As a seasoned fashion executive, and one of Europe’s most in-demand dinner guests, Georgina Brandolini d’Adda has spent her career bringing her singular approach to style to luxury houses such as Valentino and Balmain. After whipping up a hotly coveted capsule collection of jackets for the Italian brand Blazé Milano, the international tastemaker is now turning her attentions to her native Brazil, where she’s hunting for new design talent on behalf of São Paulo–based shopping-center developer Iguatemi. Herewith, her key components for the good life …

AIRLINE: The safest one
AIRPORT: Linate, in Milan
A big one from Pellegrino Paris, to use when I travel
The ones spent with my family in Brazil
BREAKFAST, WEEKDAY: One glass of orange juice
BREAKFAST, WEEKEND: If possible, eggs Benedict
CAR: A Fiat 500 convertible
CHILD: My three granddaughters
COCKTAIL: Caipirinha
DINNER, WEEKDAYS: I’m trying to eat less
DINNER, WEEKENDS: Simple food at a good restaurant
DISGUISE: My outfit for Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro. But only sometimes…
DRESS: A pantsuit
ENEMY: Insects
ESCAPE: Trancoso, in Bahia, Brazil
FIRST LADY: Mrs. Macron
HIDEAWAY: The cinema
HOTEL: Belmond Splendido Mare, in Portofino
INSULT: Stupidity

“Don’t trust too quickly.”

LAST MEAL: Pancakes
LUNCH, WEEKENDS: Whatever is good
MOVIES: Thrillers
All the ones that end with an a
NEIGHBOR: Discreet and nice
NONFICTION BOOK: Becoming, by Michelle Obama
SHOES: Havaianas
PEN: Bic
PODCAST: Oprah Winfrey
PRESIDENT: John F. Kennedy
RESTAURANT: Le Relais de l’Entrecôte, in Paris and Geneva
SINGER: Elton John
TIME OF DAY: I love the morning
TOAST: English muffin
VACATION: By the sea
VIEW: Rio de Janeiro
WAKE-UP TIME: Not late!

Sheer Perfection

Havaianas sandals; Becoming, by Michelle Obama; Blazé Milano pantsuit; Pellegrino Paris bag.