DE­SIGNER STORES

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Es­sen­tial des­ti­na­tions for de­sign shop­ping in the city.

10 Corso Como

A unique and ever-ex­pand­ing mix of sell­ing spa­ces grouped around a beau­ti­ful court­yard in Corso Como’s pedes­trian area. Worth par­tic­u­lar note are the Gal­le­ria Carla Soz­zani, a book store stock­ing de­sign books, bou­tiques, must-have lux­ury goods, a café and a restau­rant. Open Mon-Tues-Fri-Sat-Sun 10.30am-7.30pm; Wed-Thurs 10.30am-9pm. www.10cor­so­como.com. Corso Como, 10. T: 02 653531. M2-M5 Garibaldi FS. Map F2

Alessi

An “art fac­tory” which of­fers uten­sils and ac­ces­sories signed by some of the most renowned names in in­ter­na­tional de­sign. Open Mon 10am-2pm/3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.alessi.com. Via A. Man­zoni, 14/16. T: 02 795726. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Ar­mani/Casa

In the many years since its lauch, Ar­mani/Casa has es­tab­lished a pure, mod­ern tra­di­tion where

prag­ma­tism be­comes poetry. A pre­cise aes­thetic sense per­vades ev­ery col­lec­tion by Gior­gio Ar­mani. Open Mon-Sat 10am-19pm. www.ar­man­i­casa.com. Corso Venezia, 14. T: 02 76260230. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Artemide

Lo­cated close to the his­toric Palazzo Poldi Pez­zoli, the shop is given over en­tirely to light­ing. Lamps and light sys­tems boast­ing cut­ting-edge tech­nol­ogy plus a de­sign con­sul­tancy ser­vice. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.artemide.com. Via A. Man­zoni, 12. T: 02 778712201. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Cargo

Home fur­nish­ings, books, per­fumes, can­dles, car­pets and a sec­tor ded­i­cated to trop­i­cal plants. An ex­otic open space re­con­verted from a fa­mous Mi­lanese in­dus­trial fac­tory but also a cul­tural cen­tre host­ing dis­cus­sions on art, food, mu­sic and games. Open Mon-Sun 10.30am-7.30pm. www.car­gomi­lano.it. Via A. Meucci, 43. T: 02 2722131. M2 Crescen­zago. Off Map

Cassina

An el­e­gant, so­phis­ti­cated space, lo­cated in the highly cen­tral Via Durini, for a brand that boasts over 80 years in the in­dus­try. Open Mon 2.30pm7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.cassina.com. Via Durini, 16. T: 02 76020745. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Christofle

Christofle evokes in­no­va­tive mod­ern de­sign and the el­e­gance of times gone by with its beau­ti­fully crafted sil­ver cut­lery, table­ware, crys­tal jewellery and gift ob­jects. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.christofle.com. Corso Venezia, 6. T: 02 781948. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Danese

A small shop, with a vaguely un­der­stated air, for one of Italy’s leg­endary de­sign brands. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am1.30pm/2.30pm-7pm. www.dane­semi­lano.com. Pi­azza San Nazaro in Brolo, 15. T: 02 58304150. M3 Mis­sori, M3 Cro­cetta. Map F5

Dri­ade

A cult store for the glob­ally de­sign-ad­dicted of­fer­ing fur­ni­ture, ob­jets d’art and ac­ces­sories de­signed by some of the big­gest names on the in­ter­na­tional de­sign scene. The mer­chan­dise is show­cased with a unique style, in­spired by art and the cin­ema. An ab­so­lute “must” even if only to ad­mire the con­trast be­tween items by Fuka­sawa, Sipek, Starck and the ex­tra­or­di­nary 18th cen­tury fres­coes of the palazzo in which the shop is lo­cated. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.dri­ade.com. Via Bor­gogna, 8. T: 02 799957. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

De Padova

A do­mes­tic place in­te­grated with the Boffi brand, where ar­chi­tec­ture, de­sign and in­te­rior de­sign are to­gether in an in­no­va­tive di­men­sion, with the usual style. It can­not be seen from the street, but the inside ex­pe­ri­ence – mov­ing be­tween the two lev­els of 1100 square me­tres in to­tal, in the out­side/inside con­nec­tion – re­calls the re­la­tion­ship with the city and its in­dus­tri­ous­ness. Open Mon 10am-6pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.de­padova.com. Via Santa Ce­cilia, 7. T: 02

777201. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Flos

A hall­mark sym­bol of de­sign ap­plied to light­ing. Since the Six­ties, it has of­fered el­e­gant light

re­sult­ing from col­lab­o­ra­tion with the best in­ter­na­tional de­sign­ers. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.flos.com. Corso Mon­forte, 9. T: 02 87011080. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Flou

Top de­sign­ers, qual­ity of man­u­fac­ture and flex­i­bil­ity in prod­uct de­sign, make Flou one of the world-lead­ers in bed­room sys­tems. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.flou.it. Viale Regina Margherita, 10/12. T: 02 654245. M3 Cro­cetta. Map H5

Fon­tana Arte

The pro­tag­o­nists of this Ital­ian lux­ury light­ing brand are its lamps, crafted mainly from steel and glass, based on an idea of dis­creet, func­tional el­e­gance. Open Tues-Sat 10am-1pm/2pm-7pm. www.fontanaarte.it. Corso Mon­forte, 13. T: 02 871213872. Map G4

Gal­le­ria Ros­sana Or­landi

Opened in 2002 in a for­mer tie Fac­tory in the Ma­genta neigh­bor, it has been fore­cast­ing along the years new and up­com­ing de­sign­ers and es­tab­lish­ing the premise as one of the most revered plat­form for avant-garde De­sign and Life­style. The space is ar­tic­u­lated in a not tra­di­tional way mix­ing to­gether, show­room, a re­tail store, of­fices and a court­yard for events and meet­ing. Gal­le­ria Ros­sana Or­landi has also rev­o­lu­tion­ized the way to present de­sign art pieces, show­ing them al­ways in real am­biances. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.rossanaor­landi.com.Via M. Ban­dello, 14/16. T: 02 4674471. M2 Sant’Am­bro­gio. Map D5

High Tech

A large multi-space em­po­rium sell­ing so­fas, book­shelves, fra­grances, note­books, lamps, kitchen­ware but also eth­nic fur­ni­ture and fash­ion ac­ces­sories. Orig­i­nal, in­no­va­tive home fur­nish­ings at af­ford­able prices. Open Mon 1.30pm-7.30pm; Tues-Sun 10.30am7.30pm. www.car­gomi­lano.it. Pi­azza XXV Aprile, 12. T: 02 6241101. M2 Moscova, M2-M5 Garibaldi. Map F2

Moronigomma

A Mi­lanese com­pany of long­stand­ing tra­di­tion, boast­ing over 80 years of ex­pe­ri­ence in the pro­duc­tion of high qual­ity plas­tic ma­te­ri­als. It of­fers a wide as­sort­ment of home and of­fice equip­ment, orig­i­nal gift ideas and cus­tom­ized so­lu­tions. De­liv­ers all over the world. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 10.30am-7pm. www.moronigomma.it. Corso G. Mat­teotti, 14. T: 02 796220. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Muji

Dis­tin­guished by its min­i­mal­ist de­sign and eco-friendly ap­proach, this store is a part of the fa­mous chain of “Made-in-Ja­pan” fur­ni­ture, cloth­ing and high-tech items, with 3 stores in the city (via Torino, corso Buenos Aires, corso Ver­celli). Muji’s strat­egy is based on low-key de­sign and func­tion­al­ism at af­ford­able prices. Open Mon 11.30am-8pm; Tues-Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 11am-7.30pm. www.muji.eu. Via Torino, 51. T: 02 809441. M1-M3 Duomo. • Open Sun and Mon 11am-7.30pm; Tues-Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10am-7.30pm. Corso Buenos Aires, 36. T: 02 74281169. M1 Lima. Map F5

Paola C.

