Hello summer! This week we will be celebrating the beginning of summer and in the Hamptons that means lots of benefits, parties, charity events, BBQs, beach parties and lots and lots of special summer shopping! Let’s do it!
Jimmy’s, 167 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, is celebrating the season with their annual East End Hospice Camp Good Grief bereavement camp for children benefit event. Join L’Agence, known for its laid-back luxe appeal, and the staff at Jimmy’s for a day of shopping from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., where a portion of the proceeds will go to the charity! For more info call May at 631-288-7000.
Accents Backyard Essentials by Tortorella, 296 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, celebrated Father’s Day with some hot deals that everyone can enjoy…They’re available until June 30, so get going and take advantage of it. If you clip out the coupons in Dan’s Papers (June 17), you can save up to $500 off spas and 20% off your entire purchase. Now that is a hot sale, not to be missed. Call 631-728-8600 for information.
There will be a very special grand opening at Sitara Naghavi’s Sculptural Jewelry and Functional Art gallery shop on 60 Jobs Lane, Southampton, the weekend of June 24 through June 26. A master craftsman and creative genius, Naghavi handcrafts each one-of-a-kind piece with an artistic component and an eye for detail. Working with silver, copper and precious gemstones, each of her unique designs exhibits a fusion of East and West, a harmony of traditional elements mixed with both the exotic and contemporary. Beauty and functionality! The weekend begins on Friday, June 24, with Southampton Mayor Mark Epley officiating at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a Champagne celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Sitara will be on hand to greet visitors and talk about her newest collection throughout the entire weekend. A percentage of all sales will be donated to charity. The gallery is open Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Have you ever promised anyone a rose garden? Well Marder’s, 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, is having a 30%-off sale on select roses, making it really affordable to do that special rose garden. The sale includes David Austin’s hybrid tea roses, Grandifloras and Florundas. A rose is a rose is a rose! For info call 631-537-3700.
If you are looking for the infamous Tracy Tooker Hats, look no further than the Bridgehampton Historical Society’s Antique Show on the Corwith House Grounds, 2368 Montauk Highway, Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26. There over 100 vendors with something for everyone and every price range. Bring the family and enjoy looking for the perfect hostess or happening gift for that someone special on your gift list. Tracy will be there with a brand new inventory of her famous, fabulous hats that are worn to all the major events including the Hampton Classic, Polo, Super Saturday and more. For info call 631-537-1088.
This season, make sure you’re prepared with the ultimate beach accessory – a LACOSTE beach towel. Conveniently located at 48 Main Street, East Hampton, the newly opened LACOSTE shop offers the hottest styles – just in time for beach season – at affordable prices that range from $27 to $40. The lush cotton towels come in an assortment of stylish patterns and colors, perfect for the entire family. Whether you want to show off your impeccable taste with the iconic crocodile solid logo in one of five fun summer shades, or work on your tan atop the Sunrise Towel, LACOSTE is on the scene making sure you’re covered from backyard to beach. New for this year is the “Flag Beach Towel” for two, perfect for your next seaside date or for hanging out on the double-wide (towel, that is).
If you are thinking it’s the time of the year for the Clinique Bonus, well yes it is! White’s Pharmacy, 81 Main Street, East Hampton, has your free bonus with a purchase of $21.50 or more (a $60 value). It is only available until the end of the week, so get going. While you are at White’s check out something I found amazing, a new product called Vat Vein, a spider and varicose vein-reducing serum founded by Mary Allmaras, RN, who will be on hand at White’s, Saturday, June 18, from noon to 5 p.m. She will be demonstrating and explaining her newly formulated, clinically proven Vat Vein serum that is made with Petit Verdot and Syrah grape pomace and pharmaceutical grade Chinese herbs to open the Q (energy). Stop in and test it, I am sure you will not leave without a jar in tow.
On The North Fork:
Eastport’s Little Secret, 519 Montauk Highway, has a little bit of everything and a whole lot more coming in. Look for great merchandise including baby gifts, kids’ toys, Meri Meri cards, soybean candles, Seashore collection, bath and body products, Chamilia sterling silver jewelry costume jewelry, wedding items and one of my faves, Vera Bradley.
If you have any questions, or your shop is having sales, new inventory, re-opening for the summer season or you are opening a brand new business, my readers want to hear about it. E-mail me at: Shoptil@danspapers.com. I will be happy to get the word out! [/expand]