29 common Italian phrases at the clothing store

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Italian phrases at the clothing store 1-5

Mi può aiutare, per favore?
Can you help me, please? (formal)

Quanto costa?
How much does this cost?

Quanto costa questa maglietta?
How much does this T-shirt cost?

Quanto costano questi jeans?
How much do these jeans cost?

Quanto costa questo maglione?
How much does this sweater cost?

italian phrases at the clothing store - blue sweater

Italian phrases at the clothing store 5-10

Posso provarlo?
May I try this on?

Prendo questo.
I’ll take this one.

Accettate i resi?
Do you accept returns? (formal)
(Italian stores almost always accept returns, provided you keep the receipt!)

Me lo può impacchettare come regalo, per favore?
Could you wrap it up for me, please? (formal)

Porto la 44. Porto la taglia 44.
I’m size 44.

italian phrases at the clothing store - white and blue sweater

Italian phrases at the clothing store 10-15

Mi può dire dove sono i camerini?
Could you tell me where the changing rooms are? (formal)

Che taglie sono disponibili per questo prodotto?
What sizes are available for this product?

Posso provare questo paio?
May I try this pair?

C’è una taglia più grande?
Is there a bigger size?

C’è una taglia più piccola?
Is there a smaller size?

italian phrases at the clothing store - too large trousers

Italian phrases at the clothing store 15-20

Ce l’ha di un colore più scuro?
Do you have this in a darker color? (formal)

Ce l’ha di un colore più chiaro?
Do you have this in a lighter color? (formal)

La camicia è un po’ stretta sulle spalle.
The shirt is a bit tight on the shoulders.

Questi pantaloni sono troppo larghi.
These bottoms are too big.

Ce l’ha di un altro colore?
Do you have this in a different color? (formal)

italian phrases at the clothing store - pair of socks, one white and the other purple

Italian phrases at the clothing store 20-25

La scarpa è stretta in punta.
The shoe is tight in the toe.

Preferirei una scarpa con il tacco non troppo alto.
I’d rather wear a shoe with a not-too-high heel.

È in offerta?
Is this on sale?

Posso aiutarla?
May I help you? (formal)

Mi scusi, dove sono gli abiti da bambino?
Excuse me, where are the kid’s clothes?

italian phrases at the clothing store - kids clothes

Italian phrases at the clothing store 25-29

Sto solo guardando, grazie.
I’m just looking, thank you.

Sto cercando…
I’m looking for…

Pago in contanti.
I’ll pay in cash.

Posso pagare con carta di credito?
Can I pay with a credit card?


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