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“I have always loved architecture. Well-designed structures bring life to a community and foster artistic and personal expressive freedoms. The Hamptons boasts some of the most unique structures; they are distinctive and bring great value to the area. When walking down a street like
Main Street in Southampton, you can just feel the historic fabric of the town. “I have been taking photos since the 1970s. I am attracted to old towns and documenting stately designed homes. Areas change so quickly, and it’s important to capture the dwellings that once were. I like the look of the Hamptons
from the 1960s. It’s important to remember and appreciate the past, and I try to preserve history by creating images. I use bright colors that produce a dream-like look, similar to how a memory would appear. “I have a picture in mind when I go out to shoot. It’s an illustration, a postcard of a
still shot. I want to have a theme for the collection of images that I take, and typically the feeling that I want the viewer to walk away with is one of nostalgia. “The Hamptons is timeless. Modern architecture has emerged across the region, but there is still a connection to the simplicity and elegance
left by early residents. I take pride in illustrating classic Hamptons locales with traditional features. “People want to feel that things haven’t changed. I hope that my pictures remind people of what they once saw. Memories are everything, and a snapshot is a journey back to that recollection.”
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24 // LETTER FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF 26 // LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER 28 // WITHOUT WHOM THIS ISSUE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE 30 // THE LIST 35 // INVITED 155 // THE GUIDE
SCENE 53 // SHOT CALLER Starchitect Roger Ferris is the man behind many of the Hamptons’ megahomes.
56 // LA VITA EAST END It takes two to tango, and chef Gabriele Corcos and actress Debi Mazar know how to dance.
58 // PARTY IN PINK The Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Paddle & Party for Pink brings fitness and fun to the Hamptons.
From signature dishes to dazzling fireworks, Simon Sheridan takes catering to the next level at Exquisite Food.
64 // VISUAL IMPACT For Sara De Luca, owner of the Amagansett gallery Ille Arts, a portrait is more than just a pretty face.
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Roger Ferris creates architecturally significant homes for a who’s who around the Hamptons, and beyond.
Baron’s Cove is the quintessential (gourmet) Long Island seafood house.
Baron’s Cove continues to deliver gourmet dishes in a comfortable yet refined environment.
68 // hAlf-ShEll hEAVEN The Hamptons produces some of the finest oysters on earth. The only difficult decision is where to eat them.
72 // VODKA EN VOGUE As the whiskey mania ebbs, good old vodka is back, baby—with an upscale twist.
STYLE 79 // KEEPING UP WITh KIRNA ZABÊTE Beth Buccini of Kirna Zabête sets up a spunky summertime shop on Newtown Lane.
London Jewelers celebrates 90 years with the opening of its first New York City outpost—at the Oculus in Downtown Manhattan.
90 // ChIll GIRl Laney Crowell discusses the art of social media, home décor, and Sag Harbor style.
92 // MASTERS AT MIXOlOGY Westhampton boutique Mixology’s Gabrielle Edwards talks summer trends and fast fashion on the East End.
94 // BEST Of ThE BRITS AT ThE BEACh English imports Heidi Klein and Orlebar Brown are both now open in the Hamptons.
96 // A TOAST TO TEAM USA
Look luxe while having fun in the sun.
Ralph Lauren goes for the gold with a new Olympic-inspired collection, at Ralph Lauren outposts out East.
84 // SUMMER GAMES
98 // fACE fIRST
Whether you’re headed to Rio or watching from home, these patriotic pieces will get you in the spirit for the Olympics.
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86 // A DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY
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66 // hARBORSIDE DElIGhT
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FEATURES 104 // THE HEAT IS ON Model Hannah Ferguson swelters in the latest swimwear on a scorchingly sexy day at the beach.
The Japanese art of kokedama brings the beauty of nature indoors.
110 // HANGING GARDENS Bring a bit of the outdoors into your dwelling with these traditional Japanese horticultural creations.
114 // GOING FOR BROKE Once considered a part-time job for stay-at-home moms, selling houses is now a career that attracts hard-charging professionals, like these five hotshot young brokers revolutionizing the Hamptons real estate scene.
SPACE 125 // BALANCING ACT Designer John Bjørnen strikes a balance between formality and casual comfort in a family-centered weekend house in Bridgehampton.
128 // CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ The East End’s most swoon-worthy closets embrace style, structure, and sustainability.
130 // THE SHAPE OF THINGS From “rightsizing” to investment properties, trends in real estate continue to shape the way people live in the Hamptons.
136 // BEING THERE Halstead’s John Scott “JT” Thomas offers understated charm at 34 Cooper Lane.
Saunders real estate broker Alan J. Schnurman is a savvy property developer with plans for the future.
142 // NEXT-LEVEL LIVING One upstate town’s renaissance is making a third home more enticing than ever.
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A lighthearted yet elegant ambiance shines through at this Bridghehampton home, designed by John BjØrnen.
144 // ArtisAn luxury The luxe home furnishing brand L’Objet brings rarefied style to the beach in Southampton.
146 // A-list AGEnt Sotheby’s International real estate advisor Harald Grant is one of Southampton's top sellers.
SELF 149 // nO WAy, rOsé! Jaime Morales is on a mission to make sure summer fun time doesn’t catch up with your waistline.
150 // DO tHE HustlE Don’t quit working on your summer bod. Fitness opportunities in the Hamptons are endless!
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This weekend, one of the season’s greatest fundraisers takes place, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink. Fitness experts Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece give us a sneak peek at the twopart event, which starts with a stand-up paddleboard race at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor, followed by a Sunset Party at Fairview on Mecox Bay in Bridgehampton. This issue is filled with simply smashing fashion, from cover girl Hannah Ferguson’s sizzling swim feature to Kirna Zabete’s pop-up shop in East Hampton.
Celebrating photographer Michael Dweck’s Art of the City Hamptons magazine cover at c/o The Maidstone.
Plus, we give you a list of the best facialists to book, a first look at Roger Ferris’s new tome, actress Stephanie March’s perfect Hamptons day, Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos’s cooking tips, three hot new fitness classes to take, advice on where to get the best oysters (unquestionably a summer staple), a guide to the buzziest up-and-coming real estate brokers, tips on how to plant your own trendy hanging garden, and a look inside the perfectly curated world of Elad Yifrach’s L’Objet in Southampton. Enjoy the weekend!
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With my husband, David Yanks, at the Parrish Art Museum’s Midsummer Party; hosting a Hamptons Summer Soirée with Marie France Van Dam, Elad Yifrach, Lito, and Behida at L’Objet in Southampton; with Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz toasting Michael Dweck’s Art of the City cover at c/o The Maidstone.
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Celebrating the cover photography of Michael Dweck with Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, and his wife, Sheri Kersch Schultz. above: Here’s my savory frittata filled with local farmstand veggies!
The first weekend in August brings the lazy days of summer, when we embrace the final full month of the season and enjoy easy, breezy days that are long and beautiful and remind us why we gather here year after year. The ocean is warm and the bays are delightful; we spend time at home and tending to our gardens, which are at their peak of lusciousness and beauty. The exquisite homes in the Hamptons can give even the least discerning person great aesthetic pleasure. A stroll down a road such as Meadow Lane in Southampton is like walking through a magnificent museum. From perfectly placed peonies to custom-crafted pergolas, it is clear to all onlookers that when it comes to house and garden, there is no detail too small to be attended to by a Hamptons homeowner. In this issue, we celebrate our area’s best homes and gardens. One of my favorite things to do in my home on summer weekends is prepare a lavish breakfast for my family and friends. I find that, like you, I am often out on summer weekend evenings, so gathering together and serving brunch after an early-morning yoga class works perfectly well. My favorite dish, and the one I’m most known for, is the centerpiece of the meal, a savory frittata that I prepare with herbs from my garden and
local veggies from the nearby farmstand. It is easy to make and can be served anytime. For recipe information, reach out to me on Facebook or Twitter and I will gladly share my culinary secrets! This weekend we will be shopping at Shop at Sunset, where a percentage of all proceeds at the stores involved will go to helping families through the Retreat, the East End’s domestic-violence service agency. On Saturday, Southampton Hospital’s 58th annual Summer Party will benefit the Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department; it will be a high-spirited evening of dinner, dancing, and cocktails, in addition to a silent auction and raffle with culinary creations by Lawrence Scott! We will also attend Paddle & Party for Pink on Saturday to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. What’s better than helping out a wonderful cause by having fun and getting active and keeping healthy? So take a moment to appreciate your beautiful surroundings, support our local community, enjoy your home in all its glory, and I’ll see you in town!
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“In every Bates Masi house there is a myriad of tiny, alluring details that invite your eye. They are often among the most inventive elements of the design, and they can shape the experience of being in the house as much as anything bigger.” –Paul Goldberger from Bespoke Home, the monograph on Bates Masi + Architects available in bookstores now
A special correspondent for Allure magazine, Jeffrey Slonim also writes for Architectural Digest and Condé Nast Traveler online. He has a house in East Hampton and has written for the New York Post, the New York Daily News, Art Forum, and Interview magazine. In this issue of Hamptons, Slonim looks inside agent John Scott Thomas’s hottest property, and talks all things Hamptons with Alan J. Schnurman. What trends are you seeing in the Hamptons real estate market this season? It was a slow start, but things seem to be picking up. People are taking outdoor living so seriously that modern houses now completely open to their settings. What is your favorite Hamptons property? I may always have a soft spot for Grey Gardens, because I’ve had some laughs there over the years. But La Dune, which Harald Grant has on the market, is the ultimate ocean property at the moment.
marcelle sussman fischler Marcelle Sussman Fischler is an award-winning freelance writer and author. She contributes a monthly “International House Hunting” column to The New York Times and has written extensively about real estate and lifestyle for Forbes.com, Yahoo!, and other outlets. Here, she speaks with the most noteworthy names among the next generation of hotshot brokers in the Hamptons. What did you learn from your conversations with the young brokers? Real estate has a tremendous appeal to new college graduates. Their command of social media, marketing, branding, and technology has changed the game in the Hamptons. Why do you enjoy writing about the Hamptons real estate market? It has a global appeal—the sky is the limit when it comes to prices, and the landscape is beautiful. I love the modern architecture as well as the classic Hamptons-style homes.
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Long Island photographer Rick Wenner began exploring his vocation as the art director of his family’s former business, Wenner Bread Products. He has shot for Departures, Sports Illustrated, The Wall Street Journal, and other noteworthy clients. Wenner photographed architect Roger Ferris and his latest project for “Shot Caller.” What were you hoping to capture at the shoot with Roger Ferris? I wanted to show the design and dramatic angles of Roger’s work, but show Roger in a very strong way as well. Who, and where, would you love to shoot in the Hamptons? I love photographing celebrities in their homes or where they spend a lot of time. I’m just interested in people, their stories, and amazing locations.
Costas Picadas has been capturing images of unique homes around the world for 30 years. Originally from Greece, he studied with famed French photographer Sarah Moon at the École des BeauxArts in Paris before moving to New York City. You’ve photographed homes around the world. What’s special about the home John Bjørnen designd? I love the garden and the way the colors of the flowers perfectly match the interiors. What was your inspiration for the shoot? Every room was full of art and animal sculptures—I love animals, so that was a big inspiration for me!
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Whether it’s an afternoon walk on the beach or an evening painting the East End red, Hamptonites know how to dress to impress and show off their summer style. A flurry of events recently brought together several chic groups of entertainers, philanthropists, and fashion luminaries. Special guest hosts Tracy Anderson and Katie Lee were dressed to the nines at the Summer Gala Benefit at the South Fork Natural History Museum. Julie Macklowe’s residence was the setting for a glamorous luncheon celebrating the talents of designer Philipp Plein, where guests like Andrew Warren and Elle Macpherson sported their summer finest. And it was a star-studded night at Fairview Farm at Mecox in Bridgehampton, where Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation held its annual Art for Life benefit. Russell Simmons welcomed guests like Gayle King and Jessica White, who donned their best time-tripping outfits for the “Back to the Future”-themed affair.
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To celebrate summer and the talents of designer Philipp Plein, Julie Macklowe hosted a luncheon at her home in Sagaponack. Macklowe and Plein welcomed friends like Susan Shin, Keith Bloomfield, and Rachel Heller, who sipped Champagne spritzers and rosé. The ambience was appropriately chic, with models showcasing the designer’s whimsical floral dresses on a poolside catwalk. Margie Loeb
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Hamptons magazine and the Matthew Breitenbach Team hosted an alfresco dinner party for friends at a luxurious estate in Wainscott. The evening featured a display of custom jewelry pieces from Misahara Jewelry by designer Lepa GalebRoskopp. After a grand tour of the home, with its magnificent views of acres of farmland, guests such as Michael Capasso, Jesse Cole, and Matt Satz toasted the new property with wine from Château d’Esclans and enjoyed dishes prepared by chef Simon Sheridan of Hamptons Exquisite Food.
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LANAI SOUTHAMPTON POPUP EVENT The Lanai Collection hosted a launch party to celebrate its summer pop-up and show off its contemporary menswear line. The Santa Monica-based men’s lifestyle brand opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Southampton, featuring leisurewear and accessories focused on sustainable style. Teo Norman and Alfredo Rabines were among the stylish crowd.
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SUNSET COCKTAILS AT DOCKERS WATERSIDE Friends of Hamptons magazine gathered at Dockers Waterside Marina and Restaurant in East Quogue for a casual seafood feast. Guests including Jay Decker and Claire Romano enjoyed drinks from Maison Belle Claire, Nervous Breakdown, and Peroni on the waterfront while watching a climactic sunset.
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Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons welcomed famous friends like Gayle King, Star Jones, and Soledad O’Brien to the 17th annual Art for Life benefit. Under tents at Fairview Farm at Mecox in Bridgehampton, plenty of familiar faces and members of Simmons’s extended family were dressed for this year’s “Back to the Future” theme. After guests dined on all-vegan dishes created by Mark Russell, the chef de cuisine at Great Performances, Grammy-nominated recording artist Tyrese Gibson and Doug E. Fresh performed a medley of their hits. Proceeds from the event will go to Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, which serves more than 3,000 inner-city youth each year.
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UNCONDITIONAL LOVE GALA The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation’s seventh annual Unconditional Love gala was held at a private waterfront residence on Gin Lane in Southampton. Gala chairwoman Jean Shafiroff, honorary board member Georgina Bloomberg, and master of ceremonies Chuck Scarborough welcomed guests such as Mayor Mark Epley of Southampton Village and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney. The Alex Donner Orchestra performed, as Robbins Wolfe Eventeurs served an elegant dinner.
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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney Gregory Dryer and Kim Renk
Drew de Carvalho, Ian Shapolsky, Baroness Sheri de Vorchgrave, and Eric Schwertzel
Candy and Mark Udell
Ashley Taylor and Kim Otis
Jessica, Andre, and Paul Insalaco
Michael Weinman and Michael J. Nelson
WILD NIGHT FOR WILDLIFE The Quogue Wildlife Refuge held its annual Wild Night for Wildlife benefit gala on July 16. Bill Ritter, Jessica Insalaco, and Timothy Norton were among the guests who enjoyed an evening of culinary delights, with hors d’oeuvres from Dockers Waterside and desserts from Anna Artuso’s Pastry Shop. Martha Clara Vineyards and Blue Point Brewing Company provided refreshing libations, while the Times Square Orchestra kept the crowd dancing.
Owen Ritter, Kathleen Friery, Bill Ritter, and Lauren Holt
Maya and Jeff Ryvicker with Lauren Battista and Mike Ehlers
Tom and Sherri Casey
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Frank Quevedo and Diana Aceti
Christina and Nick Martin
Anke and Jürgen Friedrich
The Nancy Atlas Project
Trammell Crow and Andy Sabin with Susan and David Rockefeller
Kathy Qian, Laura Per, and Danielle Gingerich
Tracy Anderson and Katie Lee were the special guest hosts for the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center’s Summer Gala Benefit. Patsy and Jeff Tarr and Anke and Jürgen Friedrich were honored for their philanthropic endeavors. The guests were treated to a food fest prepared by local chefs—including Matty Boudreau of Baron’s Cove, Sam McCleland and David Loewenberg of the Beacon, and Sarah Hong of East Hampton Grill—who served up a seasonal tasting menu for the cocktail reception, while featured guest chef Alex Guarnaschelli prepared signature offerings for the main event. The Nancy Atlas Project provided partygoers with an evening of music.
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BABY SHOWER CELEBRATION Bridgehamptonâ€™s own CBS2 news anchor Chris Wragge and his wife, Sarah, celebrated their soon-to-be-born bundle of joy with a blue-and-white-themed baby shower at the home of Dr. Paul and Diana Frank. Guests including Suzanne Lyon, Bridget Moynahan, and Kristine Johnson indulged in a catered spread from Larry Scott and drinks served in baby bottles. Guests gather at the celebration.
Sharon Lima, Kristine Johnson, and Melissa Imparato
Bridget Moynahan and Andrew Frankel
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Kristen Taekman and Thomas Ortis
Pippa Cohen and Eric Rutherford
Abie Cohen and Leandra Medine
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Tasting Table hosted a dinner at the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, with James Beard Award-winning chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten serving an elegant dinner of farm-to-table seasonal cuisine. Tasting Table cofounder and CEO Geoff Bartakovics mingled with guests, including Leandra Medine, Emily Weiss, Eric Rutherford, and Rebecca Minkoff. With a bluegrass band providing music and no shortage of Belvedere cocktails, it was the perfect setting for a gourmet fâ€˘te.
