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East Hampton House & Garden Tour – Give thanks to history
November 18, 2016 – 3:07 pm | Comments Off on East Hampton House & Garden Tour – Give thanks to history
East Hampton House & Garden Tour – Give thanks to history

 

There is a bit of the voyeur in all of us and the best way to get your behind-the-hedges real estate fix is to join the East Hampton Historical Society 2016 House & Garden Tour.  Houses will be at their holiday finest, and it’s a chance to support the history which gives the Hamptons such character (think back before you turned on the hot tub with your smart phone.)

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Inventive Minimalism – Roger Ferris celebrates his new book at The Bridge
August 18, 2016 – 12:40 pm | Comments Off on Inventive Minimalism – Roger Ferris celebrates his new book at The Bridge
Inventive Minimalism – Roger Ferris celebrates his new book at The Bridge

Photos BFA.com
Architecture in the Hamptons is a voyeur’s pleasure.  Architect Roger Ferris known both for his inventive and groundbreaking modern design of the famed Bridge Golf Club Clubhouse and Topping Rose House renovation gives us a chance to peek inside his buildings in his new book.
 
In celebration of, Inventive Minimalism: The Architecture of Roger Ferris + Partners, Roger Ferris held a special gathering at The Bridge.  You never say no if you have an invitation to this private club with its stunning …

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Preserving The Artist Community – Thomas Moran Trust Cocktail Party July 29
July 27, 2016 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on Preserving The Artist Community – Thomas Moran Trust Cocktail Party July 29
Preserving The Artist Community – Thomas Moran Trust Cocktail Party July 29

In a disposable age where many things are casually tossed or torn down to make way for the new, it is heartening to see restoration projects which preserve the culture and history of the area. The Thomas Moran Trust celebrates this commitment at its Midsummer Cocktail Party, to be held on the evening of July 29th on the historical grounds of the Thomas Moran and Mary Nimmo Moran Studio on Main Street in East Hampton Village.  The benefit party will celebrate the final …

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East Hampton Antiques Show July 22 – 24 – A Design Treat
July 23, 2016 – 10:11 am | Comments Off on East Hampton Antiques Show July 22 – 24 – A Design Treat
East Hampton Antiques Show July 22 – 24 – A Design Treat

 
Some of the best shopping this weekend is at the East Hampton Antiques Show  at Mulford Farm to benefit the East Hampton Historical Society.  All different design periods are represented with chic items ranging from indoor and outdoor furniture to fine art, jewelry and even an amazing captain’s costume that would make Johnny Depp jealous.

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Hamptons Wellness Week kicks off June 5, 2016
June 2, 2016 – 11:07 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Wellness Week kicks off June 5, 2016
Hamptons Wellness Week kicks off June 5, 2016

Attention all ye suffering from stress, muffin tops, bad attitudes, and I’m fine I’ll just have another pint of Ben & Jerry’s.  This is the time to pull your body, mind and soul together.  A great way to kick start this is with Hamptons Wellness Week June 5th to 12th .  You can get discounts or free fitness classes so it’s time to cheat on your normal routine and try something new.  There are also special healthy food, coaching, and beauty offers …

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Meet Artists from Haiti at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Aug 21, 22
August 20, 2015 – 4:53 am | Comments Off on Meet Artists from Haiti at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Aug 21, 22
Meet Artists from Haiti at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Aug 21, 22

This Friday and Saturday, August 21 & 22, Urban Zen in Sag Harbor is celebrating Haiti in the Hamptons with Haitian artisans Caroline Sada, Chandler Busby, Karine Faubert Villard, Magalie Dresse and Paula Coles.
In 2011, Donna Karan began collaborating with a handful of Haiti’s best artisans and today, she and Urban Zen are working together with Haitian communities to build a sustainable model of philanthropy and commerce.
A portion of proceeds from the event will be used to continue the Urban Zen Foundation’s …

