Central Milan Souvenir Shopping, Milan

Central Milan Souvenir Shopping, Milan
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It would be a pity to leave Milan without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Milan, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Central Milan Souvenir Shopping Map

Guide Name: Central Milan Souvenir Shopping
Guide Location: Italy » Milan (See other walking tours in Milan)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Author: Daniel
Peck

1) Peck

Peck is famous for its homemade ravioli and selection of more than 3,000 different kinds of Parmesan cheese. There is also a well-stocked wine cellar and a mind-boggling array of prosciutto. Even with all this choice, Peck still has something hidden up its sleeve - giant sweets that come in all sorts of different shapes and flavors.

What to buy here: Delicatessen in the Peck Gift Box.

No matter where you live, whenever you think of Italy, food is one of those things you may want to...   view more
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Carissimo Pinocchio

2) Carissimo Pinocchio

What to buy here: Kids wooden toys and decorations.

There was a long tradition of wooden toy-making in Northern Italy and in Milan it’s far from being forgotten. Thanks to the original and colored ideas of Carissimo Pinocchio, whose name immediately recalls it must have something to do with wood, children can still experiment the beauty of natural toys. The best seller is Pinocchio in every possible size (pricing starting at 10 euros), immediately followed by the name plate hold by...   view more
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Pettinaroli’s

3) Pettinaroli’s

What to buy here: Leather articles.

When you enter Pettinaroli’s shop you feel like being taken back centuries. This shop (located in Piazza S. Fedele, 2, entry from Via T. Marino) was founded in 1881 as a stationer’s and today is listed amongst the historical shops in Milan. Their fame is due to the realization of rare and sophisticated items, being them leather articles, ancient prints, squared business cards or traditional wedding invitations the Italian VIP’s especially look for to...   view more
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All Milan (AC Milan store)

4) All Milan (AC Milan store)

What to buy here: AC Milan jerseys and other memorabilia.

Italians’ love for soccer is internationally known and of course every Italian city has a soccer team its citizens root for. Milan has two teams, AC Milan and Internazionale (known as Inter). We call them “football” clubs as the word has entered the Italian dictionary as a synonym for “calcio”. AC Milan football club is the team the majority of local citizens and foreigners living in Milan are likely to cheer for. Getting an...   view more
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Aspesi

5) Aspesi

What to buy here: Designer clothes.

Aspesi is synonymous with urban wear Milan style. The Aspesi brand is designed to tailor men and women clothes. Over the years it has become an icon of the Milanese clean and elegant style, perfect fot both formal occasions and leisure. The most renowned items in their collections are coats and trenchcoats (prices vary from 200 to 900 euros, depending on male/female models, and materials used) and casual jackets (prices going from 300 to 600 euros), but...   view more
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Buccellati’s

6) Buccellati’s

What to buy here: Fashion Accessories.

Milanese are most known for their perfect looks. The color of the bag they choose to take with them is most likely perfectly matching their shoes color, jewels are always perfectly combined and wristwatches are considered as valuable ornaments to be proudly worn according to one’s own personal style. This is even truer when talking about Buccellati’s wristwatches and jewels. The

Milanese artisanal goldsmith tradition of the Buccellati family dates...   view more
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Massimo Alba

7) Massimo Alba

What to buy here: Designer Clothes.

Fashion is what Milan is famous for. Via Montenapoleone, via Manzoni, Corso Venezia and via della Spiga hold the heart of the Fashion District, also known as Quadrilatero della Moda”. Here Dolce&Gabbana, Prada, Roberto Cavalli, Valentino, Ermenegildo Zegna, Versace and all the fashion Italian brands have their showrooms and ateliers. But amongst the Italian worldwide renowned brands manufacturing clothes, in Milan a couple are probably less famous,...   view more
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Bianco Latte

8) Bianco Latte

What to buy here: Bianco Latte's white houses.

Bianco Latte is an icecream shop also serving as a restaurant, whose characteristics is the total white color of its interiors. It’s called “Bianco Latte” (white like milk, in English) and due to the choice of using small iron white houses on every table to hold tapers, now this original gadget has become a symbol of the place, for sale at their next door shop. Sizes of these white houses are variable: you can find very small ones,...   view more
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Carla Sozzani’s

9) Carla Sozzani’s

What to buy here: Artistic photographs.

One of the objects mainly reminding of a place we visited is probably a photo or a painting made by a local artist. In Milan photography is a kind of an institutional form of art. Some of the photographers who made the history of Italian photography, and who are now internationally famous, were born or especially worked in Milan. Amongst them, Mario De Biasi, Giorgio Lotti, Giovanni Gastel, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Gabriele Basilico, Maurizio Galimberti...   view more
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