No problem! (Living in Italy The Real Deal – Expat stories)

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Non ci sono problemi – No problem! With my right foot still on the pavement, the estate agent’s car was already pulling away. My reaction was fast: I pulled both legs inside and slammed the car door, averting an accident.… Continue Reading

Titanic Denim Rocking the Fashion Boat

Fashion alert! Watch out for Titanic Denim – they will be shooting their new ad campaign in Milan this summer. If you’re lucky, you might just get to see the behind the scenes. Titanic Denim is the new denim causal-wear… Continue Reading

Fiera Milano Location for Trade Fairs in Milan

THERE ARE TWO MAIN FAIR GROUNDS FOR TRADE FAIRS IN MILAN Milano Fiera Rho is the main exhibition center for large trade fairs in Milan,located at  Strada Statale 33 del Sempione, 28, 20145 Rho Milano, Italy (12km from Piazza Duomo, Milan’s city… Continue Reading

Foxtown Outlet Shopping Tour

Already exhausted the shops of Milan and want a change of scenery? Take an easy trip across the Italian border into Switzerland for a day of shopping at the famous FoxTown outlets. Shop till you drop at more than 130 stores, with discounts of up to 70% off the recommended retail price. Enjoy convenient, comfortable round-trip transport by coach on your independent shopping tour to the FoxTown Factory Stores in Mendrisio from central Milan.

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Food Tours of Milan

The smells and sounds of sizzling meat, the bubbling of the water waiting making the pasta ‘al dente’, the rich aromas and blends of fine wines…where better than Italy to take a gastronomic guided tour? Do you love cooking? Do a cooking class… Continue Reading

Nomadic Landscape – Tino Sana Museum Foundation &Wood Group of Confederation of Italian Industry

Tino Sana Museum Foundation and Wood Group of Confederation of Italian Industry Bergamo show the exhibition “Nomadic Landscape” Ex Ateneo • Piazza Reginaldo Giuliani • Città Alta di Bergamo 5 – 20 September 2015, from 10 am to 11 pm On the… Continue Reading

Hotels in Milan 5 Star Luxury and Boutique

Hotels in Milan. BOOK A HOTEL IN MILAN.  There are luxury traditional style hotels as well as small boutique hotels. We highly recommend the Booking.com online reservation service to find availability and book a hotel room. You may also be… Continue Reading

Boglioli Men’s Boutique

The famous Italian brand of men’s clothing, Boglioli has opened its  first flagship store in Milan. Boglioli Corso Venezia, 36, 20122 Milano, Italy Tel.+39 02 545 6387 The interior designers Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci of  Dimore Studio wanted to… Continue Reading

SUMMER FASHION SCHOOL

Study fashion in the fashion capital of the world: Milan A unique summer study fashion abroad experience, where young people meet for the passion of fashion design. One month of intensive program for students who want improve their skill or… Continue Reading

Larusmiani F/W 2015 – Mens’ Fashion Week Milan

  Larusmiani wins hands down for fabric quality – I just couldn’t resist touching the clothing as I walked through the showroom – One cashmere, silk, chinchilla coat was so lush that I even had to bring it  to my cheek ….… Continue Reading

The Italian Fashion Schools Project, Milano Fashion Week

18 – 23 September 2013, Vogue Italia and Pitti Immagine present “The Italian Fashion Schools”: from 18 – 23 September 2013, during Milan Fashion Week, the top Italian fashion schools will be showcased at the Visconti Pavilion on Via Tortona.  A special… Continue Reading

LOR Clothing – 100% Made in Italy

Via Goito 5 ,  Milano – showroom by appointment only LOR  was started by Laura  and Rosa Castelbarco, two cousins from Milan who have combined their work experience and their passion for fashion. Fabric selection, product knowledge and innovation are… Continue Reading