Milan is the European fashion capital with one of the world’s most unique luxury fashion districts where the leaders of some of the most exclusive fashion houses are still living and working today. It’s the Italian city whose skyline has changed more than any, and whose fashion industry has extended to encompass the worlds of design, restaurants, bars, exhibition spaces, hotels, and more. Whether you’re looking for designer labels within the city’s luxury fashion district, prefer to browse the city’s boutiques, or pick up some quality vintage at the city’s vintage shops and markets, this is the guide that will tell you where to go.
The Fashion Lover’s Guide to Milan (White Owl) is split into geographical sections along with relevant maps, cultural highlights, and suggestions for where to eat and drink, it places Milan as the city of fashion within the context of Italian fashion history and a city and brings the stories of its people to life. Why did Milan become Italy’s fashion capital? And what does it offer the fashion lover as a city today?
Rachael Martin is a British writer who has lived just north of Milan for over twenty years. She writes about travel, culture, the arts, and food in Italy for online and print publications. She has a special interest in the city of Milan and its fashion history and in the stories of the women involved.
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