As much as I can try to explain a word like Ciumachella, I’m not sure I can fully do it. I will start by saying that Ciumachella is the snail that is looking for its shell, it’s the girl trying to find her home, the private parts of a woman … but more in general Ciumachella is the young girl from the Roman neighborhood called Trastevere and this name comes from a famous song “Ciumachella de Trastevere.”

Designer Livia Risi makes Ciumachella de Trastevere her lifestyle and her motto.

 

Livia Risi outside her store in Trastevere

Livia Risi outside her store in Trastevere

 

As one of the prettiest and most popular girls in my high school days (tsk tsk), Livia was the girl I always had to bow down to when she passed by.  Her addictive smile and outgoing personality mean she’s so much more than just a talent.

 

Livias outgoing personality

Livia's outgoing personality

 

I went for a visit to her boutique in Via dei Vascellari and she gave me a Ciumachella shirt and her famous earrings in exchange for a pinky panther!

 

The exchange

The exchange

 

Livia ‘s boutique is mainly a store that carries her brand and other local brands like Maison démodé and vintage shoes and bags.

 

Livia Risi brand

Livia Risi brand

 

She is famous for her custom made clothing like this yellow outfit and this printed pantsuit. We enjoyed playing around with them.

 

Playing around in Livia's outfit

Playing around in Livia's outfit

 

She also makes incredible wedding dresses and styles photo shoots.

In the heart of Trastevere Livia Risi’s store is a must see … Be the next Ciumachella !!

 

Livia Risi in her latest outfit

Livia Risi in her latest outfit

I love how she merchandised my Pinky Panthers Collection right by Ortega’s wonderful necklace!

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