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Turin

Shopping

In this section you can find recommendations for shops for children in Turin. If you have a recommendation or comment to add to this section please send an email to info@mumabroad.com 

  • Libreria Hellas

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    This historical Anglo-American bookshop, found in the heart of Turin, is an excellent point of reference for foreigners in search of reading material, from the most recent of publications to something less heard of. There are hundreds of books, not only in English but also in Italian, French, Spanish etc. ranging from educational books, fiction and non-fiction, children’s books and bilingual books for early readers. Foreign language lessons can be arranged by contacting staff. Opening hours: Monday: 14.30 - 19.30, Tuesday - Saturday: 10.00 - 19.30 and closed Sunday.

    Via Bertola, 6 10121 Torino Tel: +39 011 546 941
    www.libreriahellas.it
    EmaiI: info@hellas.it

    Comments:
    "Fantastic selection of children’s books and reading material in original language. Often shop here for bilingual baby books."  (LG, March 2013).

  • Paradiso dei Bambini

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    This family-run toy store was originally opened in 1944 and houses hundreds of toys, puzzles and games including world famous brands such as Barbie, Steiff, Lego and Playmobil. There is a small section for fancy-dress where you can find different types of costumes, face paints and accessories for special occasions. From newborn babies to older children, there is a gift to suit all with experienced and friendly staff on hand to help. Online shopping also available. Closed Monday morning and Sunday.

    Via Doria, 8 10123 Torino Tel: +39 011 541 098
    www.venditagiocattolionline.it
    Email: mail@paradisodeibambini.it

    Comments:
    "Found the staff to be really helpful. They didn’t just try and make a sale and helped me choose a lovely present for my nephew."  (LG, February 2013).

  • Woodstock

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    Clothing store selling high-quality clothing for children aged 0-16 years. All the best brands and designer clothing can be found at outlet prices, with some 20-50% off the usual sale price. A must for those who love brand names and up to the minute trends. Staff speak English. Bancomat and all credit cards accepted. Closed Monday morning and all day Sunday. Open Tuesday to Saturday: 09.30 – 12.30 and 15.00 – 19.30.

    Via Monferrato, 18 10131 Torino Tel: +39 011 819 3206
    Email: robertobocchi@interfree.it

    Comments:
    "Great if you love designer clothes and the prices are reasonable depending on what you buy." (LG, Feb 2013)

  • Quaquà

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    Second hand shop where you can buy and sell children’s items such as toys, prams, cots, clothing, car seats etc. for ages 0-12 years. All products on sale have been thoroughly tested, are clean, safe, undamaged and in excellent condition. Closed Tuesday

    Via Nicola Fabrizi, 138 10145 Torino Tel: +39 011 773 2924
    www.usatobimbi.it
    Email: info@usatobimbi.it

    Comments:
    "You really can find a bargain here. Things are as good as new and you can save a lot of money by buying second hand." (LG, Feb 2013).

  • Z-enfant

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    This fashionable French-chain can be found in and around Turin, with its most central store being located on Via Garibaldi. Z-enfant stocks irresistible clothes and accessories for newborns, toddlers and children up to 14 years of age. The styles are fashionable, fresh and prices reflect the good quality of the items on sale, whether it be sporty or something more elegant. Matching hats and shoes available. Opening hours: Monday: 12.00 – 19.30, Tuesday – Saturday: 09.30 – 19.30 and closed Sunday. Other Z-enfant stores can be found in Grugliasco, Moncalieri and Beinasco.

    Via Garibaldi, 10/A 10122 Torino Tel: +39 011 436 4664
    www.generation.z-enfant.com
    Email: z-serviceclient@zanniergroup.com

    Comments:
    "Lovely clothes for kids which are very fashionable and stylish. Could easily spend a fortune here!" (LG, March 2013) 

  • Outlet Iperbimbo

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    Store selling prams, buggies, car seats, cots, clothing and all things baby related at outlet prices. The staff are experienced and professional and will help find the right solution for you. The shop itself is much smaller than the original Iperbimbo store but the savings to be made are huge. A must for those on a budget. Opening hours: Monday: 15.00 – 19.30, Tuesday – Saturday: 09.30 – 12.30 15.30 – 19.30 and closed Sunday.

