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Fashion week attendees are always dressed to the nines and even more so when they are in Milan. After all, the city hosts some of fashion’s biggest and most influential companies and their shows become a meeting point of celebrities, models, and other fashion pros all dressed to impress. And with street style photographers at every corner documenting show-goers’ every move, who wants to get caught having a bad outfit day?

Plus, in a city like Milan whose inhabitants enjoy shopping in some of the best boutiques in the world, fashion week-worthy street style looks are an everyday occurrence.

And if the first day of MFW is any indication of what’s to come, then we’re in for one stylish ride. Prada’s show, for example, was attended by Nicole Kidman, Alexa Chung, and French influencer/designer Jeanne Damas who set the bar pretty high. And Olivia Palermo, a street style queen if there ever was one, proved that you can style sneakers with a suit and end up looking chic.

Now, check out the best street style looks from the shows in Milan.

Jennifer Lopez and Irina Shayk brought their fashion A-game to Milan.

Men take fashion seriously, too.

No pants, no problem.

A stylish trench coat, especially if it’s by Max Mara, is enough to get you noticed.

Statement hats are in.


Power dressing at its finest.

After presenting her own collection at London Fashion Week, Alexa Chung is in Milan and serving up some street style goals in a gorgeous blue embroidered shirt. Also in Italy, Parisian It girl Jeanne Damas (right).

Good looks and sense of style run in the family for influencer sisters Chiara and Valentina Ferragni.

Statement tops were a trend among Alberta Ferretti’s audience.

White after Labor Day is totally acceptable when you’re in Italy.

Bold color and voluminous silhouettes are nothing to be afraid of.

Statement accessories are just as important as the clothes.

How do you say “chic” in Italian?

Allover prints are definitely a thing now.


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