The most popular city for shopping is considered Milan, because prices for designer clothes is one third lower than in Russia, the collection in stores are constantly updated and never include things from past seasons, as well as an assortment of shops Milan considerably exceeds the range of other shops.
Only in Milan when buying any designer stuff, you can be absolutely sure that purchased the original and not a cheap imitation, and only collected in Milan is a great abundance of different outlets selling things brands.
Every self-respecting shopaholic simply must visit the Galleria Vittorio -Emmanuele II, is one of the most famous and the first shopping centers in the world. Construction picture lasted 12 years from 1865 to 1877. Currently gallery connects the two areas – Cathedral Square and the Piazza della Skala, and its vast territory is unrealistically large number of branded boutiques, among which there are Gucci, Prada and Louis Vouitton. Can visit the gallery around the clock, every day. After shopping take a look at the famous Bar Zucca in Galleria, great restaurant Ristorante Savini and famous deli Peck.
Besides galleries, shops, and even visit the streets Della Spiga, Monzani, Sant’Andrea and Montenapoleone, there are designer shops Chanel, Missoni, Valentino, Armani, Trussardi, Hermes and Versace.
If you come to Milan in search of lower prices, but high quality, then pay attention to the department store Rinascente, which is located on the square Duomo. On the eighth floor of this huge department store offers a wide range of clothing, accessories and perfumes.
Lovers of vintage items will be interesting to visit the shops and Lipstick Vintage Cavalli E Nastri, in them you will find things from the collections of Chanel, YSL and Hermes.
Milan there are two sales season – from early July until almost the end of August and the beginning of January to mid-February. If you come to Milan-season sales, visit the outlets of the city: Serravalle Scrivia, Franciacorta Outlet Village, Oriocenter, Fidenza Village Outlet Shopping, Outlet Matia’s, Fox Town Mendriso and Vicolungo The Style Outlets, but note that almost all of Milan Outlets located outside the city.
In order to make your shopping in Milan was more successful as possible, we recommend you the best hotels of the city, which are on the ideal distance to all the shops of the city:
Four Seasons Hotel Milan
this superb luxury hotel located in the heart of Milan, at arm’s length from most stores. The modern rooms are decorated in Victorian style and equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD-player and have their own bath and necessary toiletries. The hotel has two elegant restaurants, a fitness center, sauna, beauty salon and an indoor pool.Guests can use the hotel babysitting service, free internet, and for a fee to gain access to the parking and breakfast.
Grand Hotel et de Milan
this luxury hotel is widely known among the fans of Milan shopping, because its location is ideal for shopping. Warmly decorated room blends well with amenities as satellite television, mini-bar and air conditioning. The hotel has two restaurants serving Italian cuisine – Caruso and Don Carlos, as well as a cocktail bar and Gerry’s modern gym. For a surcharge guests can provide private parking, breakfast, internet in the room and use the hotel shuttle.