Michael and Dayle Katz with Larry Scott
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Susan and Leonard Feinstein
Dr. Kevin Tracey, Brian Lally, and Michael Dowling
FEINSTEIN INSTITUTE SUMMER CONCERT It was a packed house on July 14 for the 11th annual Feinstein Institute Summer Concert, featuring One Republic, at Old Westbury Gardens. This year’s event included upscale décor and catering by Lawrence Scott Events. Opening remarks were made by CBS2 news anchor Chris Wragge, followed by Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health, and Dr. Kevin Tracey, president and CEO of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Nearly $2.4 million was raised for research conducted at the Feinstein Institute, the research enterprise of Northwell Health.
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Kyra Vertis and Dr. Erica Sailer
“Shop for Charity” August 18-21
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Fashionable Hamptonites joined Anke Friedrich at the Linden Estate in Southampton to toast—and shop—the designs of jewelry designer Colleen B. Rosenblat. Party guests, including Silke Tsitiridis and Yolanda Garretti, drank summer cocktails as they perused one-of-a-kind pieces from the distinctive collection.
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“I like collaborating with talented designers and clients; it’s a lot more interesting to work with others,” says architect Roger Ferris.
Starchitect RogeR FeRRis iS the man behind many of the hamptonS’ megahomeS.
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By R. CouRi Hay
Roger Ferris, whose client list includes the likes of Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman and art collector Robert M. Rubin, demurs at being dubbed “Architect to the Billionaires.” “I don’t know why I’ve been called that; I think that’s bad for my business, and I don’t get any calls from just the millionaires,” Ferris jokes, adding that he does all kinds of work at all kinds of budgets. “I try to be as diverse typologically as I can be,” says the designer. Though his eponymous company, Roger Ferris + Partners, is based in Westport, Connecticut, the Hamptons is a second home for him. He is currently working on a master plan for avant-garde director Robert Wilson at the Watermill Center, an ongoing expansion project that will culminate with an underground library, and he recently completed the new facility at the East End Hospice in Westhampton. Ferris is also building an important new house in North Sea. “It’s for Stephen Ross, CEO of Related Companies, and I’m collaborating with Tony Ingrao. I’m doing the architecture, and Tony’s doing the interiors. I like collaborating with talented designers and clients; it’s all about collaboration. It’s a lot more interesting to design with others, with a group of collaborators, than it is to work in a vacuum.” Ferris’s current Hamptons house is at the Bridge, Bridgehampton’s innovative golf club on 350 îî
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acres at the highest point on Long Island that he designed. The Bridge Clubhouse’s modern look concerned the neighbors at first. “The constituents in Sag Harbor thought that they would see a kind of spaceship up on the hill from downtown. There were people that were frightened by it and the idea of a very contemporary clubhouse or building,” he says. After the Clubhouse was built, he hasn’t heard any complaints. The Bridge, which was unveiled about 10 years ago, is an ongoing project, which makes Ferris happy. “At the conclusion of a project, I’m always sad,” he says. “At the ribbon-cutting, I’m always the sad one. It’s like everybody’s excited, and I’m always like, Oh man, I’m leaving this, giving this away, so to speak.” And then there’s his first book, Inventive Minimalism: The Architecture of Roger Ferris + Partners, out this August; about half of the projects included in the monograph are in the Hamptons. Publishers have approached him about doing a book for at least a decade, but Ferris was ambivalent. “Every building, every project has a kind of vitality, a kind of life,” he says. “It’s alive, and then incorporating [it] in between the covers of a book, and then it subsequently gets placed on a shelf, there’s a finality to it which is kind of a sweet and yet sorrowful thing.” Publishing this book is profound for him, he admits. Meanwhile, Ferris still manages to find time to relax when he’s on the East End. He plays golf and tennis, but also likes just hanging out. “One of my favorite activities is going into any one of these towns, whether it’s Sag Harbor or East Hampton or Southampton, early in the morning, getting coffee and going for a stroll, and just watching it all evolve, watching it wake up, and watching people in this transformative state, where they’re relaxing.”
from top: Roger Ferris + Partners designed the contemporary Marsh House in the Hamptons to be sensitive to its lush natural surroundings; Red Barn in coastal Connecticut combines living accommodations for an artist with an art studio on the ground floor; the Art Barn (in black) and Pool House, set into the hillside, in New Canaan, Connecticut.
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They fell in love over a plate of spaghetti, and now Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar (below) host the Cooking Channel series Extra Virgin, where they prepare meals like this penne alla puttanesca.
La vita East End
It’s a family affair for the dynamic food duo Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar, and this summer is about fresh ingredients and time at the table with friends and family under the Hamptons sun. What is your favorite thing about the Hamptons? Debi Mazar: We like the Hamptons a lot because it evokes the quaintness of some Italian villages. The farm-fresh food, the quaint architecture, and the ocean breeze are energizing and unique.
Gabriele Corcos: I was the executive chef at the Montauk Yacht Club a few years back and I absolutely loved the experience of sourcing local fresh fish and cooking for clients at the hotel and marina. I even went out a few times to fish for my own striped bass for my menu special. People are super friendly and always in a good mood. I cannot wait to be back. Where would we find you during the summer out East? DM: You can catch us
playing on sand dunes in the morning, chilling somewhere in the shade after a light lunch, hitting friends’ pools in the afternoon, and strolling for art and antiques in the afternoon. Mostly cooking in the evening, as part of summer vacation also means avoiding lines at restaurants! Romance and food go hand in hand; was your relationship love at first bite? GC: When I met Debi in Florence, in the hot, hot summer of 2001, it took me only a couple of days
before I invited her to my home at the farm and cooked for her. A dish of spaghetti with fresh tomatoes and basil from the vegetable garden and a platter of prosciutto e melone were very instrumental in getting to her heart and stomach. What is your favorite ingredient to cook with
during summer? GC: My go-to foods during summertime are grilled meats and fish, pasta, and fresh fruit. We know who cooks, but who is better at doing the dishes? GC: Debi is better at cleaning the stove and counter; I’m better at loading the dishwasher!
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“As professional athletes and fitness experts, my husband, Laird Hamilton, and I are constantly thinking about health—how to improve it and, just as important, why it should be valued. Every day, we see how physical activity doesn’t just improve your body, but your heart and mind as well. “I wasn’t surprised to hear Maria Baum’s story, but I was deeply touched. She told us that after her breast cancer diagnosis, she would row out on her stand-up paddleboard and ‘talk to Laird’—the name emblazoned on her board—as a way to deal with the emotional upheaval of her diagnosis. When Maria asked us to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, we didn’t hesitate. We’ve attended
BCRF’s Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink for several years now, and it’s an incredible pleasure to support the event. “This year, we’re hosting an XPT lifestyle experience at the Surf Lodge in Montauk, August 7–9, where we’ll share our daily habits to improve health. It’s going to be an incredible weekend in the Hamptons—supporting BCRF to advance lifesaving research, aptly followed by our XPT experience focusing on health improvement as a way of life. What better way to celebrate the very gift of life?” The Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink will be held on Saturday, August 6, with the SUP race at Havens Beach at 8 AM, followed by a Sunset Party at Fairview on Mecox Bay, Bridgehampton, at 7 PM; hamptonspaddle forpink.org
Laird Hamilton (PICTURED) and his wife, Gabby Reece, will be paddling with a purpose when BCRF’s annual Hamptons summer fundraiser returns.
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How did your catering career begin? I originally studied in Switzerland at a cooking school but never used it professionally. I came to New York in 1980 and was an interior designer. I used to sell my furniture by cooking people meals and inviting them over for dinner. Why the Hamptons? I liked it out here. When I first came out East in the mid-1990s, I thought it was the most beautiful place and I wanted to live here, and I’ve been here pretty much ever since. I needed a seasonal business and I didn’t want to design anymore, so I opened a catering company. Signature dish? I really can’t make enough of this dish I invented a few years ago, beef short ribs in an exotic mushroom Cabernet reduction. I serve them over truffle mashed potatoes. What are your events like? Now, I don’t only cater; I do real event planning as well, so I’ll do anything—fireworks, photography, flowers, tents, whatever it is. I cater to the higher end of the market. It suits my product, and the clientele appreciate what we do; it’s a very good fit. 827-6000; hamptons exquisitefood.com
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Fresh fig, beet, and grilled quail salad with hazelnuts and caramelized fig balsamic dressing; Simon Sheridan; classic French bouillabaisse with crème fraîche; a Sagaponack wedding catered by Exquisite Food.
SCENE art full Agyness, London, Billy Sullivan, 2009. below: Don’t Come too Close, Don’t Go too Far, Anh Duong, 2012.
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Art doesn’t exist in a vacuum, according to Sara De Luca, owner of the gallery Ille Arts in Amagansett, and neither do the people who are often its subject. They have environments—physical, social, intellectual—and context, and her carefully curated shows reflect this. From August 6 to 24, De Luca will present “Portraits,” an exhibition of paintings and photographs by six artists—Jack Ceglic, Ken Collins, Anh Duong, Joe Gaffney, Melora Griffis, and Billy Sullivan— in her bright, new 14,000-squarefoot space. The works are meant to “broaden the concept of portraiture,” she explains. “Posed or candid, the images in the show are more about human interactions and perceptions than they are about formal sittings.” De Luca moved to Amagansett in 2011 and almost immediately opened an art gallery whose exhibitions regularly combine her architecture background with her biology studies. “My approach is classical,” she says. “I show works that have both aesthetic and political impact and that people would want to hang on their walls.” Art, De Luca adds, is meant to be democratic. “For me, buying and selling art is not something left to the very wealthy. The appreciation of artworks supersedes the financial possibility of the customer.” Ille Arts will continue to explore the subject of human beings in both natural and man-made environments throughout the season. 171 Main St., Amagansett, 905-9894; illearts.com
“posed or candid, The images in The show are more abouT human inTeracTions and percepTions Than They are abouT formal siTTings.” —sara de luca
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scene fired up! clockwise from left: The Cove Chiller (made with watermelon juice, tequila, mint, sea salt, and strawberryrhubarb grenadine); the nautical-themed dining room; “knife and fork” lobster, with Maine lobster meat, butter, tarragon, celery hearts, brioche, and greens from the garden.
harborside delight baron’s cove continues to deliver gourmet dishes in a comfortable yet refined environment.
Nestled on the waterfront in Sag Harbor, the restaurant at Baron’s Cove feels like a highend New England seafood house, with sophisticated nautical touches and views of the bay. And this summer, Executive Chef Matty Boudreau is further elevating the all-American fare at this in-demand resort. Weekend summers are filled with grilled favorites like succulent baby back ribs and popular clam bake-inspired feasts. The new Summer Social promotion offers seafood paired with rosé. On Thursday evenings, celebrated local singer-songwriter Nancy Atlas performs while guests fill the dining room. “We want to make sure everything is well-executed, from the plate of food that arrives in front of the customer
to all the little details surrounding them,” says Boudreau, who previously led the kitchen at the acclaimed Vine Street Café on Shelter Island. “At the same time, you want everyone to feel welcomed and comfortable, like it’s a second home.” From surf-and-turf entrées to classic lobster rolls, dining at Baron’s Cove is all about the familiar given a gourmet touch. Among Boudreau’s most popular dishes is the perfectly seared Crescent Farm duck breast served over smashed root vegetables with steamed spinach and a brandied cherry glaze. This simple plate draws from local purveyors, as does much of the menu, including oysters from Montauk and seasonal greens grown at nearby farms. 31 W. Water St., Sag Harbor, 844227-6672; baronscove.com
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Scene cuiscene Greenport-grown oysters on the half shell at Bostwick’s Chowder House.
halfshell heaven the hamptons produces some of the finest oysters on earth. the only difficult decision is where to eat them. By Bao ong
One of the quintessential rituals of dining in the Hamptons is ordering a platter of freshly shucked oysters with a bottle of just-chilled rosé or Champagne. Add water views to the picture, and there’s no question you’ll enjoy slurping each shell. The most difficult decision could be where to indulge in everyone’s favorite bivalve. Luckily, restaurants across the East End offer up countless varieties—many of which are grown in local waters.
Bostwick’s Chowder House Bostwick’s relaxed vibe is where you go to find classic New England fare in East Hampton. It’s the perfect backdrop for ordering a platter mounded with crushed ice and dotted with oysters on the half shell all summer long. Chef Chris Eggert picks all the oysters (which come from Greenport) and serves them with cocktail sauce, mignonette sauce, and Tabasco at îî 68 hamptons-magazine.com
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Bay Kitchen Bar As one of the premier waterside restaurants in East Hampton, Bay Kitchen Bar offers its guests a “sea-to-table” menu with some of the freshest local fare. The dining room overlooks a marina just off Gardiners Bay. On certain evenings, you’ll be pleased to find plump Promised Land oysters harvested in Napeague Bay. The restaurant also plans to grow its own oysters right in Three Mile Harbor. 39 Gann Road, East Hampton, 329-3663; baykitchenbar.com
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this upscale seafood “shack.” 277 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, 324-1111; bostwickschowderhouse.com Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market When you find your way to Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market in Greenport, you’ll not only discover an average of eight varieties of oysters on the menu, but there’s also a good chance you’ll meet one of the oyster growers. What’s more, customers can shuck their own oysters, of which they’ll find as many as 14 Long Island varieties in peak season. 37 Front St., Greenport, 477-6992; littlecreekoysters.com South Edison South Edison in Montauk typically keeps a daily menu of five or six varieties of oysters on hand that can be paired with four house-made mignonettes, from a kumquat vinaigrette to a ginger-scallion concoction. The mix of East
and West Coast oysters means you can find Montauk Lady Killahs one week and Malpeques the next, but it doesn’t mean consuming them raw is the only option. The oyster shooters are just as popular as ordering a seafood tower filled with all your favorites. 17 S. Edison, St., Montauk, 668-4200; southedison.com Sunset Beach The French Riviera vibe at Sunset Beach begs for oysters and Champagne. Before having grilled octopus or a whole branzino, consider it mandatory to order Montauk oysters sourced from Amagansett. Add a squeeze of lemon or splash of mignonette and you’re ready to devour an oyster, sip some bubbly (there’s also a house rosé from hotelier André Balazs himself), and take in the calming waterside views of Shelter Island. 35 Shore Road, Shelter Island, 749-2001; sunsetbeachli.com
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from above: Bay Kitchen Bar in East Hampton; Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market offers as many as 14 Long Island varieties during peak season; Sunset Beach’s Riviera vibe is perfect for oysters and Champagne.
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vodka en vogue
“each drink can become an elevated experience with a fitting choice of vodka.” —tony abou-ganim
as the whiskey mania ebbs, good old vodka is back, baby—and with an upscale twist.
A clear comeback: Master mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim’s recipe for the perfect martini? Vodka stirred with ice, unadulterated by vermouth, and strained into a chilled cocktail glass. Take that, James Bond!
These days, vodka is increasingly what’s in cocktail-hour glasses. For a while, a revived interest in whiskey and other brown spirits had nudged the clear elixir out of the spotlight, but now a growing number of unusual and luxe vodkas are fueling a renewed surge. “Vodka’s heritage and flavor nuances deserve a measure of reverence,” says Tony AbouGanim, an award-winning mixologist and the author of Vodka Distilled. As smooth and versatile as ever, the newest crop of vodkas also comes with a twist: stories to tell. For example, Hangar 1’s limited-edition Fog Point Vodka (USA; $125 for 750 ml.) is a grapebased variety distilled from wine (specifically, Bonny Doon’s 2012 Le Cigare Blanc), then cut with water collected from San Francisco’s world-famous fog— a love letter to the distiller’s NorCal home. Across the Pacific, Soyombo Super Premium Mongolian Vodka (Mongolia; $30) is a bottled history lesson: The wheat-based spirit is distilled on the site of the last Mongolian emperor’s palace and filtered through precious materials such as quartz, silver, and diamonds. Finally, Double Cross Vodka (Slovakia; $37) comes packaged in a sleek, sculptural bottle made from highend French crystal and laser-cut with lines of Slovakian poetry. Regardless of which you choose, drink it with respect. “Take your time,” counsels AbouGanim. “Vodka should be sipped and savored rather than shot back in a flash.” Cheers to that!
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Keeping Up with Kirna Zabête Beth Buccini of Kirna Zabête sets up a spunKy summertime shop on newtown Lane. By Lauren Finney photography By Zev Starr-tamBor
“I grew up in Virginia Beach, so I’m really a beach girl at heart,” confesses Beth Buccini, owner of the Soho women’s boutique Kirna Zabête and new proprietor of a Kirna Zabête East Hampton pop-up. “I’ve hosted several one-day pop-ups in the Hamptons over the past few years at friends’ homes, so something more long-term was a natural segue.” Until September, Buccini’s expertly curated selections will be available on Newtown Lane. Housed in the former Gail Rothwell space, the pop-up came together with the help of Buccini’s interior designer friend Michelle Bergeron, who helped keep the room light and beachy with hints of pale blue and “Kirna Zabête’s signature red,” says Buccini. Beach scenes shot by photographer and Montauk resident Matt Albiani adorn the walls and are for sale, nestled among the shelves displaying wares from brands like Chloé and Dolce & Gabbana. “We also went pom-pom crazy with strings of Chinese lanterns just to keep everything light and happy!” adds Buccini. îî
Beth Buccini brings East End musthaves to Kirna Zabête’s new East Hampton locale for the ultimate Hamptons summer wardrobe.
