It would appear our beloved shops are finally coming out of hibernation with tons of hot new places and sales.
Sylvester & Co. has closed their flagship Sag Harbor store for a brief renovation, but their extended winter sale is continuing at the Amagansett location all the way until March 15. Everything in the store is 25% off, excluding cookies and coffeebar items. Some select items will even be as much as 50% off. Now is your chance to score the latest trends in home furnishings, apparel, gifts and accessories. The shop is devoted to eco-friendly, sustainable manufacturing. Their merchandise, from side tables to candles and teapots, are simultaneously en vogue and timeless, sourced from quality suppliers around the world. Find Sylvester & Co. at 154 Main Street in Amagansett (631-267-9777) or, when the renovation is complete, at 103 Main Street in Sag Harbor (912-236-1150). Visit sylvesterandco.com.
If you’re still wandering the streets of Sag Harbor in spite of the Sylvester & Co. renovation, why not stop and warm up at Canio’s Books? Since 1980, this bookstore has offered up a wide array of books in all genres—the only prerequisite is that the book be well written. Browse through the collection of new and used favorites, from capital L Literature to art books, children’s books, cookbooks and more. You’re sure to find a recommendation from the helpful staff. Also available: “Whale” organic catnip kitty toys by Handmade in Sag Harbor. Explore the stacks at 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor. For more info, call 631-725-4926 or visit caniosbooks.com.
Favorite Sag Harbor barbershop Choppin’ Charlies will be switching things up this April. Now Located on West Water Street in Sag Harbor, just around the corner from the new Espresso location, the family-owned business will be relocating to a spot farther west on West Water Street. Just in time for the summer season, they’ll take up residence in the retail space just behind Water Street Wines & Spirits, across from the post office. For more info, call 631-725-5121.
East Hampton, there’s a new kid on the block. Black Sheep Knitworks has just opened shop at 47 Newtown Lane. Nestled between Second Nature foods and Tory Burch, the newly relocated shop is full of a cozy selection of yarn and knitting supplies, as well as handmade clothing and accessories. Maybe you’ve worn out your favorite pair of winter gloves, or maybe you want to cuddle up with a new hobby—no matter your reason, head down and check out the shop, and maybe learn a thing or two. Not only does the shop offer private knitting instruction for all skill levels, but they also offer a variety of quirky group classes, such as Block of the Month and Real Men Knit. Call 631-527-5800 or visit blacksheepknitworks.com for more information.
East Hampton’s Martha Stewart has published her latest book, Martha Stewart Weddings: Ideas and Inspirations. Stewart stopped by Extra in Los Angeles earlier this month, and told host Mario Lopez that the publication is “the finest organizational book about planning and executing your wedding that’s ever been done.” Well, what’s wrong with being confident? Stewart’s first book in two decades is full of advice for every stage of your wedding, from engagement to send off. It’s packed with gorgeous photographs in all color schemes, and even includes a breakdown of how your wedding budget should be spent. Find the book at your local bookstore, Target or amazon.com.
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