By |November 29th 2018

Peony and African cocoa flower – on a base of Turkish rose, with hints of ginger. The perfume seeks that euphoria that explodes when in California, at the Post Ranch Inn, your eyes widen before a shower of shooting stars


By |October 15th 2018

Three meals per day to be eaten in silence, sitting at one’s table – alone - on a patio with a view of the lake. No talking allowed, no reading or writing. Maximum concentration as you eat

Grand Hotel Fasano

By |July 11th 2018

The Grand Hotel Fasano is one of the best hotels reviewed by this column. The rooms overlooking the lake to the east, the swans taking flight, the sunlight dancing around the sundial

In Italy, on the loose

By |July 4th 2018

We have looked for the most peculiar floorings. As of late, while the new trend on Instagram is to take pictures of feet over majolica or intarsia floors, we have been after the five most beautiful floorings that actually exist

Chateau d’Artigny

By |June 12th 2018

The patio of the castle overlooks a precipice, difference in height without vertigo. Start from here, from Chateau d’Artigny. The chronicles among the flowers - every rose, every mulberry tree and raspberries in the streams

Drake and Virgil Abloh X Amex

By |May 31st 2018

In the desert to soul-search. In Miami, a dj-set for Drake and Virgil Abloh – it is the Platinum House. "The question is to do things, not to buy things", says Janey Whiteside

Palazzo Avino

By |April 28th 2018

The walls are pink. Palazzo Avino is a hotel opened since 1997, located in Ravello, between Positano and Vietri. At the entrance a flower cart, on the piano the pink hyacinths, the Creed’s perfumes in the boutique

Relais San Maurizio

By |April 4th 2018

Perfumes are mixed in the days, before the seasons. The hills get rough, the tires climb and have fun in the Langhe. Castles, watchtowers – the Middle Ages remain fashionable

Aman Venice

By |March 17th 2018

In January there is stillness. At sunset of frost and there is silence on the Grand Canal. It seems strange. Venice in winter, without the Carnival and Christmas. The Aman Hotel has been housed in one of Venice’s historic buildings