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Head here for a blowout:
Wintering Bergdorf blondes can rest assured their tresses are in top hands now that John Barrett has come to town. The hairstylist, whose New York outpost in Bergdorf Goodman received 70,000 visits last year, opened the first location in his 15-door expansion plan. The decor blends signature traits like lavender terrazzo floors with native accents and a courtyard garden. Barrett has also partnered with local holistic skin-care line Tammy Fender for facials; a Tom Ford Beauty counter provides the finishing touch. 400 Hibiscus Avenue; 561-655-2700; johnbarrett.com  

Grab lunch at a local hot spot:
Avocado Grill, a Saint-Tropez transplant’s farm-to-table take on Florida, stars its namesake ingredient. It appears as grilled wedges drizzled in spicy mango and watermelon salsa; on toast with sunny-side up eggs, lump crab meat and tangy hollandaise sauce, and blended into Nutella and chocolate mousse topped with espresso whipped cream. Not a fan of the fruit? The large menu lists dishes as diverse as tempura-battered zucchini blossoms piped with herbed goat cheese and seafood paella with squid ink and local mahi mahi. 125 Datura Street; 561-623-0822; avocadogrillwpb.com

Look like a local:
Golfino, the German label known for its fashion-forward, high-tech golf attire, has hit U.S. shores. To celebrate the locale of its first Stateside store, the spring collection is devoted to Florida. Its famed pants and shorts, which have become de rigueur for the links set thanks to their superior fit and details like tee holders and ball markers, come in tropical-themed orchid, fuchsia and fairway green. 150 Worth Avenue; 561-249-3567; golfino.com

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Stay here if The Breakers is booked:
Travelers with a thirst for nostalgia and a penchant for a Pantone-portfolio color scheme will do nicely by checking into The Colony Palm Beach. Dorothy Draper would be dazzled by Carleton Varney’s $10 million renovation of the circa-1947  hotel whose salmon pink exterior can be seen from space. Like a parking garage, each floor is color-coded in case one overindulges on dry martinis at Polo, the in-house steakhouse that’s decorated with blown-up photos of players and ponies by Harry Benson. Notice Varney doesn’t hold back on his iconic Brazilliance palm print either. Have another martini. 115 Hammon Avenue; 561-655-5430; thecolonypalmbeach.com
   
Sneak away for a picnic sur la plage:
Having a hit like Buccan is all well and good, but what chef partner Clay Conley really dreamed about was running a little sandwich shop by the beach. He finally gets his wish with sandwich shop at buccan, which has its own side entrance. Don’t expect ordinary subs: The club sandwich’s turkey is brined, dry-rubbed in a cumin blend, smoked and cooked sous vide. Homemade pork pâté, pickled veggies and Sriracha-spiced aioli are pressed between a baguette for the banh mi. Wash them down with hibiscus- and tangerine-flavored fizzy drinks from local maker Onli. 227 Australian Avenue; 561-833-6295; buccanpalmbeach.com

Dine with the PYT’s:
Chef partner Sean Brasel has been putting a lot of mileage on his car since opening a northern outpost of his South Beach staple Meat Market. Judging from the good-looking crowd that packs the sexy steakhouse’s bar nightly, the name is true in every sense. 191 Bradley Place; 561-354-9800; meatmarketpalmbeach.com 

Soak up some culture:
Curator Cheryl Brutvan was given the gargantuan task of whittling down a contemporary art trove rumored to total 10,000 works for “The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects,” which is on view at the Norton Museum of Art through May 3. Sylvie Fleury’s cast-bronze Birkin bag and Audrey Flack’s Swinging Sixties Carroll Baker are among the works that made the cut. 1451 South Olive Avenue; 561-832-5196; norton.org

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