All the fashion capitals of the world have a style of their own - the seemingly effortless chic of Parisians, the impeccable cool exhibited by New Yorkers and the quirky street fashions of ever-swinging London.
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But Milan... Milan, alas, is different - since it is overshadowed by a much larger sensibility than its own. Milanese style is pervaded by the consummate sensuality of all Italians - the warmest, most laid-back and yet most accessible of all styles. It's neither chic nor stylish. It's just right there in your face - casual and yet neat, masculine but dressy, earthy and yet, unmistakably handsome.
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