23 Italian Brands to Know Highsnobiety
If you are the real shopaholic and Milan is the travel point in your nearest future, then take a look at these Italian fashion brands which will fill up your shopping bag with their stunning creations!
Italy’s fashion importance is one of the most known aspects in the world. Nowadays everyone is familiar with the Italian brands, designers, fashion houses and labels due to the reason that they have contributed to the shape of style today and are seen everywhere. So, if you are not living under the rock and Milan will be a point for seeing Italian fashion brands – we have wonderful spots to have shopping in!
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The reputation of this amazing brand is thanks to Valentino Garavani. Valentino made his name with the distinct shade of red he used for most of his dresses, which became known as “Valentino Red.” In fifty years Valentino built an empire, establishing the Valentino brand with countless celebrity fans. That is why now he is one of the top fashion designers. You can find the shop at Montenapoleone 2, Milan.
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Among known Italian fashion brands – Versace. It was founded in 1978 by Gianni Versace and is known for its bright colors, bold patterns, and vibrant graphic designs. The use of Medusa in the brand’s logo takes us back to the Greek mythological character and attracts every eye. Since Gianni Versace’s murder in 1997, the brand was taken over Donatella Versace, the label’s Creative Director that is known for extravagant looks. In Milan you can find the Versace shop at Montenapoleone, 11.
Dolce & Gabbana
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Dolce & Gabbana is one of the most known Italian luxury brands that really have a particular luxury level. It broadcasts women as sexy figures and masculine men. From runway shows to advertising campaigns the brand has created a universe of fashion. Vogue magazine even stated that Dolce & Gabbana are the glamour key of the 20th century. The shop is located in Milan at Corso Venezia, 15 for men and Via della Spiga, 26 for women.
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These days Gucci brand is one of the most popular brands, due to the reason that a lot of famous rappers broadcasted the name of the brand in their songs. So it has embraced its popularity amongst younger consumers. With its iconic green and red stripe, G monogram and whimsical air it makes other Italian fashion designers to get inspiration from. Originally it was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci and became one of the oldest Italian brands in contemporary history. If you are ready to join the Gucci gang – visit the shop at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan.
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One of the label’s signature is Saffiano leather, a textured leather printed with a cross-hatch pattern. In the fashion shows Prada has shown an eccentric flair and is creating collections that are smooth with colors and patterns. It can be found at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan.
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The brand was shouted out among other brands by Notorious B.I.G. in “Hypnotize,” and in the late 1990s, their all-over print jeans, flashy graphics, and big logos became unseparated details giving a strange combination between Italian designers high-fashion and street culture. In Milan, the boutique can be found at Via Sant’Andrea, 25.
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Founded in 1993 by Miuccia Prada as an offshoot of the historic Prada brand, Miu Miu is best known for its ready-to-wear and handbag collections. It is full of color and has an eccentric disregard for the rules that appear in Japanese fashion. Miuccia Prada moves between two styles (Prada and Miu Miu) and is a small part of what makes both of these Italian fashion brands so iconic. The shop is located at Via Sant’Andrea, 21, Milan.
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Giorgio Armani instantly brings razor-sharp black suits, slick leather goods and extravagance into our minds. Among other Italian fashion brands, the Armani style is toned-down, softly-spoken and stunning. Nevertheless, Armani started his fashion in 1975 and extended labels including Emporio Armani, Armani Exchange, EA7 and Armani Jeans. Find it at Via Montenapoleone, 2, Milan.
If you are also a lover of an interior “fashion”, do not forget to visit Salone Del Mobile and visit Essential Home stand in Hall 1 / L09. We promise you to leave you breathless with our mid-century pieces, which will bring style to your home!
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