The show­room is lo­cated in the court­yard of via Solferino 11 and hosts a table­ware col­lec­tion based on a youth­ful yet re­fined in­ter­pre­ta­tion. The Paola C. col­lec­tions of ob­jects made us­ing a va­ri­ety of ma­te­ri­als are cre­ated by Ital­ian and for­eign de­sign­ers and artists un­der the art di­rec­tion of Aldo Cibic. Open Mon-Fri 10am­col­lec­tions 1pm/3pm-7pm. Satur­day by ap­point­ment only. www.pao­lac.com. Via Solferino, 11. T: 02 862409. M2 Moscova. Map F3

Poltrona Frau

A sym­bol of Ital­ian ar­ti­san el­e­gance. In ad­di­tion to its cult leather arm­chairs, it also stocks a rich col­lec­tion of so­fas, beds, ta­bles, desks and ac­ces­sories. Open Mon 2.30pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.poltron­afrau.com. Via Durini, 1. T: 02 6570626. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G5 • Via A. Man­zoni, 30. T: 02 97070170. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Sawaya & Moroni

The show­room is lo­cated in a build­ing late '800 with win­dows on the cen­tral via Man­zoni and ex­tends over three floors con­nected by a dou­ble flight of stairs. It of­fers fur­ni­ture and, in par­tic­u­lar, chairs, dis­tin­guished by an eclec­tic, ul­tra­con­tem­po­rary style. The ex­hi­bi­tion of the ground floor is a par­tic­u­lar con­tainer that con­trasts the moder­nity of the pieces of Sawaya&Moroni col­lec­tion, de­signed by the most dis­cussed fig­ures and - at the same time - the most revered in the world of ar­chi­tec­ture and de­sign. Open Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. www.sawayamoroni.com. Via A. Man­zoni, 11. T: 02 86395218. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Venini

The art of glass-mak­ing. The new col­lec­tions and the his­toric pieces of this brand founded in 1921 are show­cased against a neu­tral, min­i­mal­ist back­ground. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 10. Open Mon-Sat 10am-2pm/3pm-7pm. www.venini.com. T: 02 76000539. M1 San Ba­bila. Map F4

Villeroy & Boch

The com­pany boasts years of ex­pe­ri­ence in the field of prod­uct de­sign and in­te­rior de­sign. Open Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.villeroy-boch.com. Via Mon­te­bello, 35. T: 02 65584928.

M3 Tu­rati. Map F3

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 10am-1pm/2.30pm-7.30pm. www.an­gela­ca­puti.com. Via Madon­nina, 11. T: 02 86461080. M2 Lanza. Map F4

Bor­salino

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

Furla

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

Man­da­rina Duck

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

Pal­a­dini Lin­gerie

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. www.pal­a­dinilin­gerie.com. Via Verri, 4. T: 02 35983131. M1 San Ba­bila, M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Rodo

Rodo is the acro­nym of Ro­mualdo Dori, the per­son who founded it in 1956. Be­gin­ning with the pro­duc­tion of wicker bags that were the height of fash­ion dur­ing the Fifties in Florence, to­day, 2016, Rodo cel­e­brates sixty years of pres­ence on the in­ter­na­tional mar­ket. Six decades of so­phis­ti­cated cre­ations for mod­ern women, in the name of the finest crafts­man­ship. Shoes, bags, ac­ces­sories and fine leather goods with rec­og­niz­able fea­tures such as wo­ven de­tails, metal fin­ish­ings and em­broi­dered crys­tals. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.rodo.it. Corso Mat­teotti, 14. T: 02 84928436. M1 San Ba­bila. Map F4

Ser­apian

A story of pas­sion, cre­ative ge­nius and crafts­man­ship, an ex­clu­sive name in high-class leather goods. Ser­apian boasts two lo­ca­tions: an ate­lier in via Jom­melli, where, since 1945 all of its col­lec­tions are pro­duced, and a bou­tique in via della Spiga. The lat­ter of­fers a spe­cial “made to or­der” ser­vice for those in search of high-class ob­jects whose ev­ery de­tail can be cus­tom­ized. Its hall­mark fea­tures are unique, ex­clu­sive made-tomea­sure prod­ucts ex­ud­ing a sense of low-key lux­ury. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.ser­apian.com. Via della Spiga, 42. T: 02 76024451. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G3

CHIL­DREN’S CLOTH­ING & TOYS Gusella

The his­toric chil­dren’s footwear and cloth­ing brand has re­cently opened a new sales point in Mi­lan’s Quadri­latero della Moda car­ry­ing all the brand’s col­lec­tions ded­i­cated to chil­dren aged 0 to 10. Its footwear and cloth­ing are show­cased in a warm, wel­com­ing at­mos­phere filled with the stuff that kids love – wooden rock­ing horses, gi­ant-sized leather teddy bears and small niches

hous­ing its col­lec­tions. Syn­ony­mous with qual­ity, now as in the past, Gusella prides it­self on hav­ing dressed the chil­dren of the Agnelli and Fürsten­berg fam­i­lies as well as the off­spring of Monaco’s royal fam­ily. Open Mon-Sat 10am7pm; Sun 11am-7pm. www.gusella.com. Via della Spiga, 31. T: 02 76340778. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Nano Bleu

For three gen­er­a­tions, this iconic shop lo­cated just mo­ments away from the Duomo has been a toy par­adise for chil­dren. It stocks a vast ar­ray of imag­i­na­tive items, from tra­di­tional toys in wood to dolls, from board games to cud­dly toys. Lego, Trudi, Bar­bie, Play­mo­bil, Fisher Price, Mat­tel, Burago, Ravens­burger and Has­bro are just some of the brands avail­able. Open Mon-Sun 10am-7.30pm. www.nanobleu.it. Corso Vit­to­rio Emanuele, 15 (by the church of San Carlo). T: 02 76020595. M1 San Ba­bila, M1-M3 Duomo. Map G4

