Follow Taisia Darieva and her husband photographer Raffo Marone, as they unveil the hidden gems and highlights from their trip to Capri while capturing the timeless elegance of Sommer Swim along the way.
Inspired by their love for each other and their shared vision, Ukrainian model Taisia Darieva and her husband photographer Raffo Marone, embarked on a memorable trip to the island of Capri. From hidden gems to stunning landscapes, they immersed themselves in the beauty of the island. Taisia describes Capri as “the epitome of the Italian Dolce Vita, with its charming streets, breathtaking views of the sea, and iconic landmarks like the Grotta Azzurra and Faraglioni”. During their adventure, Taisia and Raffo reveled in the essence of Sommer Swim, where effortless sophistication and timeless elegance converge. Taisia highlights the allure of Sommer Swim, drawing parallels between the easygoing, chic style of the brand and the carefree spirit of an Italian summer.
"Italian summer has always been synonymous with embracing the joy of life and celebrating the art of living. It's a season that ignites a sense of freedom and a carefree spirit, where people from all corners of the globe come together to experience La Dolce Vita. Sommer Swim embodies this essence perfectly, with its easygoing and chic designs that leave a lasting impression. Just like an Italian summer, Sommer Swim is a delightful blend of taste, style, and unforgettable moments that capture the true essence of the season."
"In Capri, the captivating scent of the sea fills the air. Explore the mystical Grotta Azzurra, where reality blends with imagination, as the turquoise waters create a mesmerizing spectacle. Embark on an excursion to witness the legendary Faraglioni, their majestic presence so close that you can almost reach out and touch them."
"Find yourself basking in the beauty of the sunset atop Mount Solaro, a vantage point that offers panoramic views of the island. As the sun paints the sky with hues of gold and pink, you can descend to the rocky coves and immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters.
Rent a boat and witness the island from a different perspective. The sweeping vistas unveil the island's scenic charm and invite you to explore further. After your boat excursion, indulge in the renowned Italian tradition of aperitivo at the famous Piazzetta. Wander through the labyrinthine alleys of the historical center, immersing yourself in the rich history and charm of Capri."
"One of our main spots that we chose to shoot was Spiaggia Torre Saracena, with its incredibly blue waters and cinematographic view of Faraglioni. It’s a hidden jewel of Capri, personally my favourite beach and restaurant on the island. Don’t forget to try pasta mandorle e piselli there!"
"We stayed at Hotel Capri. A brand-new boutique hotel with amazing view and all red-vintage rooftop. Makes you feel like in late 50s. Excellent service and dining!"
TAISIA & RAFFO’S CAPRI RECOMMENDATIONS
Make sure to visit Da Paolino restaurant for an amazing Capri tasting experience. Nestled amidst lush lemon groves, this enchanting dining spot offers a truly immersive experience.
Capannina restaurant for lunch or dinner, amazing choice to try some ravioli Caprese style.
Stay at La Scalinatella hotel
For breakfast stop at the one and only “Buonocore” close to Piazetta. To taste the most delicious homemade pastry like famous almond cake “torta caprese”and homemade ice cream.