Madame (Pangyrus)

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From Pangyrus:

“We received them in Portofino, their eyes glittering as their Louis Vuitton luggage piled onto the decks of the 165-foot sailing yacht. After years of working in Italy, the six guests stood in what I’d come to regard as Italian-ness, which came with olive skin tones, gold jewelry, and upright bearing. The ladies wore silk scarves and, as though it were a uniform, possessed the thick, magenta-tinted hair that surrounded their faces, painted with makeup that might seem clownish anywhere else but in Italy was fashionable. The men donned white button-down shirts, which flowed into linen slacks, gold chains shining against their thin, bronzed chests.” 

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