10 Corso Como is one of the most outstanding destination in Milan. Opened in 1940 by Carla Sozzani, the former editor of Vogue Italy, 10 Corso Como is a store, hotel, museum, restaurant, and bar. Widely known for the most outstanding selection of clothes, accessories, and unique collaborations, this gem is also widely known for its interior design and ambiance. From the outside, 10 Corso Como looks like a garden hidden in the midst of Milan. Once entered, the store looks like a disco destination with lots of silver, mirrors and pop art. The interior of the store was designed by the famous Kris Ruhs, who now also produces his own line of jewelry.
10 Corso Como is the only store in the world that reproduces original models of Ferragamo shoes based of Mr.Ferragamo’s original models such as the wedge shoe, which he created in 1938.
Above the store lies a museum. Quite small, yet very informative, currently hosting the exhibition by Marco Soozianni which depicts different types of furniture inspired by Mondrian and other creators.
The floor above is now home to a gallery space which is showcasing portraits of Andy Warhol made by Christopher Makos in 1940. Lastly, there is a bookstore upstairs full of innovative fashion, design, and art books which then leads to a beautiful rooftop garden.
10 Corso Como is also famously known for it’s hip restaurant and fashion crowd; the restaurant serves contemporary Italian cuisine and offers such dishes as gluten free pasta, linguini and the like, which is very rare for Italy.