Lo­cated just a short dis­tance from the cen­tre, Mi­lan's metropoli­tan area of­fers count­less op­por­tu­ni­ties for a stylish shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence. Dis­cover the best fash­ion, de­sign and food at the city's new shop­ping dis­tricts and malls cho­sen es­pe­cially for you

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The best fash­ion, de­sign and food at the city's new shop­ping dis­tricts and malls.

CI­TYLIFE SHOP­PING DISTRICT This is the largest ur­ban shop­ping cen­tre in Italy, opened on 30 Novem­ber 2017. • WHERE: lo­cated at the Ci­tyLife district (M5 Tre Torri), one of the most im­por­tant ur­ban rede­vel­op­ment projects in Eu­rope which in­cludes three sky­scrapers de­signed by world-renowned archis­tars Arata Isozaki, Zaha Ha­did and Daniel Libe­skind (un­der construction) and a vast green space. • WHAT: the 32,000 sq.m. com­plex boasts 100 com­mer­cial units in­clud­ing shops (open daily 9am-9pm), restau­rants, a mul­ti­plex cinema, a su­per­mar­ket, med­i­cal cen­tres, phar­ma­cies, news­stands and dryclean­ers. Sev­eral lead­ing re­tail­ers have cho­sen Ci­tyLife to de­but their brands in the Ital­ian mar­ket, in­clud­ing house­hold fur­ni­ture re­tail­ers Habi­tat and Democ­racy De­sign, the first flag­ship store of Huawei and a new R-Store Ap­ple Pre­mium Re­seller, the first Nashi Ar­gan Sa­lon in the world, ded­i­cated to skin and hair care, the first Juneco beauty clinic and the first DM Drogerie Markt. Other brands launch­ing in Italy for the first time are So­phie 4 Kids and Chantelle Lin­gerie, plus an ad­di­tional 40 lux­ury brands, and four new eater­ies, in­clud­ing Calav­era, East River Brook­lyn Brew­ery, Road­house Meatery and Sweet, which will com­plete the cen­tre's ex­ten­sive, cos­mopoli­tan enogas­tro­nomic of­fer. • NOT ONLY SHOP­PING: the cen­tre aims to be­come an entertainment hub. Here you can find the new Ci­tyLife An­teo, a spin-off of the An­teo Palazzo Cinema (corso Como district) which has al­ready been a big hit with both lo­cals and tourists since it now of­fers top-level films in orig­i­nal lan­guage ver­sions. http://citylifeshop­pingdis­

IL CEN­TRO Es­tab­lished in 2016, Il Cen­tro in Arese is one of the largest shop­ping com­plexes in Eu­rope (93,000 sq.m.), based on a unique project by in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned ar­chi­tect De Luc­chi. • WHERE: sit­u­ated in Arese (via Luraghi, 11), Il Cen­tro is lo­cated just 15 km from the cen­tre of Mi­lan (30 min­utes) and can be ac­cessed via a shut­tle ser­vice from the Cen­tral Sta­tion-Pi­azza Duca D'Aosta (M2-M3 Cen­trale FS). Tick­ets cost €5 and can ei­ther be pur­chased on­line at www.zanivi­ or on­board the shut­tle. • WHAT: this go-to des­ti­na­tion for shop­ping and recre­ational ac­tiv­i­ties (open daily, 9am-10pm) fea­tures two floors host­ing more than 200 stores, plus 25 restau­rants, a cov­ered play area for chil­dren, a baby-sit­ting ser­vice, free Wi-Fi, an in­for­ma­tion of­fice, tax-free shop­ping and 10,000 park­ing places. www.cen­troil­cen­

SCALO MI­LANO Es­tab­lished in 2016, Scalo Mi­lano is a metropoli­tan shop­ping vil­lage (31,000 sq.m.) lo­cated just 15 min­utes from the cen­tre of Mi­lan. The most unique “de­sign district” in Eu­rope, the Scalo Mi­lano mall of­fers vis­i­tors myr­iad shop­ping and lifestyle ex­pe­ri­ences in­clud­ing the best de­sign and fash­ion brands, but also good food. This is a must-visit des­ti­na­tion for a day of shop­ping in style, the per­fect place to en­joy a spot of re­tail ther­apy, bag bar­gains and tap into in­no­va­tive ideas. The shop­ping vil­lage hosts 130 fash­ion and de­sign brands, with new col­lec­tions and dis­counted prod­ucts from 30% to 70% all year round. • WHERE: sit­u­ated in Lo­cate di Tri­ulzi (via Mi­lano, 5), Scalo Mi­lano is lo­cated just 15 min­utes from the cen­tre of Mi­lan (rail­road link S13 line, ev­ery 30 min., di­rec­tion Pavia, Lo­cate di Tri­ulzi stop) and can be ac­cessed via a Zani Vi­aggi shut­tle ser­vice from the Cen­tral Sta­tionPi­azza Duca D'Aosta (M2-M3 Cen­trale FS) and from largo Cairoli (M1 Cairoli-M2 Lanza). ThursFri-Sat-Sun, 10.30am and 2pm (40 min. travel time). www.zanivi­ • WHAT: fea­tur­ing a great se­lec­tion of fash­ion, de­sign and food, Scalo Mi­lano is home to more than 130 bou­tiques of the world's finest fash­ion and lifestyle brands, in­clud­ing Cavalli Class, Karl Lager­feld, Fratelli Rossetti, Bal­dinini, A. Te­stoni, a Fer­rari store and more. Other high­lights in­clude ac­ces­sories, cos­met­ics and sport­ing goods, restau­rants and cafés as well as the show­rooms of lead­ing in­te­rior dé­cor and home fur­nish­ing brands (Alessi, Kartell, Cassina, Dada, Cap­pellini…). Open daily: De­sign and Fash­ion ar­eas Mon-Sun 10am-8pm; Food area 10am-10pm. Non EU res­i­dents can re­claim any VAT paid on items pur­chased here. www.scalomi­

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