Venice: Lifestyle – Dinner chez Carla and Fabrizio Plessi. In a magical palazzo just off Campo San Polo, at the home of artist Fabrizio Plessi and his wife Carla, an intimate, cozy, private dinner party was held, in the kitchen, in honor of Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada whose opening at the Correr Museum was the day after, in occasion of International Women’s Day.
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Lifestyle – Dinner for Agatha Ruiz de la Prada chez Carla and Fabrizio Plessi. In the portego of the piano nobile the catalogue of the exhibition, Greatest Hits, Agahta Ruiz de la Prada sits on a side table with the inscription “Que ilusion estar aqui” or "how wonderful to be here".
Host and artist whose media is video Fabrizio Plessi and Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.
Hostess Carla Plessi
A corner of the sitting room.
Drinks and delicious mozzarella wrapped around sun-roasted tomatoes, made by nine year old Maria Sole, sit on Murano hand blown plates.
Deep fried Zucchini flowers are placed on a square black Japanese plate.
In the portego a side table topped by a children’s toy horse, is flanked by Corinthian columns, under which four antique terracotta vases are placed.
Venezia News’s Fabio Marzari
Dinner was served in the kitchen.
Lifestyle – Dinner for Agatha Ruiz de la Prada chez Carla and Fabrizio Plessi. Guests sat around a long rectangular stainless steel industrial table, in the foreground shoe designer Roberta Rossi on which a long line of tea candles where choreographically placed to create a beautiful soft light.
Lifestyle – Dinner for Agatha Ruiz de la Prada chez Carla and Fabrizio Plessi. Simple yet elegant place settings with white plates, crystal glasses and San Marco design cutlery, on pale grey knobbly mats, one shade lighter than the industrial steel table.
Moroccan style chicken
Roberta and Maria Sole with the strawberries Maria Sole carefully arranged, which were served with homemade ice cream.
To end the meal, Turkish Delights straight from Istanbul.