CLOTH­ING MEN & WOMEN Aspesi

The cult brand, cre­ated in 1969 by fash­ion vet­eran Al­berto Aspesi, fea­tures quirky, tai­lored lines, el­e­gant de­tails and nat­u­ral ma­te­ri­als. His cur­rent col­lec­tions are still based on the orig­i­nal “no-frills” phi­los­o­phy and will ap­peal to all those who like their out­er­wear with­out flashy la­bels. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.aspesi.it. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 13. T: 02 76022478. M1 San Ba­bila, M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Del Mare 1911

Since its in­cep­tion, the brand has been a ref­er­ence point for stylish menswear. Sought-after col­lec­tions stem­ming from a con­tin­u­ous study of com­bi­na­tions, colours and pat­terns suit­able for con­tem­po­rary menswear, where tra­di­tion blends with cre­ative ex­per­i­men­ta­tion and the on­go­ing search for high qual­ity. Made-in-Italy fab­rics and nat­u­ral fibers, in­clud­ing wool, cot­ton and linen, play an im­por­tant role in all of its col­lec­tions. Its ar­ti­sanal her­itage serves as a source of in­spi­ra­tion for im­pec­ca­bly tai­lored lines, fea­tur­ing a com­bi­na­tion of in­no­va­tive and clas­sic styles, to out­fit men on all oc­ca­sions. Sev­eral lo­ca­tions: via Or­efici, corso Europa, corso di Porta Romana, corso Ver­celli and viale Gorizia. Open Mon-Sat from 10am-7.30pm; Sun 11am-2pm/3pm-7pm. Via Or­efici, 5 . T: 02 8053719. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4

K-Way

The brand has its first stand-alone store in the cen­tre of Mi­lan in via Ugo Fos­colo, near the Gal­le­ria Vit­to­rio Emanuele II. The bou­tique car­ries cloth­ing and ac­ces­sories for men, women and chil­dren. An in­no­va­tive, high-tech space whose of­fer is de­signed to guide cus­tomers in their choice of gar­ments. Its win­dow fea­tures high-tech plasma screens to in­form cus­tomers about prices and spe­cial of­fers while, once inside, cus­tomers can use the dig­i­tal Fac­to­tums on-hand to view prices, dis­counts, sizes and avail­abil­ity. www.k-way. com. Via Ugo Fos­colo, 8. T: 02 86996389. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4

Larus­mi­ani Con­cept Bou­tique

A Con­cept Bou­tique ex­tend­ing over 700 sq.m. on three floors, it oozes sim­plic­ity and un­der­stated lux­ury, reflecting the subtlety of its sump­tu­ous ap­parel. The per­fect place to build your wardrobe with ex­clu­sive pieces. Larus­mi­ani takes lux­ury re­tail to a new level. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7.30pm; Sun 10.30am-1.30pm/2.30pm-7pm. www.larus­mi­ani.it. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 7. T: 02 76006957. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Man­zoni 24

A stylish lo­ca­tion in the heart of the city where cus­tomers can dis­cover all the el­e­gance of its uber-luxe fur col­lec­tions. So­phis­ti­cated cre­ations for those who ap­pre­ci­ate mod­ern style and tra­di­tional Ital­ian crafts­man­ship. Its spe­cial­ized staff is on-hand to sug­gest the look best suited to each and ev­ery cus­tomer’s in­di­vid­ual re­quire­ments. Open 10am-2pm/3pm7pm. www.con­dor­pelli.it. Via Man­zoni, 24. T: 02 76001395. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Marella

Marella of­fers a full, di­ver­si­fied range of de­signs boast­ing a refreshingly con­tem­po­rary spirit, in keep­ing with the lat­est trends. Its coats, jack­ets and suits, de­signed to be paired with small easy chic pieces, are an ab­so­lute must. Se­duc­tive, easy-to-wear gar­ments for el­e­gant,

dy­namic women. www.marella.com. Corso Vit­to­rio Emanuele corner of Pi­azza Lib­erty. T: 02 76012747. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4 • Corso XXII Marzo, 4. T: 02 5463754. Map H4

Ma­rina Ri­naldi

Renowned for its taste­ful, plus-size ap­parel for fash­ion­able women, Ma­rina Ri­naldi of­fers a wide range of col­lec­tions, fea­tur­ing both con­tem­po­rary and clas­sic lines that are up­dated on a sea­sonal ba­sis. Th­ese in­clude dresses, jack­ets, coats, bags, ac­ces­sories for a to­tal look that ex­udes class and el­e­gance. Open Mon-Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10.30am-8pm. it.mari­nar­i­naldi. com. Pi­azza del Lib­erty, 2. T: 02 782065. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4

Max Mara

An Ital­ian fash­ion house known for its readyto-wear cloth­ing. Es­tab­lished in 1951, since its in­cep­tion, Max Mara has al­ways of­fered clean-cut, beau­ti­fully tai­lored lines. Although it has nu­mer­ous sales points scat­tered through­out Mi­lan, Italy and the rest of the world, it is not a chain store but rather a real de­signer la­bel. Open Mon-Sat 10am7.30pm; Sun 10.30am-7.30pm. www.max­mara.com. Corso Vit­to­rio Emanuele II. T: 02 76008849. M1-M3 Duomo, M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

DE­PART­MENT STORES & SHOP­PING CEN­TERS 12 The Brian&Barry Build­ing San Ba­bila

A 12-floor “ver­ti­cal dream”, start­ing from the base­ment and spi­ralling up­wards to the 9th floor, host­ing the ASOLA | Cucina Sartoriale restau­rant helmed by chef Mat­teo Tor­retta, and the 10th floor fea­tur­ing a ter­race/lounge space. The mega­s­tore will host a se­ries of dif­fer­ent high-end prod­ucts and ser­vices in­clud­ing cloth­ing,

Boggi Mi­lano

An easy yet so­phis­ti­cated look for busi­ness­men on the go, but, above all, a guar­an­tee of style for those who ap­pre­ci­ate qual­ity. Boggi Mi­lano of­fers gar­ments aimed at a con­tem­po­rary, mod­ern and cos­mopoli­tan man who is not pre­pared to sac­ri­fice the clas­sics of the male wardrobe: the suit, a sec­ond skin that is so com­fort­able that it can be worn on any oc­ca­sion.

