prestigious prize awarded by the city of Milan to prominent citizens for their contribution to humanitarian
and social causes.
The award, which has been given out for the past 45 years, gets its name from Saint Ambrogio, Milan’s patron
saint, who is celebrated on the same day the award is given.
“We are extremely honoured and excited to receive this award,” Gabbana told WWD. “Milan is not only our city and
where our home is, but also the place that allowed us to make our dream come true. Milan has given us a lot and we
cannot be but happy that our work contributed to its well-being.”
The designers have been expanding their brand over the past few years, amongst their newer additions is their