Spa Therapy

Two new stylish and serene spas give city dwellers in Paris and New York space to relax

Anne Fontaine From the months she spent living with an indigenous tribe in Amazonia, designer Anne Fontaine developed an appreciation for natural materials. With the opening of her first spa, on the lower level of her rue St.-Honoré boutique in Paris, her affinity for nature has come fully to light. The vision of Fontaine and renowned interior designer Andrée Putman, the spa emerges from a waterfall connecting the space's two levels. Once inside, spa-goers may select indulgent treatments like Amazonian Baptism or Bath of the Goddess, which use Fontaine's Cosmetique Bio skin-care line. A New York City location is due this...

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