The Christmas holidays are over but the Milan shopping pattern remains the same. What better time to bag a bargain than the sales? January 5th is the eagerly-awaited date marking the beginning of the winter sales in Milan (the summer ones generally start in July, with dates differing slightly depending on which region you happen to be in) when boutiques fill to overflowing with customers unable to resist the temptation of taking advantage of the discounts of on-trend collections. Discover the hottest dates for your winter shopping session!
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1. Until 28 February Enjoy Extra Discounts at FoxTown Designer Outlet
Swiss outlet Fox Town in Mendrisio, just a few kilometers after the Italian border, offers a peerless occasion for discounts, which start in advance with regards to Italy. From 27 December to 28 February, indeed, visitors to its boutiques can get access to even more dicounted prices besides the usual reductions from 30% to 70% to enjoy the best of designer shopping for the winter season. Moreover from 15 January to 15 February ski lovers can get the unique opportunity to receive a free skipass to enjoy the snow in Airolo ski resort, just with a purchase of 150 CHF at any boutique in Fox Town. At the more than 160 exclusive boutiques within the designer outlet leaving without a shopping bag in your hand will be almost impossible. >>Learn more on Fox Town
2. Until 20 February at Fidenza Village – celebrate Chinese and Russian New Year Sales
In January with the start of the winter sale period guests can enjoy savings of up to 70% on the outlet price. Celebrations will mark both Russian New Year and Chinese New Year and will feature lenghtened openings from 10am to 9pm from 5 to 10 January. From 2 to 31 January, all guests will be offered complimentary transfers on the Shopping Express® to and from Milan. Additionally, from 2 to 31 January, the staff at the Tourist Information Centre will be on-hand to present Russian guests with a dedicated welcome kit. Alternatively, until 20 February, Chinese guests be offered the option of free travel on the Shopping Express® as well as a red envelope containing exclusive offers which can be collected from the Tourist Information Centre. Visitors to Fidenza Village will also have the exclusive chance to shop at the newly opened boutiques by Gutteridge, Hackett, Boggi, El Ganso, O’ Bag, Zwilling and Columbia to enjoy a wide choice of menswear, home décor and accessories. >>Learn more
3. Until 17 January at Vicolungo – discover 100 years of fashion
Vicolungo The Style Outlets is ready to introduce this year’s version of Riluce- Light Art Exercises, called SMODATAMENTE – Tales of Fashion, retracing the evolution of fashion across 100 years, featuring important inventions and must-garments such as mini-skirts, nylon stockings, leather jackets and much more. During this period light and interactive allestments, video games and engaging scenic design lead visitors towards a discovery of the fundamental steps of menswear and womenswear evolution, creating a great, thrilling atmosphere which will accompany guests throughout their shopping session in search of bargains. Vicolungo Outlet has so much to offer, boasting more than 150 designer shops offering discounts up to 70% on retail prices, as well as restaurants, cafés and shuttle services from and to Milan’s city centre.
4. Discover the winter selection of accessories by Boggi
The selection of warm winter accessories by Boggi has never been so captivating. Enjoy the shopping for Christmas by gifting to your beloved ones, or maybe to yourself, a doble-face scarf, a soft hat or a pair of gloves, all made with the finest materials and care for details. With Boggi, Christmas is a guarantee of style and menswear elegance. >>Learn more