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Book Lovers Unite – 11th Annual Author’s Night A Huge Success
August 11, 2015 – 7:27 am | Comments Off on Book Lovers Unite – 11th Annual Author’s Night A Huge Success
Book Lovers Unite – 11th Annual Author’s Night A Huge Success

 

By Heather Buchanan
Think of it as a fantastic literary mosh pit. An enthusiastic crowd of 2,000 mingled last Saturday with 100 authors at the 11th Annual Authors Night Benefit for East Hampton Library under a tent of titans of words. Considered one of the nation’s leading annual literary celebrations, the night begins with guests interacting with their favorite and new authors to get books personally inscribed, take selfies, and ask one another in excited hushed tones, “Who’s your literary crush?”

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Hamptons Entertaining – Annie Falk’s Guide to Unforgettable Occasions
July 20, 2015 – 4:19 pm | Comments Off on Hamptons Entertaining – Annie Falk’s Guide to Unforgettable Occasions
Hamptons Entertaining – Annie Falk’s Guide to Unforgettable Occasions

Whether you are throwing a fancy party for forty, intimate dinner for six – or just want to enjoy them vicariously – you have to pick up Hamptons Entertaining: Creating Occasions to Remember. Philanthropist, author and hostess with the mostest Annie Falk dishes up moveable feasts with recipes, table settings, and entertainment tips included.  In her book you will board a luxury yacht, enter an enchanted garden, and stroll down to the ocean for a moonlit dinner. 

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FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options
June 2, 2015 – 1:14 pm | Comments Off on FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options
FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options

Admit it – we are all commitment phobes — we worry that our boyfriend, hair dresser or favorite class instructor is going to see us stepping out with someone else.  But after all isn’t life meant to be a Pu Pu Platter?  Snow White knew why settle for one guy when you could have seven.  If you want to try a healthy variety of work outs and healthy living options here’s a new model.
The news: FITRESERVE— an elevated fitness-booking membership that provides …

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Susan Rockefeller’s Dive Deep Jewelry Line – A Sparkling Love Letter To The Sea
September 4, 2014 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Susan Rockefeller’s Dive Deep Jewelry Line – A Sparkling Love Letter To The Sea
Susan Rockefeller’s Dive Deep Jewelry Line – A Sparkling Love Letter To The Sea

Always a creative and positive force, Susan Rockefeller is a documentary filmmaker, author, jewelry designer and avid conservationist. Her lifelong admiration and respect for the seas led her to get involved in ocean protection.  That passion now translates into her new Dive Deep jewelry line carried by London Jewelers in East Hampton and Southampton which is sure to inspire your inner mermaid.  HipHamptons dives in to learn more about her inspiration:

You are a true renaissance woman: filmmaker, philanthropist, jewelry maker and a …

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Hampton Classic Takes Center Stage Aug 24 – 31, 2014
August 24, 2014 – 2:24 pm | Comments Off on Hampton Classic Takes Center Stage Aug 24 – 31, 2014
Hampton Classic Takes Center Stage Aug 24 – 31, 2014

Long Island Sportsmanship Award Marks
Hampton Classic Opening Day
More than 1,500 horses gather for week-long competition

Bridgehampton, NY, Aug. 24, 2014 – Highlighting the opening ceremonies at the 39th Hampton Classic Horse Show was the presentation of the Long Island Sportsmanship Award, given annually to a Long Island horseperson who has demonstrated excellence in sportsmanship over a long period of years.
Show President Dennis Suskind and Vice …

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How To Get the Hampton “Classic” Look By Ariat
August 22, 2014 – 12:31 pm | Comments Off on How To Get the Hampton “Classic” Look By Ariat
How To Get the Hampton “Classic” Look By Ariat

Ariat has been winning over devoted equestrian fans with its fashion forward design and high performance technology, appealing to all levels of riders.  One of Ariat’s keys to success is that it is designed by riders for riders with an intrinsic understanding of form, function and style.  However even non-equestrians are getting in on the flattering designs which translate from saddle to soiree. Ariat’s denim breeches are crossing over from a day of riding to a night of fun.  Their special Core …

