Shop ‘Til You Drop: Sun, Shop, Save, Savor in the Hamptons

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High season is upon us, and with every event you must be asking yourself, what am I going to wear? And where to store all of those new pieces? With new parties happening every weekend, it can be hard to keep up. That’s why Armarium is a great resource for any socialite this summer. Download the app and scroll through the gorgeous styles, select what you like and choose the size. You can even speak with a stylist or book a fitting to make sure everything is perfect. Then the items you’ve selected arrive, and are yours for four days. You can extend the rental period if you need to. After that, just send the dress back! They handle the packaging, the return label, even the dry cleaning. You have a fresh new look and no more cluttered closets. From July 22–31 Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor will be hosting an Armarium pop-up shop, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Baron’s Cove is located at 31 West Water Street in Sag Harbor. Call 844-227-6672 for venue information. Find the Armarium at the app store or at

Fleeps. You’ve heard of them, right? You’ve seen them in the Hamptons. They’re those brightly colored, strappy sandals. Very fashion-forward. The website tells us they’re handmade by women in Costa Rica, and they’re sustainable! 10% of profits go to the FLEEPS Foundation, with a goal of sending 10,000 impoverished girls to school by 2019. But you want to know what they feel like. They feel lighter than a foam flip-flop. The toe strap extends over your four minor toes, rather than your big toe. So the pressure’s off—but the nifty ankle strap ensures that they stay ON. Fleeps are available for purchase at the Surf Lodge in Montauk and from

Are you looking for better makeup options? Head to Bluemercury, the makeup and skincare store at 67 Main Street in East Hampton. They’ve got the latest in skincare treatments, from Laura Mercier Face Illuminator to La Mer’s limited edition World Oceans Day Moisturizing Cream. Heading to the beach for some fun in the sun? You’ll want to make sure your skin is protected. They’ve got sun protection and after sun care, from Clinique Mineral Sunscreen to Hampton Sun After Sun Moisturizer. They also offer a great selection of fragrances. Call 631-324-0330 or visit to find out more.

Guys, do you need a fun and flattering swimwear option for the season? Look no further than Orlebar Brown. The brand has everything you need to look good for the summer, from resort shorts to polos, but really shines in the swim trunks department. Nautical photographic fabrics make each pair of shorts a work of art. Some are deceptive: From a distance the Fauna Parakeets Swim Short appears to be a stylish pattern of palm fronds, but up close the fabric is actually a photograph of green parakeets. High quality and with a unique tailored fit, they’re a musthave for any beach day. Find Orlebar Brown at 55 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. Call 631-324-3960 or visit for more information.

If your home is in need of a pick-me-up Head to West Out East. The homestore has the latest in modern home design. Artful lighting options and ergonomic furniture combine with top-of-the-line design to make gorgeous living spaces worthy of a magazine. They currently have Nest Knitted Bean Bags, a fun furniture option for the whimsical or the bohemian, in shades of grey that go with the most modern of rooms. Find West Out East at 25 Newtown Lane in East Hampton. Call 631-324-3103 or visit for more product information.

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