We’re back now, and ready to share some of our recent glorious getaway!
There are so many things about Capri that I find intoxicating: the pine, juniper and jasmine scented air, the dramatic landscape, the aquamarine sea, the amazing architecture, and of course, the cuisine. Ah, the cuisine! In a word, superb. A client of mine remarked not long ago that all the restaurants in Capri share the same kitchen, that is, it’s virtually impossible to have a bad meal here!
Upon arriving at the port, hotel staff is there to greet you and collect your luggage, then it’s a quick ride on the funiculore to La Piazzetta, and from here you can walk to just about anywhere. Countless super chic boutiques make Capri a shopper’s paradise and temptations do abound!
Most hotels offer stunning views of the sea and/or lush Mediterranean gardens, and I can tell you a bit of luxury pool-side and a lovely lunch is just the thing to rejuvenate the weary traveler. A pre-dinner stroll is always in order; my favorite walk is along Via Tragara, with it’s spectacular views and lush gardens. Then off to the Hotel Quisisana for drinks on their fabulous terrace and the best martinis in Capri (with equally brilliant people watching as well). Dinner at the famous La Capannina, which has attracted glamorous cliental since 1931, is always a must.
Dressed in suitable Capri-style dinner attire (though a tie is not generally required), I’m pictured here catching some of the last golden rays of the day in front of Villa Capricorna, which some may know was the lucus for some incredibly decadent Bob Hornstein parties in the 1960s. I’m sporting a Tom Ford ivory linen sateen suit, pale blue cotton herring bone weave shirt with French cuffs, royal and pale blue silk dot tie and blue and white silk pocket square, vintage pearl and pale blue sapphire cuff links, vintage Rolex watch, navy and white cotton gingham tasseled slippers by Hadleigh Bespoke, and my fragrance is Tom Ford, Neroli Portofino.