Sev­eral lo­ca­tions: Gal­le­ria Pas­sarella 2-Corso Europa, Corso Ver­celli 23/25, Corso Ma­genta 2, Corso Buenos Aires corner of via Caretta 1, Largo Au­gusto 3, Via Mad­dalena 9-Corso Italia, Corso di Porta Romana 76, Stazione Cen­trale-Pi­azza Duca d'Aosta. www.boggi.com. Flag­ship Store: Pi­azza San Ba­bila, 3 (T: 02 76000366. Open MonSat 10am-8pm; Sun 10.30am-1.30pm/3pm-8pm). M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Ri­nascente

MUST-SEE A fab­u­lous de­part­ment store over­look­ing the Duomo, a real part of Mi­lan’s his­tory. 10 storeys with a re­fined and con­tem­po­rary am­bi­ence where shop­pers can find an ex­clu­sive se­lec­tion of fash­ion for men, women and kids, ac­ces­sories, beauty, lin­gerie, home in­te­ri­ors, food and de­sign. Ri­nascente Food & Restau­rants on the 7th floor fea­tures a Food Mar­ket brim­ming with rare del­i­ca­cies, all ori­gin con­trolled. It also of­fers vis­i­tors a choice of as many as nine bars and restau­rants de­signed to cover the en­tire spec­trum of taste (open 7 days a week un­til mid­night; ded­i­cated en­trances also on via Santa Rade­gonda, 1 and via San Raf­faele, 2. T: 02 8852471). Open seven days a week: from Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm; Fri-Sat 9.30am-10pm; Sun 10am-9pm. www.ri­nascente.it. Pi­azza Duomo, 10. T: 02 88521. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4

Scalo Mi­lano

Lo­cated ap­prox­i­mately 20 min­utes from the city cen­tre, this is a hub of fash­ion, de­sign and much more. Boast­ing ap­prox­i­mately 130 stores on one level (with the ex­cep­tion of the Food Court which has been de­signed as an arena be­low the street level) this new City Style Dis­trict prom­ises a unique shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence. It can be quickly reached by car or via the S13 Rail­way link (‘Lo­cate Tri­ulzi’ sta­tion). Open daily 10am-8pm. www.scalomi­lano.it. Via Mi­lano, 5 (Lo­cate Tri­ulzi). T: 02 90470350. M1 San Ba­bila. Off Map

FASH­ION OUT­LETS Il Sal­vagente

Es­tab­lished in 1978, Il Sal­vagente is among Mi­lan’s best-known and long­est es­tab­lished out­lets: a com­pre­hen­sive of­fer­ing of high­end fash­ion in the city of fash­ion. Cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories and shoes, for him and for her, at up to 70% off. This land­mark Mi­lanese out­let is lo­cated just a few min­utes from the air­port of Li­nate and the Cen­tral sta­tion and is eas­ily ac­ces­si­ble from the cen­tre of the city. En­joy all the perks of city shop­ping but with far more palat­able price tags! Via Fratelli Bronzetti, 16. Open Mon 3pm-7.30pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7.30pm; Sun 11am-2pm/3pm-7pm. T: 02 76110328. www.sal­vagen­temi­lano.it. Map H4

JEWELLERY & WATCHES Aude­mars Piguet

The bou­tique wel­comes cus­tomers into a warm, el­e­gant at­mos­phere where they can savour the spirit of the Mai­son of Le Bras­sus, the old­est mak­ers of Haute Hor­logerie still owned by the found­ing fam­ily. Though this is one of the brand’s smallest venues it nev­er­the­less show­cases the four col­lec­tions of Aude­mars Piguet: Royal Oak, Royal Oak Off­shore, Mil­lenary and Jules Aude­mars. Here vis­i­tors can also ad­mire the spe­cial edi­tions cre­ated for Aude­mars Piguet bou­tiques through­out the world to­gether with sev­eral com­pli­cated pieces. Upon re­quest, the bou­tique of­fers a world­wide de­liv­ery ser­vice. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.au­de­mar­spiguet.com. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 6. T: 02 76003115. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Bul­gari

Among the most note­wor­thy names in the world to­gether with Cartier and Tif­fany, since the very be­gin­ning, Bul­gari has been a ref­er­ence point for lux­ury jewellery. It also car­ries watches, fra­grances, ac­ces­sories and small ta­ble items. Its most fa­mous col­lec­tion is the “Bzero1”, orig­i­nally crafted in gold and sub­se­quently em­bel­lished with di­a­monds and pre­cious stones. Open Mon 11am-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.bul­gari.com. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 2. T: 02 777001. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Cartier

In ad­di­tion to its jewellery, Cartier is also fa­mous as a lux­ury maker of watches, sec­ond only in the world to Rolex. Renowned for its de­sign and tech­nol­ogy, Cartier’s steel watches are em­bel­lished with de­tails in gold, plat­inum and di­a­monds. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.cartier.it. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 16/A corner of Via Gesù. T: 02 3030421. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Chopard

The Swiss brand, famed through­out the world for its re­fined time­pieces and jewellery col­lec­tions, has opened the doors of its re­cently re­fur­bished bou­tique in via della Spiga. The ground floor houses the Chopard Uomo col­lec­tion, with one space, in par­tic­u­lar, ded­i­cated to the LUC, 1000 Miglia and Man­i­fac­ture col­lec­tions. In fact, the new Mi­lanese Chopard bou­tique is the only one in the world to boast a Men’s Room of this kind. The first floor is home to the ac­ces­sories room, a room ded­i­cated to its Women’s col­lec­tions and a VIP room fea­tur­ing the Mai­son’s most ex­clu­sive pieces of high-class jewellery and haute horologerie. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.chopard.com. Via della Spiga, 14. T: 02 76394950. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Dami­ani

Mas­ter crafts­men since 1924, Dami­ani has a long gold­smithing tra­di­tion which it has al­ways in­ter­preted with the in­no­va­tive spirit. Line pu­rity, a re­fined, el­e­gant clas­sic as well as con­tem­po­rary spirit, are the dis­tinc­tive val­ues of the Dami­ani jew­elry re­pro­posed in a flag­ship store de­signed by An­to­nio Cit­te­rio. A well-

lighted space dis­plays all the Mai­son’s jew­elry col­lec­tions, which are ad­mired through­out the world for their jew­elry to be re­al­ized by mas­ter gold­smiths in full ac­cor­dance with the best Ital­ian tra­di­tion. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.dami­ani.it. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 10. T: 02 76028088. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Dior

Fol­low­ing a com­plete makeover by Peter Marino, the women’s bou­tique of the his­toric Paris mai­son in via Mon­te­napoleone 12 hosts cloth­ing, ac­ces­sory, jewellery and high-class time­piece col­lec­tions all set within an ex­clu­sive, so­phis­ti­cated am­bi­ence, in per­fect keep­ing with the brand’s cre­ations. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.dior.com. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 12. T: 02 76317801. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Dodo

The gold Dodo jewellery line, cre­ated in 1995, by Pomel­lato, is by now a clas­sic ei­ther for gift or col­lec­tion pur­poses. It sells an ar­ray of an­i­mal charm pieces, each of which has a par­tic­u­lar mean­ing. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.dodo.it. Corso Mat­teotti, 9. T: 02 49524750. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Gobbi 1842

Founded in 1842, Gobbi is a ref­er­ence point for re­fined jew­elry just ex­panded by adding the brand Fred to the wide hand­crafted Gobbi col­lec­tion, and time­pieces, such as Patek Philippe, Rolex and Tu­dor. You will get the same fine as­sis­tance that the Gobbi fam­ily has been pro­vid­ing its clients for the last six gen­er­a­tions. The up­per-floor lab­o­ra­tory pro­vides quick, top qual­ity, watch re­pair and main­te­nance ser­vice. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.gobbi1842.com. Corso Vit­to­rio Emanuele II, 15. T: 02 76020536. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