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Conversation With Tamara Comolli Fine Jewelry Designer
August 14, 2014 – 9:01 am | Comments Off on Conversation With Tamara Comolli Fine Jewelry Designer
Conversation With Tamara Comolli Fine Jewelry Designer

Tamara Comolli makes life sparkle with her gorgeous line of fine jewelry.  At her store on Main Street in Southampton you will find beautiful baubles in a variety of price ranges as well as bejeweled flip flops and the chicest iPad cover around.  Here’s a HipHamptons conversation with this in demand Hamptons jewelry designer who has fans all over the globe.

What is your signature jewelry style and how does that relate to the lifestyle of the modern woman?
When first launching my jewelry …

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Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund
August 11, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund
Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund

While the Hamptons may be at their worst with summer traffic and meltdowns at delis because egg white omelets are improperly prepared, they are at their very best when it comes to fundraising for important causes.  Actress Julianne Moore hosted Sunset Cocktails on Mill Pond on Saturday Aug. 9th to benefit Children’s Health Fund at the beautiful home of Ovation Travel’s Paul and Lisa Metselaar (I was seriously coveting their rose garden.) The event raised over $140,000 for Children’s Health Fund, the …

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Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location
August 4, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location
Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location

Veronica Taylor celebrates the new Skin By Veronica location in Southampton Village at 67 Hampton Road.
Beautiful women of the Hamptons have a secret weapon – Veronica Taylor.  Celebrating 15 years as a top Hamptons esthetician, Veronica is the trusted source for youthful, glowing, radiant skin.  Her holistic training combined with cutting edge technology and new products draw a loyal following who want a natural look.

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Holiday House Hamptons Wows at Watchcase Sag Harbor
July 1, 2014 – 8:51 pm | Comments Off on Holiday House Hamptons Wows at Watchcase Sag Harbor
Holiday House Hamptons Wows at Watchcase Sag Harbor

By Heather Buchanan
Hamptons Style has a new destination and it’s the 2nd Annual Holiday House Hamptons Presented by Hamptons Cottages & Gardens.   For anyone who hasn’t seen the amazing re-incarnation of the Bulova Watchcase Factory you must visit the super chic new loft condos and townhouses at Watchcase Sag Harbor (the development is already 60% sold out.)  The show house will be open to the public daily through Monday Sept. 1st and proceeds will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®.

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East Hampton House and Garden Tour Nov. 29, 30 2013
November 22, 2013 – 8:02 am | One Comment
East Hampton House and Garden Tour Nov. 29, 30 2013

The East Hampton Historical Society is proud to announce their 2013 House & Garden Tour, showcasing some of the finest examples of historic and modern architecture in the Hamptons.  This year’s tour – comprised of five unique homes – is scheduled for Saturday, November 30, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
A kick-off Cocktail Party on the evening of Friday, November 29, welcomes in this year’s highly anticipated House Tour. This annual event, now in its 29th year, is traditionally held over Thanksgiving weekend, …

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Designer Kitty Clay – Opens Her First Signature Store in Southampton Village
September 18, 2013 – 5:50 pm | Comments Off on Designer Kitty Clay – Opens Her First Signature Store in Southampton Village
Designer Kitty Clay – Opens Her First Signature Store in Southampton Village

Designer Kitty Clay shares her personal picks from the international world of décor in her chic, new eponymous boutique in Southampton Village at 27 West Main Street.
Part renaissance woman, part rebel, Kitty has a vast curatorial experience in design that spans the globe, appreciating European masters, yet thrilling in the discovery of grass roots artisans.  Looking at her impressive résumé you might expect a grande dame but instead are greeting by a vibrant, yoga loving lady who thinks nothing of putting her …

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Hamptons Healers: Aimee Raupp Acupuncture and Fertility Treatments
August 29, 2013 – 8:39 am | One Comment
Hamptons Healers: Aimee Raupp Acupuncture and Fertility Treatments

