So we’re actually in Italy at the moment, enjoying the Dolce Vita, and felt that it would be kind to offer those stuck at home a look at a dose of Italian style, albeit with an American edge.

A Rich Inner Life brings us this bang-up ensemble, set off by a classic Vespa GS160, produced from 1962–1964.

Fifty years later, it remains an icon of midcentury engineering and design.

“Fifty years later, it remains an icon of midcentury engineering and design,” ARIL notes. ” With its big, curvy body and powerful engine, it was the pinnacle of Piaggio’s stable of Vespa models.”

The one pictured here was restored by Bobby Weindorf at Moto Paradiso in Santa Barbara; its stylish rider sports a Thick as Thieves suit, a Brooks Brothers shirt and tie, Ray Ban shades and Alden ravello cordovan boots.

Marcello himself could not have done it better…