In Milan there are many shopping streets, this time we suggest you Corso di Porta Ticinese, where you won’t find stores such as Mango or Zara, but small shops specialized in vintage clothes, streetwear and original accessories.
This is one of the best areas for shopping, like to Portobello or Camden in London, here the followers of the latest alternative trends find clothes and accessories for their own outfits.
Corso di Porta Ticinese is within walking distance from Duomo and Navigli, this street is characterized by the city gate and the toll-gates designed by Luigi Cagnola in neoclassic style.
The following itinerary includes the addresses of clothing stores, record stores and also places where to eat delicious food.
This boutique for women is specialized in chic style dresses and niche brands such as CiCi London, Ambre Babzoe and Sinequanone. Guendalina is at n° 65.
At Hemeras (n° 76), you can find homemade bracelets and watches but also earrings and key ring, recommended if you want to buy gifts when you’re on vacation in Milan.
Opened since 1972, Trattoria Toscana, located at n°58, was the meeting place for artists and students, attracted by the affordable prices and the good quality of cuisine.
Gelateria Le Colonne
Here you can taste delicious ice-creams, sorbets and crepes. The ice-cream shop Le Colonne is located at n°75.
This is the paradise for shoes addicts! At Lolita, at Corso di Porta Ticinese n°96, you’ll find also a wide range of ballet flats.
Serendeepity is a concept store dedicated to music lovers: the record store offers many cds and vinyls (jazz, rock, funk, new wave, post-punk, techno etc.), accessories such as headphones, speakers, but also comic books and vintage clothings. The store is located art n°100.
Lo specchio di Alice
At this boutique is possible to find everything, from used clothing and accessories to bags, shoes, a lot of vintage stuff, suitable to update your wardrobe. The boutique is located at n°64.
This is the flagship store of the street-style and urban chic brand par excellence. Vans is at Corso di Porta Ticinese n° 75.
Frip, situated at n°16, is a must for cool clothing and footwear imported mainly from Sweden, England and France.
I love vegetarian
A fast food for vegetarians: have a break at this restaurant located at n°67 to enjoy smoothies, centrifuges, soups and desserts.
The majority of the shops on Corso di Porta Ticinese is open on Sundays and generally is closed on Monday morning.
If you are in Piazza Duomo walk along the neighboring via Torino, at the end of the street go to via De Amicis. Cross it and you will arrive at the beginning of Corso di Porta Ticinese. To come back to Piazza Duomo you can get on the tram n°3.