In the modern, stressed, toxic, “there’s no time for me” world we live in, women (and men) are facing health challenges.  Your secret of success for feeling and looking well is Hamptons healer Aimee Raupp author of Chill Out & Get Healthy.  And if your hormones are amok or you’re looking to increase your fertility now or for the future or deal with decreasing hormones she is the expert.
A licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and book author Aimee Raupp is a woman’s health and …

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Hamptons Seaside Bling – Adornia Jewelry Pop-Up Sail
August 20, 2013 – 9:16 am | One Comment
Hamptons Seaside Bling – Adornia Jewelry Pop-Up Sail

ADORNIA jewelry took high fashion to the high seas in Montauk with their pop-up sail aboard the SS Adornia, a vintage luxury catamaran to preview their latest collection The Palms on models clad in swimsuits by 6 Shore Road.
You know your jewelry is a hot commodity when a man on a neighboring boat jumps overboard to swim with his VISA to your pop up store on a yacht to make a purchase.  The soggy gentleman figured if he could swim while holding …

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Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott
July 30, 2013 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off on Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott
Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott

If you’re looking for one of the hidden best Hamptons spas, you can head to Wainscott and feel like you are walking into an exotic spa right out of Indochine.  La Don was created by Thuyen Nguyen to feel like a beautifully decorated Far East meets East End oasis.  Nguyen wanted to raise the bar on Hamptons spas for his clients who enjoy the intimacy and exclusivity of the private setting.  “I wanted to avoid a retail setting that felt cold or …

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Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton
June 18, 2013 – 9:30 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton
Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton

There is a secret oasis in East Hampton Village, a place to relax and revel in self-care away from the hustle and bustle of a busy summer season.  The Salon Bar at 66 Newtown Lane is tucked away on the second floor, a large bright white space with a glittering new Hamptons spa.  Different rooms are dedicated to manicures, pedicures, hair salon, massages and facials with a bar for a sparkling water or sparkling body glitter art.

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Hamptons Thanksgiving 2013 – Best Ways to Enjoy and Escape Your Family
November 21, 2012 – 10:47 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Thanksgiving 2013 – Best Ways to Enjoy and Escape Your Family
Hamptons Thanksgiving 2013 – Best Ways to Enjoy and Escape Your Family

By Heather Buchanan
For a happy Hamptons Thanksgiving we have a few HipHamptons Do’s & Don’ts as well as a list of great activities for the weekend.
Don’t mess with the stuffing –
Let’s face it – It’s not really about the turkey, it’s about what’s inside.  The family wants the old fashioned stuffing served every year.  Don’t go all crazy on it with truffles, dates, and cognac.  Your family will be upset… for a while.
Don’t play with the turkey parts –
Yes it seems super …

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Bridgehampton Polo Finale – Saving The Best For Last
August 28, 2012 – 7:49 am | Comments Off on Bridgehampton Polo Finale – Saving The Best For Last
Bridgehampton Polo Finale – Saving The Best For Last

by Heather Buchanan
Photos Rob Rich www.societyallure.com
Bridgehampton Polo celebrated the grand finale of its 16th season on Saturday August 25th with a fabulous field-side flourish.  Team CIRCA emerged victorious over White Birch by a score of 11 to 10 in the Vertu Hamptons Cup.
The members of CIRCA and their ponies fought valiantly for the win in a close match which went down to the wire.  The Official Timekeeper of Bridgehampton Piaget had crucial importance.

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The Best of the Hamptons for the end of August: Your Bucket List
August 23, 2012 – 12:47 pm | One Comment
The Best of the Hamptons for the end of August:  Your Bucket List

What’s Your Hamptons Summer Bucket List?  Here’s some not to miss moments.

