"I love the The Peninsula Spa, but I recently shot the interior for the new spa that is opening this month at the Elysian hotel (11 E. Walton, 312-646-1310), and I can't wait to spend a day there—it is breathtaking!"
"The Andersonville neighborhood on the North Side of Chicago has a ton of amazing stores, but the best one by far is Brimfield. In addition to stocking unusual items, the owner reupholsters antique furniture herself."
5219 N. Clark St., 773-271-3501
Photo Gear: Helix Camera & Video
"They have a flea market once a year, where they sell old film/vintage cameras—they're like pieces of art to me."