Whether you’re a seasoned Milan Fashion Week attendee or not, WGSN has you covered with the freshest addresses in the city. WGSN’s Milan Correspondent, Diana Lee reports.
With sunny afternoons and cool evenings on the forecast, it is undoubtedly the best time to be in the city. Looking for fashion week activities and the coolest new stores to check out in the Italian style capital? Look no further. We’ve rounded up the coolest Milan fashion week style spots, you’re welcome!
Get your exclusive sportswear fix at…
Via Statuto, 18 20121 / 39 02 62086289
The Milan post of NikeLab is one of nine NikeLab stores worldwide where you can find a range of limited edition products by Nike that you can’t get anywhere else. Find the Windrunner jackets by Stone Island as well as the Roger Federer and Acronym for Nike collections here.
Piazza Risorgimento, 8 20129 / 39 02 45497839
Neighbourhood: Porta Vittoria
Be sure to visit this buzzed-about concept store, which just opened ahead of MFW. Located a few blocks east of the San Babila area, SO Milano launched with the JW Anderson collection and Victoria Beckham, to be shown exclusively during MFW.
Stop for coffee and healthy bites at…
Corso Garibaldi, 65 20121 / 39 02 72000608
In the middle of Corso Garibaldi, Moleskine opened its first concept café-bistro-store and the result is, well, like walking into one of our favourite notebooks. Bright and neutral interiors with colours taken from its famous notebook covers, this is a soothing place for a catch-up coffee if you are in the Brera area.
Check out the fun window displays at…
Via Sant’Andrea, 25 20121 / 39 02 76022639
The new flagship store for Moschino has been revealed and is 700 square metres filled with the world of Moschino. Fans of Jeremy Scott will love the ‘contemporary pop’ art gallery style store which features oversized objects such as giant Moschino pumps used as display shelves and 3.5m tall Moschino statues.
Create your personal signature cocktail at…
Via Giovenale, 7 20136 / 39 02 36528713
Make your way towards the popular aperitivo spot Fonderie Milanese but stop just a few metres before it at this open air bar decorated with vintage furniture and motorcycles for some of the tastiest cocktails perfect to wind down after a long day of fashion shows.
Enjoy Mexican bites, eye-popping interior and DJ grooves at…
Via Archimede, 10 20129 / 39 02 54633732
Neighbourhood: Porta Vittoria
Check out the latest offering in international cuisine at Canteen Milano where Mexican food is served in surroundings that only Milan can create – we’re speaking Venini murano glass chandeliers, a backlit alabaster bar, a vertical garden, all with a rustic Mexican feel with murals and Mexican-tiled tables. Choose from the hundred labels of tequila and mescal and stay for the DJ spinning tracks late into the night.
Dance the night away with other cool creative types at…
Apollo Club, Via Giosuè Borsi, 9 20143 / 39 02 89420969
When they are not playing for parties for Armani, Adidas or Diesel and the like, the Rollover DJs are moving the dance floor alongside other international disco/house DJs at their weekly parties. Their popular club nights have found a permanent address in the Naviglio area which is to be revealed during MFW, so get started making connections to avoid the omnipresent queue…
Stay at the Patricia Urquiola designed hotel with drool-inducing interiors at…
Via Silvio Pellico, 4 20121 / 39 02 80888900
Overseen by Patricia Urquiola, this boutique hotel is full to the brim with furniture from Moroso, Glas Italy, Kartell, B&B, and other furnishings manufactured by Cassina.
Take inspiration from Giorgio Armani’s personal archive at…
Armani/Silos, Via Bergognone, 40 20144 / 39 02 91630010
Neighbourhood: Zona Tortona
Giorgio Armani has always had a strong passion for sport, and reopens the Armani/Silos museum on the 23rd of September with an exhibition to celebrate the body of athletes.
Take in a fashion film at…
Anteo SpazioCinema, Via Milazzo, 9 20121 / 39 02 65977322
The three-day long film festival is held between September 24th– 26th and will be showing a selection of 180 films alongside a sneak preview of the documentary of Anna Piaggi, so be sure to pre-register for your (free) ticket online to gain entry.
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