WHAT: $2.5 million expansion and new Ivy Bar & Bistro at luxe Galleria-area Fiori Spa
WHERE: Fiori Spa
A stylish crowd of more than 350 guests flocked to Fiori Spa at 2613 Potomac Dr. on Thursday evening for an exclusive, invitation-only first look at the property following a $2.5 million expansion that includes the new Ivy Bar & Bistro and Attitudes Paris Coiffure.
After walking down the red carpet, guests were treated to tours of the 13,000-square-foot two-story spa, including its seven new massage rooms, new outdoor swimming pool and remodeled garden area, expanded state-of-the-art ladies’ locker room, additional waiting area and enhanced interiors. A jazz trio played in the spa’s outdoor garden as guests were treated to 10-minute chair massages from Fiori therapists and a sampling of skincare products from Yon-Ka Paris.
Owners Roy and Natalie Horlock mingled with the crowd as guests noshed on complimentary pizzas, paninis and charcuterie plates from Ivy, along with wine and cocktails. Inside Attitudes Paris, the new full-service hair salon at Fiori, owner David Edery and his team of stylists greeted customers and friends with champagne and delectable passed bites from Le Mistral.The party continued upstairs at Ivy, the crown jewel of Fiori’s $2.5 million expansion. DJ Brody blasted ‘80s dance tunes from inside the 1,800-square-foot rooftop bar and bistro while Food & Beverage Manager Tate Drennen served up signature drinks behind the bar. The festive crowd enjoyed scenic views of Fiori’s garden from Ivy’s second-floor patio along with passed bites including handmade gelato and sorbet.