EVENTS:

Harvest East End – Saturday August 25th 6p to 9p
Here is the food version of speed dating. No need to commit because you have so many delicious options of local food and wine from top chefs and vintners. Benefitting the Group For The East End, Peconic Land Trust, and East End Hospice this epicurean festival is a true delight. Be sure to check out …

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Awesome August Afternoons Under the VIP Tent at Bridgehampton Polo
August 14, 2012 – 10:21 am | Comments Off on Awesome August Afternoons Under the VIP Tent at Bridgehampton Polo
Awesome August Afternoons Under the VIP Tent at Bridgehampton Polo

By Heather Buchanan
Photos by Rob Rich www.societyallure.com
Safety first is the motto of Bridgehampton Polo so with the rain-slicked fields the match was cancelled to ensure safety of player and his trusted mount.  Both ponies and players enjoyed a day off with some of polo’s top stars stopping by the VIP tent to enjoy the afternoon reception including Mariano Aguerre, one of the few players to reach the perfect 10 goal handicap.

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Game On! Week Three of Bridgehampton Polo Puts High Goal Back In The Game August 4th
August 7, 2012 – 10:15 am | Comments Off on Game On! Week Three of Bridgehampton Polo Puts High Goal Back In The Game August 4th
Game On!  Week Three of Bridgehampton Polo Puts High Goal Back In The Game August 4th

By Heather Buchanan
photos by Rob Rich www.societyallure.com

The third time is the charm for Bridgehampton Polo where the weather gods cooperated to allow match play on August 4th.  Larry Boland, President of Piaget N.A. the Official Timekeeper of Bridgehampton Polo commented, “Rain or shine, Bridgehampton Polo is a great fit for Piaget…though we prefer sunshine! We’re looking forward to welcoming our clients out this weekend to enjoy the festivities and hopefully, another exciting match.”

It was a heroic effort for both teams in …

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Bridgehampton Polo 2012: It’s Raining Rolls-Royces
August 1, 2012 – 9:02 am | One Comment
Bridgehampton Polo 2012:  It’s Raining Rolls-Royces

By Heather Buchanan
Photos by Rob Rich www.societyallure.com

Although rain cancelled the polo match, the exclusive party in the VIP tent at Bridgehampton Polo continued on Saturday July 28th.  Designer Nicole Miller didn’t get the chance for the opening coin toss, but still displayed her signature style.  Many a fashionable Hamptons woman was checking the weather on her iPhone with its special Nicole Miller designed case.

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Bridgehampton Polo 2012 Opens for Its Sweet Sixteenth Season
July 25, 2012 – 5:40 pm | Comments Off on Bridgehampton Polo 2012 Opens for Its Sweet Sixteenth Season
Bridgehampton Polo 2012 Opens for Its Sweet Sixteenth Season

By Heather Buchanan
Photos by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

Bridgehampton Polo 2012 opened its Sweet Sixteenth Season on Saturday July 21st, albeit with an exhibition match due to the slick rain-soaked field. Luckily the sun was shining on the who’s who of the Hamptons sophisticated social scene.  Guests under the VIP tent were happy to luxuriate in the lounge area with a crisp Bertaud Belieu Rosé or Grey Goose Vodka Hamptons Punch infused with fresh grapefruit and strawberries.

Beautiful picnic baskets from Gabby Karan De Felice’s Tutto …

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Best Hamptons Boutiques: Pachute East Pops Up in Sag Harbor
July 18, 2012 – 12:58 pm | Comments Off on Best Hamptons Boutiques: Pachute East Pops Up in Sag Harbor
Best Hamptons Boutiques: Pachute East Pops Up in Sag Harbor

A new boutique Pachute East has popped up in Sag Harbor for the best of the easy breezy Hamptons style with women’s clothing, jewelry, handbags and accessories.  Pachute which means “simple” in Hebrew is for the woman who wants a unique style all her own.  With heat and humidity ruling the Hamptons summer, women need to shed the Spanx and enjoy the breathable fabrics and flowy silhouettes.
Pachute has been opened by Sharone Komoroff, owner of the two year old women’s boutique on …

