Shop ’Til You Drop: Get Set for the Cold, Give Back

Tanger Outlets in Riverhead
Tanger Outlets in Riverhead.

The days are shorter now but I’ve kept a healthy glow—with Hampton Sun’s Sunless Tanning Gel ( I love this stuff. I wish I could drink it instead of having to rub it in, but that’s my only complaint about it. It goes on so evenly and really lasts. My legs look amazing. Oh whoops, my legs are about nine shades darker than the rest of me! Oh well, with these legs and a fresh shellac pedicure from John Dillon Salon ( on Hill Street in Southampton, no one will notice the rest of me!

Here are some other things to keep you “happily distracted: It’s definitely “sweater weather” and Christopher Fischer Cashmere offers a wide selection of elegant and luxurious casual and dressy selections for men and women. Christopher Fischer has built his business in setting trends and creating innovative fashions. On the East End, please visit their Southampton location, 52 Jobs Lane, Southampton, 631-204-9090 or in East Hampton at 67 Main Street, East Hampton, 631-907-0900, Flying Point Surf Shop (FP) is offering great fall sales with 60% off men’s and kids tees buy five get one free, 50% off all shorts, select Vans and Nike are 50% off, tank tops 50% off, paddle boards and surf boards $100 off plus free paddle and free delivery in New York; select beanies 50% off, sandals and all rash guards 50% off— FP also has a huge rack of $25 hoodies and recently received inventory of great North Face and Patagonia winter fashions. On Saturday Nov. 10, all Flying Point locations will donate 10% of sales to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. On Nov. 11, 10% of all sales will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project. Stop by Flying Point Men’s, Women’s or Kid’s stores in Southampton, Men’s or Women’s/Kid’s in Sag Harbor and their Bridgehampton premium shop, all are open seven days a week, year round. Visit for more information.

Nancy & Co. is an East End staple, offering fabulous favorites including Cambio, Peace of Cloth, Fabrizio Gianni, Luna Luz, Duna, Crea and much more. The New York store is now closed, but come visit Nancy & Co. at 62 The Circle (behind Chase Bank) in East Hampton and 89 Jobs Lane in Southampton. Call 631-324-5097 in East Hampton or 631-353-3161 in Southampton. Maison 24 in Bridgehampton offers a lovely selection of home accessories, clothing, tabletop linens, lighting, pillows and more. Stop by this wonderful boutique and check out great gift items, home essentials and décor. Maison 24, 2424 Main Street, Bridgehampton, 631-537-2488. The Design Studio also located in Bridgehampton is having a 15% off sale through November 25. Fall into their autumn sale and find fabulous merchandise. 2393 Main Street, Bridgehampton, 631-537-1999.

For those fashionistas who need a serious shopping fix, Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead is the place to be. With Tanger’s massive store offerings, all your retail needs can be found in one central area. Now that the holidays are fast approaching, spend the day, or a few hours, and choose from: Worth New York, Aldo, Barney’s New York, Coach Factory, Calvin Klein, H&M, Guess, Kenneth Cole, Steve Madden, Saks Fifth Avenue off Fifth, Michael Kors, Kate Spade New York, Theory, Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, Nautica and many, many more! Don’t miss the opportunity to get a jump start on your holiday season shopping. Tanger’s website will guide you in the right direction—get special shopping passes, coupons and discounts every week now through the holiday season! Special Thanksgiving sales include Moonlight Madness and an After Thanksgiving sale, Friday Big Sale and Saturday and Sunday Weekend Blowout. Text shop4me to win a fantastic shopping spree (see the website for further details). Tanger Outlet Center, 200 Tanger Mall Drive in Riverhead.

Since Sandy hit the Northeast; there have been so many people in need of help. The Southampton Chamber of Commerce started collecting immediate items for those in need who have lost all their belongings and home. The Chamber suggests that you please bring non-perishable items as well as winter clothing; coats and sweaters, etc. to the Southampton Chamber of Commerce, 76 Main Street, Southampton, 631-283-0402 [email protected]

New Kid on the Block: Sean Edison Salon has just opened next door to the John Jermain Library on West Water Street in Sag Harbor. Perfect for you gorgeous bookworms. 631-725-7326. Popular Southampton boutique Erika’s Place II has relocated to Jobs Lane, Look for an April opening.

J. McLaughlin will be donating 10% of their sales this weekend to local fire departments. 2 Jobs Lane, Southampton – 631-204-0183.

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