An Interview: A Dozen Flavours of Gelato with Laura Fantacci of Wardrobe Icons

- 'A Dozen Flavours of Gelato' -

It’s time for our first installment of A Dozen Flavours of Gelato in 2018! I’m so incredibly excited about this one (but aren’t I for all of them?!) because we are launching the year with a proper Italian! Her name is Laura Fantacci and she’s as amazing as she is stylish.

I first met Laura about five years and have always been envious of her Italian roots and flawless fashion. I can honestly say she is easily one of the most stylish women I have ever met. Whether she’s wearing something from Dolce & Gabbana or a beach vendor in Sicily, her look is always perfection.

As the co-founder of the online magazine Wardrobe Icons, blogger at Wearing it Today, jewellery designer and mum to two adorable little girls, Laura does it all. This is why I knew I had to feature her on this series. Thank you so much for squeezing us in to your busy schedule, Laura!

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  • What’s your Gelato flavour?

BUONTALENTI. It’s a combination between vanilla and clotted cream—only to be found in a gelateria in Florence called Badiani. They opened a branch in London last year.

  • Your first coffee of the day is a …

Very milky, very strong English breakfast tea. Strictly no sugar.

  • Fondest Italian lunch memory?

Most definitely Da Adolfo in the Amalfi Coast.

  • Favourite Italian brand?

Dolce & Gabbana

  • Do you use any Italian words or phrases regularly?

“Allora” which hasn’t got a translation but sort of means “right / to sum up”.

  • First Italian icon that comes to mind…

Dolce & Gabbana

  • Favourite Italian island?


  • What’s your go to Instagram account for Italian inspiration?

My own #WITholiday

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  • Where is your favourite place to watch the sunset in Italy?

From my mother’s kitchen overlooking the Florence Duomo.

  • When in Italy your Aperitif is…


  • Please tell us the one place you’ve never been in Italy but long to go...

Probably exploring Puglia a little more.

  •  Favourite movie with an Italian connection?

‘Come te nessuno mai’ by Gabriele Muccino. My husband was in it when he was a teenager!


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All images Courtesy of Laura Fantacci

You can see more of Laura's work in her online magazine; Wardrobe Icons and be sure to follow her on instagram too!