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Do you know the Excelsior, the new high profile department store that recently opened in Milan? Well, if it didn’t have lots of super niche-super cool designers’ brands it would still be worth a visit for its display and cosy setting. Here’s a photo of the interior. Do you like it? Has anybody been there?

Conoscete l’Excelsior, il nuovo department store di lusso che ha aperto di recente a Milano? Devo dire che se anche non vendesse un sacco di designers’ brands di nicchia e super ricercati varrebbe comunque la pena andare a visitarlo per il bellissimo arredamento. Ecco una foto dell’interno. Cosa ne dite? Qualcuno di voi c’è stato?

Critical Fashion 2012

Fa’ la cosa giusta! is back in Milan in the halls of Fiera Milano CIty from 30 March to 1 April.  It is a great opportunity to see a wide selection of ethical exhibitors ranging from cosmetics to apparel, from food to tourism. It’s pretty hard not to be tempted (; You can find all the information, catalog and costs on falacosagiusta.com. Among the most interesting things to see I suggest the stand by La Tilde, a girl reinventing with flair, genius and a really good taste trivial items such as ties and telephones till they become… I’ll let you find out! (:

Torna a Milano Fa’ la cosa giusta! ai padiglioni di Fiera Milano City dal 30 Marzo al 1 Aprile. Un’occasione imperdibile che vanta un’ampia scelta di espositori divisi per categorie, dalla cosmesi all’abbigliamento al cibo al turismo. Davvero difficile non esserne tentati (; Potete trovare tutte le informazioni, il catalogo, gli orari e i costi su falacosagiusta.com. Tra le cose più interessanti da vedere vi consiglio lo stand di La Tilde, che reinventa con estro, genialità e un gusto davvero notevole oggetti banali come cravatte e telefoni fino a farli diventare… Beh, scopritelo un po’ voi qui! (:

 

Spots in… Milan

Today I want to talk to you about a special place in Milan. It is a store called Tourbillón owned by Adriana Morandi. This woman collects all sorts of unique stuff, from clothes to accessories to home decor. I came across her place because I was looking for a piece by Giovanni Scafuro (I’ll tell you more about him very soon, I’m in love with his works) and I found this shop characterized by a mesmerising and avant-guard vision. I’ll tell you, if you go there looking for something unique you won’t come out empty handed. Continue reading

Spots in… Milan

If you find yourself in Milan you cannot miss the chance to go to this lovely pastry boutique in the Brera area. The shop owners are mum and daughter and they prepare the greatest variety of desserts, from cakes (ahh, their Sacher torte…) to macarons and scones but most importantly.. Cupcakes! You’ve got to try them, they taste as good as they look, and they are simply gorgeous! Di Viole di Liquirizia is the perfect place for an afternoon break with friends before or after a nice walk, Brera is full of little beautiful shops. Their address is via Madonnina 10, and don’t forget to taste their tea as well (; Continue reading

For Fashion’s Sake

We have officially entered Milano Fashion Week and all shop windows have dressed up for the occasion. Look at the Pirelli store one, located in Corso Venezia. Amazing!

Siamo ufficialmente nel mezzo della Settimana della Moda di Milano e tutte le vetrine si sono fatte belle per l’occasione. Guardate questa del negozio Pirelli in Corso Venezia. Incredibile!