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First look at Aman’s new Spa Houses

Spa House

Spa House, Amanoi

Aman has unveiled a new Spa House concept, a first for the exclusive resort group and part of its recently launched Wellness programme, at Amanoi, Vietnam.

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Tip Top Toes – the Best Pedicure in Hong Kong

Bastion Gonzalez's tricks of the pedicure trade

Bastion Gonzalez’s tricks of the pedicure trade

The Oriental Spa at the Landmark Mandarin hotel is Chopstix’s favourite spa in Hong Kong. As well as the spacious, gorgeously designed heat and water rooms there’s another reason to love it: Bastien Gonzalez who tends to the talons of celebrities and supermodels has a mani pedi studio here. Read more

The Foot Whisperer


Bastien Gonzalez, pedicurist to the rich and famous, is scrutinising my bare feet and I feel nervous. He declares that my nails are healthy, my toes are nicely straight and I have no bunions but I can’t help but think he is disappointed. This is a man who has said he finds beauty in hideous pieds.

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A Stylish Sanctuary

The ladies reflexology room at Ten Feet Tall

A little bit of St Barths has been brought to Hong Kong at 10 Feet Tall foot massage sanctuary in Central. Taking inspiration from the exclusive Caribbean destination, each of the ten reflexology rooms is a different size but feels like a beach cabana. Think white painted wood walls, light gauze curtain dividers and neutral well padded, oversized chairs. Dragon I founder, Gilbert Yeung’s first foray into spa territory was always going to be a stylish one.

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