Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Ciao bellisimi!

Ok fellow bloggers and bloggerettes, I need help!

Well, tid-bits really lol.

I'm planning a little trip to Milan and need all the tips u got, insider info, hotspots, cute boutiques..the works!


Bisous x
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Dandoon said...

aww *is jealous*

ok, first thing's first. your first stop should be via della spiga and then work your way down to via montenapelone and shop your way down to corso vittorio emannuele, near the duomo cathedral. in via ds and via m you'll find marni, chanel, balenciaga, miu miu et al.

oh oh there's the CUTEST pet clothes shop near corso vittorio!! and there's a gorgeous jewellery store in galleria vittorio emmanuele. you have to go inside the cathedral, it's beautiful. and walk up the steps to the very top to see the breathtaking view of milan! oh and then let the duomo square behind you and just walk straight towards via dante. the cobbled streets, old buildings, street performers are just SO italy!

i've confused u, haven't i? lol i'll be back later with a proper list and a map:p

enjoy! xx

ps. there's this cafe that has the best melon gelato, you have to try it!

Maitha* said...

I cant remember, bs we stayed at the four seasons when we were there and its location is perfect.. its near everything!

Fashionista said...

ahhhh Milaaan


most of the action, shopping, cafes, cathedral are in the the duomo square

enjoy your trip hun

Anonymous said...

i heat you, how about that for a tip?

Bahraini Diva said...

All you need to go to is duomo square & you are set ;-)

Aljoud said...

haven't been to Milan.. but you should pass by Verona.. the city of romeo and juliet! <3 and if you do, let me know.. I have local/italian wasta there.. they'll take good care of you ;)

bacio grande x

Fastidious Babe said...

Thaanx u guys!

Dandooon u rock xD I'm gonna wait for the detailed list!

Aljoud lol will let u know gorgeous!

Everyone else: molto bracciii

And I can get ut comments there so keep em coming bellisimi!


mawazee said...

Dandoon covered it all loool there's Park hyatt right next to the Duomo, i havent stayed there so i duno whut the rooms are like but its the best spot if u wana go to all the places Dandoon mentioned.theyll be within walking distance.

BeBe said...

amazing i wish i could go there
it'd be great if u know italian , because ppl there speak italian and rarely English :P been there seen that :P
i think u should buy a guide to italy shopping or search wikipedia
it's been along time so i dont remember the places there or if they still existed

Ruby Woo said...

My only advice:
Hotel Manzoni.

It's at the center of il soog. Where Marni, Balenciaga, Miu Miu, etc... are right around the corner. Just one step out of the hotel will take you to whichever shop you have in mind.

Aljoud said...

" Must see in Milan:
The party of the week (make that party of the season) is next Monday’s celebration for Extreme Beauty in Vogue, an exhibition opening March 2 at the Palazzo della Ragione.

Food: Fashion crowd favorite Da Giacomo, pictured at left, consistently finds itself near the top of any Milanese Best Restaurants list. After 60 years in business, the cozy, pistachio-walled eatery has expanded, buying up a tobacconist, a bistro, and a patisserie all on the same block. Some locals sniff that the food at the main establishment has slipped a notch, but we put that down to a typically Milanese resistance to change. If you find the torte selection at the patisserie a little overwhelming, we recommend the Bomba for the name alone.

Culture: A visit to 10 Corso Como, the mini-department store and cultural space in the courtyard of a palazzo, is as obligatory for the style set as a tour of the Duomo for the more casual tourist. Fortunately, Carla Sozzani usually manages to make the trip worthwhile. At the moment the first-floor gallery space is devoted to glossy seventies glamour, with a collection of photographs from fashion shutterbug Guy Bourdin. In the downstairs shop, Cacharel has reissued a selection of its most popular pieces from the same trippy decade. That should combat any gray overload your winter wardrobe may be experiencing—assuming you’re feeling buoyed by the euro exchange rate.; "


nawary said...

et voila:

SLEEP: @ the bvlgari hotel

EAT: @ nobu (remember bento box dessert)

SHOP: 10 corso como <3

Anonymous said...

I think everything has been covered in other comments. My only advise to you is never use the word ciao. I speak Italian and I know that it gives a bad impression when it is used with people with whom you are not familiar. Say "buon giorno" or "buona sera" as you enter and "arrivederci" as you leave.

Delly said...

the best tip i can give is to take me with u ;)

nyxxie said...

I've only been twice. The bvlgari hotel is where we stayed and it's always been great. i hate the food there though, lol.

Milan, the yummiest limone et fragola sorbets you'll ever find on the planet! lol i'm not much a fan of italian food so i'd say skip the food and enjoy your shoppinggg via della spiga, mentenapolene.. <3 it's a fashionista's playground enjoy yourself luv! corso como is so hip & cute . it's a must <3

Ansam said...

Take a day trip to Lugano in swiss for Foxtown outlet store. Its like 50 kilometers away from Milan!

You will find all kinds of boutiques and of course there is always la Rinascente ;-)

Of course if you are into arts... dont miss Leonardo's "The Last Supper"

Oh and on my last trip I went there with my sister (without the central bank with us "my parents") we stayed at Jolly Hotel (a four star modern looking hotel) in the heart of Milan ;-)

6ab3an besides the shopping there are lots and lots of places to check when it comes to eating and dining or for a cafe... I wish I can come with you *sigh* 3alaich bel3afiaa

Fury said...

If Milan were a guy,I would have totally married him :P
Have fun!

3anooda said...

when ur back from Milan please do my tag

eshda3wa said...


Fastidious Babe said...

mawazee: yes there are ALOT of hotels in the duomo square! park hayatt was fully booked for the fashion week tho x

BeBe: i liked that they didn't mind doing french if they communication got hard lol

Ruby Woo: i got ur comment wana hnak so probably next time.. i guess its in via montenapeleoni (however u spell it) lol

Aljoud: BAAAAAAAAABE!!!! awalan.. thanx ALOT! we did check out da giacomo.. it was great! corso como is probably the one stop thats worth checking out in milan.. for a quick fix of fabulosity.. HOWEVER! lol the vogue event is open to the public starting today.. and i'm already back home.. i did check out the place tho lol it looked like it would be a hell of a party!

nawary: we went to nobu twice, in hopes of celeb spotting lol since they were all somewhere in milan for the fashion week.. but there was no such luck lol x

Anon: yeah i kinda went bon girono all day long, i got a wince whenever i said it at night but they let it pass lol ciao works like salut i guess!

Delly: lol ilmara ilyaya inshalla :P

nyxxie: i loved the gelati! the city has a positive vibe to it.. as for shopping.. something was off lol can't put my finger on it yet! x

Ansam: alla y3afeech sweets! we didn't leave milan cuz we figured it would be too much of a hassle! i heard good stuff about the outlets in lugano tho! next time, i guess lol xx

Fury: i feel the same way about lol but paris would be a woman, obviously XD

3anooda: ok, im gonna get to it asap

eshda3wa: u just started work! plan a trip in 6 months or so :P

Kharbota said...

i love milan
3alaich bi al3afia :D

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