This designer discount store is ironically in the Golden Triangle, the most fashionable area of Milan. DMagazine can be reached easily by the metro and although it is not such a big outlet, it is packed with shoppers and designer clothes from Prada, Armani, Fendi and likes. From shoes to clothes to accessories, whatever you would ever want, it's all here. It is probably one of the most strategically popular discount stores considering the fact that it is in the line of some of the most expensive boutiques. So, what are you waiting for?
Construction of the "Galleria", a typically 19th-century public building that is now one of the oldest shopping malls in the city, began in 1865 following a series of competitions for the design won by Giuseppe Mengoni. Large plaster eagles support its dome, 47-meter high and made of iron and glass. Note the designs on the interiors and the Neo-Renaissance-style stucco work and graffiti. The floor of the building was completely restored in 1966 in a rare mosaic showing the emblems of Italian cities.
Corso Venezia is a street in Milan, which is famous as a shopping avenue. This is almost an extension of Via Vittorio Emanuele II, while you walk through Piazza San Babila. The street is busy with shops, especially with high-end brands and new stores being added every other day. You would love to go there if you are a shopaholic. Do make sure to carry some money, because it would be impossible to restrain yourself from buying some of the things on display at the shops. There are such stores as Dolce & Gabbana, Stone Island Store Milano, a renowned men’s clothing store, Braccialini, a leather goods shop and other interesting boutiques and shops.
Frequented by the world's jet set and well-to-do Milanese, Milan's Montenapoleone is famed for its wealth of luxury boutiques. Top names in haute couture and ready-to-wear, from Versace and Dolce & Gabbana to Louis Vuitton and Valentino, they all have shops in Montenapoleone. Some of the world's finest jewelers, including Cartier, Bulgari, Pomellato and Tiffany's have stores here too. Even if you're not buying, the stunning window displays are always worth a look. Whats more you even get great bargains during the season in the number of shops in this shopping crazy district .
What can one say about a boutique that carries the name of a modern day myth, more than any other stylist. The furnishings could be said to have a slightly retro feel, compared to the steel and crystal of the other shops in Milan's 'golden triangle', but nonetheless, they are reassuring in this famous shop. Madame Chanel would certainly have approved this shop as worthy of representing her style. They also sell the classic leather stitched bags and the bottles of No.5 stand up well next to the latest and more modern creations of the house.
Corso Buenos Aires is a long shopping strip that is the bona fide home of shopping, despite the fact that the quality ranges from good to terrible: so you'll need to leave plenty of time to browse. There are designer names from the fashion world, Italian leather-wear specialists like Pollini and Furla, historic Milanese shops from days gone by, supermarkets and department stores. Above all, it's the hub for cheap and trendy gear, where you can find hip shoes, clothes and accessories. It is always packed with boisterous youngsters and families, and it is advisable to avoid it during the Christmas holiday period, when the crowds block the streets. It is great fun during the week, however, and you can really pick up some great bargains and cut-price goodies.
In 1978, the Italian Renzo Rosso founded the fashion label 'Diesel', which rose towards international recognition particularly because of its collections of jeans in the 1990s. Until today, jeans pants and jackets by Rosso are much sought-after. But also underwear, shoes, accessoires, perfumes and children's clothes can be found in his product line. Meanwhile, the successful company owns some sub-labels and has achieved collaborations with famous producers like Fiat, Pinarelo and Ducati.
When you are in the town centre, it is difficult to miss this small shop selling colourful marzipan sweets made in the form of all sorts of fruit. It also specializes in ice-sorbets, ice-creams and Sicilian specialties. Don't miss: jasmine ice-cream and coffee ice-sorbet.
A chain of shops that sells men's socks, wool socks for children and all types and designs of tights. There are warm and comfortable non-slip socks that can be worn at home in place of slippers. In summer they stock a vast range of swimming costumes at affordable prices, there are bras and knickers of various sizes in thousands of colours and models. These are small shops spread throughout the city, even at the airport, and they're starting to invade Europe!
Inspired by the shoes of Mallorcan farmers, namely canvas shoes with a sole made of old rubber tires, Lorenzo Fluxá founded his own shoe label in 1975. Under the name 'Camper', Catalan for farmer, the young entrepreneur fabricated unusual footwear, whose design is involuntarily reminiscent of bowling shoes and clown shoes. For decades, the brand eked out a niche, before it unexpectedly became a mass trend in 2001. From Tokyo to Paris to New York: For the style-conscious cosmopolitan Balearic footwear is in great demand.
Teenagers and young adults with a small purse get from this daughter company of Inditex suitable fashionable clothes. The Spanish company is distributing their clothes, which are economically priced but always meeting the current trend, in countless countries all over the world. The supply of bags and various accessories also shouldn't be overlooked.