IWC Schaffhausen

After Rome and Venice, IWC Schaffhausen has opened its third bou­tique in Italy, at no. 1 via Mon­te­napoleone, the heart of Mi­lanese lux­ury, where you can ad­mire all the col­lec­tions of its ex­quis­ite time­pieces. A pi­o­neer in the world of fine watch­mak­ing since 1868, this Swiss watch­maker pro­duces mas­ter­pieces that com­bine inim­itable en­gi­neer­ing tech­niques and max­i­mum pre­ci­sion with an ex­clu­sive de­sign. www.iwc.com. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 1. T: 02 89623901. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Jaeger-LeCoul­tre Bou­tique

Ide­ally lo­cated in the heart of Mi­lan’s “Golden Fash­ion Triangle”, Jaeger-LeCoul­tre opened its first Ital­ian bou­tique in keep­ing with the spirit of in­ven­tion and creativity which has set this ref­er­ence brand of Haute Hor­logerie apart in the field of watch­mak­ing since 1833. Fea­tur­ing an el­e­gant, low-key in­te­rior, this ex­clu­sive space har­mo­niously blends the best of de­sign and con­tem­po­rary ma­te­ri­als with an Art Déco style, a pe­riod in which the Swiss watch­mak­ers cre­ated the leg­endary Rev­erso. Open Mon-Fri 10.30am7.30pm; Sat 10.30am-8.30pm; Sun 11am-7pm. www.jaeger-lecoul­tre.com. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 1. T: 02 76281376. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Luigi Verga Orologi

A large se­lec­tion of some of the most de­sir­able watch brands avail­able on the mar­ket, in­clud­ing Rolex, Tu­dor, Baume&Mercier, Pan­erai, Tag Heuer, Bre­itling, Di­et­rich, TCM, Pomel­lato and Pomel­lato 67. Luigi Verga Orologi also prides it­self on its after-sales ser­vice and boasts an on-premises UNI EN ISO 9001: EDI­TION 2008 cer­ti­fied re­pair work­shop. www.ver­gaorologi.it. Open TuesSat 10am-1.30pm/3pm-7pm. Corso Ver­celli, 19. T: 02 48198656. M1 Con­cil­i­azione-M1 Pagano. Map C4

MIMÌ Brog­gian Mi­lano

An ex­quis­ite, jewellery brand by the Brog­gian fam­ily has its mono­brand bou­tique in via Gesù 3. A space dis­tin­guished by its el­e­gant, cos­mopoli­tan al­lure, dis­play­ing the brand’s brightly coloured, uber­fem­i­nine col­lec­tions in niches carved out in the wall. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-1.30pm/3pm-

7pm. www.mim­im­i­lano.com. Via Gesù, 3. T: 02 76281461. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Orologe­ria Luigi Verga

A point of ref­er­ence for high­end watch­mak­ing col­lec­tors and lovers man­aged by the Verga Fam­ily since 1947. The store car­ries the most pres­ti­gious brands such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, Aude­mar Piguet, Eber­hard & Co., Pan­erai, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoul­tre, Tu­dor and Hublot. Its cer­ti­fied up­per-floor work­shop pro­vides high-qual­i­fied watch re­pair and main­te­nance ser­vices. www.lui­giverga.it. Open Tues-Sat 10am1.30pm/3pm-7pm. Via G. Mazzini (Pi­azza Duomo). T: 02 8056521. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F5 • Open Tues-Sat 11am-7pm. Via V. Capelli, 6 (Pi­azza Gae Au­lenti). The store car­ries the most pres­ti­gious brands such as Patek Philippe, Cartier, Tu­dor, Pomel­lato and Mont­blanc. T: 02 6595775. M2-M5 Garibaldi FS. Map F2

Patek Philippe Bou­tique by Pisa Orologe­ria

The bou­tique rep­re­sents fur­ther proof of the per­fect har­mony be­tween the Pisa Fam­ily and the Patek Philippe brand, as well as their com­mon de­ter­mi­na­tion to of­fer clients an en­vi­ron­ment of ex­cel­lence for the Geneva mas­ter­pieces. Open Tues-Sat 10am-7pm; Mon 10.30am-7pm. www.patek.com. Via Verri, 9. T: 02 762081. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Pi­aget

Iconic Haute Hor­logerie and Joail­lerie brand Pi­aget has re­cently un­veiled its first Italy-based bou­tique in the heart of Mi­lan’s fash­ion dis­trict. Its el­e­gant 250 sq.m. lo­ca­tion on two floors is dec­o­rated with oak wood flooring and pan­el­ing and gold-leaf cov­ered chests il­lu­mi­nated by Mu­rano glass lanterns. The whole ef­fect is fur­ther height­ened by a gold-leaf mo­saic pat­tern which frames a win­dow dis­play vis­i­ble from the main en­trance. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am-7pm. www.pi­aget.com. Via P. Verri, 10. T: 02 32164701. M1 San Ba­bila. Map F4

Pisa Orologe­ria Flag­ship Store

A watch lover’s par­adise for over 70 years. A ground-break­ing ex­pan­sion project in­volv­ing the ad­di­tion of 1,000 square me­tres ded­i­cated to forty brands that have made the his­tory of Haute Hor­logerie, from the A of Aude­mars Piguet to the Z of Zenith. Pres­ti­gious time­pieces with par­tic­u­lar at­ten­tion to the lat­est in­no­va­tions. As­sis­tance cen­tre and spe­cial­ized work­shop. Unique gift pack­ag­ing with de­liv­ery guar­an­teed to any part of the world. Open Mon 10.30am-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am-1.30pm/2.30pm-7pm. www.pisaorologe­ria.com. Via P. Verri, 7. T: 02 762081. M1 San Ba­bila, M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

Pisa Orologe­ria - Rolex Bou­tique

The Pisa fam­ily has al­ways been a fore­run­ner in the world watch sec­tor and now hosts the Rolex Bou­tique. The col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween the Pisa fam­ily and the Rolex brand goes back over 70 years. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.pisaorologe­ria.com.Via Mon­te­napoleone, 24. T: 02 76317726. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Pomel­lato

Es­tab­lished in 1967 and hand­crafted by ex­pert gold­smiths, Pomel­lato col­lec­tions in­clude vi­brant coloured stones set in gold, ir­reg­u­lar cuts and ul­tra-fem­i­nine de­signs. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.pomel­lato.com. Via San Pi­etro all’Orto, 17. T: 02 76006086. M1 San Ba­bila.Map G4 • Via Mon­te­napoleone, 17. T:02 76014530. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Rocca 1794

