We talk every day about trends, designers but… what about the sartorial fun to be had in shops, markets and fleas around the world? From New York’s Fifth Avenue to the world’s largest mall in Dubai; OnlyDope crew is determinate to discover the large list of cities to shop till you drop around the world.
And here is our first update, can’t be other than high fashion capital of Italy, world premiere of shopping destinations and mother of the one of best fashion week.
Milan is HOME to many fashion’s biggest names such as Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace.
The best even expensive shopping experience can be found at “ Quadrilatero della Moda or Quadrilatero d’Oro”, means rectangle of gold, and some of the best fashionistas consider it the world’s most important fashion district with boutiques like: Fendi, Prada, Armani, D&G, Cavalli, Paul Smith, Chanel, Miu Miu, Moschino, Kenzo, Louis Vuitton, Gucci…and much more. Streets names are Via della Spiga, Via Manzoni, Via Sant’Andrea and Via Montenapoleone.
If you are looking for street-style fashion you can’t miss the street Corso di Porta Ticinese, a smaller continuation of Via Torino where you can find “off the wall” brands like: Custo Barcelona, Diesel, Miss Sixty, Energy, Gas or Fornarina, alongside with the best second-hand clothing, handmade clothes and emerging designers boutiques.
Il Salvagente, means the lifesaver, it’s Milan’s best known and longest outlet, has three floors of goods discounted up to 60%, all organized by size and color, from Gucci shoes to cashmere jumpers.
If you are short of time you can visit “La Rinascente” it’s a big shopping mall located in Piazza Duomo just beside Galeria Vittorio Emmanuele. You can find there many brands with a variety from boutiques to high-street fashion.
And if you like Ferrari, you can’t miss their shop in the Montenapoleone elite shopping area on Piazza Liberty. The store is in a five store building whose interiors contain sales area and an exhibition illustrating the famous automobile maker’s history.
And that’s all!