Got Silk ?

by Danilo Brunetti

Cashmere and cotton and crèpe, oh my! WHERE visits the showroom of Rome’s top textile boutique.

In the heart of Rome, a real must for couture shopping is Valli Tessuti, a unique place where colors and fashion meet. This shop is specialized in high- quality and prêt-à-porter fabrics. The store offers a set of textiles with colors and designs that are almost an expression of art. Its precious fabrics are ideal for creating something original for yourself, or for making into a unique and exclusive gift. The Valli Tessuti atelier opened in 1907 to offer fabrics and textiles for both women and men, as well as for wedding dresses. But Rome is not the only city where this exclusive shop can be found. In addition to the Eternal City, Valli Tessuti also boasts locations in Bologna, Florence, and Milan. Every single one of their stores is an indispensable shopping stop, especially for those who love fashionable tailor-mad creations crafted with precious materials that are strictly Made in Italy, a guarantee of quality. And it is with the materials used by Valli Tessuti that you feel the difference. Creativity and a meticulous search for the highest quality materials available are the keys for the Valli team. If you’re envisioning your dream dress, you can choose from high-quality fabrics with trendy original designs, such as polka dots, floral patterns, or any imaginable fantasy. They also stock fabrics designed by the some of the biggest names in the fashion world. Pure silk, cotton, wool, cashmere, velvet, viscose, and lace are just a few of the varieties of materials that can be found by visiting the shop on Via del Tritone. There is also no shortage of proposals when it comes to men’s fashion: from pinstripes to Prince of Wales by Ermenegildo Zegna and Loro Piana. The store offers one last essential service: just in case you want to have a custom-made suit, Valli’s in-house tailors are ready to meet the needs of even the most exacting client. Accepts all major credit cards, including UnionPay and PayPal.

> Via del Tritone, 126. Tel 064880873 and 064882931. Open Mon–Sat, 9:30am–7pm. vallitessuti.com