The Banyan Tree Phuket resort and spa.
Jumby Bay
The Peninsula Chicago.
Salvatore Ferragamo
The Belted Sydie Dress by Milly.
Stephen Webster
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Indulgences

Travel and Fashion

MAY/JUNE 2012

THAI RETREAT 
The Banyan Tree Phuket resort and spa is located on a lagoon on Bang Tao Bay (above). Guests enjoy Thai-style villas, each with open-air sunken bath and private garden. An early bird special offers 
25 percent off rates through October 31. From $1,100 nightly including breakfast and a 90-minute massage. banyantree.com

ISLAND STYLE  

Jumby Bay—an island resort off the coast of Antigua—offers private villas for the ultimate in Caribbean luxury. Residents of the six-bedroom Kairos enjoy full access to the resort and its Veranda Bar. Kairos starts at $8,000 per day, with meals, through October 31. rosewoodhotels.com


WINDY CITY ESCAPE 

The Peninsula Chicago delivers five-star accommodations along the famous Magnificent Mile. The property boasts 256 rooms and 83 suites, a luxurious spa and three highly lauded restaurants—including Shanghai Terrace with its al fresco deck. This spring and summer, guests can enjoy a Chicago Retreat package offering complimentary meals for up to three kids 12 and under, 25 percent off most spa treatments and free overnight parking. From $450 nightly through September 3. peninsula.com 

 

SEXY SANDAL 

Salvatore Ferragamo’s strappy sandal pairs up splendidly with your summer brights. It comes in two color combinations: Dark violet/clementine and deep magenta/violet. $595 at Salvatore Ferragamo in Tysons Galleria. ferragamo.com

 

DRESS UP

The Belted Sydie Dress by Milly celebrates spring with its floral pattern and scooped front and back. $385 at Saks in Tysons Galleria. saks.com 

 

FRESH SCENT 

L’Occitane’s new Eaux de Cologne collection was inspired by summers in Provence. Eau Captivante mingles notes of bergamot, lime and basil. From $27; loccitane.com

 

EYE CANDY 

Stephen Webster’s silver and blue cat’s eye pendant combines a polished sterling silver setting with white mother of pearl under blue cat’s eye and a clear quartz overlay. $795 at Tiny Jewel Box in DC. tinyjewelbox.com

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