2015.12.22 (tue)

Christmas in Milano !

Kyoko
Milano, Dec 21, 2015

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gucci

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valentino

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fratelli rossetti

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2015.12.22 (tue)

Oh bej! Oh bej! and Christmas Festivities in Milano

Oh bej! Oh bej! is an outdoor Christmas market that takes place from December 5~8. This market was established in 1510, to celebrate Sant’ Ambrogio, the patron saint of Milano. “Oh bej! Oh bej!” means “how nice! how nice!” in Milan dialect, to express the delight of the children upon seeing the sweets and other goods that were sold at this fair. Nowadays, the vendors still sell the same kinds of sweets that were sold in the past.

Also at Piazza Duomo is the annual Christmas Market, which sells foods and gifts, continuing through January 6, 2016. Piazza Duomo, Galleria and Piazza Scala are beautifully decorated. There are many special concerts and exhibitions during the holiday season.

Kyoko
Milano, Dec 21, 2015

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Piazza Duomo

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Duomo mercato

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Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele

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2015.12.01 (tue)

Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milano

Villa Necchi Campiglio is one of several grand homes in Milano that are open for public viewing.  It was constructed between 1932 ~ 1935 by Piero Portaluppi, an eminent Milanese architect.  Villa Necchi belonged to an upper middle class family of the Lombardia region, who were patrons of fine architecture, furnishings and art. The villa is surrounded by a large garden with a pool at the front, and has a small restaurant where one can enjoy a quiet moment in the center of the Milano.

 

site:

http://www.visitfai.it/villanecchi/?lang=eng

 

Address:

Via Mozart 14, Milano

Tel: 02 76340121

 

The family is connected with Necchi, an Italian company founded in the mid-1800’s, that manufactured various machinery.  Necchi at one time was the largest manufacturer of sewing machines in Italy.  The Japanese sewing machine company Janome now manufactures the Necchi brand.

 

 

Kyoko

Milano,  Nov 25, 2015

 

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2015.12.01 (tue)

Triennale di Milano, The New Vocabulary of Italian Fashion, Nov 24, 2015 ~ Mar 6, 2016

On Nov 23, there was an opening party for a new exhibit that showcases the world of Italian fashion from 1998 to present. An intriguing journey in time of “Made in Italy” fashion, from clothing, shoes, hats, eye glasses, jewellery to illustration. The exhibit is divided into installations that show different design perspectives, divided into categories such as Material, Construction, Adornment, Detail.

http://www.triennale.org/en/exhibitions/present/4230-il-nuovo-vocabolario-della-moda-italiana-en#.VlR7zrSgo3Y

Curated by Paola Bertola and Vittorio LinfanteExhibition Design: Martino BerghinzGraphic Design: Zetalab

Triennale was absolutely packed with people who appeared to be from the fashion industry, as well as curious ordinary people and small children. It is well worth a visit to see how the tradition of Italian fashion continues to evolve in such a free and innovative manner.

Kyoko

Milano, Nov 25, 2015

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