Stroll through Milan’s historic district: The Milanese’s Guide.

Dear Milanese’s, We have finally created our long awaited guide to the historic district of Milan. Luckily, working in the 5vie district for a long time allowed us to discover all the secrets this magical area has to offer. This is an ideal stroll for a Sunday or a relaxed morning. Also – the walk…

Kilburn Cocktail Bar

Where: Via Panfilo Castaldi 25 Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 18.00-02.00 (open for lunch Sat and Sun) Melted wax candelabra; mismatched chairs; wooden tables of various shapes and sizes; a myriad of worldly bottles and background music that complements the atmosphere. The homely yet historic ambience cues that hundreds of loud conversations that have been told…

Wood*ing Bar

One of the Worlds First Endemic Bars   Where: Via Garigliano 8, 20159. Opening hours: Mon-Thu & Sun 18:00-00:00, Fri-Sat 18:00 – 02:00. Endemic = what is characteristic or prevalent in a specific area, or environment In this day and age the times of vodka lemon, rum and cola and screwdrivers are over. Mixologists now…

A Vintage Shopping Guide to Milan

We don’t know what it is… the colourful atmosphere? The scent of leather? The feeling of walking into your grandma’s teen closet… but we love vintage shopping, and if you’ve read our blog you have probably heard it before: Milan is known for its hidden secrets. Vintage shopping in the city is probably the epitome…

The Doping Club Milan

Our take on one of Milan’s most luxurious cocktail venues. Where: Piazza 24 Maggio 8, 20123 Opening Hours: 6.30pm -1.00 am every day Walk into the courtyard of a quirky boutique hotel (The Yard) in one of Milan’s most romantic districts and you will feel like you’ve just been transported to another era. Milan’s Doping…

Fuorisalone del Mobile 2018 – A Rookie’s Essential Guide

All that you need to know for this Season’s Design week. Milan’s Design Week features two main fairs: the Salone del Mobile, a fair with over two thousand exhibitions held at Rho Fiera, and the Fuorisalone. The Fuorisalone is not an organised function or fair, but rather a set of events distributed around Milan during…

Salone del Mobile 2018 – A Rookie’s Essential Guide

All that you need to know about this Season’s Furniture Fair. Where: Milano – Rho Fairgrounds When: 17-22 April 2018, Mon-Fri from 9:30-18:30 (for traders) and Sat-Sun 9:30-18:30 (for the public). For over fifty years, the design world has had its eyes peeled for Milan’s Salone del Mobile. With over two thousand exhibitors this year…