A working-class neighborhood for many years, Trastevere’s quaint appeal and relative authenticity seems to have grown recently as tourists to Rome yearn to see more than just the Coliseum or the Pantheon. Though mainstream designer stores have begun to attempt to sneak into the area, the boutiques reign supreme and are not to be missed by true fashionistas looking for unique purchases. Find old world chic style at 38 Leopardo or Livia Risi Atelier, and cutting edge fashion at Fuori Orario or Milledonne. Pick up Italian handmade goods at Fabrizi or Joseph DeBach, and look for Middle Eastern products at Sharm or Sartoria Scale Quattordici. Hungry? Walk down Viale di Trastevere and find fresh food stands dispersed between clothing and accessories shops.
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