For the past 27 years, Coral Gables’ venerable Caffe Abbracci has served as a home away from home for celebrities, politicians and regular folks. The restaurant’s dapper, Italian-born owner shows us how he compiles his look.
THE SHADES “I look like James Dean when I wear these! Glasses you can’t fake. You have to look good,k you have to look smart. You have to look like you came out of GQ magazine.” $300 Persol sunglasses, Italian eyewear, 204 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables; 305-591-0770; italianeyewear.net
THE SWEATER “Loro Piana is made from the world’s softest cashmere. The sweater gives me a warm glow of happiness.” $1,150, Loro Piana, 9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour; 305-867-1680; loropiana.com.
THE DISH “Simple dishes are always the best. I love fish. We do a lot of branzino. We just put it in the oven, a little fresh rosemary, Italian parsley, a drizzle of lemon and olive oil It’s like a gastronomical orgasm.” Caffe Abbracci, 318 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables; 305-441-0700; caffeabbracci.com.