Mas­ter jewellers and watch­mak­ers since the 18th cen­tury, Rocca rates among the first im­porters of lux­ury Swiss watches. A se­lec­tion among the most pres­ti­gious brands: Dami­ani, Rolex, Breguet, Ulysse Nardin, Omega, Cartier, Pan­erai, Pi­aget, Vacheron Con­stantin, Bre­itling, Jaeger-LeCoul­tre, Tu­dor, Gagà. Rocca guar­an­tees out­stand­ing lev­els of com­pe­tence and ex­pert skill­full con­sul­tancy. Open Mon-Sun 10.30am-7pm. www.rocca1794.com. Pi­azza Duomo, 25. T: 02 8057447. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4

Ronchi

Opened in 1929, it has be­come a pres­ti­gious ref­er­ence point for watch lovers the world over, al­ways com­bin­ing a pas­sion for high-end watch­mak­ing with a love for re­fined jewellery and on­go­ing re­search on fash­ion-for­ward and clas­sic trends. Among the most pres­ti­gious brands: Rolex, Tu­dor, Jaeger-LeCoul­tre and Franck Muller. Open Tues-Sat 10am-1.30pm/3pm-7pm. www.ronchi­gioielli.com. Via Gon­zaga, 5. T: 02 877449. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F5

Salvini

The new flag­ship bou­tique re­veals the world of this con­tem­po­rary fine jew­eler fea­tur­ing ex­clu­sive col­lec­tions, care­fully se­lected by ex­pert gemol­o­gists. Salvini’s pieces are char­ac­ter­ized by the use of only the high­est qual­ity pre­cious stones, ex­pertly crafted by mas­ter gold­smiths from Valenza, home to some of Italy’s best-qual­i­fied jew­elry ar­ti­sans. Class and so­phis­ti­ca­tion com­bined with the finest Ital­ian tra­di­tion are the main fea­tures of all its unique prod­ucts, ded­i­cated to a mod­ern woman in the sim­plic­ity of daily life. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 12 noon-7pm. www.salvini.com. Via Mon­te­napoleone, 25/3. T: 02 76340375. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Tif­fany & Co.

This world-renowned jeweller has ten bou­tiques in Italy: Mi­lan, Rome, Venice, Verona, Florence and Bologna. Lo­cated in the heart of Mi­lan, it car­ries an ex­clu­sive se­lec­tion of clas­si­cally sim­ple jewellery and gift items in per­fect keep­ing with the tra­di­tion of its fa­mous New York coun­ter­part founded in 1837. www.tif­fany.it. Open Mon-Sun 9.30am-8.30pm. Pi­azza Duomo Flag­ship Store. T: 02 89094202. M1-M3 Duomo.

Map F4 • Open Mon-Sun 10am-7.30pm. Via della Spiga, 19/A. +T: 02 76022321.M3 Mon­te­napoleone.

Map F4 • Open Mon-Sun 10am 8.30pm. Shop in Shop c/o Ex­cel­sior Mi­lano. Gal­le­ria del Corso, 4. T: 02 76280561. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Van Cleef & Ar­pels

Re­spect for the past, a taste for beauty, a pas­sion for travel and a search for har­mony are the un­der­ly­ing val­ues that the Mai­son has con­tin­ued to up­hold since its cre­ation in 1906. Val­ues which though never los­ing sight of con­tem­po­rary styles nev­er­the­less con­tinue to en­cour­age an on­go­ing di­a­logue be­tween those who cre­ate the jewellery and those who wear them. A time­less rec­og­niz­able style de­fined by el­e­gance, fem­i­nin­ity and cre­ative au­dac­ity are the hall­mark fea­tures found in all the col­lec­tions of this his­toric brand. For a cen­tury Van Cleef & Ar­pels have been fus­ing in­spi­ra­tion and tech­ni­cal prow­ess into cre­ations em­body­ing ex­per­tise, in­ge­nu­ity and ta­lent. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am-7pm. www.van­cleef-ar­pels. com. Via P. Verri, 10. T: 02 7767951. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map G4

LEATHER & LUG­GAGE Giòsa Mi­lano

UNIQUE An ate­lier com­bined with a show­room in the Br­era dis­trict, where the par­tic­u­lar way to work the croc­o­dile leather is, be­fore be­ing a business, a fam­ily his­tory for about 40 years. The ate­lier merges the tra­di­tional work­ing tech­niques of how to han­dle the most pre­cious leathers with the mod­ern and in­no­va­tive way to trans­form them. To­day Giòsa Mi­lano has be­come a re­al­ity bring­ing the finest crafts­man­ship and pro­duc­ing unique pieces in­tended to sat­isfy each cos­tumer’s ne­ces­sity, from the choice of col­ors to the most so­phis­ti­cated fin­ish. Open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm/2pm-7pm: Sat and Sun by ap­point­ment. www.giosami­lano.com. Via Cio­vasso, 6. T: 02 86997441. M1 Cairoli, M2 Lanza. Map F4

PAS­SION SHOP­PING An­tik Arte & Scienza

A small win­dow onto the an­cient world of sci­ence. Lo­cated just a few steps from Castello Sforzesco and Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Sup­per, this wun­derkam­mer of af­ford­able an­cient arte­facts takes col­lec­tors and afi­ciona­dos on a voy­age of dis­cov­ery into the won­ders of the past. Here, in ad­di­tion to globes and nau­ti­cal in­stru­ments, you can also find all kinds of brass and wooden in­stru­ments as­so­ci­ated with the golden age of ex­plo­ration. Open Mon-Sat from 10am-7.30pm. Closed on Sun­day. www.an­tik.it. Via San Gio­vanni sul Muro, 10. T: 02 86461448. M1 Cairoli. Map E4

Baci Home & Bride

A leader in the tex­tile in­dus­try since 1992, Baci Home & Bride pro­duces linens and ‘ob­jet d’art’ for the home and bride’s trousseaus. The brain­child of cre­ative fash­ion de­signer Gi­u­lia Cir­inà, the com­pany stocks items made from pre­mium-qual­ity Ital­ian fab­rics, based on Floren­tine ar­ti­sanal tra­di­tions which can be cus­tom­ized and madeto-mea­sure. The col­lec­tions – fea­tur­ing clas­sic, mod­ern, shabby chic, ro­man­tic and min­i­mal­ist styles – are made us­ing ei­ther sim­ple or more elab­o­rate fab­rics in­clud­ing jacquards, em­broi­dered and printed fab­rics and bridal lace. Best-sell­ers in­clude quilts, bed cov­ers and du­vet sets, pil­lows and dec­o­ra­tive cush­ions, bed linen, table­ware and bath­room ac­ces­sories, plus a se­lec­tion of ex­clu­sive bridal gowns and for­mal wear. World­wide ship­ping. www.baci­home­and­bride.it. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 4pm-8pm. Via G. Verdi, 5 T: 348 9212390 - 348 2467519. M1-M3 Duomo, M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Ber­nasconi 1872

