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Postcard From Milan

Fashion show fights and a new hotel by fashion designer Giorgio Armani

In Milan:

  • The city's stock market rose on news of an austerity plan for Italy.
  • Giorgio Armani opens a fashionable new hotel, complete with a 1,200 square foot luxury spa, a rooftop garden and a glass-ensconced restaurant.
  • A flame war over Fashion week start dates is resolved.
  • A flashy motorcycle show brought models with lights and luggage storage to town.

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About the Author

  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.