Umbria offers many options to shopping lovers: shopping cities, factory outlets and even first-class outlet villages. Valdichiana, located in Foiano della Chiana, is the closest outlet village to Umbria. Housing both factory discount outlets and retail stores, this convenient and pleasant village also offers a variety of shops for every need and budget.
A major footwear factory outlet to recommend is Primigi, a company established in 1971 and specialised in children’s footwear.
Umbria is also an international excellence in cashmere industry thanks to skilful and unique companies and their attention for details and quality. Lamberto Losani outlet in Magione, founded by Giovanni Losani in 1940, is an example of Umbrian expertise and style in this sector. Right in the heart of Perugia, you will find Ciana Cashmere, established in 1978, while Chimar srl in Taverne di Corciano specialises in woman and man knitwear. Solomeo is a small town housing two important cashmere industries: Rivamonti Cashmere and Brunello Cucinelli. The humanistic values at the core of Brunello Cucinelli’s company are the strength of his enormous worldwide success in the fashion industry. Sterne International S.p.A. in S. Andrea delle Fratte is another important industry in this area. Moving now to Foligno, Gruppo Tessile Arnaldo Caprai is a company established in 1955 that started by selling household linen and then developed in the Seventies with their own textile industry. In 1992, Luca Caprai, son of Arnaldo, created Cruciani, a new brand born to spread the company’s values while keeping up with the current market trends. Their main products are bracelets, t-shirts, trousers, shirts and bags.
Other important factory retail stores in Umbria are Luisa Spagnoli S.p.A. in Perugia Santa Lucia; this company was established in 1928 by Luisa Spagnoli and, over the time, specialised in the manufacturing of angora clothing. In Torgiano you will find Nazareno Gabrielli retail store, a famous leather goods brand established in 1907 in Tolentino, in the neighbouring region Marche.