Mode across the Piazza


Mode across the Piazza

The Swedish fashion brand, Acne Studios, opened its first flagship store in Italy. Nestled among the many museums and galleries of the bohemian Brera district, the new shop overlooks the Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine. “It took five years to find such a wonderful location,” boasts Creative Director Jonny Johansson. Light shines through an ached-glass window into the shop’s pink and silver interior. The spacious interior houses a wide range of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing and accessories.

Words: Kiyoe Sakamoto

Acne Studios Piazza del Carmine
Address: Piazza del Carmine 6; 20121 Milano
Tel: 02-84102383
Access: Lanza
Opening hours: 10am-7pm (Monday–Saturday), 12 noon–7pm (Sunday)
Open year round
Granite taken from a quarry in Baveno, part of the Piedmont region of northern Italy, was used for the walls and floors creating a modern yet dignified atmosphere.
Advance sale of a bag sporting a pattern using the brand’s magazine commemorates the opening.
The surrounding area has many cafes and shops making it inviting if you’re out for a stroll.


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