Milan is the Italian town that most predominantly represents the idea of shopping and of luxurious shops; in fact, the boutiques and ateliers of famous stylists renowned worldwide are situated here.
The Hotel Canada is also right here, just a short walk away from the centre of Milan, at a few minutes’ distance from the shop windows dressed with the most refined and fashionable clothes and collections.
Shopping in Milan is principally linked o clothing. In fact, the city is renowned as the capital of European fashion, a globalized backdrop that hosts yearly meetings and events that are the forerunners of new fashions and trends, a reference point for internationally renowned stylists who meet here frequently.
The results of their invention and of their work are displayed in refined shop windows that flank the most charming streets of the town centre and that have become well-known all over the world for their originality: Via Monte Napoleone, Via della Spiga, Via Sant’Andrea and Via Borgospesso, the four jewels that make up the four excellent mainstays of fashion in which “luxury” has become a common word.
The most important shops of Italian and foreign fashion are located along the streets of this town centre. Attractive and luxury showrooms that are often visited by famous people who chose them for their most important purchases and that become crowded during the sales, when Italian and foreign visitors look for bargains they would otherwise not be able to afford.
Some of the most prestigious names that display their clothing and their most extravagant accessories here are Versace, Dolce&Gabbana, Gucci, Armani, Valentino, Cavalli, Ferré, Bulgari and many more. Near the fashionable shop windows one can admire jewellery shops, fur dealers and antique shops that confirm the pompous appeal of the shops in this area of Milan.
The shops in the very characteristic and charming Brera Quarter are well known for trendy purchases while Corso Buenos Aires with its over 350 shops of every type is one of the largest shopping arteries of the city, an ideal destination for those looking for original clothing that doesn’t cost a fortune to buy.