Although recent EU research points to Brussels, Belgium, as the most crowded European city, Milan isn’t far behind. With a weak public transportation network and a limit on the number of cars in the city, thousands of Milanese jump on their scooters every day. And even though the rigors of winter are now showing their effects, riders sacrifice nothing for style — fur coats and pocket squares included.
This story first appeared in the December 29, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.