Far from fleeting: a history of Italian fashion

Fashion in Milan is not a recent thing, even Ludovico il Moro invited the city’s inhabitants of the time to plant mulberry trees in their gardens so that they could grow more silkworms. This tour offers plenty of interesting facts and starts with a visit to Palazzo Morando, home to the Museum of Fashion and Costume. A perfect tour for aficionados of fashion from all ages, for those wanting to discover the secrets of models and tailor’s shops, through to the rise of specialist publications and the big Italian fashion houses, today renowned worldwide. In the company of expert guides, this exclusive tour offers a close-up look at some of the most select big name showrooms in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and the fashion district.


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by Cristiana Stella

A teacher of literature and history of art, she is also a tourist guide for Milan, specialising in painting and sculpture exhibitions.


Photo by Emanuela Colombo, Beatrice Costa, Elisabetta Gavazzi, Elena Artoni, Rossano Valeri

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