One of my dearest friends in the world is an Italian gentleman by the name of Giancarlo Giametti. He is the longtime friend and business partner of fashion legend Valentino Garavani, another dear friend. Giancarlo lives in incredible style—I’ve never seen the likes of it. GG, as he is affectionately known, has an amazingly talented chef who makes rustic Italian food to die for. I asked Pablo to let us into his kitchen to share my three favorite dishes, the ones that can get me over there on the darkest and rainiest of London nights.
Be sure to check out the brilliant documentary, The Last Emperor, that chronicles Valentino and Giancarlo’s partnership over the past 45 years.
It took a lot of parmesan to figure out how to make these just right. But it yielded the easiest recipe of all time. The cheese must be grated coarsely to get the most flavor and the right texture—crisp edges with a barely chewy middle.
All you New Yorkers need to check out Matthew Marks Gallery’s “Poster Shop” open through December 23rd. Our friend, gallery director Adrian Rosenfeld says, “It’s hidden away upstairs with incredible rare books, signed catalogues, signed posters, and small works of art.
The four hero pieces below are the ones GP has her eye on in the goop shop right now—and not just because they hit all the right seasonal notes. They're remarkably flexible, meaning you can style them in some less-obvious ways, too. To illustrate, we put together two unique...