Summer Spending: Hamptons Edition

When visiting one of these premier summer destinations, shopping is simply a necessity. From high-end fashion boutiques in the Hamptons and art galleries in Hudson, to ultra-preppy options in Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket alike, this guide provides a well-rounded list of quintessential splurge spots.

Ralph Lauren
33 Main Street / East Hampton
631.324.1222

One of the most charming shops in East Hampton is Ralph Lauren’s boutique, which perfectly captures his cultured and sophisticated style. The patios are beautifully decorated with lush, budding greenery, accompanied by cozy furniture that is particularly inviting after your long day of shopping. Once you take a step inside, it only gets better. Immediately, you find yourself surrounded by an abundance of summer clothes suitable for almost every occasion. And, for all the dog lovers in the Hamptons: don’t forget to take a look at the cable-knit cashmere sweaters made for your furry friends—a canine version of a Ralph Lauren classic

The Monogram Shop
11 Newtown Lane / East Hampton
631.329.3379

Looking for something authentic, affordable, and high-quality? Do you long for specialty-made items with a personal touch? Do you wish to add a unique addition to your home, or are you simply looking for an exceptional gift for friends and family? Since 1997, the Monogram Shop has never failed to provide all of the above. With endless choices, this family business accommodates everyone’s needs with the highest quality monograms, equivalent to your grandmother’s work of needlepoint. Whether you want it on your linens, bags, or glass wear, they’ll have you covered for any need or occasion.

Valery Joseph Salon
2454 Main Street / Bridgehampton
212.517.2333

There’s nothing worse than an assortment of falsely advertised hair sprays promising you the perfect “beachy waves” on your vacation. When you’ve tried them all out, and find that your frizz is still frizzy, stop by Valery Joseph Salon in Bridgehampton. Valery Joseph Salon offers cuts, blowouts, color, hair relaxers, and Brazilian straightening—everything you could need to get those beachy waves. The sought-after salon is not only open Monday through Saturday, but will also schedule house calls to help you primp and prep for your summer festivities. So jump in the ocean and embrace that summer heat, you’ll be missing it when its gone—frizz or no frizz.

Calypso St. Barth
123 Main Street/ Westhampton
631.288.7208

Looking for exciting outfits to impress on your next tropical vacation? Be sure to stop by Calypso’s Westhampton boutique for endless options of upscale bohemian-chic apparel. From dip-dyed caftans and patterned bikinis, to beaded skirts and linen pants, Calypso boasts a wide range of unique (and comfortable) clothing. Better yet, the boutique also provides some options for the home, ranging from Moroccan-print pillows and fur throw blankets, to Bellini-scented candles. These captivating additions to your home will provide you a unique and revitalizing sense of escape.

Tory Sport
47 Newtown Lane/ East Hampton
631.907.9150

Tory Burch, inspired by the grace and strength of athletes, founded Tory Sport with the intent to combine style and substance. Situated on East Hampton’s Main Street, Tory Sport boasts performance activewear that reflects this very ideology. The brand provides stylish options for a variety of athletic occasions including tennis, golf, yoga, running, swimming, boxing, and more. A particularly fun aspect of Tory Sport’s active line is its modern play on iconic ’70s activewear; graphic prints, fresh colors, and tailored fits enhance classic styles to create this very unique look. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit this one-of-a-kind boutique.

Aerin
83 Main Street / Southampton
631.353.3773

Everything you need to accessorize your Hamptons home (and yourself) is inside this Main Street boutique. Aerin carries it all—from dishes to pull together your kitchen, to embellished sandals that will take you from the beach, to the latest restaurant pop-up. Forget your beach essentials? No need to fret. Aerin has you covered offering accessories that scream “resort chic.” Whether you choose from the woven hats or oversized totes, you’ll be sure to turn heads wherever you go. Also, be sure to check out Aerin’s home or beauty lines. Grab Aerin’s conditioning beach cream after a day in the sun—your skin will look radiantly healthy.