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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.…

La Rinascente: Milan’s department store

La Rinascente: Milan’s department store History of the company Brands and products Surroundings History of the company La Rinascente is Milan’s department store. Its birth dates back to 1865 when the Bocconi brothers, given the huge success of Le Bon Marchè in Paris, decided to open an Italian department store. This new concept of modern shopping was quite well received by the Milanese customers but the two brothers seemed to struggle a little in giving to the company a clear mission. This is when Mr Borletti, a dandy entrepreneur, stepped in. He purchased the company and changed its name into…