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Description - 111 Shops in Milan That You Must Not Miss by Aylie Lonmon

***SPECIAL PRICE*** Milan is one of the fastest moving and fashion forward cities in the world. Here, trend is everything and only the present and future seem to count. What's hip in Milan influences boardrooms, runways, and commerce all over the world. But you needn't shop like a Hilton girl to find extraordinary and unexpected treasures in this urban hive of high style. Secreted away are many special, intriguing, and ultra-cool shops that even most Milan hipsters have never heard of. This guide will lead you right to their doorsteps, and remind you what makes this ancient city so thrillingly modern. Far from the mainstream Via Montenapoleone, discover the historical neighbourhood of Isola, brimming with contemporary designers, artists, and artisans. Or visit the traditional farmer's markets near Porta Garibaldi, purchase a newly crafted harpsichord that's an exact replica of a 1600s original, and shop for botanicals in an urban Garden of Eden. Experience the true spirit of Milan, a city of endless contrasts and creativity - and host of Expo 2015. AUTHOR: Cristina Morini is a professional journalist, whose articles have appeared in various publications. She studied musicology and literary studies at Giuseppe Verdi di Milano, as well as the history of art. She lives and works in Milan, which she loves for its fascinating elegance and extreme vitality. SELLING POINTS: The ultimate insider's shopping guide to Milan, one of the world's premier shopping destinations Features interesting and unusual stores not found in traditional travel or shopping guides Just in time for Expo 2015, when Milan will welcome nearly 20 million visitors (and potential shoppers!), all looking to take a piece of the design capital of Italy home with them Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783954516377
ISBN-10: 3954516373
Format: Paperback / softback
(205mm x 135mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Emons Verlag GmbH
Publisher: Emons Verlag GmbH
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2015
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Aylie Lonmon

Aylie Lonmon grew up trilingual in Italy with a German mother anda British father. She lived, studied, and worked as a teacher, translator, andauthor of travel guides in Milan for a dozen years. Today she lives with herItalian husband in the countryside north of Milan. She is regularly drawn tothe metropolis, however, where again and again she happily explores theever-changing city.

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