STYLE TasTemaker As for what to find once inside the covetable space, “We will have a great mix of buy now, wear now, plus help our customers get a little organized for fall,” she says. “As one of my girlfriends recently said, ‘There is nothing for women over 30 to buy in East Hampton!’ I hope to be this summer’s solution.” That means Kirna Zabête standbys such as Celine, Gucci, Alaïa, and Fendi, as well as beach-ready pieces from popular designers like Marysia, Lisa Marie Fernandez, and LoveShackFancy. “We’ll also have plenty of jeans and tops and easy dresses that you can run around in for the rest of the summer.” Buccini, an Amagansett resident, prefers a variety of notice-me brands and styles for cruising up and down Montauk Highway, such as Mother jeans and a Barrie cashmere sweater for a beachside clambake, or a printed Dolce & Gabbana sundress and Celine wedges for a private dinner, and promises that her shoppers in East Hampton will get the Kirna Zabête experience they’re used to receiving in Soho. “The mantra has remained the same for the past 17 years,” she stresses. “We aim to carry the most important designers of today and tomorrow. Although our customer is more educated about fashion than she has ever been, she has less time than she has ever had, and we aim to wow her with our edit and customer service.” While the business of fashion is serious, Buccini still wants there to be an element of casualness to her attitude and her stores: “Shopping should be fun! We really try to keep it that way.” 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 527-5794; kirnazabete.com
Maison Michel hats and Matt Albiani photos adorn the walls. below left: Designer shoes from Gianvito Rossi, Gucci, Celine, Chloé, Aquazzura, and Saint Laurent.
A look inside the Newtown Lane boutique.
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Navy swimsuit ($510), narrow gold-plated bracelet ($430), and gold-plated bracelet ($550), HermĂ¨s. Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-8696660; hermes.com. Toyo camel sun hat, Eugenia Kim ($425). Nordstrom, Roosevelt Field, 630 Old Country Road, 516-746-0011; eugeniakim.com. Austin striped wedge, Max Mara ($595). Americana Manhasset, 516-3655567; maxmara.com. Vagenius II sunglasses, Chrome Hearts ($1,395). Main Street Optics, 82 Main St., Southampton, 287-7898; chromehearts.com
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TIM DA DAVIS VIS The Hamptons Luxury Market Leader
Tim Davis’ Conversation with the Team Behind 100 Crescent architect: philip rossillo, prdg architecture + design builder: john devito, njc contracting corp 456 development group: philip rossillo, john devito, john rossillo, joseph licata, and samir shah
Describe the amenities that this unique home offers and what is your favorite feature? The many amenities include; Rooftop Tennis court, theater, Game Room, Walnut Study, Gym, 4,000sf 2nd ﬂoor covered terrace space and inﬁnity pool/spa. My favorite feature of the house is its common denominator, the connection to the outdoors. Through the use of an open ﬂoor plan, large windows, covered terraces, elevated patios and focused views long architectural axis’s the connection is constant. What are the trends that you see architects and builders adding to new homes? As an architect, then developer, trends are tricky things to identify or deﬁne. My preference with design and development is to create a product that is driven by quality designs, attention to detail, quality materials and impeccably crafted. A design, which is thoughtful, unique and creative, will blend with other alike to create a movement rather then a trend. One unique feature to the house is the tennis court. Is there an insider story behind the court being on the roof? Once we secured the property the design phase began. There were many obstacles due to the sites wetland restrictions. Because the site is located on Mohawk Creek, which connects to Mecox Bay, there are limits. The zoning did allow us to build the home higher than
inland homes however providing a tennis court amenity would be impossible considering the proper orientation of the court. This led to investigating all options in providing a tennis court. Like a kit of parts many thoughts and concepts were plugged in without success until the roof became the obvious choice. Sinking the court in the attic space served two purposes; preserving the context of Water Mill by not being visible from the road and ball management by providing walls surrounding the court. The court is amazing and playing on it is an incredible experience. In the design the rear of the dwelling scissors open to water views and to invite the ocean breeze. Because the court is not affected by vegetation it remains pristine year round and has incredible views. 100 Crescent was the back drop for this year’s Holiday House Hamptons – describe the how the 21 designers transformed the house? And, can the house and/or rooms be purchased as is? Yes it can be purchased as is. The best way to describe the transformation is it has added a sprinkle of personality. The designer were professional and sophisticated in there approach and we couldn’t be more happy. Do you have a favorite room or area in the house? In the corner of the pool, where you can hear the water cascading and have incredible 360 degree views.
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tournament tote Tory’s tennis tote is high on function, with room for a tennis racquet, tennis balls, water bottle, and a bottom level for clay-filled sneakers. Plaid tennis tote, Tory Sport ($495). 47 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 907-9150; torysport.com
athlete approved Practice your freestyle stroke while looking stylish in a nauticalstriped suit. The best thing about a one-piece? It doubles as a top when the sun goes down. One-piece tank, Solid & Striped ($168). Everything But Water, 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-5693; everything butwater.com
Whether you’re headed to rio de Janeiro or Watching from home, these patriotic pieces Will get you in the spirit for the olympic games. By Michelle Mccool
opening Ceremonies Win the gold medal for spectator style in this sporty ensemble. The asymmetrical lines in red, white, and blue add a subtle dose of team spirit. Women’s fashion show double-faced cotton coat ($365) and shift dress ($275), Lacoste. Roosevelt Field Mall, 630 Old Country Road, Garden City, 516-474-7964; lacoste.com
side plank Kiini Swim offers a one-piece version of its famed bikini. The front coverage is strategically placed to conceal any signs of an indulgent summer. One-piece monokini halter, Kiini ($315). Everything But Water, 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-5693; everythingbut water.com stars and stripes What better way to show your support for Team USA than with this vibrant clutch? Bring it into election season for a little bipartisan flair. Shoulder bag, Elena Ghisellini ($935). Shari’s Place, 44 Glen Cove Road, Greenvale, 516-4847400; 29 Main St., Southampton, 726-7200; sharisplace.com
graphiC edge 1970s-style trainers are a winning summer trend. This striped version is versatile, going from the court to the street. I’ll wear mine with long slip dresses for day. Graphic lace-up sneaker, Tory Sport ($195). 47 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 907-9150; torysport.com
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high dive Reminiscent of a sailing flag, this rash guard offers sun protection and is high on style. The long-sleeve crew neck is perfect for a day on the paddleboard. Elliott rash guard, Flagpole ($295). Aerin, 83 Main St., Southampton, 353-3773; aerin.com
Winged Foot Channel your inner goddess with Ferragamo’s update on the classic Grecian sandal. Gold leather sandal, Salvatore Ferragamo ($975). Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-365-9765; ferragamo.com
style anniversary Nine decades of history isn’t about to stop London Jewelers from moving boldly into the future, as it prepares to set up shop in the soaring, Santiago Calatrava-designed Oculus.
A DiAmonD AnniversAry When asked why London Jewelers, Long Island’s premier fine jewelry retailer, has been able to stay in business for nine decades at a time of never-ending turnover in retail, co-owner Candy Udell says it’s “because we are first and foremost a family business. Everyone in the family is so passionate about what they do.”
The London family—and the Udell family by marriage since 1946—has always emphasized taking care of clients, whatever their needs. “It’s our number-one virtue,” says Udell. “In today’s world, a good reputation and integrity are the most important things you can have. It means a lot to us to be able to uphold it every single
day.” That also means being involved in the community, she adds: “We love to support the customers who support us.” The company arrived on the East End in 1996, when Mark Udell, Candy’s husband, found a former VFW building and school badly in need of repair. It’s now the anchor of East Hampton’s
tony, bustling downtown, something the Udells take great pride in. “It serves the entire community,” she says, “both yearround and second-home people, and we have great relationships with all our clients.” Building lasting relationships is important to the Udells, and they’ll continue doing so in their
newest venture, a London Jewelers boutique at the Oculus, the new transportation and retail hub in New York City’s Financial District. “We’re so looking forward to coming into Manhattan,” says Udell. “We love downtown. It’s a great place for all kinds of people, and we’ll be able to take in their repairs, help with their anniversary îî
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London JeweLers celebrates 90 years in business with the opening of its first new york city outpost—at the oculus in lower Manhattan. By Lauren Finney
from top: Proud company founder Charles London in front of his Long Island store in the 1920s; a preview of the new Oculus location.
gifts, birthday gifts—whatever they need, we’ll deliver. We’ll do whatever we need to do to make our clients happy, and our services will be the same as what people expect from our other stores.” Opening August 16, the shop will offer pieces from London Jewelers partners such as Rolex and Tacori. “We’re the only Manhattan retailer to carry Tacori,” says Udell, “and it’s very exciting.” There will also be an associated Roberto Coin shop across from London Jewelers in the Oculus. “Roberto has been a friend of ours for 30 years,” she says, “and he’s a great addition under our umbrella.” The new boutique will also feature the London Collection, which Udell designs with her daughter, Randi Udell-Alper, and they’ll continue their tradition of crafting custom original pieces (twice they created a bra for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, one of them worth a whopping $2.5 million), although Udell expects traditional styles to remain popular. “Classic is always in for engagement rings,” she says, adding that they can design anything the client desires, with trending stones including rubies, sapphires, and yellow diamonds. Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, David Yurman, and other brands will be available, but a partnership with the Women’s Jewelry Association will also bring in a rotating selection of pieces from new designers. While it’s a busy year for London Jewelers and its family owners, Udell insists that they’ll never lose sight of their original mission: to provide outstanding service. “We’re in the business of making memories.” 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939, and 185 Greenwich St., NYC, 877-601-9924; londonjewelers.com
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STYLE SOCIAL NETWORK
FORMER ESTÉE LAUDER EXEC LANEY CROWELL DISCUSSES THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA, HOME DÉCOR, AND HER SAG HARBOR STYLE. BY CHRISTINA CLEMENTE
As a California native, Laney Crowell appreciates the serenity and natural beauty of the Hamptons, especially Sag Harbor. “I find I’m much more productive out East,” she says. “All of my inspiration comes from food, cooking, and nature.” This past year, Crowell launched the social media-focused agency Crowell Lane Creative. “Brands went from being excited to talk to their customers to completely obsessed with numbers. We’re all about telling great stories, partnering with
the right influencers, and sharing beautiful, engaging photos.” With luxury clients like Clinique, it’s no surprise that Crowell has an incredible eye— especially when it comes to her home. Describing her Sag Harbor pad as “Norwegian beach,” she heads to Elizabeth Dow Home (14 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton, 329-1414; elizabethdow.com) for tablecloths and napkins, and MONC XIII (40 Madison St., Sag Harbor, 8083333; monc13.com) for
handmade ceramics. As with her home décor, Crowell’s taste in attire is simple but luxe; she loves Curve (8 Main St., Sag Harbor, 725-0275; shopcurve.com) for neutrals and grabs Gitman Bros. Vintage men’s button-downs at Tenet (91 Main St., Southampton, 3773981; tenetshop.com). And after five years at Estée Lauder, Crowell certainly knows beauty. When it comes to her tresses, she prefers Warren Tricomi (64 Park Pl., East Hampton, 212-
262-8899; warrentricomi.com) and indulges in at-home treatments like Eve Lom’s Moisture Mask from White’s Apothecary (18 Hampton Road, Southampton, 287-2900; whitesapothecary.com) and honey from Bees’ Needs (4 Laurel Lane, Sag Harbor, 7025657; beesneeds.com), which she mixes with avocados and applies as a face mask. “[It’s] so incredibly hydrating and great after you’ve been in the sun all day.”
PHOTOGRAPHY BY VICTOR HENAO (CROWELL); DANIEL GONZALEZ (HONEY); COURTESY OF MONC XIII (EXTERIOR); COURTESY OF GITMAN BROS. (SHIRT); COURTESY OF EVE LOM (MASK)
LEFT: Laney Crowell. FROM TOP: Bees’ Needs honey; Gitman Bros men’s Vintage Blue Stripe Oxford; Eve Lom Moisture Mask; MONC XIII in Sag Harbor.
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Style BUY THE BEACH
Masters at Mixology Westhampton boutique mixology’s Gabrielle edwards talks summer trends and fast fashion on the east end. By Lauren Finney
For Mixology vice president and head buyer Gabrielle Edwards, the Hamptons has always been a part of her life. “My family has been going out to the Hamptons for over 30 years,” she says. “I grew up coming out here to Westhampton every weekend. Our house is five minutes away from the store!” That intimate knowledge of the market has helped Edwards, along with her brother Jordan, who is president, make Mixology a huge success. While the
boutique is jointly owned by the Shapiro and Edwards families, Gabrielle has been a longtime employee since working in Shapiros’s first store while she was in college. (The first boutique, Oceanside, was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy.) Customers flock to Mixology in large part for its ability to offer fashion trends at reasonable prices, with Edwards saying that she hears from customers all the time how important these two factors are: “People love our value and our service, and
they love the clothes they buy from us.” As for what’s hot this summer, Edwards laughs when she says, “Off-theshoulder tops! We can’t keep them in stock.” The boutique has also picked up B-Low the Belt accessories, which have proven popular, as well as brands ASTR, Faithful, and August, and chokers that “fly out the door. We love things at great price points that can go from day to night.” 148 Main St., Westhampton Beach, 998-3132; shopmixology.com
photography Courtesy of Mixology
Gabrielle Edwards, vice president and head buyer of Mixology. right: The boutique’s selection of home and pool accessories from Sunnylife Australia.
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style now open from left: Montauk Bows padded bandeau bikini, Heidi Klein ($208); Happy Sandboys Photographic Bulldog swim short, Orlebar Brown ($345).
English imports Heidi lein and Orlebar brOwn arE both now opEn in thE hamptons. By lauren finney
While the first Heidi Klein boutique was established in London’s Notting Hill neighborhood in 2002, the brand has always leaned toward a Hamptons aesthetic— whitewashed wood, driftwood, and bleached coral—making each store a chic East End-style retreat, including the one in Southampton, which is popping up for the second
summer in a row. “Our collections are for the confident, well-traveled customer, and this is what the Hamptons shopper is all about,” says cofounder Heidi Gosman, who serves as the brand’s creative director alongside cofounder Penny Klein. “Hamptons shoppers look for pieces to wear day and weekend, and they want something that suits their
immediate lifestyle.” Snag the swimwear named for East End locales: the Bridgehampton, a sleek black and tan series, and the Montauk, a light blue and white print, which is also available in little-girl sizing. 76B Jobs Lane, Southampton, 353-3422; heidiklein.com Further down the highway, another British import has opened a per-
manent boutique in East Hampton. Inspired by the swimming pool culture of the 1960s immortalized in the photographs of Slim Aarons, Orlebar Brown swim shorts are meant to take wearers from the beach to brunch, making them ideal for a weekend in the Hamptons. The store will stock suits in both men’s and boys’ sizes. Currently featured
is the High Summer collection. Its designs were influenced by the arid Australian wilderness and were created in conjunction with Aboriginal artists to depict desolate landscapes, with sky blues, bright yellows, and desert neutrals seen in both prints and solids. 55 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-3960; orlebarbrown.com
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style LAUNCH Ralph Lauren will be dressing Team USA in its gear, and now shoppers can, too, with polos, towels, and more. right, from top: Team USA tote ($250), sports bra ($48), foldable sunglasses ($189), and leggings ($99).
A ToAsT To Team USa Ralph lauRen goes for the gold with a new olympic-inspired collection, available at ralph lauren outposts out east.
For the fifth time, the US Olympic and Paralympic teams will be sporting a familiar brand of Ralph Lauren red, white, and blue for the closing ceremonies of this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 22. Team USA
will sport custom Polo Pony button-downs, boat shoes, and more as their closing ceremonies uniform, all made in America. Several brand ambassadors from a variety of disciplines and sports will be the faces of Ralph Lauren
during this momentous time and include swimmer Ryan Lochte, marathon swimmer Haley Anderson, BMX biker Connor Fields, beach volleyball player April Ross, paratriathlete Melissa Stockwell, and freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs.
For those looking for a patriotic wardrobe update, the pieces are available online and in select Ralph Lauren stores nationwide. Look for expanded offerings, such as hats, backpacks, and boardshorts, all of which proudly display Team USA colors,
logos, and graphics. 31–33 Main St., East Hampton, 324-1222; ralphlauren.com; teamusashop.com
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From acupuncture and healing masks to cryotherapy and ultrasonic technology, salons around town will have you glowing all summer long.
and microcurrent technologies help to exfoliate and hydrate for an awakened complexion. 74 Montauk Hwy., East Hampton, 329-2525; naturopathica.com FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH The Biopelle Tensage Stem Cell Cream used in Skin by Veronica’s new, ultra luxe Luminosity Facial features proteins harvested from snail egg extract that trigger the ability to produce new
skin cells, meaning more collagen and elastin. The unique ingredient is exclusive to the spa out East and has been shown to reduce wrinkles, soften texture, and even skin tone. Another plus? Clients will leave with an eight-week Tensage skincare protocol. 67 Hampton Road, Southampton, 259-2343 ON POINT Acupuncture expert Shellie Goldstein’s Touch + Glow Freeze Facial
addresses wellness from the inside out. Incorporating acupuncture and a cooling, antioxidant-packed mask, the relaxing treatment also includes Goldstein’s Touch + Glow wand, which promotes lymphatic drainage to tone and lift sagging muscles. Available at A.Studio Day Spa, the icy facial stimulates circulation, eliminates inflammation, and will leave your face glowing. 10 Main St.,
East Hampton; 3246996; astudiodayspa.com CHILL OUT 27 Hampton Salon’s new Cryo-Facial, by way of cryotherapy, employs pressurized liquid nitrogen vapors to cool the face and trigger the body’s natural repair processes, resulting in fewer wrinkles, smoother lines, and a brighter complexion. 27 Hampton Road, Southampton, 377-3107; 27hampton salon.com
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ELIZABETH DOW IS AN ARTIST AND THE FOUNDER OF ELIZABETH DOW HOME LOCATED IN EAST HAMPTON WITH SHOWROOMS THROUGHOUT THE U.S. AS WELL AS LONDON AND PARIS. SHE IS WIDELY-KNOWN FOR HER TEXTILES AND HAND-PAINTED WALL COVERINGS, 15 OF WHICH ARE IN THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF THE SMITHSONIAN. HOME SERVICES INCLUDE INTERIOR DESIGN, STAGING, DESIGN BUILD, AND LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN DESIGN.
