Quadrilatero della moda

Milan is Italy’s – and an international – fashion capital. The city hosts innumerable boutiques selling jewelry and the most famous fashion labels in its Quadrilatero della moda. The Fashion Quarter is the district of luxury Milan and great labels. “Quadrilatero” because this shopping district is delimited by four prestigious streets. These are: Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzoni, Via della Spiga and Corso Venezia.

The neighbourhood includes very elegant streets, such as via Borgospesso, via Santo Spirito, via Gesù, via Sant’Andrea and via Bagutta. Shopping lovers come from all over to shop in the showrooms and boutiques of these streets, or just to stroll around and admire the shops’ windows.

The heart of the neighborhood lies in Via Monte Napoleone, among the most chic and expensive streets in the world.

Tourists in the Quadrilatero quarter can experience the true atmosphere of the city. One will also note the endless succession of those classic, international names that are by now part of a club to which no other fashion houses can accede: think Armani, Versace, Alberta Ferretti, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Bulgari, Cartier, Valentino and Gianfranco Ferrè.

 

The area is also very much alive from the cultural point of view thanks to museums. The Bagatti Valsecchi and Palazzo Morando, home to the museum dedicated to costume, fashion and image. Additionally, newbies will discover in cafes, bookstores, cinemas and even a department store or two.