Shopping & Style

Shop ’til You Drop: Shopping News and Hot Finds for the Hamptons

Summer is here and so is summer shopping! Whether you are planning to spend the day at the beach or at a backyard barbecue—ideally, you’ll do both—you’ll want to sport something fresh.

Ganeaux in Amagansett has some hot new looks to check out for both men and women. A personal favorite are the Lika Mimika double-soled espadrilles. New from Spain, they combine with R13 Denim jeans to complete the laidback chic look. Call 631-267-7717 and stop by at 167 Main Street, Amagansett.

Chef Todd Jacobs of Fresh Hamptons
Chef Todd Jacobs of Fresh Hamptons. Photo credit: S.H. Schulman

You’ve worked hard to look your best for the beach, so keep it going with healthy eating. Fresh Hamptons makes it easy with their new take-out service. Located in the back parking lot at Fresh Hamptons, a new gourmet to-go shop will offer a special-take out menu. Patrons will be able to order juices, wraps, salads and raw desserts. Fresh Hamptons is located at 203 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton. Call 631-537-4700 or visit

For a little healthy treat to munch on and keep your sweet-cravings at bay, you’ve got to try Nutiva’s O’Coconut bite-sized, certified organic snacks. Perfect to toss in your beach bag! They come in two flavors—O’Coconut Classic and O’Coconut Hemp & Chia for a nutty flavor and a boost of Omega 3s. They are truly delicious, light and yet filling, with only 60 calories and minimal sugar. Each snack contains a 1.5 teaspoon serving of the superfood, coconut oil. These goodies are available online now at

Join Elie Tahari in celebrating the launch of Assouline’s The Big Book of The Hamptons, by Michael Shnayerson, on Saturday, June 7 from 5–7 p.m. Copies will be signed by the author and champagne will be provided by Pommery. Elie Tahari is located at One Main Street, East Hampton. RSVP to or 631-329-8883.

Keep your eyes out for Designs for Living (Monacelli Press), a new book of houses by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Roger H. Seifter, Randy L. Correll, Grant F. Marani, and Gary L. Brewer, who lead the residential practice at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, present 15 houses the firm has completed over the past ten years—including a house in Quogue and two in East Hampton. See more at

New Kids on the Block

Long Island artist and jewelry designer Paolo Giordano has opened Long Island’s first mobile art gallery! The Pagio Truck will primarily feature Giorgano’s one of a kind jewelry and will also showcase the work of a fabulous leather maker from St. John and clothing from textile designers from Astoria. Visit to preview Giordano’s gorgeous jewelry designs. The official launch of the truck will be Saturday, June 14 so keep your eyes peeled for The Pagio Truck throughout the East End!

Gallery Crossing, owned and operated by Southamptonites John and Joanne Rosko, has reopened for the 2014 season with an expanded selection of artists and extended hours, noon–7 p.m., Thursday through Monday. Throughout the season, look forward to seeing a large selection of several artists’ work and exhibitions that will change every two weeks. Styles include landscape, portrait, still life and abstract; media include photography, painting and sculpture. Artists interested in exhibiting may contact Gallery Crossing is located at 2745 Peconic Lane in Peconic. Call 631-765-8377 or visit

Home furnishing retailer West Elm is opening a new store in Water Mill on Tuesday, June 3. To celebrate the opening, West Elm will be holding a sweepstakes for local residents with a chance to win a $2,000 gift card. Be among the first 300 shoppers to spend at least $50 and walk away with a custom Water Mill beach bag! Kids will enjoy the free ice pops on Saturdays from Noon–4 p.m. throughout June. West Elm is located at 760 Montauk Highway, Building 3, Water Mill. Call 631-726-6017 or visit

Fashion legend Jackie Rogers is back in Southampton! This summer, Jackie Rogers is featuring the Gin Lane Collection exclusively for Southampton as well as some of their famous couture fashions—perfect for your summer galas. The Jackie Rogers boutique is located at 16 Hill Street, Southampton. Visit

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