Alviero Martini 1ª Classe
Thanks to the iconic Geo map, the brand's Italian style is recognized all over the world. Handbags, high-end leather goods, travel collection, shoes and soft accessories. There are also clothing collections for men, women and children. Highly sought-after accessories for refined travelers. Open daily 10am-7pm. www.alvieromartini.it. Via Verri, corner of piazza Meda. T: 02 76008002. M1 San Babila. Map F4 Closed from 14 to 20 August
Angela Caputi Giuggiù
The brand is renowned throughout the world. Sophisticated, original creations made from unusual materials such as plastic and resin, combined to create unique objects both in terms of colour and shape. Her creations have been used as accessories by famous television and film producers. The accessory as a focal point, capable of creating a look or dressing up any type of garment. A magical blend of contemporary and classical taste. A dream well worth the wearing. Open Tues-Sat 10am1pm/2.30pm-7.30pm. www.angelacaputi.com. Via Madonnina, 11. T: 02 86461080. M2 Lanza. Map F4 Closed from 6 to 28 August
Historic Italian company synonymous with “hats” the world over. Each piece is an unrepeatable masterpiece, created with an artisan touch, the result of in-depth research that harmonizes fabrics, materials and colours. Open Mon-Tues 10am-2pm/3pm-7pm; Wed-Sun 10am-7pm. www.borsalino.it. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, 92. T: 02 89015436. M1-M3 Duomo. Map G4 Closed on 14 and 15 August
Contemporary luxury and a discreet, elegant style. A wide assortment of exclusively “Madein-Italy” items: bags, footwear, belts, luggage, costume jewellery and jewellery. A perfect example of time-honoured Italian artisan tradition. The chain has other stores in Milan. Open Mon-Sun 10am-8.30pm. www.furla.com. Piazza Duomo, 31. T: 02 89096782. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4 Open daily
On entering the flagship store, customers can take a journey into the history of the brand and learn about its past (its walls are covered with images referencing the brand's 40 years of history), while simultaneously discovering the season's latest trends and admiring its iconic collections of bags and backpacks. Open daily 10am-7pm. www.mandarinaduck.com. Via Fiori Chiari, 1 corner of via Brera. T: 02 89093926. M2 Lanza. Map F3 Closed on 15 and 16 August
NEW Luxury lingerie brand owned by Gianantonio A. Paldini has located its first eponymous mono-brand boutique in an historical building designed by architect Piero Portaluppi, in the heart of the Fashion quad. The store displays the full lace underwear collection of the brand, contemporary beachwear as well as precious jersey and printed night lingerie featuring light colours and elegant cuts, born to enhance each woman's feminine attire without giving up on comfort. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm.