There is no better city to go shopping other than the true capital of fashion, Milan. Milan is a paradise that will make you and your credit card tremble with excitement. All great designers have an exclusive boutique in Milan, like Moschino, Versace, Hermenegildo Zegna, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, etc. If you are a fan of design, style and originality, then hurry to what is known as the ‘Golden quarter of Milan’ and get the outfit of your dreams!
The famous Golden Quarter consists of the 4 most expensive shopping streets of Milan: Via Sant´Andrea, Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzini y Via Della Spiga. In this small area, you will find the best and most prestigious boutiques and showrooms in the world, where luxury is the standard. You will be treated like a queen here! Are you looking for accessories, jewels or a killer dress? Milan is the place to be.
The epicentre of the Milanese shopping district is the Via Montenapoleone where enchanted shoppers will find designers like Luis Vuitton, Prada, Tanino Crisci, Valentino, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tanino Crisci and Cartier. And there is more, because in the Via Manzini is the famous Armani concept store, which includes a Japanese restaurant and a bar. Between the Via della Spiga and the Via Sant´Andrea you’ll find even more boutiques, such as Sergio Rossi, D&G, Krizia, Gianfranco Ferré, Tod´s, Chanel, Fendi, Kenzo, Moschino, Hermés and more.
Yes, we know its crisis time and probably you cannot afford to spend a few hundred euros on a simple t-shirt. For more affordable stores, head to the zones of Corso di Porta Ticinese, Corso Vittorio, Emanuele, Corso Buenos Aires and Via Torino, where the more popular chains like Zara, Footlocker or H&M are.
Or why not check out one of the outlet centres on the outskirts of town? Big companies sell their last season collections with huge discounts. Designer clothes at retail prices! Another possibility is visiting some second-hand stores, where you might find some unique or vintage pieces, or visit one of the many markets. What are you waiting for? Just admit it; you’re a shopaholic as well. In Milan you will find everything you ever dreamed of.