The Ultimate Milan Fashion Week Survival Guide…

Fashion Week season is upon us again.  With Men's Fashion Weeks starting in London, Paris & Milan and Women's Fashion Weeks just around the corner in February, we are preparing for a busy start to the season.  We kicked off our Fashion Week schedule with Men's Fashion Week in Milan and had an amazing time…

5 Travel Books to Read over the Christmas Break…

Whether your Christmas break is planned to be a relaxing time at home, traveling across the country visiting family, or escaping the madness and hitting up a resort in sunnier climes, we could all do well to set ourselves a reading goal over the holidays.  Not only does it help us unwind our brains and…

How to Travel Long Haul Flights like a Pro…

Long haul flights are always a bit of an endurance test and unless you are lucky enough to be flying in business class, its easy to leave the flight feeling tired, groggy and looking a bit of a mess! Whenever we see pictures of celebrities getting off planes they always look put together and stylish…

The 4 Best Vintage Stores in Milan…

At The Stylish Traveler we love vintage shopping! It's the idea of not knowing what you are going to find before you enter the shop, and the surprise at finding that absolutely amazing piece after hunting through rails of clothes.  The most special thing is that the items have their own stories to tell and…

4 Best Places to Shop in Milan…

Milan is considered to be one of the top shopping spots in the world.  And with stores representing nearly every designer brand worldwide, it's hard not to make a beeline straight for Via Montenapoleone as soon as you arrive.  However, if you take some time to explore other parts of the city you can discover…

How to Dress Like an Italian

I have been living and working in Milan for just under five years now. Before deciding to move here I had done a lot of traveling (mainly around South America and Asia) and these experiences taught me a lot about the world and who I am. But I think by actually living in a country…