If you are in the mood to see heads turn wherever you go, head to Muschio e Miele and shop some some high-end designer wear. Not only does the trendy collection feature the latest fashion, but the bold design and colors is sure to catch your eyes. Besides the dizzying array of modern clothes for women, the shop also stocks up on a number of branded bags to go with the attire. Limited selection of jackets, scarves and pullovers are displayed too. If you are looking for trendsetting clothes, head to Muschio e Miele and browse through their fascinating collection.
Started by Elena and Puccia, Magazzini Anita is a store packed to the brim with unique finds from the 1920s to the 1980s. Not only does the store stock up clothes and accessories but one can also find an extensive range of bags and jewelry in her collection of vintage wear that caters to the clothing needs of women at affordable prices. Just one glance at the store from outside and you’ll find yourself being pulled in easily to the assortment of vibrant prints, fabrics and hues. With clothes that can easily be adapted for everyday use, Magazzini Anita is the perfect place to splurge at if you are an admirer of all things vintage.
Old and popular, Enoteca Picone is Palermo's bright and charming wine bar. The bar with its notable selection of international and local wines satisfies your pallet besides a range of cold dishes and small bites. Choose from a variety of over 7000 labels, be it Champagne; red, white, or sparkling wines and craft beers. Also on the offer are the high quality Italian wines. If wines raise your spirit, this place is a must visit.
Named after an admiral and senator, Via Ruggero Settimo is one of the most popular shopping streets in the city and a haven for those who want to indulge in retail therapy. Not only does the street feature a number of high-end boutiques and fashion outlets, but there are also a number of vendors and independent shopkeepers selling everything from household furniture and books to jewelry and crafts. It’s also possible to buy secondhand goods from a few of the shops. If you are looking to go on a shopping spree, beginning with Via Ruggero Settimo might just be a good idea. Note that Via Ruggero Settimo becomes a pedestrian street every Sunday.
Conveniently located near the Palermo Centrale Railway Station, the Ballarò Street Market will supply you with lots souvenirs and local trinkets to remember your stay in this vibrant city. You'll find antiques, clothes and knick-knacks of all persuasions. Before or after perusing the street market, meander the easy walking distance to the historic, Baroque Casa Professa or 'Chiesa del Gesù' and the medieval San Nicolo church. Admission to the market is free.
Give in to an all-out assault on your senses when you walk around this ancient market. Weave in and out of stalls adorned with fresh produce, flowers and all kinds of sea creatures. This is the place where you can pick up a thick, fresh slice of swordfish and a bag of flavorsome zucchini. Grab a snack and a coffee from one of the many bars lined along the market. The banter, singing and gesticulating of the Sicilian cast and crew here are more entertaining than any Broadway production! A great place to shop and people watch, this one's not to be missed.
Top quality leather goods from shoes to trousers, from bags to jackets and waistcoats for the woman who likes to feel the softness and smell of leather next to her skin. Top names such as Alexander, Barracuda, Flexa, Via Spiga, Martini Osvaldo, Mariacristina, Vicini, Fratelli Rossetti, GM, Giorgio Moretto ensure the quality and style of the product and you will also find shoes and accessories on sale in this shop which is located in the historical Via Maqueda, very near to the Teatro Massimo, of primary importance in the world opera scene as well as being an amazing monument.
Pantaleone has been in the service of the church since 1905, with competence, professionality and courtesy. In the 900m square of show roon and sales floor, you will find sacred parchment and furnishings, religious items, devotional objects, a wide variety of statues in various formats including wood, bronze, resin and ceramics. Veils for the First Communion are also sold as well as nativity scenes, priests' cassocks, robes and embroidery. There is also a large selection of religious books from the 'Paoline' range.
Via Vittorio Emanuele, popular as Cassaro in the bygone era, is a historic street that passes through the heart of the city. The street's history can be traced back to the times when the Phoenicians laid down the city foundations. When the region came under Arab rule, the pathway assumed a lot of importance as the main axis connecting the fortified royal palace and the Sea Gate. It got its present name after King Vittorio Emanuele paid a visit here in the year 1860. Dotted with a number of shopping boutiques, restaurants and bars, it is a must-visit when in Palermo.
Wedding in the family? No definite list prepared? Head to D'Angelo Giuseppe Emporio Americano for your all your wedding needs. D'Angelo Giuseppe Emporio Americano specializes in wedding decor and articles. You may find, fine china and crystal pieces, silverware, lighting, centerpieces, decorations and various gifting articles are a staple in this shop. Apart from shopping for your basics, they also provide complementary furnitures and wedding list's.
Located in the center of the old town of Palermo, the Ideal Caffè Stagnitta has been roasting its infamous coffee since 1928. Being a landmark shop for Palermitains, this coffee lovers delight roasts its own coffee beans each and every morning and offers suggestions on the different kinds of coffee based on your taste. For Ideal Caffè Stagnitta, roasting coffee is an art form. The traditional process they prefer to use is long and arduous and done by a highly experienced staff, making the final product top-notch quality coffee that will rival Starbucks any day!