009 is born the Luxury Mall (an outlet with a size of 2500 sm), where to buy items by Chloe’, See By Chloè, Celine, Ermanno Scervino and John Galliano, sought-after brands to put close the classic D&G, Sergio Rossi, Versace Collection and Calvin Klein.
Our advice is to go shopping for swimwear, accessories and perfumes (here there are also Ferrè and Bulgari), and stay in Sardinia to show the precious clothes and the refined sunglasses that you bought here. Official website: www.luxurymallitaly.com
The Hogan’s world in Sicily
Design, hand-crafted feeling, coolness, high quality material: these are the features of Hogan, renowned for shoes and leather goods: one of the most well-stocked shops in Italy is in Sicily at the Outlet Village in Agira, in province of Enna.
The island is the ideal place for relaxing holidays throughout the year, and you’ll feel improved after a stay in Sicily, above all if you update your wardrobe at this fashion village!
Here there are the last Hogan collections, everything that you can combine with your outfit. This is the website of the outlet: www.siciliaoutletvillage.it
Designer Outlet Brennero, shopping at mountains
There is an outlet at the border with Austria, between Alps passage and mountains, conceived for people who like excursions and holidays on snowy peaks: the Designer Outlet Brennero, close to Bolzano, include more than 50 shops and is a great attraction for who wants sportswear, home design items and clothes of the most renowned brands.
Some of the brands are: John Ashfield (casual clothes), Manila Grace (trendy fashion for women), Bialetti (home furnishings), Seidensticker (the greatest shirt label in Europe), Adidas and Gaudì for sportswear.
Visit Trentino-Alto Adige is always a nice choice, because is full of landscape, cultural and gastronomical attractions and the Outlet Brennero allows to be ready for skiing and to buy precious gifts during a quiet stay on a mountaintop. www.dob-brennero.com
Prada outlet: dedicated to fashion lovers
In Italy there are 6 Prada outlet, but we included in the list only Space Prada, situated in Montevarchi (province of Arezzo) to end the trip in Tuscany, where we began the itinerary.
The famous brand is the most liked by the demanding fashion lovers which can find at the Space everything they want: bags, shoes, clothes, classic and casual styles. In addition, Prada celebrates this year its centenary, in fact is born in Milan in 1913, so why don’t go shopping at the Prada outlet? This is the official website of the store: www.prada.com
Book now your vacation in Italy and choose cities well-connected with these outlets; many luxury hotels offer the shuttle service or a personal shopper to help you with your choices, a very useful facility if you visit for the first time these fashion outlets.