Slam Jam has been a mainstay of Milan’s streetwear scene since it launched in 1989. Founded before streetwear became the mainstream trend it is today, and before the huge rise in popularity of athleisure, Slam Jam is credited with introducing brands such as Stüssy to Milan’s shopping scene. Always with a finger on the pulse of the streetstyle scene, Slam Jam is the perfect place to shop classic pieces from top brands. From sneakers to classic footwear, streetwear to outdoor apparel, the store is a must visit for discerning fashion lovers thanks to its top brand selection, curated edit of items, cool atmosphere, and collaborations with huge names, from Vans to Nike and Carhartt WIP.
Slam Jam, Via Giovanni Lanza 1, 20121 Milan, +39 02 8909 3965
Spectrum is one of the coolest streetwear stores in Milan and offers a unique fusion of authentic streetwear and graffiti culture. Visitors to the Spectrum store will be met with a floor-to-ceiling rainbow wall of graffiti paraphernalia, which sits opposite rails of international sportswear brands and limited-edition trainers. The ultimate place to indulge your love of the streetwear scene, it showcases emerging brands and internationally known labels, creating a 360-degree shopping experience.
Spectrum, Via Felice Casati 29, 20124 Milan +39 02 6767 1408
Special in Milan is one of the city’s biggest streetwear destinations, offering a roster of impressive streetwear names from Nike to Adidas, Champion to Moncler and North Face. One of the city’s most refined sneaker stores, it is a must-visit for footwear fans. Exposed brick walls and industrial accents give the store an extra cool edge.
Special, Corso di Porta Ticinese 80, 20127 Milan, +39 02 8905 6307
One Block Down
An excellent addition to Milan’s sneaker scene, One Block Down is famous among streetstyle and trainer fans. Basing its roots on the history of the sneaker, the store has close ties with hip hop, basketball and 1990s culture. The store has played a major part in Milan’s fashion scene since 2009, offering top brand collections from Adidas Original, Air Jordan, Carhart and New Balance. Alongside its truly impressive selection of sneakers (including a curated floor-to-ceiling wall of trainers) the store offers clothing, accessories and a selection of cool magazines such as Hunger, Dazed & Confused and I-D.
One Block Down, Piazza Armando Diaz 2, 20122 Milan +39 02 8454 2491
Those looking for a truly unique pair of sneakers in Milan should make a beeline for Dropout. Specialising in the sale of limited-edition sneakers and streetwear, Dropout is one of the coolest places to browse shoes, from the most hyped items of the moment to rare and emerging brands. From Yeezy to Nike collaborations, Jordan to Supreme, there is much to covet here. More than just a one-stop shop for sneakers, the store also offers a collection of Italian streetwear brands, carefully curated to impress even the most discerning streetwear fan.
Dropout, Via Urbano III 4, 20123 Milan