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WWD London Preview issue 09/09/2008

To help beat fashion-induced fatigue, WWD asked local industry insiders to share the names of their favorite spas.

Spa Illuminata

This story first appeared in the September 9, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

“I love Spa Illuminata in Mayfair. It’s a complete escape from the rest of the world, a luxury spa quietly tucked away in Mayfair.”

— Nicola Clarke, creative color director at John Frieda

Spa Illuminata, 63 South Audley Street, London, W1K 2QS, +44-207-499-7777

Amanda Lacey

“I love Amanda Lacey products and always try and book in for a facial at her Walton Street clinic in London.”

— Michelle Feeney, chief executive of St. Tropez

Amanda Lacey, 46 Walton Street, London, SW3 1RB, +44-207-584-0500


“I’m really into the facials at Hari’s. Gita, a therapist there, does an absolutely fabulous Ole Henriksen facial. I send a lot of celebrity clients there.”

— Lynsey Alexander, MAC senior artist

Hari’s Hair & Beauty, 305 Brompton Road, London, SW3 2DY, +44-207-581-5211


“I always go to Bloww for my color — Lee does such an amazing job and makes my hair look really natural.”

— Jemma Kidd, founder of Jemma Kidd Make Up School

Bloww, 4 Regent Place, London, W1B 5EA, +44-207-292-0300

The Bikram Yoga Centre

“The Bikram Yoga studio in Kilburn Lane is great and the practitioners are very thorough. Warning! It gets quite toasty in the studio but this is what makes these classes so effective and you really come out of each class feeling alive.”

— Marcia Kilgore, founder of Soap & Glory and the creator of The Fit Flop

The Bikram Yoga Centre, 260 Kilburn Lane, London, W10 4BA, +44-208-960-9644

Simon Hayes, trainer, and Mikey Hall, yoga instructor

“I always try and see my personal trainer Simon Hayes when I’m in London and he also does the best deep tissue sports massage. Mikey Hall is also the most amazing, dynamic yoga teacher and will come to your home or hotel or between shows.”

— Neil Moodie, Bumble and bumble’s U.K. editorial stylist

Simon Hayes, +44-795-613-4160

Mikey Hall,

Body Experience

“I’ve been going to the Body Experience in Richmond for years. They do the most wonderful reflexology and massage.”

— Jo Wood, founder of Jo Wood Organics and wife of Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood

Body Experience, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6UB, +44-208-334-9999

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