GLENN TORREGIANI'S idea of pampering himself is sipping Scotch and puffing a cigar. But there he was one recent afternoon, having a shampoo, a haircut, a shoe shine and a manicure, and relaxing with a steaming hot towel draped over his face at John Allan's Club in Midtown Manhattan. Chasing it down with an ice-cold beer.
In this post-metrosexual era, more men around the United States are wrapping themselves in terry cloth robes at spas and requesting treatments that might have been deemed unbecoming for a man just a few years ago.
But increasingly, they are doing it in a traditionally manly setting: in a clublike atmosphere, some with dark-wood and leather décor, large-screen televisions, sports programming and beer. Not to mention the presence of beautiful women.
Jul 6, 2006
Handshake maintenance and foot repair
Making spa services manly.