The images collected document the aristocracy, cultural elite, and beautiful people, such as Marcello Mastroianni, Ursula Andress, Joan Fontaine, and Tyrone Power, who lived la dolce vita in Italy’s most fabulous places. Here are just some of the photos from the book, the rest you'll just have to see for yourself.
Sunbathers lounge on the white-painted terrace of Il Canille, built into the rocks of Pizzolungo overlooking the waters off the coast of the island of Capri, Italy, in August 1980. Il Canille is the villa owned by Italian tailor and fashion designer Umberto Tirelli (1928-1992).
Photo by Slim Aarons
Princess Colonna and son at their family home
Daniela Bianchi poses in a hammock on the terrace of her apartment in Portofino, Italy, in August 1977
Photo Slim Aarons