Avoid the tourists spots and eat like a local in between all the catwalk shows, says WGSN contributor Emily Johnson
Fashion month can be thirsty (and hungry) work. All that dashing about and frantic Wi-Fi searching can make it seem nigh on impossible to grab a bite to eat, often resulting in a dash to the nearest chain restaurant. This time round however, we’ve got you covered – whether you need something quick in between MFW shows, a refuelling dinner with friends or a cheeky tipple or two to end the day – we have the lowdown on locally loved, fashion city hotspots.
1. Daytime Refreshment: Trussardi Alla Scala Café
Piazza della Scala, 5 20121 / 39 02 80688201
What to Expect: Get your caffeine hit or grab lunch whilst admiring views of the Piazza della Scala at this spot – twinned with the Trussardi boutique.
2. Evening Meal: Ceresio 7
Via Ceresio 7 20154
Price Range: ££
What to Expect: Milan’s newest place to see and be seen is located at the penthouse level Dsquared’s headquarters and hosts a super chic bar and restaurant – not to be missed.
3. Drinks or cocktails: ATM Bar
Bastioni di Porta Volta 15 20121 / 39 02 6552365
Price Range: £
What to Expect: This bar is located in what was once a ticket office and comes with breath-taking views of the city. Known as a haunt of international creative-types, ATM bar is the perfect meeting spot for an aperitivo or cocktail.
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