Milan.... - is a center of fashion, design, artistic taste and style. Everything lives here in innovation and art: whether it is little cafes and shops, or fashion Podiums and showrooms of furniture and interior design.
The shopping paradise begins in the heart of Milan - on the Cathedral Square - where the XIV's century Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (Santa Maria Nascente) - the jewel of this city is situated.
The boutiques of the most famous brands as Prada, Armani, Gucci, Vuitton, Versace are located in a very beautiful Vittorio Emanuele II covered gallery near the Cathedral.
The names of all stores here should have gold inscription on a black background signs in order to maintain architectural style. Before a tour of the boutiques don't forget about the old Milanese tradition: to place your foot on Torino's Bull mosaic (is located on the floor in the center of the gallery) and turn backwards on your heel three times. Italians say that it brings good luck.
Creative Art showcases.
Avenue named Victor Emanuel II in honor of italian King unifier, famous not only for its shops. While walking down the avenue can be seen many street musicians, circus artists and miniatures spectacles with theater actors.
On the way there are many creative and even artistic shop windows, that capture the imagination. Casadei's show window is decorated in style invented by Andy Warhol american painter - it's look like pano of orange and violet squares with the same shoes in each square.
Pollini shop window is with abstract figures, reminiscent the works by the artist Kandinsky. Furla choosed the composition of the geometric colored lines and bags. Moschino's store is decorated very funny (it is located on a pedestrian street Via Della Spiga): with giant snake and a dinosaur like a children toys with bags instead of heads.
Dolce & Gabbana showcase
Handbags spring-summer 2015
Small, even miniature handbags and purses - are the main shopping season trends. There are the diferent forms bags: box-bag, little chest, lemon-bag; of striking colors and patterns: polka dots, flowers, strips.
Dolce and Gabbana surprised us by their genius again. This time they picked the theme of Catholic Spain: red and black lace, accessories in the form of Catholic rosary, relics and, so-called, sacro cuore di Gesu - Sacred Heart of Jesus, whose cult originated in Europe in the Middle Ages. Fetish of sacro cuore represents a heart in fire flame. Italians and Spaniards of the old generation often carry with themselves and especially venerated this image.
There are very unusual Temi bags by Braccialini. In this season braccialini select the theme of Italian ceramics and ornamentation. Fountain handbag became the "face" of the collection. These little fountains with potable water are often found in the historic centers of old towns.
Versace, Furla, Pucci and Vuitton focus on pink. Prada and Michael Kors adhere to strict classic colors: brown, beige, black.
The most fashionable shoes.
A popular trend of this season is footwear with robust straight or curved heel. Prada has a very bold decision: the combination of heels with long golfs.
However the classic stiletto heels is always in fashion.
Among the models of casual comfortable shoes are presented in an assortment high platform moccasins, sneakers, sandals and loafers. Valentino make back into vogue gladiator sandals.
Max & Co
The sun and good mood appear again in spring, everything blooms around and renew after a long hibernation. We would like to refresh our wardrobe. Ahead, dear ladies, it's time of shopping!
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