THE BOTÁNICA LIST: MAY
Welcome to The Botánica List, a curated selection of things currently on our radar.
The Treatment: Drainacontour + Infrared Sauna at Spa Zuzu, NYC
The DrainaContour is a lymphatic drainage massage that helps to reduce swelling, detoxify, drain and improve circulation. This method is particularly useful for health conditions that cause lymph fluid to build up. Additionally, combining this technique with 30 mins on the sauna targets cellulite and toxins, as the heat penetrates the skin and improves blood circulation and metabolizing of cells. The DrainaContour method is recommended for slimming and re-shaping the body, and the team loves it for its effectiveness! Zuzu’s hands are magic, there is a reason she is highly sought after and works with models, athletes and celebrities.
The Place To Be Seen: The Twenty Two
The Twenty Two is a new cultural space located in London's Mayfair. Built on an old Edwardian manor, it seamlessly blends old glamour with new world cool. As a hotel and private members club, it's the perfect place to be and be seen. The Twenty Two is designed for the creative, curious, and non-conformist, offering a unique and luxurious experience. It's a space dedicated to the art of lingering and is quickly becoming London's it spot.
The Restaurant: The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens
The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens, a modern brasserie located in the heart of New York City. With a focus on locally sourced ingredients from regional farmers and purveyors, the seasonal menu combines the innovation of contemporary cooking with American culinary traditions. Chef Fraser's signature style is on full display with a wide variety of vegetable-forward offerings, alongside brasserie classics. Whether it's for theatergoers, power meetings, dinner parties, or big brunches, The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens offers a vibrant dining experience for both hotel guests and locals. Go here for the food, stay for the amazing cocktails and selfie opportunities.
On Our Shopping Cart: Tory Sport’s Side Slit Tennis LBD
This season, tennis is the sport to play, and the must-have item for any player is the Performance Side-Slit Tennis Dress. This new silhouette is perfect for the court, featuring a racerback and built-in padded bra that provides comfort and support. The leg slit allows for unencumbered movement while the lightweight dress is crafted from a soft and breathable jersey. Whether you're a seasoned player or a beginner, this dress is the perfect addition to your tennis wardrobe.
The Scent: Nuxe’s Huile Prodigieuse Florale
NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Florale Multi-Purpose Dry Oil is a new version of NUXE's famous dry oil, with a floral and delicate fragrance. Despite the change in scent, the nourishing product retains the same dry oil texture and effectiveness on the body, face, and hair. The oil contains fresh and floral notes (grapefruit zest, magnolia, and musk) that blend perfectly with the skin for a delightful, summery scent.
The It Girl: It Girl: Carmen Montero Mundt
Carmen Montero Mundt has made a name for herself with her impeccable style on the paddock, where she can often be seen supporting her boyfriend, George Russell. Originally from Spain, she currently works for an investment fund in London. Her simple, elegant, and sophisticated style has gained her a reputation as a style icon, serving as inspiration for outfit choices for many of us. Keep an eye out for her stunning looks and effortlessly chic ensembles, as she continues to turn heads both on and off the paddock.