Tuscany is the home to the Italian textile industry. And where there are factories, there are factory outlets.
The fashion houses which manufacture in Tuscany include Gucci, Fendi, Armani, Dolce e Gabbana, Jil Sander, Helmut Lang and Prada.
At The Mall Outlet Center you will find brands as gnona, Bottega Veneta, Emanuel Ungaro, Ermenegildo Zegna, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hogan, I Pinco Pallino, La Perla, Loro Piana, Marni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sergio Rossi, Tod's, Valentino and Yves Saint Laurent.
The Gucci shop is fitted out like any other, with bamboo-handled bags, signature accessories, clothes and shoes, for both men and women. Gucci's outlet store is like a proper boutique, with its own boardwalk leading up to a terrace of shops.
The Gucci Mall forms a triangle with Dolce e Gabbana along the road and Fendi is located just a few minutes drive further on.
The Mall Outlet
This Outlet Center is managed by the Gucci organisation. The Mall is situated 35 minutes drive from Florence, the center now hosts the Bottega Veneta, Giorgio Armani,Gucci, Loro Piana, Sergio Rossi and the Yves Saint Laurent outlets.
There is a nice cafe on the premises which serves lunch.
To get there by car from Milan or Rome: Take the A1 Autostrada towards Florence and take the exit marked Incisa. Stay on your right towards Pontassieve until you reach Leccio. Soon after passing the center of Leccio, The Mall will be on the left.
By train: From the Florence' Santa Maria Novella station take the train to Rignano sull'Arno, and continue by taxi from the station, it's about five minutes to Leccio.