Shopping in Rome provides you with lots of opportunities due to a great number of resale boutiques. There are numerous stores in the city for every price range. The broadest assortment of merchandise can be found in Mercantino. Founded in 1995 this re-sell franchise has around 170 locations throughout Italy. The stores offer an interesting array of merchandise from baby beds to bicycles and household appliances. Here you can buy used washing machines for about 60-100 euro and a dinette set with four chairs for only 50 euro. This company has an ecological mission statement posted on its website. In Mercantino you may not only buy but also sell different things.
D.A. Dress Agency
Another interesting company is D.A. Dress Agency which specializes in upscale designer clothing from Chanel, Dolce and Gabbana, Prada and many others. There you will find a selection of scarves, handbags, belts and shoes. At Omera and Sicilia store located near Piazza Navona you can buy Burberry trench coats, long and short ones made from leather or suede.
Pulp, Freak and Chic store located at Via del Boschetto 140 offers clothes modification of used items to give them a new life. You will also find here ultramodern jewelry and clothing as well as cute 1970s dresses and denim jackets priced between 50 and 120 euro.
If you are looking for other options for bargain shopping in Rome, the Porta Portese outdoor market is an ideal place for that. It is located at Via Ippolito Nievo in Travestere. The market, which is only open on Sundays, offers a large selection of both new and used items. In Portese market you will find great bargains on electronics, jewelry, clothing, shoes and many more good items.