My signature dress is my colorful socks. I like to change colors every day, I buy them from a church store in Rome - the burgundy color and the length are perfect, so I will buy 10 or 20 pairs at a time. €20 Gammarelli, Via S Chiara 34, 00186 Rome (+3906-6880 1314; gammarelli.com).
The last thing I bought was an Eastern Flowering Dogwood for my garden at a nursery in northern Italy. The flowers have a very particular shade of white which I liked. Vivai Valdostani, Frazione Maillod 17, 11010 Sarre, Aosta (+390165-258 116; vivaivaldostani.com).). And also a coconut buttock. This is a rare double coconut from the Seychelles that I acquired at auction. I've been collecting them for years, but they're hard to find. The unusual shapes of these objects amuse and intrigue me.
The last book I read was Bulgari: The Perfume of Gems, a wonderful coffee table book about the history of the house's jewelry and fragrances. I'm not a big reader because I don't have much time and also because I'm a visual person. . $150; rizzoliusa.com.
The greatest present I've received recently is a Patek Philippe 5960P watch from my wife for our 40th wedding anniversary. I had been dreaming about it for a while, the detail of each element is incredible. patek.com. . patek.com.
The beauty product I never part with is René Furterer Gel Végétal Fixant for my hair - for the fixing effect, of course, but also for the smell. I have an obsessive relationship with the smell of the products I use, right down to my choice of detergent or laundry detergent. In the same vein, my wife introduced me to La Prairie Anti-Aging Day Cream, or rather I stole it from her. Obviously, I still have a lot of perfumes, but right now I'm addicted to Perfect Oud by Mizensir, the brand that I created with my wife and that my daughter runs. La Prairie Anti-Aging Day Cream SPF 30, £178; laprairie.co.uk. Mizensir Perfect Oud, £175 for 100ml EDP; libertylondon.com. René Furterer Botanical Setting Gel, £9.10; sanareva.co.uk.
The last extraordinary place where I resided" is the Suján Rajmahal Palace, a hotel in Jaipur. It was a residence of the royal family of Jaipur, a magnificent place where reigns the magic of a place steeped in history and unparalleled comfort.sujanluxury.com.
In my fridge, you will always find salmon from my fishmonger at Halle de Rive in Geneva, caviar from Icone Caviar, a company that imports sturgeon eggs from the Tibetan plateau and refines in Geneva, cheese and black truffle from Bruand to make a fondue - the truffle has a deep and delicious taste. Icône Caviar, Place de Cornavin 3, 1201 (iconecaviar .com). Fromagerie Bruand, Boulevard Helvétique 29, 1207 (fromage-bruand.com).Fish shop Agu Gonçalves, La Halle de Rive, Boulevard Helvétique 29, 1207 (halle-de-rivech).
The latest piece of clothing I added to my wardrobe is a navy blue Gucci jacket. I have a lot of Gucci jackets in different colors and I always perfume the lining; the mobile jacket allows the perfect diffusion of a perfume £1,920; gucci.com.
The last meal I enjoyed was dinner at Can Carlos in Formentera - the atmosphere is lively and the freshly caught fish is exquisite. I like simple cooking made with fine ingredients - a perfectly ripe tomato, the best olive oil. San Francisco Javier, Formentera 07860 (cancarlos.com).
My favorite site is auparfum.com for its informative articles on perfumes. I've had an iPad Pro for a year and it's a more comfortable format than smartphones for newspapers, so I'll read LeTemps.ch or the Tribune de Genève, TDG.ch.