Shop ’til You Drop: Winter Pampering and Holiday Gift Shopping

The Perfect Purse on Hampton Road in Southampton Village.
The Perfect Purse on Hampton Road in Southampton Village. Photo credit: The Perfect Purse on Hampton Road in Southampton Village.

When it comes to style, the holiday season is all about sparkle! Festive fêtes are the perfect excuse to glam it up. Keep it all fun and no fuss by allowing the pros to work their magic.

Salon Xavier in Sag Harbor has some lovely holiday packages to take advantage of right now—including “Lux Bliss,” Lavender Spa Manicure & Pedicure and Pumpkin Peel Facial and blow out; “Ultimate Bliss,” Apple Blossom Spa Manicure, pedicure, one-hour deep tissue massage, 24 KT Gold Facial, hair cut and lunch from Provisions and more. The salon also offers highlights, updos, makeup and more! Salon Xavier Coiffure & Day Spa is located 1A Bay Street in Sag Harbor. Call 631-725-6400 or visit

It’s an exciting weekend! Madoo’s Holiday Market takes place December 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.—with homemade gifts galore, gardening books and all kinds of things for the gardener in your life. At 11 a.m., learn how to make a beautiful holiday wreath with Andy Brand of Broken Arrow Nursery and take home your masterpiece made with greens from Broken Arrow and the gardens at Madoo. Register at [email protected]. There’s also the option to purchase the Madoo Wreath—an elegant combination of balsam and Fraser firs, pine, chamaecyparis, arborvitae and winterberry, echoing the Madoo landscape. A portion of sales supports the Conservancy. To purchase, please contact Broken Arrow at [email protected]. Madoo is located at 618 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack. Visit for details.

Hildreth’s Home Goods, located at 51-55 Main Street in Southampton, has a wonderful selection of gift items—from well-designed kitchen accessories to their wide selection of candles to old-fashioned kids’ toys, even furniture—there’s truly something for everyone on your list. Best part of all, you’re supporting a long-standing local business that is a staple to the community. For store hours and details, visit or call 631-283-2300.

During the month of December, the folks at the Milk Pail will be donating a percentage of all sales to the Peconic Land Trust through December 31. You can also make a donation at the Milk Pail all month long! The Milk Pail is located at 1346 Montauk Highway in Water Mill. Make a sustainable gift in the month of December and you’ll receive a Peconic Land Trust market bag or baseball cap. The Trust conserves Long Island’s working farms, natural lands, and heritage. To learn more, call 631-283-3195 or visit us online at

There’s no time like the present to invest in a handbag that you’ll truly love to carry around. The Perfect Purse has incredible options—including rare and highly coveted couture bags—so you’re sure to find something distinctive and reflective of your own style. Right now, and probably not for long, there’s a Chanel Burgundy Caviar leather jumbo classic flap bag just waiting for the perfect home. The Perfect Purse, located at 27 Hampton Road, Southampton. Call 631-283-3360.

The luxury lifestyle brand Minnie Rose has opened an outlet shop at the Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. 100% cashmere pieces including shawls, wraps, pullovers and accessories make for the ultimate luxury gift this holiday season! While at the store, enter the raffle to win a gift card! The Tanger Outlets, 200 Tanger Mall Drive in Riverhead.

Love Lane Toys has opened its doors in Mattituck. Owned by the Dank family of Remsenburg, the local toy store is at the corner of Love Lane and Main Road. Shelves are stocked with classic games, unique and educational toys, crafts, puzzles, trains and more.

And since there can never be too many, the new Flanders 7-Eleven is set to open on December 17.

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