Ready-to-wear: Via Bocca di Leone, 35 tel Accessories for men and women: Piazza di Spagna, 77 tel Founded in 1911 by glove maker Dante Trussardi, the leather goods company with the signature greyhound logo, has grown into an international empire.Currently under the direction of granddaugther Beatrice Trussardi, the label now encompasses everything from ready-to-wear, handbags and luggage, jeans and eyewear to car interiors.Via Ripetta, the quietest street, is notable for a few ethnic shops, restaurants and wine bars.The side streets, Via Condotti and Via Bocca di Leone are a window shoppers heaven, the pages of Vogue magazine come to life in the displays.Via del Babuino, 102 tel The company made famous by the Fendi sisters, now owned by the Louis Vuitton group, recently opened a new flagship store in Rome.Karl Lagerfeld continues to design the fur and women's wear lines in their new superstore.
Piazza di Spagna 12 tel On the site of an early movie theater, founded at the dawn of cinema, and in recent years used to house exhibitions and sales of various kinds, the house of LV has recently opened an impressive concept store, with an interior designed by architect Peter Marino, in homage to the building's origins, a small 3D screening room with a program of short films that changes monthly.Via Borgognona, 32/a tel and at Via Belsiana 53/57 tel 5 Miuccia Prada, who took over her family's leather goods business in 1978, has transformed the name into a synonym for cutting-edge fashion.Clothes, accessories, the ubiquitous Prada handbags. Via dei Condotti, 91-93 tel The atelier of the esteemed proponents of Italian haute couture, the Fontana sisters, who opened their doors in Rome in 1937 and continue to design beautifully detailed clothing.The Burberry Prosum (Latin for "forward") label, is the firms's cutting-edge division."Gimmo" Etro's textile house, founded in 1968, produces spectacular paisley shawls, silks and cashmeres for men and women. The company is now run by son Kean Etro, who heads up menswear, while daughter Veronica handles the womenswear.Piazza di Spagna, 78 tel In the years since the death of Franco Moschino in 1994, the label has continued his tradition of humourous, young and chic styling.Two locations in the Spanish Steps area sell the Moschini ready-to-wear line, the Moschino Cheap and Chic line, Moschino jeans and accessories.Via Frattina, 146-7 tel The familiar woven leather goods as well as a newer, more contemporary line of leather accessories, handbags, and shoes.Currently designed by German-born Tomas Maier, who recently added a small collection of clothing to the line.Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina 41 (Via del Corso near Via Frattina) tel 0 Four floors of contemporary elegance for the man who wants to look both rich and chic.The Frankfurt-based fashion house is better known for its menswear, but also has lines for women.