Milan , as we know, is a bit like the capital of Italian shopping. Here you can find clothing stores and brands that are not present in any other Italian city. Not to mention the fashion week, an event that brings to the city every year all the best of world fashion.
If you are a fashion lover, there are centers in Milan and Lombardy made especially for you: outlets. These places dedicated to shopping are divided into two large categories, the Outlet Stores , single-brand stores, and the Outlet Villages , structured like small towns where you can find many shops of different brands.
To devote yourself entirely to shopping, especially during the sales period, it is advisable to take a tour of the outlets located around Milan and Lombardy in search of the great deal. But also during the rest of the year they are an excellent solution to save money, as the prices are usually lower than in classic shops or shopping centers. Being able to find previous collections, end of series and second choice items, prices can even drop by up to 70%.
Scalo Milano – Outlet & More
Located just 15 minutes from the center of Milan, it has around 130 single-brand fashion, design and food stores. Among the most famous brands: Karl Lagerfeld, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger and Levi’s. The choice is very wide in terms of design with brands such as: Cassina, Poltrona Frau, Kartell and Alessi.
Franciacorta Outlet Village
Over a surface area of over 32,000 square meters arranged in a triangular area, there are over 160 shops. Many brands, and therefore also offers, starting with Adidas, Calvin Klein, Fratelli Rossetti, Roncato and Timberland.
Serravalle Designer Outlet
This outlet is located about 95 km from Milan, but it is absolutely worth going for shopping as it is the largest in Europe. With over 240 brands available, it will be impossible to go home empty-handed. Among them: Bulgari, Fendi, Roberto Cavalli, Moskino and North Sails.
Vicolungo The Style Outlets
Although not in Lombardy, but in the Novara area, this outlet is not very far from Milan and in fact much loved by the Milanese. Inside there are in fact dozens and dozens of brands suitable for every style. For example: Armani, Missoni, Trussardi, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Nike and many others.
The Highline Outlet
For those who do not want to move from Milan, a point of reference is certainly The Highline Outlet which with about 6 million visitors a year is one of the most popular in Italy. In the more than 2000 square meters of surface, it welcomes design items and items from over 400 brands.
Moving towards, halfway between Milan and Bologna, you will find this outlet that boasts over 120 boutiques including various luxury brands. Among the brands that can be found: Dolce & Gabbana, Furla, Prada, Versace, Lacoste and Polo Ralph Lauren.
FoxTown Factory Stores
A Swiss outlet, but only 50 km from Milan, which has around 160 shops dedicated especially to elegance and luxury. Among the brands that can be found: Burberry, Gucci, Hogan, Valentino, Michael Kors and Saint Lauren.
Segrate Outlet Village
Outlet village located on the outskirts of Milan that features stores of over 15 brands including brands such as Geox, Terranova, goldenpoint, Foot Loocker and Yamamay.
Small outlet of 250 square meters located in the heart of Milan. Inside there are several sporty and trendy brands. Among the brands present: Hugo Boss, Puma, Bremen and Dior.
Fashion City Outlet
A small outlet located just outside Milan that can boast the presence of some particularly interesting brands. Among these: Carpisa, Ragno and the Kasalingo Outlet.
If you prefer to go shopping while staying in the historic center of Milan, read our special dedicated to the Quadrilatero della Moda , the most fashionable district in Italy. And if you want to know more about Milan’s shopping streets, read our special Where to shop in Milan: streets, places and trends .