Q How is Elizabeth Dow Home unique compared to other home
Q As a veteran in the design world, what would you say are the two key differences in designing a home today versus a decade ago and what do you see in the future of home design?
and design businesses?
A I think Elizabeth Dow Home has a distinct advantage for a variety
A Today, we are seeing homes that are well edited, without
of reasons. We produce our own line of handmade wallcoverings as well as grasscloths and silks. We also produce our own line of upholstery, carpets, and textiles. In addition to our lines, we represent Holland and Sherry, Kravet, Schumacher, and Lance Wovens as well as a variety of lighting designers and furniture makers. In addition to our showroom, we have an interiors division servicing clients in the Hamptons as well as NYC, and elsewhere depending on our clients’ needs. In this business, you are only as good as your resources and often your client’s budget. I have wonderful relationships with mills, custom workrooms, and of course resources all over the world. What really makes us special is that we have a wonderful staff of talented people who love what they do. A lot of love can go a long way in this business.
clutter, with more open spaces and incorporating a predominantly “less is more” point of view. Antiques and mid-century are still very important elements adding uniqueness, warmth, and good design. More and more, our clients are looking for special and thoughtfully selected pieces. Pieces that are signiﬁcant and important to them. Eclectic Modern is clean, fresh, and simply elegant.
Q What is the one design trend that people should pay attention to? A The latest trend is brass. I love brass elements in lighting
components. My advice would be to try and make choices that you resonant with and that will last. Like any relationship, it depends on what you’re looking for and what you ultimately want to live with. I think the next design trend should be: Live well, sleep well, keep in touch…and appreciate what you have.
Q How should textures be used in decorating a home in the
Q What do you feel is the one must-have for every home? A My background is in ﬁne art and set design. I had the good fortune Q of growing up next to an art collector who was passionate about artists and their work. Sometimes the best art education comes from the true patrons. Their inﬂuence certainly changed my world and perspective. I take great joy in helping my clients purchase artwork for their homes. I encourage my clients to purchase the best art they can afford. I think artwork is the heartbeat of the house and can truly add a great deal to your everyday quality of life. The one quality a true patron has is appreciation…that is a commodity we can never get enough of. It makes this crazy life worth it.
Is the Indoor / Outdoor design trend here to stay and what key tips can you share with those who are interested in infusing key design elements into their existing homes?
Indoor / Outdoor is deﬁnitely here to stay. Again, I think it goes back to healthier lifestyles. Being in touch with nature and learning to take a breather. What more can you possibly want as you sit under the stars in your outdoor living room, feeling the breeze, listening to the dog bark at the deer. It doesn’t get much better. It certainly is why people ﬂock to the Hamptons, and why I live here full-time.
Hamptons and New York City and do you see wallcoverings as essential today versus a decade ago?
A Texture is organic, and organic is what we seem to need to balance out our fast-paced lives saturated in technology. Organic is good for you…the best food you can buy is organic and the same is true for your home. I am a big fan of the “Bliss Sleep Center”, the organic mattress company located in Water Mill. Organic textures provide a sense of well-being, a connection to the handmade, a connection to what is important, and what is good for you.
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the heat is on
Model Hannah Ferguson swelters in the latest swimwear on a scorchingly sexy day at the beach. by Jared Shapiro photography by r andall Slavin
It’s 90 degrees outside as gorgeous Sports Illustrated swimsuit model-turned-Hamptons cover star Hannah Ferguson frolics in the pristine waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Just another day at the beach? Hardly. Slipping in and out of swimwear from a range of designers, including Luli Fama and Agent Provocateur, Ferguson hardly notices the gawkers and paparazzi who crowd the shimmering white sand to catch even a glimpse of one of the world’s most beautiful women. This week it’s Miami Beach; next week it’s the Virgin Islands. It’s all a far cry from Ferguson’s childhood home in San Angelo, Texas, just a stone’s throw from an Air Force base, where a little ballerina who dreamed of being an ice-skater was homeschooled. “It’s a pretty small town,” says the IMG supermodel. “There’s not a lot going on there.” In the years since, Ferguson has traded her Midwestern upbringing for the fast-paced world of fashion and modeling in New York City, but as she tells Hamptons, she’s never far away from the ocean, where she truly feels most at home…
Let’s start straight from the beginning. How did you get into modeling? At 19 years old, after I graduated from high school, I drove to Dallas with my mom from my hometown in San Angelo, Texas, did a model search, and ended up winning. So I quit my job and moved to Dallas to model for six months, and then they sent me off to New York. Was it something you always wanted to do? It’s something that came up when I was about 15. I used to want to be a figure skater, and then I wanted to be a ballet dancer, and then I was like, “I want to do Sports Illustrated.” So modeling was my dream, and has been ever since. Were you a figure skater? No. In San Angelo, we don’t have any ice. It’s a small town in West Texas. It’s pretty dry, and we didn’t have any ice-skating rinks or places to take lessons. I had taken ballet ever since I was 3, so I kind of figured that was a good way to get my ground for figure skating if I ever got the chance to start taking lessons, but it just never really happened. That’s sad, right? If you’re a kid and you want to be something and you never get the chance? Yeah, but one thing led to another… I love ballet—still to this day I love ballet—so whenever I realized that ice-skating probably wasn’t going to be my thing, I figured I would become a professional ballet dancer. Some models talk about being an ugly duckling or how boys never liked them. Were you always aware of your beauty? I never really thought that I was anything special. I always felt like I was a pretty average person and a normal girl, but I wouldn’t say I was an ugly duckling. I’ve never been out of shape, and I was well-endowed at a young age, I’ll put it that way. People always thought I was
“That was the only reason I got into modeling, to be in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit issue. I’m hoping to get the cover now—that’s my next goal.”
Shirt, Valentino ($1,800). Neiman Marcus, Roosevelt Field Mall, 630 Old Country Road, Garden City, 516-742-8001; neimanmarcus.com. Necklace, Martha Calvo (price on request). marthacalvo.com opposite page: Top, Foundrae ($395). Neiman Marcus, Roosevelt Field Mall, 630 Old Country Road, Garden City, 516-742-8001; neimanmarcus.com. Sunglasses, Valentino ($276). Neiman Marcus, see above
“I’m happiest to be in a city by the beach, or on the water, or in the ocean… that’s where I feel at home.”
older than I was; I was always the tallest in my class. But I was never a weird, skinny, funny-looking kid. I just had a dream and I wanted to at least go for it so I could say that I tried. I went for it, and it worked. What are your views on plastic surgery? I find it interesting, learning about things, or doing research, or asking people questions… My mom was always firm on not wanting us to ever get into plastic surgery and doing injections. She would always say just be happy with what God gave you. But I feel like once you get to a certain age, if you want to lift something or fill something, then do what you want, do what makes you happy. I do think that there is a fine line between doing too much and something that looks good. My boobs are 100 percent real—thanks, mom! Everything about me is real. I read that your parents were both Marines, your dad was a sniper… My parents never had to go to war, thankfully, but my dad trained to be a sniper. Both of my parents were on the shooting team, which is actually how they met. My mom was a drill instructor—that’s something that kind of stays with you and had an effect on our childhood. Is that still how you live your life? [Laughs] No, I’m really bad about making my bed in the morning, to be honest. I actually think it’s more comfy when it’s messy and you get back in and the blankets are already disheveled. But it obviously affects your feelings on guns and the Second Amendment. My point of view, from being a Texan and having two Marines as parents—I just think having gun knowledge is so important. Whether you want to have a gun or you think people should be allowed to have guns or not, I think that at least knowing how to handle and operate one and knowing how it works and not being afraid of it is pretty crucial. Shifting gears, on a Carl’s Jr. commercial, you had to take a bite out of 70 burgers? It was something I had never experienced before, that’s for sure. They had a spit bucket actually on the side, so every time we would do a take and I would take a bite out of the burger, this guy would have to run over with a bucket and I would have to spit it out. Otherwise I would probably end up not feeling so good. I did have a stomach full of barbecue sauce by the end of the day.
Did you eat any of it? I ate a few bites, but most of it I put in the spit bucket. It’s like behind the scenes, where people never realize what’s going on. It’s like, “Oh, this commercial is so sexy…” If only you knew what was really happening. You were originally part of Trump Modeling? I was with Trump for a little over two years. I met [Donald] the second day after signing my contract with a few other girls. He was nice, basically asking us about our careers. Let’s talk about Sports Illustrated. That was a dream come true? That was the only reason I got into modeling, to be in that issue. My third issue came out just this past February. I’m hoping to be in there for many issues to come. Is that the ultimate goal? Absolutely. I’m hoping to get the cover now—that’s my next goal. What do you love about New York? If I’m in New York or on an island or in the country, I’m happy. I can’t spend 100 percent of my time in New York, because I grew up on a farm around animals and being outside and in the sun, so naturally that’s kind of my habitat. I love that New York has so much going on and that I can do anything at the drop of a hat, but I need to balance that with being in nature and being outside and just freeing my mind. That’s what’s so great about being close to the Hamptons—that lifestyle is there. It’s funny because for the longest time I had never been on a beach, but I always knew inside that it was the place I wanted to be, and to live on a beach or by the beach. It was just something I always felt. That’s why I’m happiest to be in a city by the beach, or on the water, or in the ocean… that’s where I feel at home, for sure. I did a shoot with Abercrombie with Bruce Weber a few years ago in Montauk. What’s the perfect swimwear for you? Definitely a two-piece. I usually go to a triangle top, just because they fit me the best. But then I love the smaller bottoms, kind of like Brazilian cut. I like bright colors sometimes, but at the moment [I’m favoring] earthy tones. Having a swimsuit that is a tan color, a military green, or a salmon color—I think those look so good with tan skin. And I love wearing body chains and dainty gold jewelry.
Bomber jacket, DSquared2 ($2,150). Saks Fifth Avenue, Walt Whitman Shops, 160 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station, 350-1100; saks.com. Bandeau bikini top, Canvas by Lands’ End ($75). landsend.com. T-shirt (worn around hips), Vince ($55). Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-6271189; vince.com Styling by Nycole Sariol, Creative Management @ Mc2 Styling assistance by Ali Marino Hair and makeup by Jennifer Cruz for Dior Beauty Manicure by Bo Satayakul, Creative Management, using Dior Vernis
GARDENS Bring a Bit of the outdoors into your dwelling with these traditional Japanese horticultural creations. By Paula De la Cruz
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A creeping fig kokedama in cushion moss, from Takaaki Kagawa. opposite page, clockwise from top: Purple peperomia, heart-leaf philodendron, staghorn fern, pencil cactus, and ivy hanging from different types of nylon ropes from Sprout Home.
the great outdoors becomes a more elusive pursuit, and our adventures are less Darwinian and more like Haruki Murakami characters navigating urban labyrinths, we have begun to look for creative ways to adapt nature into our homes. In recent years, pots have taken off, literally, from resting on the floor to hanging from ceilings, or, in certain settings, to disappearing altogether. Enter the art of kokedama (pronounced ko-KEH-dah-mah; in Japanese, koke means moss, and dama means ball), an ancient Japanese style of informal bonsai, where the roots of plants are wrapped in balls of mud and then covered in moss. Kokedama developed from nearai—a popular bonsai style that originated during the Edo period in Japan, between 1603 and 1868—which are first grown in pots, and then set on stands to enjoy without them. There are many styles of bonsai, including accent plants displayed near
an important bonsai, which is usually the main focus of presentation. These accent plants, depending on styles and types, may not even be set inside pots, while their roots are usually covered in moss. Kokedama is more approachable and affordable than bonsai, which can take many years to shape, require constant care, and are grown in special pots that are often more expensive than the plants themselves. As our lives become less formal, elements that were once considered accents have become the main focus. During the early 2000s, kokedama became popular in Japan. From there, it spread to France and the Netherlands, where there are florists exclusively dedicated to the art. “There is something very calming and satisfying about velvety moss growing on a round surface,” says Takaaki Kagawa, a horticulturalist based in Tokyo who wrote Kokedama: A Step-by-Step Guide. “Plants growing in mossy
nce kokedama entered Western culture, florists began wrapping twine around them to suspend them from ceilings and walls. Tara Heibel and Tassy de Give saw the niche for modern plantings and opened their Brooklyn store, Sprout Home, in 2007, and immediately started featuring kokedama hanging in their windows. “Our store is a kind of think tank where we present plant life in welldesigned environments,” says Heibel. “Whether in offices or homes, indoor plants are a way to stay connected to nature.” That idea is central to the many indoor plant displays—besides plants wrapped in moss—that have been popping up in design stores around the world. The old macramé pot hanger has morphed into pots hanging upside down, vertical pockets that attach to any kind of wall, or mattress-like platforms packed with plants while suspended from a ceiling. Trey Jones, a furniture and object designer based in Washington, DC, just launched a hanging planter in May that is both functional and sculptural. He collaborated with designer Christopher Derek Bruno to create the Line Planter, a pot with an attached saucer that could easily be lowered to water. Growing up in rural Kentucky, Jones started missing
the outdoor life when he moved to Washington, so the main focus of his design studio is to produce versatile planters with the urban lifestyle in mind. “Although I design many kinds of pots and planters, I like to keep plants high,” he says, “just like a forest canopy.” Hanging arrangements can also connect a garden to an outdoor structure, as a visual link between hardscape and landscape. The Hamptons is the perfect environment to gather moss naturally and to begin experimenting with local plant material to make kokedama that could work for both the indoors and outdoors. Some ferns, grasses, and grassland plants with small flowers look great as table arrangements. Orchids with their roots wrapped in moss and attached to trees add a touch of color to an otherwise just-green long summer. “Basically, kokedama shows a more relaxed attitude toward life,” explains Takaaki. “And that is what a lot of people are looking for today.”
PhotograPhy by anna Macoboy (toP); Priscilla Murray (center); courtesy of trey Jones studio (line Planter). oPPosite Page: PhotograPhy by Paula de la cruz
from top: A pair of kokedama from Anna Macoboy; kokedama from Ovando; designed by Trey Jones and Christopher Derek Bruno, the hanging Line Planter holds a plant pot and drip tray.
balls enhance that effect, because other types of potless bonsai that are not spheric or covered in moss are not as popular as kokedama,” he says. Choosing the right plant material is crucial for creating successful and lowmaintenance kokedama. Anna Macoboy, a florist from Australia working in Brooklyn, first discovered kokedama about 12 years ago during a trip to Kyoto, and was surprised to see them for sale there in highend gift shops. “They seem to defy logic,” Macoboy says. “I became fascinated by their shapes immediately.” She now teaches workshops in New York: at Sprout Home, Japan Society, and occasionally at The New York Botanical Garden. Macoboy started experimenting with different types of soil and plants until she found a satisfactory recipe. “I recommend plants that like shade,” she explains, “such as ferns, pothos, or peperomias.” There are various kinds of kokedama, and it has become very common to make them with herbs, grasses, or small shrubs, because they tend to grow much faster than trees.
(From JamaliGarden.com or OasisFloralProducts.com) 1 miniature orchid (or a small houseplant in a 4-inch pot) Pruners Spanish moss (for a houseplant kokedama, you will need an 8-to-3 ratio of peat moss and bonsai soil, and sphagnum moss) A small container of water Strong string or twine, or green papercovered bind wire Florist wire Sheet moss (dried or live, depending on your project)
1 Gently remove the orchid from the pot that it came in. If you are using a small houseplant, remove the soil from the roots until most of the soil is fully separated from the root system. step 2 Wrap the orchid roots with Spanish moss and secure it with florist wire. For the houseplant, mix together the peat moss and bonsai soil in a plastic grocery bag or bucket. Add small splashes of water as you mix. Keep mixing until the mixture can be formed into a firm ball of soil with your hands. step 3 Form a ball of soil that is big enough to encase the root system of the plant. Set it aside. step 4 Wrap a layer of dried sphagnum moss entirely around the plantâ€™s root system. The plantâ€™s roots will grow into this layer. step 5 Using string or twine, secure the layer of sphagnum moss to the plant by wrapping the string around the moss several times and tying it off. With your fingertip, create a hole in the ball of soil that is big enough to insert the sphagnum-wrapped root system into. Carefully put the wrapped root system in the hole and re-form the ball until it is nice and solid. step 6 Soak the sheet moss. step 7 Using the sheet moss, wrap the Spanish moss around the roots forming a ball. Secure with green bind wire. For the houseplant, cover every part of the soil sphere, and wrap it securely several times with twine or string. Be sure to tie it off when you are done. Leave on some extra length if you would like to use this same string or twine to hang your finished kokedama. step 8 The same string or twine may be used to display your plant. Attaching a thin chain or decorative cord to the wrapping can serve as a mechanism to hang the kokedama. step 9 Before hanging your kokedama, make sure to soak it in a bowl of water. The living moss and plant will benefit from the moisture. step 10 Hang your orchid or houseplant kokedama. step
Following these step-by-step instructions, you can create your own kokedama with orchids or your choice of houseplant. top to bottom: A pair of kokedama from Anna Macoboy; Kokedama from Ovando; Designed by Trey Jones and Christopher Derek Bruno, the hanging Line Planter holds a plant pot and drip tray.
