Via Monte Napoleone

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Italy, Milan

Via Monte Napoleone, also spelt as Via Montenapoleone, and nicknamed ‘Montenapo’ by the Milanese, is an elegant and expensive street in Milan, Italy, famous for its ready-to-wear fashion and jewelry shops. It is the most important street of the Milan Fashion District known as the Quadrilatero della moda where many well-known fashion designers have their high-end boutiques and stores from Italian designers to all the world famous brands. The most exclusive Italian shoemakers maintain boutiques on this street. Via Montenapoleone is also regarded as the most important 'street in fashion', as Milan is recognized as one of the major fashion capitals in the world. Today, several of the world's top fashion houses have their headquarters, major offices or large emporia in the street.