Meet the Creatives of Milan’s Independent Fashion Scene

  • Linda Massi

Getting out of the station in Milan feels like stepping into a fashionista’s fever dream. High fashion is an alternate universe, and this Italian city perfectly serves as its ruthless and extravagant capital. However, beneath the glitz and the glam, there’s a thriving independent fashion scene ready to be explored.

Today, most consumers realise that the world of fashion isn’t nearly as shiny and polished as the boutique windows and glittering catwalks would like us to believe. As an environment that can range from the shallow to the toxic, its unethical production practices, tonnes of polluting plastics and clothes sent to landfill are what’s hiding inside this season’s must-have mini-backpack.

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