MAS is a very big shop situated on one of the corners of Piazza Vittorio, a multicultural area in the centre of Rome. Its name, MAS, is not the Spanish word used to say “more”, even if you can find almost everything in it, but it’s the acronym of Magazzini Allo Statuto. Statuto is the name of the street where this five floor shop is located.
The MAS, born in the beginning of the last century, has seen all the developments of the Roman people’s habits during the past decades and, when I cross the entrance door, I can feel and see all of them.
It’s always really crowded and full of stuff. You can find a lot of different things in it: from military clothes to useless kitchen objects. I used to go there if I wanted to buy a strange and cheap present for a funny friend, or if I wanted an idea for an unconventional gift. I also come to MAS if I’m looking for a particular vintage dress. They have a huge amount of old clothes, for women and men, but they have also new and cheap objects and almost everything you can and can’t imagine.
MAS | Shopping | Everything from € 0.50
via dello Statuto, 11
Mon – Sat 09:00 – 12:30 & 16:00 – 19:30