Shop ‘Til You Drop With Maria Tennariello: Fourth Of July Weekend

Happy Red, White and Blue! Independence Day Weekend is here, and the weather is just perfect for all the activities coming up, including shopping! Let’s shop for some red-hot deals!

There is nothing better for me than starting my day by going off to the Style Bar Day Spa, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, for an invigorating shellac manicure/pedicure (zero time to dry, and lasts two weeks), then sitting in hairstylist-from-Paris, Janette’s “hair chair” for my red-hot “Sharon Osbourne Red” hair color…Also Style Bar is celebrating its 10th year at this location…welcome Michael Edri back for another summer of cutting/styling and for those who want to lessen the summer frizz, try their special Keratin Brazilian Hair Straightening…while Eva is busy with her new summer facials, keeping your skin clean and subtle, with a special facial on your sunburned face that will simply cool you off! Visit the retail area for a large selection of specialty products for yourself, home or hostess-with-the-mostest! Call 631-725-6730, or visit [expand]

“Fashion changes, style stays the same”…join the staff at Jimmy’s, 167 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, this holiday weekend for new seasonal merchandise including sportswear, cocktail dresses, shoes, bags, accessories, sunglasses, anything and almost everything your little heart desires. You just have to stop in and find it! Call for more info at 631-288-7000.

While you are doing the stroll on Main Street in Westhampton Beach (love this village), step into Blue 1, 124 Main Street, a women’s and men’s boutique that “says it all” when you walk through the door. There are two Trunk Shows scheduled at the shop after the Fourth of July weekend: Kacey K Fine Jewelry Trunk Show, Thursday, July 7, 4 to 8 p.m.; and a Vintage Trunk Show with the What Goes Around Comes Around collection featuring vintage Chanel jewelry and handbags, Saturday, July 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. Don’t miss either of the trunk shows, they promise to be exciting. Complimentary Champagne will be served. Call 631-288-5830 or email for further info.

Sea Green Designs, Hampton Road, Southampton, is having a seasonal clearance sale to help everyone get the house ready for the official start of summer and all those Fourth of July guests. Items throughout the store are 10% to 50% off, including upholstery, art, lighting and outdoor furnishings. Sea Green Designs is filled with sustainable, coastal style and great eco-friendly furnishings and accessories, so stop by and take a look. Don’t forget about their design services. You can see Shannon and Ina seven days a week – Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – to discuss all your decorating needs. For more information call 631-259-3612 or visit them on Facebook or

Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 2. Gretchen Scott Designs will team up with the Last Chance Animal Rescue to hold the first annual “Cocktails for Canines” fundraiser. Last Chance Animal Rescue Fund is a nonprofit 100% volunteer-run organization that rescues animals from kill shelters. Gretchen Scott Designs, 46 Job Lane, Southampton, generously offered a private shopping experience for guests, with items from her collection to be raffled off during the event in her boutique. Guests will enjoy spirits, hors d’oeuvres and a 50% discount on one clothing item purchase. LCAR has rescued more than 500 animals this year and thanks to dedicated volunteers, foster families, adopters and supporters, they hope to double that number before the end of the year. Tickets for the event are $100 and available online at or at Gretchen Scott Designs, Kevin Maple Salon and Tuscan House in Southampton.

Sitting Pretty at 51 Jobs Lane-Day Court, Southampton, is a beautiful shop – eco-friendly, with bamboo walls and Tiki huts to display their stylish, relaxed, resort wear for ladies and men. Along with comfortable and sophisticated clothing, you will also find hand-painted silk tops, knitted linen dresses, jewelry, handbags, sunglasses and Topsies shoes. In the mix, look for styles in a wide variety of sizes from XS to XL, along with a large selection of Plus sizes for men and women, all at un-Hampton prices. Owners Patti and Corey of The Cashmere Outlet thought of everything for this new shop, even a new line of skincare products called Naked Bee, and a perfect sunscreen: Double Spectrum UVA/UVB. Open seven days…call 631-377-3972 for more info.

Designer Christopher Fischer (known to insiders as the “King of Cashmere”), Christopher Fischer East Hampton Boutique, 67 Main Street, has some absolutely must-have “Hamptons Cashmere” pieces for the summer season. Fashionistas, locals and vacationers alike will find fabulously soft and unique cashmere styles that are ideal for any occasion. The summer collection features easy-to-wear, draped T’s, dip-dyes, dresses and striped tops. Getting ahead for the fall season, don’t miss the Fall 2011 Trunk Show going on until July 5. At the Southampton, Jobs Lane location the trunk show will take place Monday, July 6 through Saturday, July 18. For fall look for richly luxe and voluminous sweaters in wonderful tweeds and textures, as well as leaner-to-the-body pieces for a cleaner look. Don’t forget to pick up the ultimate summer accessory for those cooler nights, one of his signature scarves woven in pure silk and cashmere. Call 631-907-0900.

Roberta Freymann, 21 Main Street, East Hampton, best known for her whimsical worldly patterns, has a collection featuring women’s ready-to-wear, outerwear, jewelry and accessories. They’re celebrating Independence Day in color! Roberta is celebrating with her new red, white and blue home décor that is perfect for backyard BBQs or a day at the beach. The Fourth of July collection features red, white and blue napkins, beach bucket hats in a variety of American flag-themed colors, tablecloths to celebrate Independence Day, as well as the classic Roberta Roller Rabbit Kurta! Call 631-329-5828.

Take a chance on something different this summer! Make note that Ellen Mullman’s very private Gyrotonic & Pilates Studio, 37 Bull Run, East Hampton, is open again for the season. She is taking appointments six days a week for one-on-ones that will help you “unwind, stretch and strengthen, to find your inner athlete.” Call 631-329-0461 for appointments and information.

Ciao and Happy Fourth of July!

If you have any questions or your shop is having sales, new inventory, a re-opening, or a brand new business, my readers want to hear about it. E-mail me at: I will be happy to get the word out! [/expand]


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