Located in the North of Italy, Milan is a highly popular program destination. Less than an hour away from Venice, Milan acts as a gateway to southern Europe, whilst also offering its own great nightlife / social scene.
One of Europe's big 3 global fashion week calendar events, over 50 of Italy's best designers and brands show at Milan Fashion Week.
FWI internship programs run monthly to Milan (except August), with demand being consistently strong all year round. During Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter Fashion Week events, demand is exceptionally high, and applications for these programs should be made as far in advance of the show dates as possible.
Chic and artsy, from the Duomo, to La Scala, and the expensive and exclusive boutiques on the Via Monte Napoleone, Milan has it all.
Industry Size (€)€73 billion per annum
Employed In The Industry273,000 people
Annual MFW Visitor Numbers16,000+
ClimateHot summers and cool winters
Best Known Brands/DesignersArmani, Versace, Pucci, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Diesel, Fendi, Brioni, Gucci, Max Mara, Valentino
Main AirportsMalpensa, Linate, II Caravaggio International
Our programs are designed to provide applicants with the opportunity to develop and expand their knowledge of the fashion industry in dynamic and relevant work settings.
Working with your own dedicated Program Manager, your internship aims and goals are discussed and electronically 'matched' within our database of over 2,000 host companies, placing you with industry leading businesses that 'best fit' your area of interest, and will ensure that you get the most out of your internship experience.
Featuring the largest selection of room types in St. George Towers, this recently renovated tower features a grand lobby that connects to the other towers.
With singles, doubles and triples, this is the tallest tower in St. George Towers. It connects to the Studio Tower through a hallway, and all towers through a lobby that maintains the historic feel and original details from its past as a famed hotel.
Made up of doubles, triples and lofted triples, this tower’s rooms feature high ceilings and large windows. It connects to the Weller Tower through a hallway, and all towers through a lobby that showcases details from its famous days as a hotel.
Select a season
January 4th 2021(Men's Fashion Week - 15th-19th)
February 1st 2021(A/W Milan Fashion Week - 23rd - 1st)
March 1st 2021
April 5th 2021
May 3rd 2021
June 7th 2021 (Men's Fashion Week 18th - 22nd)
July 5th 2021
August 2nd 2021
September 6th 2021 (S/S Milan Fashion Week - TBC)
October 4th 2021
November 1st 2021
December 6th 2021
Program start dates are flexible, and can be tailored as required
i.Programs of 4-weeks or less are only available during Fashion Week events.
ii. Accommodation and travel costs are not included in the program price
iii. A signed Program Agreement and program deposit of (£400.00 / $500.00) is payable at the time of booking. The program deposit is part of the total program fee, not an additional charge.
iv. For programs of 20, 24, or 48-weeks in length, the program deposit is £650.00 / $800.00.
v. USD/Dollar prices quoted are subject to change.
Accommodation in Milan is inexpensive, but prices rise markedly during S/S and A/W Fashion Week events.
Despite offering a broad range of options that includes private rented flat-shares, city centre hostels, and a variety of different classes of hotels, demand is high and places fill fast.
Our team have relationships with a number of local providers and can advise on the most suitable options for your chosen program schedule, obtaining quotes and placing bookings on your behalf.
Accommodation costs are not included in the Program price.
Having an airport transfer arranged and waiting for you upon your arrival provides peace of mind, and convenience.
From limos and taxis, to rail and coach transfers we have relationships with reputable local providers who will meet you as you arrive and deliver you to your accommodation safely and quickly.
Our team is happy to assist with providing quotes and making bookings on your behalf as required.
Travel insurance is not compulsory for interns, however it is highly recommended that some level of cover is taken out to protect against unforeseen accidents, and/or loss of property.
For interns not covered by their own policy, we can introduce you to a number of reputable providers, provide advice about the various levels of cover available, and secure cover before your program begins.
Got a question? Get in touch! We respond to all emails within 12 hours, except during weekends.
UK - 0203 002 7805
INT'L - +44 203 002 7805
Fashion Week Internships
86-90 Paul Street
To apply to join our 2021 programs, fill out the form below, and one of our team will contact you to schedule a telephone interview with our Program Managers.
Tell us a little about yourself, and we'll connect you with a member of our team who can help. Don't forget to check our FAQ page for quick answers to our most popular questions.
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