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Milanostyle.com works exclusively with personal shopper and fashion expert Melanie Payge. She always knows exactly what’s in the stores each season and is ready to help you complete and re-style your wardrobe. We offer three shopping tours, select the one which is best for you:
VIP Luxury Shopping Experience
The best shops, special service and your own personal stylist and translator.
It’s a luxury shopping experience. Melanie will meet you at your Hotel before the shops open to get better acquainted. The shopping day can start at any corner of the Golden Quad.
We can start at Armani where we will be taken up to the 2nd floor to a private room where the sales clerk will give us undivided attention. Next, we can go to Prada, take a look around, have an espresso and start trying on clothes. You will be so comfortable in the private spacious VIP dressing rooms and never have to worry about communication problems or not getting served immediately. Next to Dior, Valentino and YSL, everything goes smoothly. Being treated with all the special acknowledgement you deserve. The alterations are handled in 24 hours and all your purchases are delivered to the Hotel. Time for lunch at elegant Caruso in the Grand Hotel et de Milan or plush Armani Nobu to chat about what’s next on your itinerary. Melanie knows exactly what’s in the stores each season and is ready to help you complete your wardrobe. After lunch a visit to Stella McCartney with three shop-assistants to pamper you with a glass of champagne, then to Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana and Miu Miu. A purse from Gilli is a must, and a pair of shoes from Renee Caovilla! Even if we get to MMissoni before closing, they will let us in and we can take our time trying on anything in the shop! No pressure.Perfect for…
This service is perfect for travelers who like extra attention and who value their privacy. Only Melanie Payge can get you this kind of treatment. British fashion celebrity Jody Kidd once said, “Melanie Payge knows Milan like the back of her hand bag! In fact, there is no better way to insure a memorable shopping experience in Milan than to hire Melanie as your personal stylist and image consultant.” [Photos: Terje Bringedal]
If you are a more “practical shopper” and you know what you want or have little time to go shopping, you can book your personal shopper for a half day shopping excursion or she can do the shopping for you!
[Photo: Leonardo Vecchiarelli]Perfect for…
This service is perfect for demanding business men and women that are in Milan for work but still want to take advantage of being in the world’s fashion capital.
You can set up a Skype conference call with Melanie before you come to Milan and speak about your schedule and necessities. Melanie will set up the day’s appointments so that your time is managed best.
Milan City ShoppingA full-day or half-day shopping with small groups (from 4 to 10 people) can be organized . Melanie will act as your guide, pointing you in the right direction for your style and will act as stylist consultant and translator. As this is a group experience, it is low-key and casual. You will have meeting points and meeting times and will see and experience both high fashion in the Golden Quad as well as high-street fashions in areas around Piazza Duomo, Corso Venezia and Corso Buenos Aires. You will certainly go home with lots of shopping bags!
[Photo: Leonardo Vecchiarelli]
Outlet shopping excursions
A full-day shopping tour to a shopping outlet for small groups (from 4 to 10 people) can be organized . The day starts early with departure from your hotel in a private mini-bus. Melanie will act as your guide, pointing you in the right direction for your style and will act as your stylist consultant and translator. As this is a group experience, it is low-key and casual. You will have meeting points and meeting times. You will certainly go home with lots of shopping bags!Perfect for…
These services are perfect for a group of friends coming to Milan for a “Ladies Shopping Weekend”, or a group of colleagues that want to stay an extra day here in Milan after a work conference or fair.
Whatever your shopping style is, Melanie can organize it. Wear comfortable shoes, it’s hard to keep up with Melanie!