Shop ‘Til You Drop: Summertime and the Shoppin’ is Easy…

Shopping for some is a favorite pastime, shopping for others can be grueling, but shopping for a good cause, is something special. Each summer season there are an abundance of charitable events, one of the more popular and anticipated events in recent years is the UJA Federation of New York Women’s Philanthropy’s Annual “Hamptons Trunk Show” located on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society. From the moment we entered the grand tented event, our eyes were drawn to aisle after aisle of elegant jewelry, accessories, clothing and unique novelties. Each and every booth offered an array of the most magnificent and unique items. If you were not able to be there this year, make sure to mark your calendar for next year’s show. I guarantee it will be worth it! For more information, visit

Let’s Shop! Impulse for Men located in Westhampton Beach is running a summer sale event with 25% off special summer fashion selections including; shorts, polos, summer shirts and more. In addition, get a jump-start on new fall arrivals. Impulse for Men is located at 85 Main Street in Westhampton Beach. For more information and store hours, call 631-288-5406. Rose Jewelers in Southampton will be hosting a special in-store event. Come view the collections of Clara Williams and OWC/Old World Chain on August 8 and 9 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. These beautiful interchangeable beads, leather and enamel bracelets are fun and elegant. Available in easy-to-wear summer colors. Make a splash year-round and stop by this special event. Rose Jewelers is located at 57 Main Street, Southampton. Call 631-283-5757 for further details or visit Don’t miss Ladies Night every Tuesday this month at Stitch in Southampton. Enjoy a fun-filled evening with special guest jewelry designer Jennifer Brown. Her custom designed Murano glass jewelry is perfect for summer! Starts at 6:30 p.m. Stitch is a unique boutique offering the latest in trends and great fashions. Located at 22 Nugent Street in Southampton. Williams-Sonoma in the Bridgehampton Commons is announcing that they have over 500 new items in inventory. Discover what’s new in cookware, electrics, tabletops and more online and in stores. Free shipping offered on orders $49 or more. Visit for more details and full descriptions of inventory items. Is it time to pack up for college?  Despatch Self Storage, LLC in Bridgehampton is offering a special promotional sale with $25 off boxes and packing materials when you spend $100. Located 229 Butter Lane in Bridgehampton. Call 631-537-4500 for more information. Mark your calendar for Julie Feldman’s (Handbag and accessory designer) special event at Guild Hall. Come and check out her beautiful collection of handbags and accessories on August 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be a purse exhibit, sale and signing. Come and meet the designer! Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton.


New Kids on the Block

It’s not easy to stand out as a new boutique in the Hamptons, but Prince of Scots located in Water Mill is truly remarkable. Catering to men, women, infants, children and pets, Prince of Scots – what a great shopping experience you will have. Choose from a selection of high-end gift items, handcrafted, internationally sourced items, elegant luggage and apparel by Patricia Brown, Thompson of London, McAlson, Baby Zegna and more. Prince of Scots is located at 700 Montauk Hwy in Water Mill, 631-604-1392 or visit

Looking for something new and delicious? What about a big ole bucket of crumbs from Hahn’s Old Fashioned Cake Company? That’s right an entire bucket full of delightful giant crumbs (as in crumbs from a crumb cake). Our staff tried them last week and had no problem indulging. Warning: These are deliciously dangerous! Visit Hahn’s Old Fashioned Cake Company at or 75 Allen Blvd., Farmingdale, 631-249-3456.

Don’t forget, shop at sunset to benefit The Retreat on Thursday, 8/9 in East Hampton and Sag Harbor.

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