Lo­cated in the heart of Mi­lan, in via Man­zoni, Ber­nasconi 1872 is the Mi­lanese ref­er­ence point for the most ex­clu­sive Made in Italy cre­ations. In ad­di­tion to its ex­quis­ite, iconic sil­ver­ware, it now also stocks se­lected ar­ti­sanal prod­ucts made from only the high­est qual­ity nat­u­ral ma­te­ri­als in­clud­ing horn, leather, mar­ble and mother-of-pearl for home dé­cor pur­poses that can be cus­tom­ized to suit in­di­vid­ual cus­tomer re­quire­ments. All work pro­cesses are ex­e­cuted by hand by ex­pert Ital­ian ar­ti­sans who im­bue each ob­ject with sought-after el­e­gance and al­lure, unique ob­jects to be used, loved and handed down from gen­er­a­tion to gen­er­a­tion. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.bernasconi1872.com. Via Man­zoni, 44. T: 02 86460923. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F3

Christofle

Lo­cated in the heart of Mi­lan, ven­er­a­ble Parisian table­ware and home decor house Christofle has given its em­blem­atic bou­tique a sump­tu­ous makeover. All of its table­ware, home dé­cor, ac­ces­sories and jew­elry col­lec­tions, cus­tom­iz­a­ble on re­quest, are sold both at its bou­tique and at la Ri­nascente (6th floor). Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.christofle.com - pavil­lon.mi­lano@christofle.com. Bou­tique Corso Venezia, 6. T: 02 781948. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Culti Mi­lano

Fol­low­ing the launch of its his­toric show­room in corso Venezia 53, via Fiori Chiari 6 is the ad­dress of Culti Mi­lano’s new Br­era-based bou­tique ded­i­cated to sought-after home fra­grances. The store stocks the en­tire range of the House’s sig­na­ture fra­grances, char­ac­ter­ized by its un­mis­tak­able style which fo­cuses on qual­ity, a care­ful se­lec­tion of only the finest in­gre­di­ents and painstak­ing at­ten­tion to de­tail, to per­son­al­ize both the home and the work­place with an aura of so­phis­ti­cated el­e­gance. Open Tues-Sun 10.30am7.30pm. www.culti.com. Via Fiori Chiari, 6. T: 02 36553875. M2 Lanza. Map F3

E. Marinella

UNIQUE Boast­ing one hun­dred years in the business, this Neapoli­tan em­blem of Ital­ian sar­to­rial so­phis­ti­ca­tion has two sales points in Mi­lan: a bou­tique in via Man­zoni (Quadri­latero dis­trict) and an ate­lier in via Santa Maria alla Porta (Ma­genta area). The bou­tique car­ries a full as­sort­ment of all the brand’s prod­ucts: from its inim­itable ties that have made it fa­mous to a vast range of ac­ces­sories (small leather goods, per­fumes, eye­wear, cuff­links and watches), all ac­cou­trements de­signed to com­plete the wardrobes of style savvy men and women. The bou­tique also has a corner ded­i­cated to be­spoke footwear made by Sti­va­le­ria Savoia (see list­ing). In ad­di­tion to ready-to-wear col­lec­tions, the ate­lier of­fers a cus­tom-made ser­vice for those in search of hand­made ties, shirts, suits and shoes.

www.marinel­lanapoli.it. Bou­tique: Open MonSat 10am-7pm. Via Man­zoni, 23. T: 02 89010842. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4 • Ate­lier: Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. Via Santa Maria alla Porta, 5. T: 02 86467036. M1 Cor­du­sio. Map E4

Fazz­ini

Founded at the turn of the 20th cen­tury in the tex­tile dis­trict north of Mi­lan, lux­ury Ital­ian home­ware com­pany Fazz­ini is fa­mous for its house­hold linens. Fea­tur­ing a so­phis­ti­cated de­sign, its unique, high-qual­ity home­ware – in­clud­ing sheets, bed­spreads, du­vet cov­ers, quilts, bath­room ac­ces­sories and table­cloths – is a pure ex­pres­sion of su­perb Ital­ian crafts­man­ship. In ad­di­tion to its other ex­clu­sive col­lec­tions, Fazz­ini re­cently re­leased the so­phis­ti­cated ‘La Perla Home Col­lec­tion’. Open Tues-Sat 10.30am7.15pm. www.fazz­ini­home.com. Via Arco, 1. T: 02 36639865. M2 Lanza. Map E4

Freddy Pant Room

An ad­di­tion to the flag­ship store in corso Buenos Aires, the star play­ers at the Quadri­latero della Moda-based branch are the brand’s WR.UP® jersey pants boast­ing an in­no­va­tive shap­ing ef­fect. The store also car­ries a wide range of al­ter­na­tive Freddy pant styles in­clud­ing WR.UP® Denim, WR.UP® Sport and Superfit, the brand’s time­less best sell­ers. The of­fer is com­pleted by brand icons in­clud­ing sweat­shirts and pumps. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am-7pm. www.freddy.com. Via Verri, 4. T: 0185 5910686. M1 San Ba­bila, M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Lego® Store

A unique ‘play­ground’ for old and young alike, the new store of­fers a wealth of in­no­va­tive op­tions in­clud­ing ta­bles full of Lego brics in all shapes and sizes and an ‘im­mer­sion por­tal’ con­sist­ing of a large trans­par­ent dis­play case that chil­dren can en­ter in or­der to get a closeup view of unique scale models cre­ated with the fa­mous bricks. It also fea­ture new dig­i­tal el­e­ments in­clud­ing the Lego ‘Minifig­ures Scan­ner’, the ‘Di­gi­box’, the largest ‘Pick a Brick’ in Italy and the monthly ‘Mini Model Build’ event. Then, a pre­view of Lego cre­ator Ex­pert sets. Open daily 10am-8pm. www.lego.com. Corso Mon­forte, 2 corner of pi­azza San Ba­bila. T: 02 76001670. M1 San Ba­bila. Map G4

Li­bre­ria Riz­zoli

Spread out over three floors, this prime lo­ca­tion stocks as many as 40,000 books (Ital­ian and in­ter­na­tional). A meet­ing place de­signed to host events fea­tur­ing big-names on the Ital­ian lit­er­ary and cul­tural scene. Boast­ing a warm, wel­com­ing am­bi­ence and a sleek, con­tem­po­rary de­sign, it of­fers ded­i­cated cor­ners, themed ar­eas manned by real li­brar­i­ans (not as­sis­tants) and dig­i­tal in­stru­ments like, for ex­am­ple, video-walls de­signed to help cus­tomers find their way around the var­i­ous ar­eas of the book­store, thereby fur­ther en­hanc­ing their read­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Open daily 9am-8pm (Thurs 9am-10pm). www.li­bre­ri­ariz­zoli.it/riz­zoli­gal­le­ria. Gal­le­ria Vit­to­rio Emanuele II. T: 02 86461071. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4

