Trieste, originally built as a free port and home to the Royal Habsburg family, is filled with literary cafés, coffee roasting factories, such as the famous Illy, and picturesque restaurants. What are the best shopping addresses?
Let’s start with Cavana, a neighborhood in the historical center, known for its antique dealers, leather artisans, bookshops and vintage stores. One of the most interesting shops is MixArt in via delle Ombrelle 7
Liberty, in via del Ponte 7, is a shop selling vintage jewelry and objects.
Serli Uomo, in via Cavana 14, offers casual-elegant men’s fashion.
Located in via del Teatro is Arbiter, a multibrand store with men’s and women’s fashion brands.
The Corso is lined with department stores and modern fashion chain stores, such as H&M, and high-end boutiques like RosiSerli, which offers a choice of designer names including Stella McCartney, Fendi, Dries Van Noten, Balenciaga, MiuMiu.
Prada, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana collections can be found at Re Artù, in Via San Spiridione 3
Marc by Marc Jacobs, See by Chloe and Petit Bateau are sold at Spazio 11b in via Santa Caterina, near piazza Sant’Antonio.
Another must-stop is Godina, a department store in Via Carducci, selling sportswear, elegant and formal wear and more eccentric clothing.