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Shopping in Milan

Shopping in Milan If you are a fashion enthusiast, shopping in Milan will be a not-to-be-missed experience. In the city there are plenty of opportunities for shopping you just need to know where to go. Here below the full list of shopping opportunities in Milan. The department stores The fashion district The galleria The boutiques The ready to wear stores Shopping streets   The department stores Each city has its own signature department stores. London has Harrods and Paris has Galeries Lafayette. While Milan, right next to the Duomo cathedral, offers to its visitors the opportunity to shop at La Rinascente.…

Shopping in Milan: the Excelsior experience

Each shopping capital has its signature department store. Paris has the Galeries Lafayette, London has Harrod’s , New York has Saks Fifth Avenue and Milan has its own one: the Excelsior.  The building has been designed by architects Jean Nouvel and Vincenzo de Cotiis who have turned an old cinema in the city centre into a shopping paradise. It is set on seven floors from the basement to the rooftop. The lower level is a contemporary grocery store where to taste and buy typical Italian products: fresh meat, pasta, pastries and chocolate treats will make your tour on this level…