GoinG for broke Once considered a part-time job for stay-at-home moms, selling houses is now a career that attracts smart, savvy, hardcharging professionals, like these five hotshot young brokers who are revolutionizing the Hamptons real estate scene.
“The old menTaliTy of jusT lisTinG a properTy is passÉ,” says Matthew Breitenbach, 33, a top-producing broker with Douglas Elliman and one of the young real-estate rock stars changing the game in the Hamptons. This new generation of power brokers has leapt to the forefront with record-breaking sales, sidestepping agents with decades of experience. “It comes down to technology, media, and social media,” says Oren Alexander, who runs the Alexander Team at Douglas Elliman with his brother Tal. “It’s almost guerrilla marketing. It’s our ability to network and garner maximum exposure that gets us there without taking the long road.” Often the mega-estates these young Hamptons brokers tout are literally off the charts, with many of their sales of $20 million to $50 million or more being quiet “off-market” deals. Real estate is a relationship game, brokers in their 20s and 30s agree. At the top, branding, marketing, connections, creative thinking, and having a global reach are paramount. These hotshots network with buyers and other brokers in the Hamptons and New York City as well as Miami, Aspen, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, London, St. Barths, South America, Dubai, Russia, and, more recently, China. This summer, global financial volatility is piquing interest in the Hamptons among international buyers. Many of those who typically spend time in Europe are instead “focusing on the Hamptons” as the “safest summer market,” says Alexander. Meanwhile, as Wall Streeters, celebrities, and tech entrepreneurs all continue to seek a slice of the luminescent East End landscape, the local real estate market is picking up after what some brokers say was a soft winter. New construction is plentiful in the $1 million to $3 million range. And there is “a lot of pent-up demand” at the high end ($10 million or more), says Breitenbach, who concentrates on the “four pack” buyers who flit between their Manhattan penthouse, their winter
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by MARCELLE SUSSMAN FISCHLER
MATTHEW BREITENBACH, 33 Douglas Elliman
Listed by Matthew Breitenbach (above) for $5.995 million, 732 Hill Street in Southampton Village is a six-bedroom, fully furnished gated home that combines a classic façade with a modern open floor plan and luxe interior details, as well as a 40-foot heated gunite pool (far left) with a pool house, a hot tub, and a dining area featuring a grilling station (left).
An English major in college, Matthew Breitenbach considered becoming a writer. But in 2006, when in two weeks he sold his first house in the Hamptons to a Los Angeles film producer for $3 million, he fell in love with real estate. Then 22 years old, he was “the youngest guy in the game by leaps and bounds.... I made $40,000. That was the average salary in the United States.” Being part of a successful real estate family and having lots of connections certainly helped: His father was a builder and his mother, Susan, was a broker. Breitenbach “begged” to be her assistant, and she became his mentor. Once, while his mother was on vacation, he brought in a buyer and sold one of her listings. Since then, Breitenbach has been part of more than $1 billion in real estate transactions; he averages over $150 million in sales annually and is currently marketing close to $200 million in new development. Among his listings is a $24.95 million six-bedroom oceanfront estate in Southampton Village. At Douglas Elliman, he formed the Matthew Breitenbach Team, a creative, full-service luxury real estate boutique that pushes marketing and branding within the company, which has a global reach. He deals with real estate developers, brokers, companies, and clients in New York City, Aspen, Miami, Palm Beach, Los Angeles, Seattle, St. Barths, London, South America, and Russia. Breitenbach’s design team creates a lot of video and social media integration. Working with developers, he markets properties using logos and branding, but he also closes many off-market deals. “There is an energy and ambition I have,” he says. “You need a work ethic in this business.” 2488 Main St., Bridgehampton, 537-6590; thematthewbreitenbachteam. elliman.com
SAM KELLY, 34 Bespoke Real Estate
home in Miami, their ski chalet in Aspen, and their summer retreat in the Hamptons. For buyers who want a move-in-ready place, there are $8 million spec homes that come fully furnished, says Jonathan Davis, an associate broker with Brown Harris Stevens. “It brings the homes to life.” With its flourishing marina and growing contingent of boaters, Sag Harbor is one of the country’s hottest, fastestappreciating markets, says Alexander. In June in nearby North Haven, Today anchor Matt Lauer scooped up Richard Gere’s 6.2-acre estate for $33 million. Southampton Village is also in demand, says Luisa “Lulu” Keszler of Douglas Elliman, with the south-of-the-highway crowd appreciating its location—“close to beach, close to town”—while buyers seeking more space and land head north of the highway. Inventory is plentiful, making Keszler’s job “easier and harder,” she says. “You have people who have a lot of houses they like, and it takes longer because they have to make up their minds, and that’s not always easy.” What you get for your buck depends on location, of course. In Southampton Village, $5 million buys a “charming” four-bedroom house on up to three-quarters of an acre, according to Keszler. North of the highway, the same sum fetches a bigger place on an acre or more. A six- or sevenbedroom home in the village typically goes for $10 million, although in the estate section a two-acre parcel of land alone commands $14 million. An oceanfront estate might cost $100 million; something smaller and “a little more reasonable” may be $20 million, she says. When it comes to architecture, modern homes are trending “and will continue to be a mainstay,” says Sam Kelly of Bespoke Real Estate. Buyers want “special and unique, separating themselves from the pack, acquiring real estate that is one-of-a-kind and away from the norm,” such as facing a preserve. Kelly, who networks in the golf community, is assembling a golf compound on five-plus acres in Southampton. His office recently closed on a $67 million home on more than five acres on East Hampton’s Georgica Pond. “Marketing is key to finding buyers for mega-estates,” says Michael Cantwell, chief marketing officer at Bespoke, which arranges for its brokers to hobnob with the deep-pocketed at private clubs and at fancy dinners in listed mansions. While young brokers may encounter initial hesitancy from older buyers, the “young money guys want a like-minded contemporary driving them through” who can “see the property through their eyes,” says Cantwell. And new technology is making buyers more savvy, Davis adds. “A lot of brokers are scared to guide their clients,” he says. “Sometimes you have to pump the brakes and manage people’s expectations” through the sales process. Young or old, the key to success as a real estate broker is building relationships. Davis, who describes himself as a “very social person” his clients want to hang with, puts it this way: “It’s all about connections.”
A Southampton native, Sam Kelly has always loved the East End. While working in marine construction for an uncle and playing golf, he was enchanted by the properties and the settings. But he didn’t enter the real estate business right away. Six years ago, however, while he was serving as a teaching assistant for children with special needs at the Child Development Center in Wainscott, mentors and friends in real estate suggested he take the leap. “I took the course and jumped in,” he says. At Corcoran, a manager placed Kelly in the Bridgehampton office, where he struck up both a working relationship and a friendship with Zachary and Cody Vichinsky. Two years ago, shortly after the brothers founded Bespoke Real Estate, a super-high-end, tech-savvy, data-driven agency dealing only in $10 million-plus properties, Kelly joined them. A versatile agent who “can cover every aspect of what we do,” he says that given the fluctuating conditions of an ever-changing market, “it’s important to stay really adaptive. I try to move my clients to where it’s going, not where it is currently.” Kelly’s current top listing is a 2.8-acre parcel of land on Georgica Pond in East Hampton for $31.495 million. Recently he was part of a team involved in a $37.5 million oceanfront sale in Southampton Village, and this year he has closed deals in Southampton Village, sold farmland in Cutchogue, and has an interior lot in Water Mill in contract for a record-setting sum. An avid golfer, Kelly networks on the links and at private clubs that cater to high-net-worth individuals, while also leveraging social media. “Our track record is from a development standpoint,” he says. “We are always trying to find unique opportunities and outlier listings that can stir the pot a little and do something cool and unique.” 903 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, 5009030; bespokerealestate.com
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JONATHAN DAVIS, 27 Brown Harris Stevens
Located within walking distance of the ocean amidst 40 acres of lush farmland, this traditional home at 1051 Sagg Main Street in Sagaponack is listed by Jonathan Davis (above) for $15.75 million.
Growing up, Jonathan Davis often accompanied his father, Tim Davis, to work at Allen M. Schneider Associates, which his father purchased and then sold in 2005 to the Corcoran Group. Davis also went with his father on listing appointments and grew to appreciate the lifestyle (including the vacations) that work as a real estate broker afforded. But the elder Davis wanted his son to first explore his potential and learn what his business skills and strengths were on his own. After studying business management at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Davis worked as an assistant manager at his uncle’s Golden Pear Cafe in Bridgehampton and found he liked sales and helping people. Three years later, his father sat him down and suggested he get his real estate license and join him at Corcoran. “He threw me into the fire,” says Davis, who worked first as an assistant to learn the ropes. “The only way to learn the business is to wrap yourself in it.” He shared his father’s listings and also brought in new ones. At the end of last year, Davis branched out on his own, briefly working for Compass before joining Brown Harris Stevens in March, though he continues to co-list exclusives with his father, who is still at Corcoran. “When I’m on my own, it’s not compromising my brand,” he says. “It’s a different way for us to do business as adults.” Davis, who received his associate broker’s license at the end of July, has also founded On the Inside (otiluxury.com), an ultra-high-end real estate and luxury lifestyle platform that includes a print magazine, a website, and branded events geared to the über-rich of the Hamptons, Palm Beach, Miami, and Los Angeles. Among his current top listings is a sixbedroom Sagaponack home for $15.75 million. 96 Main St., Sag Harbor, 725-2250; bhshamptons.com
OREN & TAL ALEXANDER, 29 and 30 Douglas Elliman Top brokers Oren Alexander and his brother Tal, of Douglas Elliman’s 10-member Alexander Team, grew up in a real estate family, with their father building custom luxury homes in Miami Beach and Aspen. Oren got into the business after graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in finance. He also holds a Certificate of Real Estate Development. “My brother and I represent the new face of real estate brokers,” Alexander says. “It’s no longer people’s second, third, or fourth career. It’s no longer a
side job for stay-at-home moms.” On a list of the country’s top-producing brokers by The Wall Street Journal, the brothers were ranked 16th, fifth in New York and second in Miami. Alexander attributes their success at marketing stellar properties not only to their collab-oration but also to how they approach their clientele. “We realized early on that there is a synergy between these markets,” he says. Like many of their customers, the brothers are based in New York, summer in the Hamptons, and winter in Miami. “It’s the same people. They’re buying a condo in Miami, a home in the Hamptons, and a penthouse in the city. They appreciate dealing with one person they trust and the experts in those local markets.” Alexander flies between New York, Miami,
and the Hamptons weekly and also spends time abroad cultivating foreign buyers. His top current East End listings include a $32,888,000 seven-bedroom oceanfront estate in East Hampton. He sold one of Florida’s most expensive homes, at $47 million, and recently he headed sales at Faena House, a 16-story luxury condominium building in Miami Beach. Alexander docks his new 55-foot yacht, appropriately named The A-Team, in Sag Harbor, taking clients for lunch Saturdays and Sundays. Both single, the brothers work 24/7, Alexander says. “We never turn it off. Every aspect of our lives is some way or another helping our business.” 485 Madison Ave., New York, NY, 212-350-8561; thealexanderteam.elliman.com
In East Hampton, 38 Two Mile Hollow Road, listed by Oren Alexander for $32.888 million, is an eight-bedroom, three-acre estate with a tennis court and its own beachside bungalow.
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The elegant, Old World-style mansion at 315 Rose Hill Road in Water Mill South, featuring a resort-worthy pool and lounge area, is listed by Oren Alexander (far right) for $29.9 million.
LUISA “LULU” KESZLER, 25 Douglas Elliman
In Southampton Village, 1471 Meadow Lane is a charming modern threebedroom beach house listed by Lulu Keszler (above) for $5.495 million.
When Lulu Keszler was growing up in Southampton, her parents—who were interested in real estate and developed some waterfront properties—“would drive down the street real slowly to look at the houses,” she recalls. In 2005, the year she started high school, her mother, Michaela Keszler, got her real estate license. Later, while majoring in sociology and marketing at the University of Miami, she took classes in real estate development. One summer, Keszler dipped her toes in real estate as an intern for her mother, who had gone on to become a senior associate broker at Douglas Elliman specializing in high-end sales and rentals. “Mom helped a lot,” she says. (Her father, Stephan, is the owner of the popular Keszler Gallery in Southampton.) After college, Keszler moved to Manhattan, where she felt out the business side of real estate as a marketing coordinator for Douglas Elliman, “but I always had being an agent in mind.” Two years ago she returned to Southampton full-time. “There are not a lot of career opportunities here for year-round,” she says, “but real estate is one of the options.” Fluent in German, Keszler quickly became the office’s “Rookie of the Year,” helping customers find their dream homes. Initially she shared all her mother’s listings, before taking over the lower-end properties that her mother didn’t have time for. Keszler’s clients were happy and she started getting her own referrals. “Working with my mom gives me a certain amount of credibility and experience that would be hard to come by,” she says. “She has been a great mentor and teacher.” In the past, Keszler notes, selling real estate was often considered a second career or “a mom job.” “There definitely are more and more young brokers. Like myself, people are picking real estate as an initial career right after college.” Her top current listing is a $15.9 million waterfront home in Water Mill. These days, Keszler—who gave birth to a daughter, Nadine, in May—catches herself driving slowly down the street, looking at houses. 70 Jobs Ln., Southampton, 204-2758; elliman.com
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BRIDGEHAMPTON SOUTH | $7,950,000| WEB ID: 0037334 Manicured 1.3+/- acre grounds, wisteria laden pergola and flowering hydrangeas greet you at this newly created two-story, 6 bedroom, 7.5 bath, shingled modern home reflecting the best in clean and elegant European design.
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Balancing Act Designer John BJØrnen strikes a balance between formality anD casual comfort in a familycentereD weekenD house in briDgehampton.
The dramatic double-height foyer of a home with interiors designed by John Bjørnen, who was tasked with creating spaces that could accommodate both formal dinner parties and kids with sand on their feet.
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Many East Enders cherish the Hamptons because its atmosphere is at once sophisticated and relaxed— but that’s a tricky balance to achieve when it comes to home interior design. John Bjørnen is one designer who has pulled off the feat with finesse in many of the rooms he has fashioned here over the years. And the spaces he recently designed in this sweeping Bridgehampton home are a testament to his talent. “The owners had a clear idea that they wanted a really classic Hamptons beach house,” says Bjørnen. The young couple, who have two small children, “wanted it to be comfortable for the kids to come into from the beach with sand on their toes, but they also wanted to be able to host formal dinner parties, so the house needed to have some elegance and formality, too.” To accomplish both goals, he devised a concept that combines levity with gracefulness and revolves around a mostly blue-and-white color scheme inspired by two paintings from the owners’ collection that now hang in the dramatic double-height foyer. A mix of predominantly clean-lined, high-quality furnishings reflects the couple’s taste for refined modern spaces, while the fabric and wallpaper patterns, art, and accents express the family’s love of sun and sea as well as sports, games, and fun. Exemplifying the dual spirit of the house is the family room, where îî
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a vibrant palette of navy, turquoise, and lime green energizes a tailored sectional and streamlined wicker chairs set off by two whimsical beach-ball beanbag ottomans. A number of framed New Yorker covers collected by the owners continue the themes of sea and sports along hallways in various parts of the house, including the lower level, which features a game room, a media room, a play space, and a sauna. Even the formal dining room balances polish and playfulness by incorporating hints of the family’s equestrian bent. “Both the wallpaper and a Ralph Lauren chandelier feature shapes of horse bits,” says Bjørnen, “and framed
photographs of horses play up the theme with a witty wink to their love of horses and riding.” The lighthearted yet elegant ambience is carried through to the “poolside and oceanside” guest suites, which were designed with the differing styles of the couple’s parents in mind. It’s also evident in the garden and pool area, which Bjørnen refined with a clean, open lawn, “where the children can play and kick around a ball,” he says, as well as twist tables and plush chaises, where adults can lounge in relaxed and sophisticated style. 144 Main St., Sag Harbor, 725-0946; bjornen design.com
clockwise from left: The furnishings reflect the couple’s love of refined modern spaces as well as sea and sun; the backyard includes an open lawn for the kids and chaises for the grown-ups; the dining room’s blue-and-white color scheme continues throughout the house.
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Space abode & beyond clockwise from left: High-gloss panels and California Closets’ Tuscan Moon color produce a sleek walk-in closet; turn empty space beneath the stairs into storage with the Classic Line; a Virtuoso Media Center uses a sliding panel and neutral tones to prevent the TV from overwhelming the room.
