MILAN the considered guide.
Stately, sophisticated and bold, Milan deserves its reputation as the fashion capital of Italy. A lodestone for designers, artists, photographers and fashionistas, travellers come to experience the birthplace of top brands like Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Prada. But Milan s rich history gives depth to this stylish exterior. The city s multi-faceted past is visible in its stunning architecture, with landmarks such as the Duomo Cathedral anchoring the surrounding streets. A hard-working city, Milan is the industrial capital of Italy, but this work ethic is complemented by an unparalleled aesthetic devotion. Soak up some opera in La Scala, admire Da Vinci s genius, and shop till you drop with these tips from our stylish contributors.