Milan and fashion are internationally recognized as an inseparable combination. An interesting way to learn more about the importance of fashion design is to start from the Prada Foundation in Via Fogazzaro. Next, we can visit Spazio Oberdan, often used for fashion events. Then we stroll down Corso Venezia which leads to the heart of the high fashion district: Via della Spiga marks the entrance into this fascinating world. Via della Spiga, Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzoni and the central section of Corso Venezia, are the places to be for those who love famous brands. Here you can find all the greatest design houses that have earned worldwide fame for the words “Made in Italy”.
Inside the district, we can walk down elegant and high-profile streets such as Via Borgospesso, Via Santo Spirito, Via Gesù, Via Sant’Andrea and Via Bagutta. After leaving Via Montenapoleone, the most exclusive street in the fashion district, it is a short walk to Piazza della Scala. Next, there is Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, with its dazzling shop displays. After crossing Piazza Duomo, you reach Via Torino. From here, taking Corso di Porta Ticinese, you reach the Libreria della Moda in Via Gian Giacomo Mora. Finally, in Via Borgognone, the “Spazio Armani” is an essential visit. Milan and Fashion, an inseparable couple on the international scene. This is a rich itinerary in which fashion is protagonist and it can be started from Fondazione Prada in Via Fogazzaro. It’s then onto Spazio Oberdan, a theatre that hosts social events. Moving into Corso Venezia we finally arrive at the heart of the “Quadrilateral” of fashion where we find Via della Spiga, our point of entrance onto the stage of high fashion. The “Quadrilateral”, which lies between Via della Spiga, Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzoni and the beginning of Corso Venezia, offers lovers of labels the most important brands and the historic fashion houses that have made the “Made in Italy” brand highly desirable. Here we find ourselves amongst elegant and prestigious streets such as Via Borgospesso, Via Santo Spirito, Via Gesù, Via Sant’Andrea and Via Bagutta. Leaving the quad by way of Via Montenapoleone, one of the most well-known stops for luxury shopping, we reach Piazza della Scala. We then pass through Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, still surrounded by glittering shop windows, cross Piazza Duomo and arrive in Via Torino. From here we continue onto Corso Ticinese and, finally, into Via Borgognone where we find the unmissable “Armani Teatro”.