CLOTHING MEN & WOMEN
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
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
Del Mare 1911
Since its inception, the brand has been a reference point for stylish menswear. Soughtafter 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. Madein-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 11am2pm/3pm-7pm. Via Orefici, 5 . T: 02 8053719. M1-M3 Duomo.Map F4
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
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/3pm-7pm. www.condorpelli.it. Via Manzoni, 24. T: 02 76001395. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4
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
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
An Italian fashion house known for its readyto-wear clothing. Established in 1951, since its inception, Max Mara has always offered cleancut, 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 10am-7.30pm; Sun 10.30am7.30pm. www.maxmara.com. Corso Vittorio Emanuele II. T: 02 76008849. M1-M3 Duomo, M1 San Babila. Map G4
At its new showroom located inside an historic ‘palazzo' in via Manzoni, in the ‘Quadrilatero della moda', Nobili offers fashion-forward cashmere knitwear for women and men. Its luxurious, sophisticated garments, also designed for warm weather wear, are entirely produced in Italy. In addition to a series of ‘made-to-measure' pieces for all seasons, Nobili is renowned for using superior natural yarns, including Italian cashmere-silk and 100% Scottish cashmere. The company recently launched ‘Nobili cashmere Parfum', a unique fragrance infused with the essence of cashmere which has already received resounding success. Open Mon-Fri 9.30am6.30pm. www.nobilimilano.it. Via A. Manzoni, 43. T: 02 36752870. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F3
NOBILI See this page.