Fashion royalty’s guide to Milan.
I feel more like a stewardess than a retail director,” jokes Maria Giulia Maramotti, who oversees boutique branding for Max Mara, the Italian fashion giant founded by her grandfather Achille. “Since we have stores all over, I get to travel the world by working.” One of Maramotti’s favourite destinations? Milan, where she lived for more than 10 years. “I love the energy—it’s very cool, very Italian.” FLIGHT PLANS Current home base “Chelsea, in New York City.” Inflight entertainment “Pounds and pounds of magazines.” Packing list “I’m surgical when I pack. I’m a shoe addict, though, which makes everything more complicated! I’m not a huge fan of flats—I like very sexy shoes.”
Wool-crepe jacket, Max Mara ($1,420, world. maxmara.com); patent-leather pumps, Christian Louboutin ($740, at Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew.com); silk shirt, Equipment ($240, equipmentfr.com); leather leggings, Saint Laurent ($3,290, ysl.com/ca)