A company that constructs closets organized (and beautiful) enough to hold style star Chiara Ferragni’s and actress Tiffani Thiessen’s massive collections of designer duds deserves a lot of credit. For more than three decades, that company—California Closets— has created the customized spaces of your type-A dreams, combining sophisticated design with highly functional built-in pieces to make any room, closet, nook, or cranny as aesthetically pleasing as it is useful. But it isn’t stopping there. California Closets has added sustainability to its repertoire with its own line of California Air Resources Board-certified pieces, including composite wood doors and drawers, made from recycled and reclaimed wood—all of which were used in the
Hamptons’ first and only LEED Platinum-certified residence, the Sunset Green Home. The company worked with project team leader and sustainability consultant Kim Erle to meet LEED standards while maintaining the home’s beachymodern vibe. The result? Beautiful and sustainably built closets with LED-lit rods and glass and driftwood-inspired shelving in the master bedroom, plus a laundry room with colorful eco-resin door panels that “add color to an otherwise utilitarian space,” says Erle. Next summer, look for California Closets’ work at the Marine Environmental Learning Center in Southold, where the company plans to remodel the exhibits, storage areas, and classrooms. 619 Hampton Road, Southampton, 2234929; californiaclosets.com
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Meet the Panelists Andrea Ackerman, Brown Harris Stevens, 2408 Main St., Bridgehampton, 537-4340; bhshamptons.com Shaunagh Byrne, Corcoran, 2411 Main St., Bridgehampton, 537-4108; corcoran.com Frank Dalene, Telemark, 367 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton, 537-1600; telemarkinc.com Nick DeMarco, DeMarco Development, Sag Harbor, 258-0855; demarcodev.com Tara Hakimi, The Adam Miller Group, 2462 Main St., Bridgehampton, 537-1155; adammillergroup.com from left: Frank Dalene, Andrew Stern, Shaunagh Byrne, Nick DeMarco, Tara Hakimi, Andrea Ackerman, and Bruce Nagel at Pierre’s.
Bruce Nagel, Architect, 153 Chardonnay Dr., East Quogue, 283-8855; brucenagel.com Andrew Stern, YorkBridge Wealth Partners, 2488 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 212-574-4070; yorkbridgewealth.com
the shape of things From “rightsizing” to investment properties, trends in real estate continue to shape the way people live in the hamptons. a panel oF east end brokers, builders, and Financial experts discusses what’s happening now.
Give us a snapshot of where we’ve been, where we are now, where you think we’re going in terms of how we live in the Hamptons. Andrea Ackerman: I remember when the fields were planted in Bridgehampton and Sagaponack. A parcel of land for $75,000 was astronomically priced. The market has just gone crazy, and real estate values continue to escalate. It’s become highly populated and a more year-round area
than it was then. Frank Dalene: I see the Hamptons as being a real dichotomy. It’s the local people and then it’s the summer people. And it’s almost a love/hate relationship because we have to deal with the traffic, which impacts our businesses and the cost of the products that we provide. But we see that sense of community, because it’s really a rural area for us who live here locally all year long. Andrew Stern: The value of land out here has grown so exceptionally, îî
Some Hamptonites may be downsizing, but properties like this Mediterranean-style waterfront estate at 130 Pointe Mecox Lane, in Water Mill, listed by Andrea Ackerman for $11.9 million, will always find buyers.
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RARELY AVAILABLE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY UNENCUMBERED 3.6 ACRES-SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE ESTATE AREA 2488 MAIN ST, P.O. BOX 1251, BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY 11932. 631.537.5900 | Â© 2016 DOUGLAS ELLIMAN REAL ESTATE. ALL MATERIAL PRESENTED HEREIN IS INTENDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. WHILE, THIS INFORMATION IS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT, IT IS REPRESENTED SUBJECT TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, CHANGES OR WITHDRAWAL WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL PROPERTY INFORMATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SQUARE FOOTAGE, ROOM COUNT, NUMBER OF BEDROOMS AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PROPERTY LISTINGS ARE DEEMED RELIABLE, BUT SHOULD BE VERIFIED BY YOUR OWN ATTORNEY, ARCHITECT OR ZONING EXPERT. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY.
3.6 ACRES - SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE ESTATE SECTION WITH PLANS - NO EXISTING HOUSE Southampton | $14,750,000 | On one of the most desirable lanes in the estate section of Southampton village lies 3.6 acres of magnificently manicured and landscaped acres ready to build your dream estate. There is no issue building on this lot even though in the historic district since there is no existing house to tear down. Plans were made site specific for this lot, from a well known and respected architect and are in place for a 14,000 sf house, pool and pool house. There is a tennis court on site as well as a legal guest cottage with C of O, shed and garage. Permits may be obtained easily. Web# H15048
WATER MILL SOUTH NEW CONSTRUCTION Water Mill | $8,999,000 | On 1 acre in Water Mill South, this New Modern Transitional home with 6,500+/- sf upper levels, 2,900 sf lower level residence with 7 bedrooms, 7 full baths, 3 half baths, and 4 fireplaces is completed and ready for a sale. The custom pool has a luxurious spa, while the adjoining pool house is complete with a kitchen, bar, spacious seating and dining areas, a bath and an outdoor shower. Web# H29951
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“PeoPle are getting away from these massive, ego houses where bigger is better.” —nick demarco
A central light well floods the first floor kitchen, living, and dining space with natural light in this 600 square foot Amagansett beach house designed by Bates Masi + Architects and constructed by Telemark, Inc. above: A charming four-bedroom home listed by Andrea Ackerman.
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particularly over the last generation of ownership. It’s lifted the economy around here for all of us, but it’s also created challenges, particularly for the farmers and the landowners in how to manage through that process, where all of a sudden you’re sitting on a very valuable asset, but you may not have the means to pay the taxes or deal with the state issues. What are the specific realestate trends you’re seeing? AA: I’m seeing a lot of older people downsizing. I’m seeing them moving toward the condo style of life, where they don’t have to deal with maintenance. There are a lot of very big houses out there right now; the market, in my opinion, is flooded. That trend started when the economy was down and people didn’t want to spend the money running a large house. Or people are older; the kids are moving out. I’m seeing a trend in downsizing and simplifying life. Tara Hakimi: We have a lot of clients who own homes out here and then will purchase [at] Watchcase as an investment for just the purpose of renting and gaining income, [as well as] people who come from Europe who want to purchase out here and have low maintenance. Bruce Nagel: The green building movement has contributed to downsizing also, because there’s a term—it’s called rightsizing. It’s thinking about energy waste. And there’s a trend nationally toward tiny houses. The smallest house that we’ve built out here—it was a house that we did in Amagansett, 600 square feet. It was constrained because of the property. This house gets published on the cover of Builder magazine. [That] house was modern, it was a tiny house—it’s something that îî
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MODERN WATERFRONT 40 Three Mile Harbor Drive, East Hampton | $4,350,000 | 3,000 sf, .92 acre, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, Heated pool. Web# H21243
SOUTHAMPTON BAYFRONT 99 Bay Street, Southampton | $4,250,000 1,760 sf, .71 acre, Overlooking Little Peconic Bay, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Heated Gunite pool. Web# H33200
WATERFRONT BEACH HOUSE 343 Kings Point Road, East Hampton $3,495,000 | 4,200 sf, .42 acre, Panoramic views of Gardiner’s Bay, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. Web# H50415
EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE 15 Gould Street, East Hampton $2,550,000 | 2,500 sf, .34 acre, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Heated Gunite pool. Web# H48648
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“the trend I’m seeIng Is ‘I’ll go north of the hIghway, but I want to be on a reserve.’” —andrea ackerman It may be small by East End standards, but Sag Harbor’s 21 Munchogue Drive, listed by Andrea Ackerman, boasts panoramic views and its own deep-water dock. above, clockwise from left: Dalene, Stern, Nagel, Byrne, and Hakimi discuss whether less is more in the Hamptons.
people really appreciate, I think. Shaunagh Byrne: Everything we’ve touched on applies to Southampton Village. You’ve got Bishops Pond, which is the condo development, which is, for all intents and purposes, sold out. There is a lot of new construction. There is the trend of people downsizing. They will sell the estate in the village on two or more acres, and they want to be on half an acre or less because they don’t want to spend the money maintaining the property. You don’t need the tennis court. FD: The problem for location is that we are overpopulated. Unfortunately, we’re underpopulated on location [as well], so we have to find ways to make other locations desirable. That can be done [with] architectural style, landscaping, street definitions… We have to make other places as desirable as being south of the highway. AA: Since there is so little south of the highway and the prices have escalated dramatically, now the trend I’m seeing is “I’ll go north of the highway, but I want to be on a reserve.” Nick, what are you seeing in terms of trends for the homes that you’re building? Nick DeMarco: Clients are a lot more educated. They’re design-driven in the way [they can assess] what the needs for their family are. Can they live happily in a 5,000-square-foot house instead of an 8,000- or 9,000-square-foot house? And in that difference, you can focus on the quality, the materials, the energy efficiency, and the design architecturally. People are getting away from these massive, ego houses where bigger is better. With our projects, I’m not looking to build a hundred houses a year. We’re being very careful and cautious now.
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being there Halstead’s John Scott “Jt” thomaS Offers Understated CHarm at 34 COOper lane. By Jeffrey Slonim
It takes restraint to revive a time-worn cottage, pare it down to the essential elegance, and add the perfect elements of style. In an age when many a broker’s mantra is “tear down,” Halstead’s John Scott “JT” Thomas has just listed such an offering at 34 Cooper Lane in the village of East Hampton. “It was built in 1930,” says Thomas. “The pool
house was originally a garage. The present owner, an American who lives in Great Britain, converted it and added the vintage barn beams. He even had a London phone booth shipped over to create a bright red outdoor shower.” The cedar-shingle shake cottage with a third story is situated on just over half an acre off
bucolic Newtown Lane in East Hampton. The tasteful lap pool is 18 feet by 42 feet. And the house comes with a pedigree: The owner, a stylish former Internet executive who would only mention his Instagram handle, @Hunt_Beauchamp, purchased the residence from Rip Georges, the former design director
of InStyle. “The whole back yard was originally concrete,” he points out. “I think someone used to fix cars back there. I added the pergola and Chinese wisteria.” A touch of local color is the colorful throw pillows in the bedrooms, which hail from Trina Turk’s former shop in East Hampton. “When Soho House opened in New York, I got
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opposite page: The classic 1930s cottage at 34 Cooper Lane in the heart of East Hampton includes dark hardwood floors, a woodburning fireplace, and vintage barn beams. An exterior view of the cedar-shingle home and pool. Under a wisteria-covered awning, the pool house is outfitted with a marble center island, wine fridge, and wet bar. right: A London phone booth serves as an outdoor shower. below: The dining room.
the same guy they used to make their beautiful doors in Brooklyn to make those sliding steel doors on the pool house,” he says. The kitchen was redone last year with lacquer-free brass fittings, pulls and handles, a new Sub-Zero, and a Viking stove. The portrait on the wall in one of the guest rooms is a circa-’40s eBay find, and an eccentric lamp came from a tag sale a stone’s throw from where Martha Stewart resides on Lily Pond Lane. And if the bed in the master appears comfy, it is because the owner stayed at the Four Seasons in Maui. “When I went to check out, I asked about the bedding,” he explains. “It was an Ultra Plush Posturepedic, and I bought one.” “It’s really well done,” notes Thomas, formerly in equity and convertible securities sales at Citigroup. Three years ago, he decided to delve into real estate and mined his old Rolodex, and last year, he was one of Halstead’s top-selling agents in the Hamptons. “My clients look for houses they can be proud of and talk about,” he says. The vintage village charmer is being offered at $2,575,000. 3 N. Main St., East Hampton, 7715327; halstead.com
Glen Cove, NY
Old Westbury, NY
Why travel to the Hamptons when you can live, work and play only 26 miles from NYC? Enjoy 180 degree views of the Long Island sound in this gated waterfront community. Private Marina, Seaside Pool, clubhouse, indoor tennis, 3-car garage. SD #5. MLS# 2867172. $2,480,000. Debra Quinn Petkanas, 516.674.2000 ext.140, c.516.359.3204
Timeless 15-room custom built Estate with separate guest house offers unparalleled privacy behind gated courtyard. 25 ft. entry custom built-ins, hand painted murals, 1st and 2nd floor master beds, pool, 9-car garage. SD #3. MLS# 2808439. $10,800,000. Ellen Zipes, 516.626.7600 ext.15. c.516.817.7300 • Huailing Deng, 516.759.4800 ext.173. c.917.589.7718
Lloyd Neck, NY
Lloyd Neck, NY – Nature Lovers Paradise
Mattituck, NY – Harbor Farms Bayfront
SD #3. MLS# 2689209. $3,500,000. Tracey Murray Kupferberg, 516.759.4800 ext.143, c.516.233.0567
CSH SD #2. MLS# 2860544. $1,075,000. Diane Anderson, 631.692.6770 ext.222 c.516.383.7354
CSH SD #2. MLS# 2848850. $1,435,000. Catherine (Kate) Cronin, 631.692.6770 ext.235 c.631.806.8963
SD #9. MLS# 2786430. $2,950,000. Patricia Cosmadelis 631.734.5439, c.631.433.1793 Dougall Fraser 631.734.5439, c.516.241.9528
Orient, NY – Orient Village Estate Parcel
Oyster Bay, NY
Prime 8.5-acre parcel in coveted hamlet of Orient Village. Close to town, beaches and yacht club. 2.5-acre building lot can accommodate residence, pool, tennis and more. 6-acre reserve for gardens, vineyard or horses with separate barn or structure. SD #1. MLS# 2861501. $1,695,000. Nancy J. Cervelli, 631.734.5439, c.631.680.2296 • Barry B. Novick, 631.734.5439, c.631.384.6524
Built by noted architect William I. Bottomley, this solid brick residence echoes back to a golden era. Features a 4-car detached garage with apartment above, heated pool, generator and a 375 ft. deep water dock with the most spectacular waterfront views on Long Island. SD #6. MLS# 2843625. $7,750,000. Marilyn Jenney 516.759.6822, c.516.236.4278 • Debra Quinn Petkanas 516.674.2000, c.516.359.3204
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Southold, NY – Land Estate Setting on 4 Acres
Mattituck, NY – Harbor Farms Waterfront
Custom designed 4-bedroom cedar residence with exquisite gardens on 4+ private acres. Gorgeous gunite pool surrounded by bluestone patio, attached garage plus separate 2-car garage/barn. This home offers generous room sizes and covered porches. SD #5. MLS# 2852509. $1,395,000. Nancy J. Cervelli, 631.734.5439, c.631.680.2296 • Barry B. Novick, 631.734.5439, c.631.384.6524
Modern open floor plan. Huge custom kitchen, great room with soaring fireplace and ceiling. Main floor master-suite all enclosed by French doors leading to expansive deck with big views of Halls Creek and the Great Peconic Bay. SD #9. MLS# 2851624. $1,990,000. Carol Szynaka, 631.734.5439, c.917.640.2622 • Mariah Mills, 631.734.5439, c.631.965.2557
Old Brookville, NY
Old Field, NY – Waterfront
Peconic, NY – Contemporary on 1.74 Acres
Shelter Island, NY – Waterfront with Dock
SD #1. MLS# 2861237. $1,499,000. Sandi Lefkowitz, 516.674.2000, c.516.816.3461
3VSD #1. MLS# 2842847. $1,399,000. Miriam Ainbinder, 631.689.8980 ext.216 c.631.988.9200
SD #5. MLS# 2863715. $825,000. Peggy VanGorden, 631.477.1113, c.631.921.2130
SD #1. MLS# 2845047. $1,475,000. Susan Cincotta, 631.749.1155 ext.207 c.631.514.9891
Sag Harbor, NY – Waterfront Beach House
Shelter Island, NY – Waterfront Compound
SD #1. MLS# 2856409. $1,725,000. Susan Cincotta, 631.749.1155 ext.207 c.631.514.9891
SD #1. MLS# 2685460. $2,349,000. Susan Cincotta, 631.749.1155 ext.207 c.631.514.9891
Cutchogue, NY – Nassau Point Compound
Southold, NY – Circa 1910 Renovated Barn
Upper Brookville, NY
Grand 1920s bay front with 8 bedrooms, 5.5 baths on 15.24 acres. 1,000 ft. of beach frontage, boat basin on the bay and bathhouse on the beach. 3-bedroom, 2-bath Cottage, 3-car garage and clay tennis court. Includes a waterfront lot on Wunneweta Poind. SD #9. MLS# 2755337. $9,200,000. Carol Szynaka, 631.734.5439, c.917.640.2622 • Mariah Mills, 631.734.5439, c.631.965.2557
SD #5. MLS# 2857154. $1,250,000. JoAnn Wind, 631.477.1113, c.631.764.3847
SD #3. MLS# 2835290. $1,599,000. Sandi Lefkowitz, 516.674.2000 c.516.816.3461
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for what it’s worth SaunderS real eState broker alan j. schnurman iS a Savvy property developer with planS for the future. By Jeffrey Slonim
Saunders & Associates’ Alan J. Schnurman has lived many lives. Now a licensed real estate broker, he retired as an attorney only five years ago. He was a prominent personal injury attorney in New York City for four decades, founding Zalman & Schnurman. He was the host of Lawline on PBS. And he has been developing prime real estate on the East End since 1986. He is also involved in the real estate markets of Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey, and Colorado.