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Top Hamptons Spas: Skin By Veronica – Being Healthy is Beautiful
July 10, 2012 – 11:45 am | 3 Comments
Top Hamptons Spas:  Skin By Veronica – Being Healthy is Beautiful

Grand Opening Of Skin By Veronica in its new location at 67 Hampton Road LL1 in Southampton Village.
Special Celebration August 23 from 4 – 7 with food by Mary’s Marvelous.
Hamptons women with beautiful skin have a secret weapon.  Veronica Taylor.  With Skin By Veronica, she approaches skin as your largest organ and guides clients not just in the topical treatment but from the inside out.  Her motto is, “Being healthy is beautiful.”  Veronica describes her approach as East meets West with the …

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Top Hamptons Spas – Rejuvenation Spa Opens in Sag Harbor with $79 Massages
June 29, 2012 – 2:26 pm | One Comment
Top Hamptons Spas – Rejuvenation Spa Opens in Sag Harbor with $79 Massages

A new spa has opened its blue and white doors in Sag Harbor.  The Rejuvenation Spa has the affordable price of $79 for an hour massage (Swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, shiatsu, pre-natal, sport, jet-lag, Tui-Na, and aromatherapy.)  Book me early and often and for sure tell me what Tui-Na is!
Owner Therese Lindstrom and husband Bill Kamaras wanted a boutique spa that focused on healing to serve the local community with very affordable pricing, about half of the price of a massage at …

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Real Houswives’ Kelly Killoren Bensimon Diet and Fashion Secrets: I Can Make You HOT!
June 25, 2012 – 10:46 am | One Comment
Real Houswives’ Kelly Killoren Bensimon Diet and Fashion Secrets: I Can Make You HOT!

Kelly Killoren Bensimon arrived at Chris Burch’s C. Wonder boutique on Main Street in Southampton on Saturday to sign her new book “I Can Make You HOT!”
You have to love an event where the first person standing in line is an aging man in a polo to buy “I Can Make You HOT!.”  He was a bit surprised to find out it was about dieting.  Rubbing herself in honey is, alas, only Kelly’s skin softening trick.
It is admittedly hard to resist the …

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Best Hamptons Boutique – Michelle Farmer Collaborate opens in Bridgehampton
June 11, 2012 – 12:21 pm | One Comment
Best Hamptons Boutique – Michelle Farmer Collaborate opens in Bridgehampton

You know the moment.  You feel on top of the world and you walk into a party only to see – horrors – someone else in the exact same dress.  For the fabulous female (or male) you want something unique.  The new Michelle Farmer Collaborate which opened on Main Street in Bridgehampton has a collection you won’t find anywhere else with emerging talent from the fashion scene.  This is your best Hamptons boutique destination.

Michelle whose hand designed jewelry adorns many a graceful …

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THE LIST: Hamptons Benefits Summer 2012
June 6, 2012 – 1:36 pm | One Comment
THE LIST: Hamptons Benefits Summer 2012

2012 HAMPTONS BENEFITS
It’s a full Hamptons Fundraiser season benefiting many worthy causes. Here are a few ways to make the most of each event:

Take time to learn about the cause and find out how you can further get involved.
Note there are often ticket discounts if you are a member of the organization.
Some events have a cocktail hour or junior ticket which is less expensive.
Buy in advance – there may be a discount and some Hamptons benefits do sell out.
I’m going to …

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Top Hamptons Hairdresser – Your Secret Sexy Hair Weapon
May 31, 2012 – 2:34 pm | One Comment
Top Hamptons Hairdresser – Your Secret Sexy Hair Weapon

It wasn’t just Delilah who knew the power of good hair.  Your best Hamptons hairdresser ally is Francesca Mercer Padilla.  The worldly “Frankie” as she is affectionately known has traveled from London to Manhattan to Palm Beach and Bogota and has now fixed on the Hamptons.  She has been trusted with the tresses of Hillary Clinton and high level diplomats at the US and British Embassies in Columbia.  Clearly she can keep a secret which is amazing because there is a theory …

