October 31, 2014

Luxury File

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A few days at the spa In need of an indulgent stress reliever? Head to the Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa on Miami Beach for some intensive therapy. This boutique hotel is renowned for its fitness and wellness treatments, not to mention its luxurious spa services. The Canyon Ranch offers total health packages ranging from stress management for healthy living to an integrative team evaluation. Health packages: $1,750 to $6,500. Betty Maclean Travel, Naples. (239) 513-0333 or (800) 865-8111.  


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Write like royalty Who needs e-mail? Mont Blanc’s Patron of the Art line of fine writing instruments features limited 888 fountain pens to honor Queen Elizabeth I. The body and cap of each pen are made of rose gold and coated in a rich but transparent crimson lacquer. The rose gold clip is punctuated with a princess-cut green garnet, and a crown engraving brings the final hint of elegance to the 18-carat nib. $8,100. Arabesque, Naples. (239) 403-0043 or (877) 387-5533. 



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The hands of time The new year calls for a new timepiece. Breitling is debuting the 150-piece limited edition Bentley GMT Midnight Carbon. The black steel explains the chronograph’s moniker. The Bentley name, meanwhile, is apparent in the details, which include the knurled finish on the bezel and the larger pushpieces and totalizer rims that echo a Bentley’s dashboard. $9,950. Tourneau in Waterside Shops, Naples. (239) 591-1342.



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A bag full of sparkle We’ve come across quite a few eye-catching handbags during our luxury shopping adventures along the Gulfshore, but this Swarovski definitely makes our list of favorites. This new Allegro evening bag is sleek and sophisticated, thanks to its silver shade crystal mesh. The closure is studded with crystal pavé. The chain can be removed to convert the bag into a clutch. $1,300. Swarovski in Waterside Shops, Naples. (239) 513-0879. 









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Loaf around stylishly Who says only women love shoes? This Gucci Croc Driver will make a shoe lover out of the man in your life. Luxurious? Yes. The loafer is fashioned from natural python, and the sole is made of rubber. Gucci’s iconic interlocking “Gs” are subtly set off to the side. $990. Saks Fifth Avenue in Waterside Shops, Naples. (239) 592-5900.