Hollis Peeks in to Via Mizner
A Mediterranean Afternoon Channeling Jackie O, Greek Baubles and Naples’ Best Slice
By Hollis Bradley Pica
Canfora K Sandals
Following in Jackie O’s Fab Footsteps
Our beloved first lady knew a thing or two about sartorial diplomacy—one has to be firm on fashion, but not to the exclusion of comfort. Enter the tried and true Canfora Sandals. They embody just about everything I’ve loved since I was a girl – Italy (hello, motherland!), true craftsmanship and beach chic!
The “K” sandal, named after Jackie O, consists of a webbed design of silver interlocking chains: They spoke to me the minute I walked into Via Coquina, located in Worth Avenue’s enchanting Via Mizner. It’s like they were saying, in a sultry Mediterranean accent, “Hollis, Buy Me!” I slipped them on with a pair of jeans and they instantly created a more elevated look. From a casual dressed down look to a night out on Palm Beach, these shoes have never steered me wrong. Plus, each style is entirely hand sewn on the isle of Capri from the finest Italian leather.
Thank goodness for Jackie O’s trip to Capri in 1964 when she just had to have them. Little did she know that she was about to make a sandal the topic of international relations!
This Palm Beach gem features authentic Neopolitan-style pizzas with a variety of fresh toppings and ingredients. It’s beautiful private courtyard for “al fresco” dining reminds me of rambling along the Amalfi Coast. The best part of Pizza al Fresco? its beloved manager, Javier Gonzalez! Always smiling and welcoming, Javier and his team make dining at Pizza al Fresco a delightful experience!
I sipped on an Apérol Spritz and listened to birds chirping while savoring my meal. Tutto buono!