July 18, 2013 | by Michelle Soriano
In light of the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation’s Fourth Annual Unconditional Love Gala (this Saturday, July 20, 7 pm; tickets start at $100 on southamptonanimalshelter.com) to support the daily care of shelter animals and advancement of animal rights, we’re paying homage to our furry friends with fashionable accessories. Below are our top six stylish picks for your tail-wagging partners in crime.
July 17, 2013 | by Alexa Lardieri
Opened this May in Southampton, Aerin Lauder’s AERIN store brings customers gorgeous—and often exclusive—home décor and apparel in addition to trunk shows featuring top designers. Most recently, Lauder and designer Jo de Mer teamed up to bring a limited-edition bikini in AERIN’s summer ikat print exclusively to the Southampton outpost.
July 17, 2013 | by TANYA ZUCKERBROT, MS, RD
Jennifer shoe in pewter microsuede with multi-strand weave, Blake Brody ($105).
Barre workouts like Exhale’s Core Fusion Barre Classes demand precision and stability, and for that a typical gym sneaker just won’t do. Fitness maven Blake Brody discovered this the hard way when she slipped in class while performing a routine Pilates movement. Her unsuccessful search for a better shoe led Brody to ask Pilates, barre, and yoga instructors to describe the perfect studio shoes. Taking their advice, Brody launched her eponymous Blake Brody In-Studio Footwear in 2010.
July 17, 2013
For nearly 200 years, Brooks Brothers has defined American style. Now, the company is unveiling its latest line, Red Fleece. Comprised of evergreen coastal classics infused with fresh style updates, the new offerings consist of traditional separates that have been thoughtfully enhanced with modern silhouettes and unexpected color combinations. Tried-and-true jackets are garden-party-ready in fresh floral prints, while tailored shorts and shirts pop in pastel shades and bracelets go bold in masculine-meets-feminine bow-tie-inspired designs. Whether suited in anchor-embroidered pants for a day at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club or a flirty chambray eyelet skirt for alfresco nuptials, this collection of East Coast essentials boasts something for everyone. 48-50 Main St., Southampton, 287-3936
July 16, 2013 | by TANYA ZUCKERBROT, MS, RD
Core Fusion Barre classes at Bridgehampton's Exhale Spa give you a summer-perfect physique.
Barre exercise is all the rage these days, and for good reason: barre–style workouts do what cardio exercises can’t, which is give you the long, lithe, elegant body of a ballerina. Available at Exhale Spa outposts nationwide, including the Bridgehampton location, Core Fusion Barre classes comprise 60 minutes of exercises that focus on minimal, subtle, precise movements to produce a beach-ready body by toning the abs, legs, arm, and butt.