Milan is, of course, the fashion capital of the world. The capital of the region of Lombardia is knwon to everyone as a shopper's paradise and perhaps the city boasts the finest collection of designer shops in Europe. But, navigating through the many shopping districts is a little easier said than done. With so many options available, it is important to know what you are looking for.
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Quadrilatero della Moda - Literally meaning "Quadrilateral of Fashion," this district boasts the most lavish and refined shops in the city.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele - This beautiful galleria is reputed to be one of the world's first shopping malls. Inside you will find various elegant restaurants and designer stores. Right outside the galleria, in piazza Duomo, is La Rinascente - Milan's premier department store, spread throughout 8 floors.