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Lexington Clothing Company Opens In East Hampton
May 25, 2012 – 7:06 am | 2 Comments
Lexington Clothing Company Opens In East Hampton

Lexington Clothing Company, a Stockholm based company with outposts all over the world opens its first anchor store in the US in true red, white, and blue fashion.  Just in time for Memorial Day this home ware and clothing store delivers everything from comfy bedding for your new summer home to table décor for your first soiree to a stylish sweatshirt for a beach BBQ.  Located at 73 Main Street in East Hampton, it’s also a great stop for the perfect hostess …

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How to get a piece of “Revenge” in the Hamptons
May 16, 2012 – 12:54 pm | Comments Off on How to get a piece of “Revenge” in the Hamptons
How to get a piece of “Revenge” in the Hamptons

The Hamptons are quite familiar with revenge but mostly as a dish best served cold.  While the hugely successful series “Revenge” on ABC is supposedly set in the Hamptons, it actually films in Manhattan Beach, California with the famous Grayson Manor and Emily’s beach house located in North Carolina.  Star Emily Van Camp who plays Emily Thorne just tweeted “Checking out the Hamptons for a photo shoot today.  There’s a first time for everything:).”  Girlfriend!  You are the most stylish bad ass …

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Thanksgiving Weekend in the Hamptons
November 25, 2011 – 10:56 am | One Comment
Thanksgiving Weekend in the Hamptons

When the tryptophan haze wears off, you’ve successfully buried Aunt Rosemary’s fruit cake in the back yard, and you’re ready to put on your expandable waist pants and venture out into the world, the Hamptons have plenty to offer this weekend.  Get in the holiday spirit, shop for charitable causes, and get ready to dance off the pumpkin pie.

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BLING IN THE SEASON – ALEX AND ANI OPENS IN SOHO
November 23, 2011 – 11:42 am | Comments Off on BLING IN THE SEASON – ALEX AND ANI OPENS IN SOHO
BLING IN THE SEASON – ALEX AND ANI OPENS IN SOHO

By Heather Buchanan
Santa has a new stylish spot to load up on goodies for all the naughty and nice girls, and guys too.
Just in time for the holiday season, Alex and Ani opens a new store in SoHo.  First introduced to the brand at Bridgehampton Polo, we loved the luxury experience with affordable prices.  With flagship locations in Newport, Boston, Palm Beach, Martha’s Vineyard and Rhode Island, and carried in the finest stores you might be surprised to know that the average …

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Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31
October 25, 2011 – 11:38 am | Comments Off on Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31
Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31

HipHampton-istas know that our favorite four letter word is SALE.  Only more enticing when preceded by SPA.  There are a few specials this week at Top Hamptons Spas.

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The Multi-Faceted Chris Del Gatto – CIRCA’s Fascinating Founder
October 8, 2011 – 11:37 am | 499 Comments
The Multi-Faceted Chris Del Gatto – CIRCA’s Fascinating Founder

Photos courtesy of CIRCA – photo credits Billy Farrell Agency, Juan La Marca (polo shots)
By Heather Buchanan
If ever someone embodied the phrase “Go big or go home,” it would be Chris Del Gatto.  What started as a childhood fascination with the back room of a cousin’s jewelry store grew into a world leadership role in the jewelry business.  Chris Del Gatto founded CIRCA in 2001 which has become the leading global buyer of jewelry, diamonds, and watches from the public with offices all …

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Next Jet Set Destination – Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club
September 8, 2011 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off on Next Jet Set Destination – Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club
Next Jet Set Destination – Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club

As the weather begins to turn, jet setters start fueling up for their next destination.  We’ll be letting you in on some of our favorite travel spots and great deals here at HipHamptons.  Our pick for fall is the Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club in Palm Beach which is only two blocks from the ocean and a walk to Worth Avenue’s famous five star shopping.  Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels 2010 ranked them #1 in South Florida and #3 in …

