September 09, 2013
Now that Heritage Auctions is preparing to set up shop out East, the painstaking process of researching, bidding on, and ultimately winning highly sought-after accessories will no longer be confined to Park Avenue. Throughout the year Matthew Rubinger, director of luxury accessories for the world’s third-largest auction house, has discussions with prospective buyers to decide which pieces might best suit their lifestyles. “Traditionally, our client is looking for something classic and timeless, not particularly trendy—except in the Hamptons,” he says.
September 09, 2013
As fall fashion begins to replace boat shoes and board shorts on the East End post–Labor Day, the British influence is clearly visible: Prominent men’s boutiques like Southampton’s Jack Wills and style authorities such as Shelter Island resident Simon Doonan are strong purveyors of this growing trend. Most recently, Bloomingdale’s announced partnerships with a slew of established British brands to bring standout styles from across the pond to the East End.
September 09, 2013 | by JASMIN ROSEMBERG
This fall, Tiffany & Co. introduces a new collection of their timeless Roman numeral-themed Atlas jewelry, as well as an elegant line of textured leather handbags by designers Richard Lambertson and John Truex. Both collections are already popular among celebrity trendsetters like Sarah Jessica Parker and Kate Hudson.
September 03, 2013
Simulated gem silvertone cuff bracelet, Fern Finds: HSN ($60).
Esteemed Hamptonite, founder of New York Fashion Week, former executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and former SVP of IMG Fashion, Fern Mallis added designer to her impressive CV last fall with the release of an accessories collection, Fern Finds. The concept occurred to her after she continually received the inquiry “Where did you get that?” The admitted accessories addict confesses, “I find myself wearing the beaded drop station necklace almost every day with the multicolor hoop earrings and wide silver cuff. Why wear just one piece when you can wear three or four?”
August 30, 2013 | by JOHN VILANOVA
A young Jacqueline Bouvier poses with a friend at an East End fashion show.
As another summer season draws to a close, it seems fitting to look back to one of the East End’s most recognizable and iconic faces—a First Lady and fashion icon known the world over. To most, she was Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, but to us, she was Jacqueline Bouvier, a quintessential East Ender, born in Southampton in 1929—the first child of John “Black Jack” Bouvier and his wife, Janet, an East Hampton family with an estate ensconced on a quiet corner of Further Lane. The street name, Lasata, was a Native American word for “place of peace.”