Shop ’til You Drop: French Presse, Pure Barre, Montauk Outfitters

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Getting married or purchasing your dream home this spring?  Get off to a good start with linens. Native New Yorker Sarah de Havenon has launched her signature fine linen service French Presse in New York, having launched last summer to rave reviews in the Hamptons. A comprehensive luxury linen management company, French Presse offers unparalleled cleaning and pressing of everything from duvets and sheets to napkins and towels. French Presse will assess, prepare and stock clients’ complete linen closet contents. French Presse uses only environmentally friendly techniques and products. Using a fragrance- free pH-balanced method, the signature French Presse method removes dirt and stains. In addition to their laundry service, French Presse offers a complete line of high quality European bedding. Clients can schedule an appointment with the [email protected] Bedding Boutique, which will arrive at your home with a multitude of products to consider. Call 917-864-9711 for details.

Do the longer days motivate you to get fit for summer? On days when it’s still a bit too brisk to enjoy your outdoor activities, try a Pure Barre class in Southampton Village. Pure Barre offers classes every day of the week and has special deals for newbies. Call 631-353-3064 or visit and get started on your summer goals! Pure Barre is located at 5 Windmill Lane in Southampton.

I just tried Le Deuxieme Parfum, the new fragrance by coolife (aka East Hampton’s Pauline Rochas and Carole Beaupre) and I smell super sexy! It’s available from Ganeaux and Turpan in the Hamptons and on

ManCave’s handsomely packaged, oil-free moisturizer has a pleasant masculine scent and absorbs almost instantly, leaving skin and hands soft and smelling good, but never greasy, so it’s easy to get right back to chopping wood, fixing cars, catching fish and wrestling bears, like men do. The ManCave deodorant is easy to apply, effective and virtually without scent—like a good man. Available from

Stitch Fix, the online personal styling retailer, is adding maternity and petites styling to their services. This is the company’s first expansion into new product categories. Created for busy women across the United States, Stitch Fix is an affordable and accessible online personal styling service that helps women look and feel their best every day. Clients simply fill out an online style profile and Stitch Fix personal stylists handpick a selection of five clothing items and accessories that best fit each client’s taste, budget and lifestyle. Clients keep what they love and easily return the rest. To sign up, visit

You’re not ready for summer without your nautical rope belt from Montauk Outfitters. The original nautical rope belt is proudly made in the U.S.A and inspired by days spent sailing the waters off Montauk. Montauk Outfitters was started on a sailboat where coiled line in the cockpit gave way to the idea of making belts out of their halyard and dock line. Whether you’re on a beam reach to Bermuda, on the golf course or in the office, Montauk Outfitters belts are a great way to add style and color to your day. Visit to see belts, tees, hoodies and more.

Congrats to BMW of Southampton, on County Road 39, on winning the 2015 BMW Center of Excellence award for outstanding performance in 2014. This is the first win of its kind for the Southampton dealership. BMW of Southampton is currently ranked number one out of 92 other centers in its particular grouping and number eight of 339 BMW centers nationwide. Time for a new car? Stop in! And then get yourself a green latte next door at Hampton Coffee Company before March ends.

Keep off that March chill with Sarabeth’s soups delivered to your home. Winner of the Outstanding Soup award at the Fancy Food Show and included in Oprah’s Favorites, your family will be savoring this delicious treat and keeping warm at the same time. Each order contains three 24 oz. containers and six biscuits. Visit to place your order and find other tantalizing treats. Water Mill’s Sarabeth Levine knows from comfort food!

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