Via de’ Tornabuoni, along with surrounding streets like Via della Vigna Nuova, harbor the big Italian luxury brands like Gucci, Armani and Ferragamo.
The San Lorenzo market is one of the most popular, for tourists and locals alike, and stretches from the Church of San Lorenzo along Via Ariento all the way to Via Nazionale. Stalls sell leather, clothing and souvenirs.
Central Market (mercato centrale), is popular for food shopping. Go to Perini’s delicatessen, on the Via Ariento side of the market for some delicious prosciutto, cheese and perserves.
Porcellino market in the centre of town has leather and other craft goods. Flea-market lovers should stroll through the quiet stalls of Piazza Ciompi.