Wellness, Armani-Style

For the first time, Armani fans in Tokyo can sample the Italian designer's take on wellness at the new Armani/Spa in the 12-story Ginza tower that opened last fall. "This is not just about Thai massage," the designer joked at a press conference before the opening. Indeed, the luxurious treatments are inspired by both the volcanic mud from the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria (off the coast of Sicily), where Armani has a home, and by the Roman tradition of hot-spring bathing for relaxation. The spa's three private treatment rooms are finished in beige travertine stone and feature an Asian brass gong,...

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