This world-class emporium on St. Armands Circle welcomes its discriminating clients with an elegant resort ambience. The Met's tropical English Bermudan architectural style is adorned with Honduran mahogany woodwork, sparkling marble floors and a magnificent whispering fountain. All senses are attended to throughout the Fashion House, Day Spa and Salon.
An experienced and respectful team helps visitors fulfill every request, says owner Geoffrey Michel, who opened The Met with his wife, Brenda, in 2000.
Geoffrey, Brenda and their talented, well-trained staff intently focus on their clients to understand their distinct needs. "We do our best to provide an incredible environment," he says, "for people who seek the absolute best. They deserve the respect and luxury that we strive to provide." The team at The Met truly enjoys and befriends their clientele. This has certainly driven The Met to awards from Cargo Magazine, Sarasota Magazine, The Sarasota Herald Tribune, and Industry Magazine.
The Met features timeless and sophisticated designs from around the globe. Elegant at every level from a walk on the beach, to black-tie. In a well-planned assortment, designer lines include Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Zegna, Burberry, Etro, Lacoste, and Diane von Furstenberg. Keen to the needs of a discriminating clientele, The Met believes in a creative balance of fashion trend and classic elegance. "I feel that our clients should be comfortable in their own personal style. No matter their age or shape, everyone should feel nice and look well," says Geoffrey.
To take the lifestyle experience one step further, The Met's award-winning Day Spa and Salon, states Brenda, "is a well thought-out luxury spa experience". With treatments like a hydro-active sea salt scrub, an enzymatic sea mud wrap, complete massage, and hair and nail services, the spa and salon exemplify luxury. "We are fortunate to be surrounded by a very experienced and talented team of therapists and stylists," says Brenda.
"We're a family-oriented company," adds Geoffrey, "and our experience reflects that. We enjoy serving the grandparents down to the grandchildren. Our simple goal is to provide all who walk through our doors with an exceptional and rewarding experience."