When we think about Siena, usually we mention its history, its artistic and architectural treasures, the Palio and the Contrada … the historic Tuscan city is also a very great place for shopping and, among its medieval streets, it offers a large amount of clothing stores and small boutiques. A few steps from the main points of interest, we find small and original activities but also the international luxury brands, to spend a few hours having fun shopping and taking home a unique memory of the city.
Here we recommend you some of the best clothing stores in Siena.
The shopping streets in the center of Siena
All kinds of shops and boutiques overlook the streets of the center of Siena and walking around the shop windows can be very pleasant. If you are looking for a starting point, we suggest you Via dei Banchi di Sopra, the shopping street in Siena par excellence, which runs from behind Piazza del Campo to the city center and where are located fashion shops for men and women.
From there you can walk along streets and alleys in search of the best clothing stores. These are some useful addresses for tourists.
Just in via dei Banchi di Sopra we can find one of the historic clothing stores of Siena: Cortecci, which since 1935 offers the best luxury brands in a breathtaking scenery, overlooking right on Piazza del Campo. The clothing, footwear and accessories collections for men and women are exhibited in a suggestive venue where the historic masonry structure has been furnished with ultra-modern displays. If what you are looking for are the biggest international brands, this is the place for you.
Cravattificio di Siena
For fans of ties this will be a stop not to be missed. The Cravattificio di Siena sells all kinds of ties, bow ties, pocket handkerchiefs, scarves and braces. The ideal shop for men who care about always having an impeccable and original look. Every single garment is made in a tailored way and with first choice materials, obviously Made in Italy. The collection dedicated to the Palio di Siena is perfect if you are looking for an original souvenir to take home.
This is a small but particular shop, destined to be appreciated by true connoisseurs, is the Cappelleria Bertacchi. For three generations the Bertacchi family has been designing and manufacturing all kinds of men’s and women’s hats by hand and today also offers umbrellas and scarves. In this small shop in the historic center of Siena you will find the most authentic expression of Tuscan craftsmanship.
A few hundred meters away there is a shop offering only and exclusively shirts: the « Centopercento Camicie » boutique was born in 2001 and since then has merged the exclusive style of Italian tailoring with the modern one of the Made in Italy production, famous all over the world. You can choose from over 400 fabrics on display or order from the catalogs to make the perfect tailored shirt, customizable in every detail from the buttons to the thread of the seams.