Local handicrafts and artisanal items to pick up on your trip

Wine from Enoteca Costantini

Rome's largest wine store, with aisles that seem to never end; specializes in wine from Italy. Piazza Cavour 16; tel. 39 06 320 3575. www.pierocostantini.it

Alfonsi Dario Leather Goods

Handmade briefcases, bags, and wallets in every shape and color; customizing available. Via dei Chiavari 40/41; tel. 39 06 6819 2188.

Albertelli Custom-Made Shirts

Men's dress shirts tailored from the store's vast selection of fabrics; measured, cut, and sewn on the premises. Via dei Prefetti 11; tel. 39 06 687 3793.

Gourmet Food at Roscioli

Artisanal cheeses, cured meats, and balsamic vinegars, all of which are tastier and cheaper in Rome. Via dei Giubbonari 21-23; tel. 39 06 687 5287. http://www.salumeriaroscioli.com/

Sant'Eustachio Coffee

Bags of the best coffee in a city that hasn't let Starbucks in; also, savory chocolate-covered espresso beans and coffee-inspired treats. Piazza Sant'Eustachio 82; tel. 39 06 6880 2048. www.santeustachioilcaffe.it

René Caovilla Shoes

Women's shoes in styles seemingly inspired by Cinderella, including crystal-encrusted sandals and satin stilettos. Via Borgognona 9/10; tel. 39 06 678 3879. www.renecaovilla.com

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