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Hampton Classic Rides To Success
September 7, 2011 – 7:43 am | Comments Off on Hampton Classic Rides To Success
Hampton Classic Rides To Success

What started as a one day local horse show with a lemonade stand has turned into the prestigious and elegant Hampton Classic where patrons can sip Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal ringside as the top grand prix show jumpers in the world compete.  As an ode back to the days when the show first grew to its 5 day rated status, a hurricane again derailed the show.  But in what is now called “miracle Monday” the entire show grounds were re-assembled in a …

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JFI Jets Celebrates Only The Best – Fashion, Ferraris and Fun
August 24, 2011 – 7:16 am | Comments Off on JFI Jets Celebrates Only The Best – Fashion, Ferraris and Fun
JFI Jets Celebrates Only The Best – Fashion, Ferraris and Fun

 
 
It was hard to tell whether it was the newest Ferraris or the beautiful brunettes which were turning heads at the entrance to the JetFlite International Southampton soiree, Only The Best, on Saturday.  The evening of Fashion, Ferraris, and Fun hosted by JFI Jets brought out the well-high-heeled set to enjoy the luxury brands JFI Jets has partnered with in their effort to elevate the jet set just a little higher.

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Bridgehampton Polo – Hamptons Cup Heats UP
August 23, 2011 – 7:43 am | Comments Off on Bridgehampton Polo – Hamptons Cup Heats UP
Bridgehampton Polo – Hamptons Cup Heats UP

Proving that the Hamptons are mother’s favorite – Mother Nature that is — the threatened storms stepped aside for fabulous weather at the Hamptons Cup at Bridgehampton Polo on Saturday.  There was plenty of thunder, however on the CIRCA Championship field where team Equuleus faced team KIG and emerged victorious 7 – 5 with Kris Kampsen being crowned MVP.  Guests under the Blue Stars Jets VIP tent had the front row seat to the action.  Remember not only are the players galloping …

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Pet Project – ARF Benefit at London Jewelers Fri Aug. 19
August 16, 2011 – 2:56 pm | Comments Off on Pet Project – ARF Benefit at London Jewelers Fri Aug. 19
Pet Project – ARF Benefit at London Jewelers Fri Aug. 19

I have a few great loves in my life: dogs and jewelry and occasionally men.  Here’s the chance to combine my passions.  The Pet Project which will be held Friday August 19 at 6pm at London Jewelers in East Hampton benefits ARF, the Animal Rescue Fund.  There will be raffles and a silent auction and the chance to adopt a new love (four legged loves definitely, two legged loves we’ll see who shows up.)  They’ll have cocktails and shopping and pet portraits by …

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Shop at Sunset in East Hampton to Benefit the Retreat Aug. 17
August 16, 2011 – 11:31 am | Comments Off on Shop at Sunset in East Hampton to Benefit the Retreat Aug. 17
Shop at Sunset in East Hampton to Benefit the Retreat Aug. 17

This Wednesday August 17 from 5 – 8pm Main Street and Newtown Lane in East Hampton will host Shop at Sunset to benefit The Retreat of East Hampton.  A percentage of proceeds from all sales will benefit The Retreat,  the East End Provider of safety, shelter and support to victims of abuse dedicated to breaking the cycle of family violence.  Shoppers will be treated to trunk shows, gifts with purchase, sips and snacks, music and more.

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Urban Zen at Bridgehampton Polo
August 13, 2011 – 9:09 am | Comments Off on Urban Zen at Bridgehampton Polo
Urban Zen at Bridgehampton Polo

Beth Ostrosky Stern tosses out the ball in style. 
Aside from the excitement on the Circa Field, Bridgehampton Polo draws an interesting and eclectic crowd  – both spectators and sponsors.  Getting their inside story is half the fun.
We had the chance to catch up with Janera Soerel Program Director and Myra Magaletta Executive Director of Urban Zen which has a tent next to the Blue Star Jets VIP lounge.  They are using the opportunity for the foundation’s Hope, Help & Rebuild Haiti initiative.  …

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