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Tastemaker: Jessica Agatucci

The owner of Tucci boutiques talks shop


Age: 36
Neighborhood: Del Mar
Background: Jessica worked in the fashion industry for several years before opening the Solana Beach location of Tucci in 2004. She debuted the second location at Del Mar Highlands Town Center in 2013.
Style Muse: Carine Roitfeld, former editor in chief of Vogue Paris. She epitomizes elegance, sophistication, and luxury.

Her Favorite Things:

”John Derian’s decoupage glassware makes the perfect gift for a birthday or hostess gift.” Butterfly wings, $465, johnderian.com

”Artist Francesco Clemente has collaborated with Warhol and Basquiat. I am especially fond of his portraits.” francescoclemente.net

”Of all the jewelry in our stores, Rona Pfeiffer’s is my favorite. The L.A.-based designer makes beautiful pieces that transition from day to evening.” Tie cuff pave bangle, $1,600, available at Tucci and ronapfeifferjewelry.myshopify.com

”Giada Forte’s Italian designs make you feel like you are strolling through the streets of Rome.” Tropical silk dress, $695, available at Tucci and shopbop.com

”The One and Only Pamilla in Cabo San Lucas has a quiet, old-world charm.” palmilla.oneandonlyresorts.com

”Edie Parker has reintroduced the pillbox purse with an edgy twist.” Flavia #Hashtag glittered acrylic box clutch, $1,495, NET-A-PORTER.com

”Alexa Wagner has developed a sexy, high, feminine shoe that is extremely comfortable.” Kallima suede and snake-print bootie, $1,575, Neiman Marcus Fashion Valley

”I discovered Lotion P50 1970 at the Peninsula Spa in New York City. It’s magic in a bottle—definitely a line I want to bring into my stores next year.” $66–$102, shoprescuespa.com

”I love autobiographies and am currently reading Diane von Furstenberg’s The Woman I Wanted To Be.” $20–$26, available at Warwick’s and

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