Vintage can be considered a type of "art", which has always been revisited and used. Some people think that's a whim to respect the dress code in a theme party (accessories included) but for others vintage is a way of life.
Become popular all over the world, in the city of Rome, vintage has some "places of worship" for his fans, especially for women who are always looking for original accessories. In the eternal city you will find a lot of vintage stores selling vintage jewelry, designer ties, bags, shoes, leather jackets, flared pants and many other things.
If you are a vintage-clothing lover and you decide to visit Rome, you must choose for your accomodation a B&B or an apartment nearby Piazza Navona or Campo dei Fiori, where vintage stores are very popular.
In Via del Governo Vecchio (behind Piazza Navona, one of the most beautiful squares in Rome), you will find the heart of the capital’s antiques and used clothing scene with a lot of vintage shops.
Fashion stores and small shops with no signs are so close to each other and here, in these small places, you can still find original vintage clothes, in burlesque style, and all kinds of hats and shirts in a perfect "Saturday night fever- style".
Having a B&B near these places, will allow you to spend a pleasant and different afternoon. You will be always supported by the owners, very kind people always ready to give advice or talk with their curious and potential buyers.
The shop "Da Cinzia" is a recommended one; here everything is well-kept. In addition to various dresses, military or leather jackets, and other types of clothes, this store is a well stocked shop with a large range of shoes; here you will find every single kind of shoes: sports shoes, pumps and different types of high and low heels.
As a tourist, choosing a Bed and Breakfast in this area has so many advantages. Be close to the most important squares of Rome will allow you to combine culture and pleasure ... enjoy it!
This famous street also has typical Italian restaurants, pubs and enoteche (winebars), so it will be the right place for an evening walk with its neon signs, old churches and the road paved with cobblestones... a magical and unique atmosphere.
For vintage and markets lovers, we suggest Porta Portese Market and that one located in Via Sannio, near Basilica of St. John.