Wonderful Women: S Is Also For Sublime

Because I may have a little say over how this here back porch is run, I’m declaring today Sublime Mediterranean  Hottie Day — starting off with someone you may have seen featured on these pages once or twice before.  I speak of course of Sophia Loren, whom many years ago I declared one of the sexiest women in the world, and I’m happy to say that not much has changed my opinion since.

Wrenching myself away from Signora Ponti, here’s someone you will have seen in almost all Sophia’s movies, Scilla Gabel:

You may not remember seeing Scilla, but you did:  she was Sophia’s movie body double for over twenty years.

You might not think that Salma Hayek is Mediterranean, but her father was Lebanese, so she gets in under Kim’s Rules, Exception #7 (not that I think anyone’s going to complain):

Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis Sygma

Okay, enough of that.  Let’s move on to Simonetta Stefanelli:

Who she, you ask?  Let’s refresh our memories:

Oh yeah… that  Simonetta.  Moving right along, there’s Stefania Casini:

And to end with, how about another modern-day Italian actress, Serena Autieri (along with her incredible freckles):

Next week, one last look at the succulent ladies.


  1. Most pleasant looking well rounded women, looking like women with exquisite faces, an excellent selection and thank you.

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