Maglia Francesco 1854

UNIQUE Among the nu­mer­ous ex­am­ples of Mi­lanese ar­ti­sanal ex­cel­lence, for five gen­er­a­tions this brand has rep­re­sented the apex of Ital­ian lux­ury and crafts­man­ship in the man­u­fac­ture of um­brel­las. At this ‘ate­lier of um­brel­las’ in via Ri­pa­monti, time-honoured crafts­men keep alive the art of hand­craft­ing um­brel­las for women, men, chil­dren, gar­dens, beaches, cer­e­monies and spe­cial oc­ca­sions, us­ing in­fi­nite com­bi­na­tions of nat­u­ral wood, leather, metal, in­serts, fab­rics and han­dles, in dif­fer­ent frame sizes. One of the work­shop’s spe­cial­ties are its sin­gle shaft um­brel­las mounted on solid sticks and crafted in ch­est­nut, ash, birch, Malacca, ap­ple, maple, bam­boo, cherry wood, wild cherry wood, olive, hick­ory and wal­nut. Open Mon-Fri 10.30am-5.30pm; Sat 9.30am-12.30pm (by ap­point­ment). Tele­phone for out-of-of­fice ap­point­ments. www.om­brel­limaglia.eu. Via Ri­pa­monti, 194. Tram line 24, stop ‘Via Ri­pa­monti via Noto’ (de­par­tures from M1-M3 Duomo, M3 Mis­sori, Corso di Porta Romana and Cro­cetta). T: 02 55219333. Off Map

Ste­fa­nia Parisini Ate­lier

Lo­cated on the out­skirts of Mi­lan, this mod­ern-day ate­lier cater­ing to be­spoke made-to-mea­sure women’s cloth­ing, is a place where art meets mod­ern fash­ion. The Ste­fa­nia Parisini Ate­lier of­fers ex­clu­sive, unique models that high­light the best traits of each cus­tomer. Ste­fa­nia, the de­signer, uses her long­stand­ing artis­tic ex­per­tise to cre­ate ex­clu­sive, dis­tinc­tive ap­parel de­signed to make ev­ery cus­tomer feel like a queen. Start­ing Novem­ber 1st, cus­tomers will also be able to pur­chase items of the brand new Ste­fa­nia Parisini Ac­ces­sories line, di­rectly from the web­site! www.ste­fa­nia­parisini.com Viale Par­ti­giani, 31 corner of viale Ful­vio Testi (Cinisello Bal­samo). By ap­point­ment only: to make an ap­point­ment, call be­tween 9am and 5pm, T: 02 23167434). Off Map

Tesla Store

The show­room for cus­tomers and fans of the Palo Alto-based Cal­i­for­nian brand has re­placed its pre­vi­ous space in via Cerva (pi­azza San Ba­bila area). Here afi­ciona­dos can ad­mire the lat­est 100% elec­tric ve­hi­cles launched on the mar­ket by the US au­to­mo­tive com­pany. Tesla’s pres­ence con­tin­ues to grow in Italy, with more than 20 su­percherger sta­tions which fa­cil­i­tate recharg­ing dur­ing road trips and more than 90 Des­ti­na­tion Charg­ing con­nec­tors, which com­plete its net­work and serve as an ad­di­tion to stan­dard do­mes­tic recharg­ing. Open MonSat 10am-6pm. www.tesla.com. Pi­azza Gae Au­lenti, 4. T: 02 82950774. M2-M5 Garibaldi FS. Map F2

The Mer­chant of Venice

A his­toric brand epit­o­miz­ing the Vene­tian art of per­fume-mak­ing, has an el­e­gant, new store in Br­era. Its neo-Gothic dé­cor and or­na­men­ta­tion re­flect the typ­i­cal style of an­cient Vene­tian ‘palazzi’. The Mer­chant of Venice car­ries a lux­ury line com­pris­ing a wide range of ex­clu­sive fra­grances for men and women, bath and body col­lec­tions, home fra­grances and ac­ces­sories in el­e­gant fla­cons based on the an­cient de­signs of renowned Mu­rano glass blow­ers. www. the­mer­chantofvenice.com. Open Mon-Sat 10.30am-7.30pm. Via Br­era, 4. T: 02 80581268. M2 Lanza. Map F4

Valli Tes­suti Alta Moda

Valli Tes­suti Alta Moda has opened its new bou­tique in the famed Quadri­latero della Moda, just steps away from Teatro alla Scala. A Mi­lanese ref­er­ence point that, since 1907, has of­fered its clien­tele the best Made-in-Italy fab­rics in­spired by the most beau­ti­ful haute cou­ture col­lec­tions. The store car­ries a vast as­sort­ment of pre­cious, sought-after cuts to make el­e­gant dresses, prêt-a-porter and cer­e­mony at­tire both for men and women but also coats, shirts and bridal gowns. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 9.30am-7pm. Via G. Verdi, 2. val­lites­suti.com. T: 02 782124. M3 Mon­te­napoleone. Map F4

Ziio

For more than 20 years, Ziio has cre­ated jew­elry made from nat­u­ral semi-pre­cious stones, Mu­rano glass and sil­ver. Boast­ing a unique, orig­i­nal style, in­spired by the old­est cul­tures in the world, each and ev­ery one of Ziio’s pieces are crafted by hand. From ‘vin­tage’ jew­elry to new col­lec­tions, pre­sented at lead­ing fairs in the sec­tor across Europe, to more pre­cious, unique pieces in gold and pre­cious stones in­clud­ing ru­bies, emer­alds and aqua­marines, each prod­uct is strictly Made-in-Italy. The brand’s stand­alone bou­tique is lo­cated in the pic­turesque dis­trict of Porta Nuova-Isola, a neigh­bour­hood with a strong lo­cal heart where small shops co­habit side-by-side with some of Mi­lan’s coolest hang­outs. Open Mon-Fri: 10.30am-2.30pm/3pm-7pm; Sat 10.30am7.30pm. www.jew­els-ziio.com. Via De Castil­lia, 20. T: 02 36706771. Map F1

AR­MANI/CASA.

Crafted in Canaletto wal­nut with green leather clad shelves and sa­tinized brass hooks, the mod­u­lar ‘Musa’ bookshelf is de­signed by

Of con­struc­tivist in­spi­ra­tion, DRI­ADE’s styl­ized di­a­mond-shaped ‘lampsi’ sus­pen­sion lamp pro­vides dif­fused light­ing from LED strips.

A padded stool, bench and pouf by POLTRONA

FRAU: three ver­sa­tile, sar­to­rial-in­spired pieces with a strong iden­tity de­signed by Ken­saku Oshiro.

This round wooden ta­ble with a cen­tral ro­tat­ing top in crys­tal and a base com­posed of three in­ter­lock­ing legs was de­signed by Mario Bellini for CASSINA.

CHRISTOFLE’s 24-piece stain­less steel flat­ware set in the ‘Essen­tiel Pack’ comes with a stor­age chest.

A part of the new ‘Ori­en­tal Gar­den’ col­lec­tion, this hand­bag by ALVIERO MAR­TINI 1ª CLASSE fea­tures a flo­ral print on a Geo Tor­tora Light fab­ric back­ground.

GOBBI 1842 cel­e­brates its 175th an­niver­sary with this new ’Fairy Tale‘ col­lec­tion of exquisitely crafted spi­ral jew­elry.

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