His big deals (over the years): “I bought a 26-acre parcel on Ocean Road in Bridgehampton and developed it into six plots. And then I developed 42 acres in Sagaponack. On the last lot, I developed a house and sold it last year.” How to make things happen: “There is no secret to being successful in real estate. You have to buy in the best location money can allow. Never be overleveraged. Some people take mortgages, and the market turns against them, and they
lose everything. I’m a very conservative investor, and I can outlast any cycle. It is a slow, long-term investment.” Favorite restaurants: “Keep in mind, I’m a vegan. In Bridgehampton, I go to World Pie a lot, and I like Bobby Van’s— they can put together a nice vegetable dish for me or pasta.” Schnurman’s rules: “In an up market, the best locations go up first and go up most, and in a challenged market, they go down last and least. There is no limit to how high a market will go.
We have some of the wealthiest people in the United States on the East End. So what sounds like an enormous undertaking to us is not as material to them. And when I’m crying, I should be buying.” State of the market: “If you tell me where Wall Street is going, I’ll tell you where our market is going. The price point last year, $24 million, $25 million, was not unheard of; today, those houses which have not sold are under $20 million. This could just be an oversupply situation. But
the stock market has not been as robust as people would like it to be.” The family compound: “I live in Bridgehampton on Ocean Road. I have children and five grandchildren, and each family has their own wing for their own privacy with bedrooms and bathrooms. And the gardens are very nice-—I’m looking at them right now.” Favorite activity: “I get up a little before dawn and I walk seven and a half miles on the beach. I used to be a marathon runner; I ran 15 marathons. I used to play tennis. And I ski in Aspen.” A life welllived: “The next 20 years will be my most productive. I’m not the type to sit on the beach and read books. I like to use all of my ability and all of my experience.” 2287 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, 537-5454; hamptonsrealestate.com
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left: At 99 Fairfield Pond Lane in Sagaponack, this spacious shingled traditional home has nine bedrooms and 9.5 baths, on 1.9 acres. below: Saunders & Associates’ Alan J. Schnurman.
THE BUILDER FOR THOSE WHO THINK STARS BELONG IN THE SKY NOT THE CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS. Before you start building your home, ask yourself this: do you want to hire a big name who delegates everything after you sign your contract? Wouldn’t you prefer a builder who is always on the job, working with you and your architect to make sure your goals, timeline and vision are met. At McGrath Builders, when we commit to a project we’re personally accountable. We spend time with your plans so we can ask smarter questions and anticipate your architect’s needs. We’re fastidious about every detail — which is apparent when you look at the beautiful homes we’ve been building in the Hamptons for over 35 years. Consider talking to Brian and Matt McGrath. When you
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space surreal estate
Michael Bruno is turning a small town just 45 minutes north of Manhattan into the next chic retreat for the well-to-do.
A city ApArtment, A HAmptons beAcH House—And now A country estAte? one upstAte town’s renAissAnce is mAking A tHird Home more enticing tHAn ever. By Jill Sieracki
To entrepreneur Michael Bruno, discovering Tuxedo, New York, and its neighboring community Sloatsburg was much like finding a Picasso in a flea market or a 1935 Mercedes-Benz forgotten in a rural barn. “I love real estate and I saw an opportunity because it’s really, truly a place with endless beauty,” says
Bruno, who incorporated the Tuxedo Hudson Company to help develop the area. Located just 45 minutes from the George Washington Bridge, the area is tucked between two vast New York State parks, on a string of picturesque lakes. Architecturally significant homes are situated
at various elevations, offering sweeping vistas while providing the privacy of a gated community. In close proximity are the Storm King Art Center, Dia:Beacon, and Woodbury Common, but a “perfect storm”—a depressed economy, an eyesore infrastructure project, and the
retirement of many long-standing business owners—left the community without noteworthy restaurants, shops, or amenities. In just the past six months, Bruno has gone on a “real estate buying binge,” he says, with the goal of transforming the area into a destination for both hikers and bicyclists
photography by Jill Swirbull; oppoSite page: photography CourteSy of tuxedo hudSon realty (top); by Jeffrey bleeCker (bottom)
“I don’t thInk anyone should ever gIve up theIr beach house, but a weekend house close by that gets you far away mentally Is really Important.” —michael bruno
attracted to the bordering Harriman State Park, as well as an antiques shopping paradise, with dozens of dealers and art galleries clustered in a 12-acre parcel filled with restored barns and farmhouses. While other additions over the next year will include a market of Hudson Valley purveyors and fine dining, in the immediate future Bruno will be restoring a row of Victorian homes in Sloatsburg to create a hotel complex with a garden, pool, and courtyard—featuring extensive landscaping from Marders in Bridgehampton. It will also offer alfresco dining with an on-site wood-fired grill, while a roadside burger shack will now
include a farmers market. News of Bruno’s development projects has sparked a “buying frenzy” of residential properties in an area where even the grandest of waterfront estates is listed in the $6 million range. “People are busier than ever, and getting to the Hamptons for the weekend has become a little more challenging, due to the traffic, the prices,” says Bruno. “I don’t think anyone should ever give up their beach house—I’m not giving up mine!—but if you’re in a position to have a third house, a weekend house that close [that gets you] far away mentally is really important now. Everybody needs that time to escape.” tuxedohudson company.com
This mountaintop 1922 estate in Tuxedo Park, with terraced gardens and magnificent views of the lake and countryside, will have you feeling like royalty. above: Topridge, a stately manor with 20 acres of manicured lawns and gardens.
SPACE MOST WANTED
ARTISAN LUXURY THE LUXE HOME FURNISHINGS BRAND L’OBJET BRINGS RAREFIED STYLE TO THE BEACH IN SOUTHAMPTON.
Every L’Objet boutique offers an expertly curated collection of high-end home décor, but the shop in Southampton does so with beach living in mind. For the summer, the brand’s founder and creative director, Elad Yifrach, personally selected items that are perfectly suited to an oceanside idyll on the East End. L’Objet’s assortment of luxury artisanal pieces combines fine materials with the functionality that’s essential for relaxed summer living—such as handmade beach chairs from Italy and green Opiary sculptures that can transform any indoor or outdoor space into a personal sanctuary. Crocodile cases holding decorative playing cards and dice bring whimsy to a Hamptons beach home, while Turkish bath towels and custom surfboards decorated with Renaissance art add a dose of sophistication to beach culture. Yifrach sought out skilled artisans from around the world to craft distinctive products that won’t be seen in every Hamptons home. “My commitment to our client is to show designs that aren’t exposed all over,” he says. That commitment has resulted in a selection of hand-gilded Fortuny Rabat carafes crafted in Venice, nickelplated two-tier serving trays with gold bamboo accents, and textured Byzanteum plates finished in gold and platinum, among many other novel, exceptional items. 9 Main St., Southampton, 259-2644; l-objet.com
PHOTOGRAPHY BY COSTAS PICADAS (STORE, PRODUCTS); CHRIS MOTTALINI (YIFRACH)
BY TIFFANY FRASIER
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Elad Yifrach; L’Objet in Southampton; Soie Tress white porcelain dinnerware, one-of-a-kind ceramic vases made especially for the Southampton store, a hand-printed linen tablecloth and napkins, and Murano glassware; the beachy selection in Southampton, curated by Yifrach.
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SPACE BIG DEAL Harald Grant (inset) is the listing agent for La Dunne, a spectacular estate with two enormous houses, one from the turn of the last century and one new, each with direct beach access.
Sotheby’S InternatIonal SenIor Global real eState advISor Harald Grant IS one of Southampton’S top SellerS for a reaSon. By Jeffrey Slonim
Born in Norway, Harald Grant—a gentle giant of a man who once worked his way around the globe as a top model—has represented Sotheby’s International Realty in Southampton for 25 years. He has a heady $2.5 billion in total sales and is the only Hamptons broker ever listed by The Wall Street Journal as the number-one real estate agent nationwide. Prime locations: “What’s interesting about Gin Lane or Lilly
Pond or Meadow Lane,” says Grant, “is that if you mention those streets anywhere in the world, people recognize them as the location you want to be in in the Hamptons, and they hold their value. These neighborhoods attract America’s elite.” Key listing for 2016: La Dunne, arguably the big kahuna of East End real estate this summer. “The property is 3.7 acres, plus or minus, with 400 feet of oceanfront bulkhead. It has 18 bedrooms
“PeoPle come to me for my credibility, my exPerience, and my knowledge.”—harald grant between its two houses. I sold the property 20 years ago, and since then they have renovated the main house and added a guesthouse almost as large as the main house.” The price (it’s a whopper) is available upon request. Recent sales: “I just had
a record sale off the water in Southampton. It was two acres, asking $27 million, and we got $24 million. And last year I sold the Camuto property on the water twice. I sold it to a gentleman who, after six months, put it back on the market,
and we sold it again.” Favorite escape: His Italian motor yacht, an Aicon 75. “I keep it in Sag Harbor, but I’ll go to Shelter Island or Block Island, or just anchor out and enjoy.” 50 NY-27A, Southampton, 283-0600; sothebyshomes.com
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NO WAY ROSÉ! JAIME MORALES IS ON A MISSION TO MAKE SURE SUMMERTIME FUN TIME DOESN’T CATCH UP WITH YOUR WAISTLINE.
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF JAIME MORALES
BY TRACEY TOOMEY
Most people come to Jaime Morales with seven words: I just want to be in shape. Using his Core Shaper training method, he focuses on “cardio, core, strength, and length” every single moment of his sessions to help his clients get in shape and stay in shape. “It’s a challenge to stay superfocused on fitness in the Hamptons during the summer season with all those rosé lunches and tasty treats from Round Swamp Farm,” he says. “I try to get my clients to look beyond just the summer and find a reason to say no to rosé at least once in a while. I don’t want the fall to come and them to feel they need to get ‘back in shape.’ I want it to be seamless.” “My ideal day in the Hamptons is to wake up early and go to the beach with my dogs to meditate,” he says. “Then I’d get coffee from Jack’s and go to the gym for a strength with cardio and core workout for an hour with 10 to 15 minutes of stretching. I’d have lunch with friends at Dopo La Spiaggia in Sag Harbor. If I had time, I’d take a SoulCycle class or bike around town. I’d also stop by Provisions in Sag Harbor—I love their juices. It’s very healthy, and there aren’t too many temptations. You can focus a little more there than in most places.” Morales says we all can be motivated by the beauty of the Hamptons by moving our fitness regimen outside. He teaches beach classes every other Saturday at Gibson Beach. “People love being outside in the summer,” he says. “Exercising outdoors is inspirational.”
Jaime Morales going for a run on Gibson Beach.
self book it! Kick it up! DanceBody’s heart-pumping playlist (think lots of Beyoncé) will push you to new fitness heights.
do the hustle don’t quit working on your summer bod. fitness opportunities in the hamptons are endless!
IN STEP “You don’t have to be a dancer to look like one,” says Katia Pryce, the creator and founder of DanceBody, a workout that combines fun dancebased cardio with bodysculpting mat moves to challenge both large and
tiny muscles. Catch Pryce and her trainers at Dancehampton in East Hampton (15 Lumber Lane, 617-6254; dance hampton.com) on Saturday and Sunday mornings and Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa (290 Old Montauk Hwy., 668-2345;
gurneysmontauk.com) on Friday mornings. dancebody.com PERFECT PLANK High-end fitness studio Uptown Pilates is located inside a charming, cottage-like space where classically trained
instructors teach intimate six-person classes on hybrid reformer/tower apparatuses. 23 Bridge St., Sag Harbor, 725-5994; uptownpilates.com WELL TRAINED Former ballerina Shonda Bradford of Bradford
Method creates personalized plans for private, semiprivate, and duet training sessions. But we love her trampoline barre class, which (literally) bounces up your calorie burn. 58 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton, 213-9413; bradfordmethod.com
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Sant ambroeuS Recently restyled by interior designer Robert McKinley, the Southampton shop is the perfect place to enjoy a chic meal. Sample light dishes like branzino alla griglia from the Milaneseinspired menu while sipping rosé selected for the season. End the meal with a frothy cappuccino at the elegant marble coffee bar, followed by a cone of Sant Ambroeus superb gelato from its front-and-center golden case. 30 Main St., Southampton, 283-1233; santambroeus.com
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This casual roadside surf shack is famous for fresh seafood dishes and refreshing summer cocktails. 2025 Montauk Hwy., 267-6348; clambaronline.com D’Canela
Latin-inspired homemade dishes like chalupas and
platters from Ecuador are served in a low-key space. 195 Main St., 604-1900; dcanela.com Hampton CHutney Co.
Isabel and Gary MacGurn have been bringing their delicious dosas to the East End since 1997. 6 Amagansett Sq., 267-3131; hamptonchutney.com
InDIan Wells tavern
loBster roll restaurant
A tavernlike eatery with pub fare that attracts a sports-loving crowd. 177 Main St., 267-0400; indianwellstavern.com
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this mainstay known for its namesake dish. 1980 Montauk Hwy., 267-3740; lobsterroll.com
Traditional Mexican street food is served in an authentic fonda setting. 74 Montauk Hwy., 2678800; lafondita.net
A family-friendly restaurant serving seasonal, locally sourced food in a space featuring East End
art. 4 Amagansett Sq., 267-2764; meeting houseamagansett.com moBy’s
After a successful first season, restaurateurs Nick Hatsatouris and Lincoln Pilcher return with their trendy, farm-fresh restaurant. 341 Pantigo Road, 527-5388; mobysny.com sotto sopra
Authentic in its Northern
THE GUIDE specialties, and Asianinspired burritos have made Yama Q a mainstay. 2393 Montauk Hwy., 537-0225
east hampton the 1770 house restAurAnt
This colonial inn’s upstairs dining room offers New American cuisine backed by one of the East End’s most extensive wine lists. 143 Main St., 324-1770; 1770house.com BABette’s
The menu is devoted exclusively to vegetarian and vegan options, including dairy-free soups, sauces, and dressings. 66 Newtown Lane, 329-5377; babettes restaurant.com BAy KitChen BAr
Placing an emphasis on casual dining and fresh ingredients, La Fondita specializes in Mexican street food perfect for picnic-style dining out back or a grab-and-go meal. Meaning “little kitchen,” the space is modeled after traditional taquerias and features décor mostly from Mexico, plus bright colors and tiled countertops. Menu favorites include the classics like fish tacos and burritos with all the fillings. A year-round hot spot, the eatery has hosted the likes of Paul McCartney and Bill Clinton. 74 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett, 267-8800; lafondita.net
Italian focus, Sotto Sopra attracts regulars like Blythe Danner, Cameron Diaz, and Naomi Watts. 231 Main St., 267-3695; restaurantsottosopra.com
This steakhouse’s colorful history makes it a favorite for local notables Howard Stern, Jimmy Fallon, and Bruce Springsteen. 2393 Montauk Hwy., 5370590; bobbyvans.com
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This laid-back bistro has been a go-to for the area’s A-list thanks to its local fare cooked with Gallic flair. 1 Ocean Road, 5375665; almondnyc.com
A classic luncheonette and soda fountain known for a loyal celeb crowd, small-town charm, and diner favorites. 2391 Montauk Hwy., 537-9885
inn & restAurAnt
The Bridgehampton Inn’s year-old restaurant by Loaves & Fishes continues the celebrated local food store’s tradition. 2266 Main St., 537-3660; bridgehamptoninn.com pierre’s Inside this Bridgehampton bistro you’ll find beachy French fare and luxe St. Barthsinspired décor. 2468 Main St., 537-5110; pierresbridgehampton.com
topping rose house
A one-acre garden produces garnishes for the award-winning menu. 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpk., 537-0870; toppingrosehouse.com World pie Behind an unassuming storefront is some of the East End’s best thin-crust pizza. 2402 Montauk Hwy., 537-7999; worldpiebh.com yAmA Q
Expert sushi, vegetarian
This year-old waterfront restaurant is already a favorite for fresh seafood. 39 Gann Road, 3293663; baykitchenbar.com BostWiCK’s ChoWder house
Classic fish-shack grub served in nautical-themed digs. 277 Pantigo Road, 324-1111; bostwicks chowderhouse.com CittAnuoVA
This fashionable Milanese-style trattoria serves a menu of casual everyman dishes with prices to match. 29 Newtown Lane, 3246300; cittanuova.com eAst hAmpton grill
Hearty American classics like prime cuts and ribs are prepared in an open kitchen and served in a bistro-style space. 99 N.
