There comes a point mid-summer when things need a little pick-me-up. Whether it’s my wardrobe, jewelry or home décor, it all just starts looking and feeling same ol’ same ol’. It’s at this very moment that I start drawing upon inspiration, come up with a few ideas and hit the shops. We’re on our way to feeling fresh and new for summer part II.
Nothing will make you feel more revitalized than a new white dress, especially with that mid-summer tan. It’s the summer equivalent to the LBD. I found the perfect one at Tenet—the Dana dress from rag & bone. Mesh textured, with sheer chiffon straps and a waist belt, it makes the transition from elegant luncheon to poolside cocktail party with nothing more than a change from flats to heels. Luckily it was on sale too, as Tenet now has brought in a fabulous new collection for fall. Check it out: 91 Main Street, Southampton. Call 631-377-3981 or visit tenetshop.com.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. So make a new bestie, or send your sweetie in to select one for you, at Christopher Kaufmann in Southampton. They’ve expanded the store on Main Street, allowing for a wider viewing of the collection. Many important diamonds, each one designed by Christopher Kaufmann himself and created in house by a team of artisans, are marked down. Now’s the season to sparkle in the Follina Ring or the rare yellow diamond Cushion cut ring. 46 Main Street, Southampton. Call 631-204-9790 or visit christopherkaufmann.com.
After a day at the beach, Malibu C Serum and Perfection Crème is just what your skin needs to replenish moisture. The non-sticky serum is absorbed instantly and the rich moisturizer feels lightweight and non-greasy. Tightness is instantly gone and your complexion takes on a healthy luminosity. The best part is Malibu products are free of parabens, propylene glycol and sulfates—the results you see today are free of long-term damage. You can find Malibu hair care products on the East End at Fay Teller Salon, 19 Corwith Avenue in Bridgehampton and at Toni’s Barber Shop, 69 Mill Rd. in Westhampton Beach. For the skincare line, shop at malibuc.com.
Next time you’re picking up that perfect Christopher Fischer cashmere sweater, you’ll have the opportunity to see handmade furniture from Rhode Island design house O&G Studio. The rustic, traditional American designs with a modern twist are ideal for your Hamptons home. Committed to eco-conscious lifestyle, furnishings from O&G Studio are American-made with locally sourced materials. The exhibition is at the East Hampton location, along with contemporary furniture designs by Richard Watson. Christopher Fischer East Hampton 67 Main Street East Hampton. Call 631-907-0900, or take a peek at christopherfischer.com.
On Saturday, July 27, head to Water Mill for Super Saturday 16. Seriously shop ’til you drop while raising funds for ovarian cancer research. Tickets are available at ocrf.org.
If you’ve been thinking about getting a boat, mark your calendar for August 3 & 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., as Mariners Cove Marina will be hosting an open house featuring Marquis and Carver Yachts and other major boating brands like Monterey, Cobia and Jupiter. Located right at the gateway to the Hamptons, Mariners Cove Marina is at 9 Canoe Place Road in Hampton Bays. Give them a call at 631-728-0286 or visit marinerscovermarine.com.
New Kids on the Block:
Few things are more thrilling than acquiring a new work of art for your home. You’ve probably seen the galleries in town, but you may not have known that Kezler Gallery Annex is located at 200 North Sea Road in Southampton. Call 631-204-0353 or visit kezlergallery.com.