1. Getaway Guide: Paris

    Whether you’re making your way to Roland-Garros or just planning a summer getaway to the City of Lights, here’s how to make the most of your next trip to Paris...


    STAY

    Hotel Bienvenue

    Hotel Bienvenue is a charming, Art Deco inspired hotel located just a short walk from the Galeries Lafayette.

    23 Rue Buffault, 75009 Paris


    Brach Paris

    Designed by Philippe Starck, the Brach’s eclectic style makes it a true escape. Enjoy views from the new terrace or take a walk through the hotel’s rooftop kitchen garden.

    1 Rue Jean Richepin, 75116 Paris


    EAT & DRINK

    Wild & the Moon

    For your green juice and smoothie bowl fix, head to Wild & The Moon. This restaurant serves plant-based, vegan and organic dishes that are as good for you as they are for the planet.

    Visit wildandthemoon.fr for locations.


    Holiday Café

    Have brunch at the picturesque Holiday Café in the 16th. Designed by the team behind Holiday magazine, the café has a simple menu with brunch staples like truffle scrambled eggs and avocado toast.

    192 Avenue de Versailles, 75016 Paris


    CoCo

    Don’t let the palm trees fool you, you’re still in Paris. CoCo serves up

    1 Place Jacques-Rouché 75009 Paris

    MUST-DO

    Roland-Garros

    Watch the biggest names take the clay court! The French Open runs through June 9.

    2 Avenue Gordon Bennett, 75016 Paris


    Christie’s Paris

    View iconic fashion photography from the likes of Irving Penn and Richard Avedon before they go up on the auction block on June 19.

    On view June 15 - 19. 9 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris


    Fondation Louis Vuitton

    Check out The Courtauld Collection exhibition, on view until June 17, at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. The exhibition includes works from Renoir, Monet and Van Gogh.

    8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris


    PLAY


    Tres Intense Hip Hop Yoga (TIHHY)

    It’s exactly what it sounds like. This 60-minute vinyasa yoga class is set to a playlist that will keep you moving (and sweating).

    Visit tihhy.com for locations.


    The Dailey Method

    The Dailey Method combines barre and HIIT for a workout that deepens the mind-body connection.

    71 Avenue Victor Hugo, 75116 Paris


    PACKING LIST

    Striped Mock Turtleneck

    An easy (and chic) layer for cool Parisian nights.

    Performance Capri and Shoulder Trim Tank

    Perfect for the TIHHY class you’ll book.

    Fleecey Pullover

    This layer is an overnight-flight essential!

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  2. Getaway Guide: Millahue, Chile


    With breathtaking views, world-class wines, and striking art, the Vik Hotel in Millahue, Chile is a destination worth the trip. Our CEO and Creative Director, Yesim Philip, visited the luxury hotel in February and took some notes along the way. Here’s her guide!


    Packing List:

    • Striped Mock Turtleneck

    • Fleecey Pullover

    • Performance Capri



    Stay:

    Vik Hotel, Millahue Chile


    Located in the Millahue region of Chile, the Vik is an art-filled hotel designed by Chilean architect Smiljan Radic'. It stands out in the remote region, with a striking bronze roof set against the backdrop of the Andes.


    Each room is filled with contemporary art from a different artist, making the entire hotel feel like you’re staying inside of an expertly curated gallery. Afternoons can be spent exploring the region or lounging by the pool, which overlooks the surrounding valley.


    Must-Do:

    Vina Vik Winery


    This sustainable winery is home to world-class wines created by winemaker Cristián Vallejo. These unique wines are an elegant blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Syrah, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc. Enjoy a tasting in the barrel room or dine in the glass-walled Pavilion restaurant.


    Spa at Vik Hotel

    The hotel’s spa is also a must. The spa offers a range of vinotherapy treatments that utilizing the benefits from the grapes grown in the region. Try the Vik Signature Massage, which starts with a wine bath followed by a full-body massage with grape seed oil.



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  3. Getaway Guide: Houston

    We’ll be setting up shop in Houston in April for the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, so we put together a list of our favorite hotels, must-see exhibits, and where to grab a bite post-match. Hope to see you there!


    STAY


    The Four Seasons

    A forever favorite, the Four Seasons Houston boasts luxe rooms, a state-of-the-art spa, and a Topgolf Swing Suite so you can practice before your next round.

    1300 Lamar Street, Houston

    https://www.fourseasons.com/houston


    Hotel Alessandra

    This boutique hotel is conveniently located in downtown Houston. When you’re not taking in the city, enjoy an afternoon poolside or dinner at the hotel’s Mediterranean restaurant, Lucienne.

    1070 Dallas Street, Houston

    https://www.hotelalessandra-houston.com/



    EAT & DRINK


    Truth BBQ

    It wouldn’t be a visit to the Lone Star state without some brisket and Truth BBQ serves up some of the best.

    110 S Heights Blvd, Houston

    https://www.truthbbq.com/


    Indigo

    For a fresh take on soul food, try the tasting menu from Chef Jonny Rhodes at Indigo. There are two seatings each night, 6 PM and 8:45 PM.

    517 Berry Road, Houston

    https://www.htxindigo.com/


    The Pit Room

    Get your taco and barbeque fix in one bite. The tortillas (made with brisket fat) are the perfect wrap for this restaurant’s Texas brisket.

    1201 Richmond Avenue, Houston

    http://www.thepitroombbq.com/



    MUST-DO


    Vincent Van Gogh: His Life in Art at The Museum of Fine Arts

    This new exhibition (through Jun 27, 2019) brings together over 50 works from the iconic artist. With a mix of still life, portraiture, and landscapes, you’ll be treated to an intimate look into the life of Van Gogh.

    5601 Main Street, Houston

    https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/vincent-van-gogh-his-life-in-art


    The James Turrell Skyspace

    Located at Rice University, this LED light installation from artist James Turrell is a must. You can reserve your spot online for a sunrise or sunset viewing.

    Rice University, Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion, University Place

    http://skyspace.rice.edu/


    SHOP


    Lemon Laine

    Get your clean beauty fix at this natural beauty and wellness shop. Shop brands like Kjaer Weis, Tata Harper and Vintner’s Daughter, all curated by store owner Laura Lemon, or make your own custom facial oil at the oil bar.

    714 Yale Street, Houston

    https://lemonlaine.com/


    L’Etoile Pop-Up at River Oaks Country Club

    We’ll have the latest styles from the spring collection along with all of your tennis essentials at our 12-day pop-up at the Men’s Clay Court Championship.

    1600 River Oaks Blvd, Houston

    https://www.mensclaycourt.com/


    Tootsies

    From Isabel Marant to Jimmy Choo, you’ll find a wide selection of the season’s latest styles at Tootsies.

    2601 Westheimer at Kirby, Houston

    https://www.tootsies.com/houston


    Indulge Boutique

    Indulge Boutique is one of those stores with a little bit of everything. Candles from Diptyque, dresses from Ulla Johnson, and vases from La Soufflerie in Paris are just a few of the things you’ll find in the River Oaks shop. Our own play essentials are also on the racks!

    2903 Saint Street, Houston

    http://www.indulgedecor.com/


    PLAY


    DEFINE

    With six studios in the Houston area, DEFINE offers barre, yoga and cycling classes to stimulate your body and mind.

    https://definebody.com/


    Wildcat Golf Club

    Located just outside of downtown Houston, the Wildcat Golf Club has two beautiful 18-hole courses, The Lakes and The Highlands. After your round, enjoy a bite at the club’s Vista Grill.

    12000 Alameda Road, Houston

    https://wildcatgolfclub.com


    PACKING LIST

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