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Meet Me at the Cove THE RESTAURANT A classic, All-American dining room, fireplace lounge and bar featuring fresh and local dishes by chef Matty Boudreau. Experience the legendary sunsets over Sag Harbor Cove from the dining room. Wine list curated by Jay McInerney. Open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For dining reservations, call 631.725.2101 THE HOTEL A year-round resort ring an infusion of comfort and sophistication featuring sixty-seven charming village and harbor-facing rooms with plush bedding. Family-friendly amenities including harbor side pool, beach service, tennis court, fitness studio and Baron’s Cove bicycles. On-site concierge and dog-friendly rooms available. For hotel reservations, call 844.227.6672 31 West Water Street, Sag Harbor baronscove . com
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THE GUIDE N. Main St., 324-3550; nickandtonis.com palm rEstaurant
A first-class steak menu attracts an even more impressive guest list. 94 Main St., 324-0411; thepalm.com racE lanE rEstaurant
Interiors resembling an East End living room and a lush garden have made this eatery a neighborhood destination. 31 Race Lane, 324-5022; racelanerestaurant.com rowdy Hall
Enjoy traditional pub fare like fish and chips, French onion soup, and gigantic burgers at this laid-back community hub. 10 Main St., 324-8555; rowdyhall.com
An ode to the Mediterranean, Oreya provides guests with a lifestyle experience at the Capri Hotel. Complete with outdoor seating, a luxurious pool, and an open-air lounge serving unique cocktails, you’ll feel like you’ve touched down in a foreign paradise, transporting you away from Southampton. Prepping deliciously fine food, Oreya stocks its kitchen with fresh local produce and utilizes a wood burning grill to echo its Mediterranean influences. Serving crowd favorites like crispy octopus, garbanzo hummus, and grilled branzino, this new spot is sure to impress your taste buds. 281 County Road 39A, Southampton, 500-9055; oreyahamptons.com
Main St., 329-6666; easthamptongrill.com East Hampton point
The dining room at this first-class resort boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a sunset menu of seasonal specialties. 295 Three Mile Harbor Road/Hog Creek Road, 329-2800; easthamptonpoint.com FiErro’s
One of Gwyneth Paltrow’s favorites, this specialty-pizza place
also has health-minded pastas and wraps. 104 Park Pl., 324-5751; fierrospizzastore.com
Three Mile Harbor Road, 604-5290
Locally sourced ingredients and Scandinavian flavors inform the refined New American menu at this deluxe country inn. 207 Main St., 324-5006; themaidstone.com
The Miami-based hot spot has won foodie raves for its house-made noodles and Japanese small plates. 221 Pantigo Road, 324-1678; momihamptons.com
nick & toni’s
This rustic East Hampton mainstay boasts a small but expertly prepared menu. 8 Fresno Pl., 324-8700; fresnorestaurant.com Harbor Grill
Situated on Three Mile Harbor, this husbandand-wife-run spot serves casual American fare at economical prices. 367
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Michael’s offers simply prepared steakhouse eats, with specialty cuts every Wednesday night. 28
Maidstone Park Road, 324-0725; michaels ofmaidstone.com momi ramEn
The ultimate in Hamptons power dining, Nick & Toni’s continues to draw the A-list with its tried-and-true menu. 136
Enjoy one of the restaurant’s famed Napoletana pizzas alfresco. 104 N. Main St., 267-3500; serafinarestaurant.com sErvicE station Seasoned restaurateur Michael Gluckman offers classic American comfort food at this new yearround spot. 100 Montauk Hwy., 2675603; servicestation restaurant.com
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sam’s Andy Cohen raves about the pizzas at this bar and restaurant, owned and run by multiple generations of the Naska family since 1947. 36 Newtown Lane, 324-5900; samseasthampton.com
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Toni’s sources local, fresh,
over 25 years, Nick & and organic fare right from the farms and seas of the East End. Executive Chef Joe Realmuto takes farm-to-table to heart, emphasizing Mediterranean, Tuscan, and Provençal accents paired with local bounty— including produce from his acre of garden out back. Signature dishes include the whole striped bass, lamb, and free-range chicken. 136 N. Main St., East Hampton, 324-3550; nickandtonis.com
A casual, elegant atmosphere with a modern twist, right on the water, with 15 to 20 wine-by-the-glass options. 240 Fort Pond Blvd., 283-5430; arbormontauk.com backyard restaurant at solé east
A Mediterranean-inspired menu, Saturday pool parties, and Sunday jazz brunches draw a stylish clientele. 90 Second House Road, 668-9739; soleeast.com buddhaberry
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Custom-blended frozen yogurts, vegan sorbets, and real Italian soft-serve gelato are just a few of the tasty offerings. 43 S. Euclid Ave., 668-8393; buddhaberry.com
the crow’s nest Inn and restaurant
Seafood and seasoned meat dishes fashioned from organic ingredients complement the restaurant’s rustic charm. 4 Old West Lake Dr., 668-2077; crowsnestmtk.com dave’s GrIll
Sample some of the freshest seafood in the Hamptons, including a traditional cioppino, at this popular husband-and-wife-run restaurant. 468 W. Lake Dr., 668-9190; davesgrill.com east by northeast
Featuring a lively bar, an outdoor patio, and live music on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. 51 Edgemere St., 668-2872; eastbynortheast.com Gosman’s dock
Baked stuffed clams and butterflied fantail shrimp are two of the fresh offerings at this fish-focused Montauk staple. 500 W. Lake Dr., 668-5330; gosmans.com
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pink-and-orange kitchen that churns out creative renditions of the day’s local catch. 782 Main St., 6682727; 668thegigshack.com
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The family-style Italian specials are based on what’s ripe in the restaurant’s two gardens. 11 S. Emery St., 668-5574; harvestfortpond.com
Enjoy stunning seaside views and signature Italian classics at Gurney’s beachfront hot spot. 290 Old Montauk Hwy., 668-1771; gurneysmontauk.com
tHe saltBox restaurant & Bar
An unassuming chowder house and bar known for its specialty tequila cocktails. 364 W. Lake Dr., 668-6592; thehideawaymontauk.com
This new seafood shack serves pub-style fare and creative twists on classic cocktails. 99 Carl Fisher Plaza, 238-5727; montauksaltbox.com
inlet seaFood restaurant
tHe surF lodge restaurant
Owned by six commercial fishermen from Montauk, this eatery is the epitome of dockto-dish. 541 E. Lake Dr., 668-4272; inletseafood.com
Acclaimed chef Chris Rendell offers an eclectic menu of locally sourced seafood and produce. 183 Edgemere St., 483-5039; thesurflodge.com
The homemade guacamole and tortillas make for the ideal post-Ditch Plains beach-day treat. 752 Montauk Hwy., 668-8338; labrisa.com
New American bar bites and live reggae draw a casual-chic crowd. 474 W. Lake Dr., 668-8344; swalloweast restaurant.com
Montauk yacHt cluB The easygoing feel of a bait-and-tackle fish shack in the Florida Keys permeates the setting and menu. 32 Star Island Road, 668-3100; montaukyachtclub.com
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Chef Matthew Guiffrida’s second Muse location brings favorites like his Bacon-N-Eggs Breakfast Salad to the heart of Montauk. 41 S. Euclid Ave., 238-5937; museattheend.com navy BeacH Paul McCartney, Robert De Niro, and Cameron Diaz are just a few of the stars who come for the fresh, simply prepared cuisine. 16 Navy Road, 668-6868; navybeach.com ruscHMeyer’s
Fresh seafood from the culinary team behind The Smile in Manhattan. 161 Second House Road, 668-2877; chelseahotels.com scarPetta BeacH
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cucina FaMily style ristorante
A family-run, kid-friendly restaurant that boasts hearty Sicilian dishes. 674 Montauk Hwy., 996-4550; cucinaeast quogue.com dockers waterside
Dockers takes a detail-driven approach to sourcing its seafood, which it gets from fishermen locally and in Nova Scotia. 94 Dune Road, 653-0653; dockerswaterside.com
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A winning combination of Texas barbecue entrées and Lone Star-inspired Mexican dishes attracts a dedicated clientele. 524 Montauk Hwy., 653-4042; nmcafe.com
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This intimate FrenchAmerican spot run by Chef Christian Mir and his wife,
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Sagaponack Townline BBQ
Sourced from the barbecue mecca of central Texas, the menu focuses on the meat itself, with the joint’s famous sauce served on the side. 3593 Montauk Hwy., 537-2271; townlinebbq.com
Sag Harbor The AmericAn hoTel
An impressive wine list and a prestigiously trained chef are just two elements that make this a longstanding bistro favorite.
49 Main St., 725-3535; theamericanhotel.com
DocksiDe BAr & Grill
The newly reopened hotel is also home to an exquisite all-American restaurant, lounge, and bar. 31 W. Water St., 844-227-6672; baronscove.com
This bustling seafood eatery offers waterfront views and a patio inside an American Legion building. 26 Bay St., 725-7100; docksidesagharbor.com
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The pride and joy of restaurateur David Loewenberg’s East End restaurant empire. 8 W. Water St., 725-7088; beaconsagharbor.com
Freshly made pasta and authentic Italian cuisine make this a go-to spot for a meal with friends and family. 6 Bay St., 725-7009
The Bell & Anchor
esTiA’s liTTle kiTchen
At the Beacon’s sister restaurant, owner David Loewenberg leads the first-class service, while partner Sam McCleland oversees the stellar food. 3253 Noyac Road, 725-
Mouthwatering burgers and irresistible milk shakes anchor this casual eat-in or take-out hot spot. 62 Main St., 899-4646; ltburger.com muse in The hArBor
Authentic paella, turtle rolls, and tortilla soup are highlights at this familystyle spot with a standout breakfast. 1615 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpk.,
A rustic Main Street staple offering New American plates by chef Matthew Guiffrida. 16 Main St., 899-4810; museintheharbor.com PAGe AT 63 mAin
The New American dishes feature hyperlocal vegetables, grown on the bistro’s in-house aquaponic produce wall. 63 Main St., 725-1810; page63main.com sen
The head chef, known
simply as Tora-san, crafts an incredibly diverse seafood menu. 23 Main St., 725-1774; senrestaurant.com wölffer kiTchen
The East End’s first winery-owned restaurant combines seafood-focused dishes with sustainably produced wines. 29 Main St., 725-0101; wolfferkitchen.com
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A Victorian house sets the scene for a dinner-only, four-course Italian chef’s tasting menu that changes weekly. 23 N. Ferry Road, 749-0053; 18bayrestaurant.com mArie eiffel
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A one-stop shop for specialty and gourmet goods, this waterfront market has a raw juice bar, delicatessen, pizza parlor, and coffee shop. 184 N. Ferry Road, 749-0003; marieeiffelmarket.com the Pridwin
New American fine dining within an expansive beachfront resort. 81 Shore Road, 749-0476; pridwin.com the raM’s head inn
This romantic inn resembles Mount Vernon, with rolling green hills and farm-to-table fare. 108 S. Ram Island Dr., 749-0811; theramsheadinn.com red MaPle at the Chequit
The super-seasonal menu
consists of shareable plates, an extensive selection of vegetable side dishes, and “Simply Composed,” which allows diners to pick and choose mains and sides. 23 Grand Ave., Shelter Island Heights, 749-0018; thechequit.com salt waterfront Bar & Grill
Local bands on weekends, a vibrant crowd at the Shipwreck Bar, and an expansive raw bar make this a popular neighborhood hangout. 63 S. Menantic Road, 749-5535; saltshelterisland.com shelter island house
A beautifully appointed country inn with dining in the gardens and classic cocktails at the lounge bar.
The Tavern, 11 Stearns Point Road, 749-5659; shelterislandhouse.com sunset BeaCh
A first-class seafood restaurant at a swanky André Balazs hotel. 35 Shore Road, 749-2001; sunsetbeachli.com sweet toMato’s
Home-style Italian grub in a low-key, family-friendly setting. 15 Grand Ave., 749-4114 Vine street Café
Simple ingredients speak for themselves at this home-away-from-home eatery. 41 S. Ferry Road, 749-3210; vinestreetcafe.com
A pretty locale for an even prettier crowd that comes for modern Italian cuisine and excellent service. 75 Main St., 283-7575 ClYde’s Alfresco dining at its best, using ingredients fresh from the on-site garden. 91 Hill St., 283-6500; southamptoninn.com the Coast Grill
This harborfront restaurant hasn’t changed the seafood menu much since opening in 1985—and with good reason. 1109 Noyack Road, 283-2277 Jue lan CluB
Chelsea’s upscale Chinese eatery gets a new home in Southampton this season. 268 Elm St., 353-3610; juelanclub.com
le Charlot The NYC favorite brings its bistro fare and Parisian ambience to the East End this summer. 36 Main St., 353-3222; lecharlot.us le Chef This French-Continental bistro is popular among local notables, including Hilaria and Alec Baldwin. 75 Jobs Lane, 283-8581; lechefbistro.com
little red Enjoy the best of bistro fare in this casual sister restaurant of the nearby Red Bar. 76-C Jobs Lane, 283-3309; littleredsouthampton.com the Plaza Café
A skillful menu of inventive seafood dishes is complemented by an expertly curated wine list.
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61 Hill St., 283-9323; plazacafe.us PUBLICK HOUSE
It’s brews and bar fare galore at this popular Southampton hangout. 62 Jobs Lane, 283-2800; publick.com REd BaR BRaSSERIE
With its comfort-driven menu, this has become a family favorite. 210 Hampton Road, 283-0704; redbarbrasserie.com Sant amBROEUS
An elegant Italian setting with a menu of refined dishes, plus panini, gelato, and espresso. 30 Main St., 283-1233; santambroeus.com SILvER’S Open only for lunch, Silver’s doesn’t take reservations and is known above all for its lobster roll and salad. 15 Main St., 283-6443; silversrestaurant.com SIP’n SOda This family-run eatery has served diner favorites, hearty breakfasts, and made-on-site ice cream for generations. 40 Hampton Road, 283-9752; sipnsoda.com SOUtHamPtOn SOCIaL CLUB
New this season is an outdoor biergarten in partnership with Radeberger—another reason to visit this popular after-hours hot spot. 256 Elm St., 287-1400; southampton socialclub.com tHE tUSCan HOUSE
An open-air dining room hosts hearty Italian flavors backed by a finely tuned wine list. 10 Windmill Lane, 287-8703; tuscanhouse.us tUttO IL GIORnO
Owner Gabby Karan De Felice, daughter of Donna
Karan, oversees this wellappointed restaurant, which serves inventive Italian eats. 56 Nugent St., 377-3611; tuttoilgiorno.com UnIOn CantIna
Ian Duke, the owner of Southampton Social Club, and chef Scott Kampf team up for a new high-end Mexican venture. 40 Bowden Sq.
A wide selection of fresh takeout soups, sandwiches, and baked goods. 84 Wainscott NW Road, 537-0955; breadzilla.com La CaPannIna
Don’t let the modest exterior fool you. La Capannina is home to one of the best slices on the East End. 364 Montauk Hwy., 537-2626; lacapanninapizza.com LEvaIn BaKERy
The best cookies in the Hamptons—period. 354 Montauk Hwy., 537-8570, levainbakery.com OStERIa SaLIna Now open for lunch and dinner through Labor Day, Osteria Salina—named for an island near Sicily—is renowned in the Hamptons for its superb Italian cuisine and commitment to warm hospitality and a convivial atmosphere. Owner and chef Cinzia Gaglio captures the essence of fresh, authentic Sicilian food with dishes like gamberoni con couscous, colossal shrimp with saffron-infused couscous. And this summer, expect a whole array of sweet treat.108 Wainscott Stone Road, Wainscott, 527-5396; osteriasalina.net
The Seafood Shop
Behind the humble storefront await celebrity sightings, excellent beach clambakes, and fish fries. 356 Montauk Hwy., 537-0633; theseafoodshop.com
Water Mill The greenwich
Seasonally inspired specials are served with bespoke cocktails from Little Italy’s subterranean speakeasy, The Mulberry Project. 1020 Montauk Hwy., 726-6200; greenwichrestaurant.com Manna
Rent out the garden room for a private party with farm-to-table fare. 670 Montauk Hwy., 726-4444; mannarestaurant hamptons.com Suki Zuki This quintessential Japanese joint serves fresh sushi, robata grill specialties, and sakes in a simple space. 688 Montauk Hwy., 726-4600
WesthaMpton BaBy Moon reSTauranT
Since 1970, Baby Moon has been serving authentic Southern Italian cuisine prepared with homemade ingredients. 238 Montauk Hwy., Westhampton Beach, 288-6350; babymoon restaurant.com caSa BaSSo
Kitschy medieval décor (including an on-site castle) only adds to the experience at this old-time Italian eatery. 59 Montauk Hwy., Westhampton, 288-1841; casabasso.net Joe’S aMerican grill
A menu of comfort classics is the draw at this consistent and
casual locale. 240 Montauk Hwy., Westhampton Beach, 288-3232 STarr BoggS
Fresh seafood perennials are served in a landmark historic home-turned-restaurant. 6 Parlato Dr., Westhampton Beach, 288-3500; starrboggsrestaurant.com
across the haMptons The golden pear
A local favorite, this café offers everything from scrambled eggs with cheddar to premium smoked Scottish salmon. Specialty coffee blends and fresh-baked goods are perfect for at-home brunch gatherings. 99 Main St., Southampton, 283-8900; 2426 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 5371100; 34 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 329-1600; 111 Main St., Sag Harbor, 725-2270; goldenpearcafe.com haMpTon coffee coMpany
What started as a small espresso bar in 1994 has grown into the foremost coffee microroastery on the East End, complete with breakfast and lunch menus. 272 Main Road, Aquebogue, 779-2862; 749 County Road 39A, Southampton, 353-3088; 869 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, 726-2633; 194 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach, 288-4480; hamptoncoffeecompany.com
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At this beloved family spot, sweet and savory baked goods like scones and quinoa cakes are crafted in-house. 207 Main St., Amagansett, 267-8796; 105–107 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-1055; marysmarvelous.com
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THE END MY PERFECT DAY LEFT: Stephanie March. RIGHT: Tiina the Store in Amagansett. BELOW LEFT: A Mediterranean salad at Harbor Market & Kitchen. BELOW RIGHT: One-of-akind décor from JANGEORGe in Sag Harbor. BOTTOM: A class at Physique 57.
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Hampton Road, Southampton, 377-3107; 27hamptonsalon.com) for a great blow-out and a “less is more” daytime beach look by our amazing Rouge artist in residence. Then a quick stop at some of my favorite shops, like Calypso
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