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Milan and Shanghai: Sisters in style | Updated: 2024-06-25 11:50
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China and Italy share a rich history of cultural and economic exchange. In 1979, Milan became the first city in Italy to establish a sister city relationship with Shanghai.

The "Expo bridge", drawing Shanghai and Milan closer, now spans nearly a decade. Throughout this period, the two cities have developed more frequent exchanges, notably within the fashion and design industries, encompassing a wide range of sectors, such as clothing, footwear, furniture, ornaments, and more.

Strolling through the streets of Milan, we were pleasantly surprised to discover numerous Chinese elements. From renowned Chinese fashion designer brand stores to delightful Shanghai restaurants, all have taken root in this exquisite, innovative city, embodying the fusion of Milan and Shanghai.

Sister cities share more than just a title. They embody a spirit of innovation, creativity, and cultural exchange that transcends borders. Let's continue to celebrate the connections between this pairs, shaping the future of global fashion, design, trade and more.

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