This weekend officially marks the start of the Hamptons season, and we couldn't be more excited about it. Apart from the beaches, the parties and the food, we're also looking forward to the new stores and pop-up shops that will be opening this summer. From Lisa Perry to Blow Hampton, we were happy to learn that some of our favorite NYC go-tos will be heading out east with us. Click through to learn about some of the fashion and beauty stores we're most excited about this for the 2014 season.
The increasingly popular cut-out swimsuit trend offers sexy and unique designs to mix up traditional swimwear. We've pulled together some of the chicest, practical and classic styles available now. Each piece will guarantee to make a statement this summer, whether you're lounging beach side or pool side.
Under the simmering Saturday sun with a glass of refreshing Rose in our hands, art aficionados and Hamptonites attended the launch of Swedish photographer Josefin Haringer's art exhibit at c/o Maidstone in East Hampton. At the event we were able to talk with Josefin, discuss our favorite pieces and ask her a few questions about her retro and risque exhibit. Read on to go inside the launch!
While you're lounging sea-side this summer, make sure to get the full experience by picking up some of our favorite Hamptons-based reads. Ever wondered what it would be like to partake in a summer share house in the Hamptons with a group of people you've never met? What about falling in love on the shores of the beach? Or, inheriting your family's beach-front estate? Well, you'll get a taste of the Hamptons with the book picks in the slideshow below. Click through for our summer reading list on living life the Hamptons way!
Think back to when you were a young kid. You probably didn't think to yourself: Ihave to get my thirty minutes of cardio in. Why? Because, when we were younger we wanted to be active. Chances are, you were in either soccer or dance, baseball or lacrosse, and you spent your summers swimming in the pool or playing manhunt. Being active was not a chore, but a fun way to socialize. Well, we're here to prove that working out can still be fun, and most importantly, free! To get your body ready for bikini season, click through this slideshow for 5 fun workouts that will have your heart pumping and bring you back to feeling young and carefree.
Fine dining and bottle service are things we can't easily leave behind when leaving our Manhattan skyline for the Hamptons beach air. And why would we want to? You can continue to enjoy the high life at your favorite go-to Hamptons hot spots, or try out some of our favorite new finds opening this year. Every summer, we willingly take the LIRR, The Jitney or the Long Island Expressway and head east until we hit sand. With only a few week to go until Memorial Day - aka official beach season- click through to find out what's waiting for you in the Hamptons this year.
What better way to celebrate your mom than to spend a day in the Hamptons doing her favorite things? This Sunday, pamper the woman you love with some great wining, dining, brunch and lunch options out east. If you're headed to the Hamptons this weekend, then you'll want to click through for some great Mother's Day celebration inspiration.
Art lovers gathered in the Hamptons on Saturday for the opening reception of Jennifer Bartlett's History of the Universe, a new exhibition at the Parrish Art Museum. Spanning over four decades, the show features work produced by the experimental artist from 1970 to 2011, including inventive paintings which display her evolution over the years.
With spring sunshine trickling in, LI Restaurant Week could not have been more perfectly timed. Get ready for 8 days of deals from Sunday, April 27th - Sunday, May 4th. Enjoy a 3-course prix fixe dinner for $27.95 per person all night (except Saturday when it may only be offered until 7PM). Click through for our top picks on where to dine in the Hamptons and book your reservations ASAP!
Ever feel like there is nothing to do? Or, that you've been everywhere, seen everything and met everyone? If you are suffering from these feelings, then we have your remedy. On the next warm weekend, you need to go to Long Island, and pronto! Long Island is your weekend getaway with just a stop on the LIRR between you and sweet, sweet weekend freedom. So what are you waiting for? Click through for 5 villages to escape to now!