The Best Local Shopping Spots in Milan

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Milan? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

African Oriental Craft – Everything from the world

African Oriental Craft – Everything from the world

Image by Matteo Banchi

“African Oriental Craft” is a Milan that has an incredible charm, like it’s from the Arabian Nights! I love this shop because it has a real story…

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Bastard Store – Skaters’ paradise

Bastard Store – Skaters’ paradise

Image by Elena Berneschi

“Bastard Store” is a mix of sports, arts and shop centered around skating in Milan. This impressive multi-purpose hall is in a former cinema from the ’40s.

Full Article by Elena Berneschi

Björk Swedish Brasserie – Love at first sight!

Björk Swedish Brasserie – Love at first sight!

Image by Carmen Condeescu

“Björk Swedish Brasserie” Milan is a restaurant with as impeccable a design, decor & service as its cooking. When I first walked out, I was like “jackpot!”

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Brandstorming – Cool design items you do (not) need

Brandstorming – Cool design items you do (not) need

Image by Michela Susanna Maier

“Brandstorming” in Milan is a little concept store dedicated to craftsmanship & design made in Italy. There is wonder in most everything I see here…

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C + R Head Spa – Hairy dreams

C + R Head Spa – Hairy dreams

Image by Michela Susanna Maier

“C + R Head Spa” in Milan is a hairdresser that proves my theory that the shop’s interior design is indicative of the quality of its services!

Full Article by Michela Susanna Maier

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