    Via Monfalcone, 15 10100 Torino Tel: +39 011 329 2100
    www.iperbimbo.it

    For all your baby care essentials see also:
    Iperbimbo Corso Bramante, 10/14 10134 Torino Tel: +39 011 647 4304

  • Zara Kids

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    International clothes store selling fashionable high-street clothing for babies and children up to 14 years.  In general, the garments have a good quality to price ratio and the materials used are durable. Zara supports organic farming and all cotton used in their products is 100% organic, pesticide, bleach and chemical-free. Website and online shopping available in English. Open seven days: 10.00 – 20.00

    Via Roma, 360 10121 Torino Tel: +39 011 440 7487
    www.zara.com

    See also: 
    Zara Shopville Legru, Via Crea, 10 10095 Grugliasco (To) Tel: +39 011 770 1706

    Comments:
    "Zara has a very nice baby and toddler range that is bright and cheerful.  Everything I have bought for my baby has so far been of good quality and irons well! Some items for me can be a bit over priced but you can always find reasonably-priced items such as t-shirts and leggings." (LG, Jan 2013)

  • The Milk Bar

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    The Milk Bar in Turin is a store and meeting place which is dedicated to all things related to pregnancy, breastfeeding and motherhood. It’s an excellent point of reference for mothers looking for a place to stop, relax, shop, meet people and much, much more. Need a place to change or breastfeed your baby? Feel free to pop-in and do so where you will receive a warm welcome from the attentive staff. The Milk Bar as a store sells fantastic products for mothers and mothers-to-be such as feeding tops, underwear and maternity clothes. For baby and child, you can find delightful baby-grows, rucksacks, plates and cutlery sets, bibs and body care products to name but a few. But it’s not only a store. You can take part in regular courses and discussion groups, Mammafit exercise classes, baby massage and yoga. With courses at various times throughout the week, even the busiest of mums can find something to suit. Online shopping and website available in English. Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10.30 – 19.00 and closed Sunday

    Via Bodoni, 7G 10123 Torino Tel: +39 011 763 3558
    www.milkbar.it
    Email: torino@themilkbar.it

    Comments:
    "The Milk Bar sells such lovely, quirky products that are of very good quality and they also have great gift ideas. I bought my baby sling there and the staff were so helpful they even let me try it out first."  (LG, November 2012).

  • Ekobebè

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    Environmentally and baby-friendly Turin based website selling a huge range of organic and natural baby products and accessories for ages 0 – 3 years, including bibs, comforters, sleep suits and baby bottles. All items have been tried and tested first, from the clothing to the baby carriers, all of which are 100% organic and chemical free. Other examples of products for sale are disposable and re-usable nappies, baby creams and shampoos, toys and books. There is even a section dedicated to mums and breastfeeding. Shipping costs €6.90 but is free when you spend over €130 (weight restrictions apply).

    www.ekobebè.it
    Email:
    info@ekobebè.it
    Tel: +39 339 4911567 or 011 764 0808

    Comments:
    "Website is easy to navigate and has a nice selection of baby products. My order arrived really quickly and undamaged. Was happy with my purchase and would use the service again." (LG, Dec 2012)

  • Baby Prince

    Recommended by Lyn Gladwin

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    Baby Prince shoe shop offers a wide variety of shoes for babies, children and teenagers, including famous brands such as Converse, Birkenstock, Kickers and Superga. Here you can find shoes for every occasion including dress shoes, trainers, gym shoes for nursery or school, slippers and wellington boots. Closed Monday morning and Sunday.

    Via Rosine, 1/A 10123 Torino Tel: +39 011 812 2372
     
    Comments:
    "Found the prices to be quite competitive here and they have a good choice of shoes for children." (LG, March 2013)

  • Design Prodige

    Recommended by Federica Castellaro

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    Design Prodige is the first concept store dedicated to the kids’ design. This shop is characterized by constant research on the international markets of objects and furniture that distinguished for shape, color, material. The space also includes a baby’s changing table, a place to breastfeed and a mini toilet.
    Via Berthollet 33/a Torino
    Phone: 0115789945
    e-mail: mail@designprodige.com
    www.designprodige.com