by alexandria geisler | August 2, 2014 | People
These eight charismatic, dynamic, and deeply talented Hamptons women are beautiful inside and out.
Top, MICHAEL Michael Kors ($80). Bloomingdale’s, 630 Old Country Road, Garden City, 516-620-6400. Pant, Derek Lam 10 Crosby ($1,295). Fahrenheit 451, 105 Main St., Westhampton Beach, 288-5724. 14k rose-gold diamond dagger earrings ($1,750), 14k rose-gold diamond spiral bracelet ($1,320), and 14k rose-and black-gold pavé diamond bracelet ($1,295), Liven. London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939. 18k rose-gold and diamond bangle, London Collection ($1,720). London Jewelers, SEE ABOVE. BEAUTÉ: Chanel Vitalumière in 40 Beige ($55), Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour in N°01 ($65), Quadra Eye Shadow in Prélude ($61), Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir ($30), and Rouge Coco Shine in Saga ($35). Hirshleifer’s, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-3566; Oribe Supershine Light Moisturizing Cream ($49), Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil ($48). 27 Hampton Salon, 27 Hampton Rd., 377-3107
Lively and quick-witted, Joey Wölffer is a captivating free spirit. She has designed women’s jewelry in London and NYC, and she has been coming to the Hamptons her entire life. In addition to co-owning her family’s Wölffer Estate Vineyard, she is the founder and creative director of the Styleliner, a mobile boutique filled with bohemian handbags, shoes, and accessories from around the world. Wölffer’s own designs, including beaded necklaces, cross-body bags, and tasseled leather clutches, are also in tow.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Sag Harbor.
WHEN I THINK HAMPTONS, I THINK OF… Beaches, rosé, Wölffer wine, the Styleliner, friends, barbecues, meeting great new people, yoga in the vines, sunset canoe rides, taking my dogs to the beach, and being absolutely content.
MY IDEAL DAY OUT EAST WOULD BE: A yoga class in the vines at Wölffer followed by a long ride on my horse and a picnic from Breadzilla at Gibson beach. In the evening, I would go on a canoe ride with my husband and our dogs, followed by dinner at Tutto Il Giorno in Sag Harbor.
SUMMERTIME GUILTY PLEASURE: Lobster rolls and rosé—there isn’t a better combination.
I’M MOST PROUD OF: Being brave enough to go out on my own career-wise. My handbags are my best creation so far.
QUALITY YOU MOST ADMIRE: Being organized.
PEOPLE WOULD NEVER GUESS: I love giant cheeseburgers and country music.
GO-TO COSMETICS: Decléor Sunscreen, Clinique Tinted Moisturizer, Laura Mercier Bronzer, Trish McEvoy Mascara, and an Artesano Panama hat from the Styleliner. I become a freckle monster if I don’t protect my face!
BEAUTY MUST DESTINATION: Kristan Serafino for a cut, Marie Robinson Salon (155 Fifth Ave., Fourth fl., NYC, 212-358-7780) for color, and Sweet Nails Salon (354 Montauk Hwy., Wainscott, 537-9535) in Wainscott for a manicure and pedicure.
BEAUTY IS… Being truly confident and comfortable in your own skin. Your beauty always shines through when you are you.
RULE TO LIVE BY: Oscar Wilde’s “Life is too important to be taken seriously.” Laugh at yourself often and live every day like it’s your last.
BEST NEW HAMPTONS FIND: Mary’s Marvelous! I had never been in all these years!
Cross-over dress, Haute Hippie ($425). 20 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-5134. 18k rose-gold and diamond open scroll pendant, London Collection ($7,215). London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939. BEAUTÉ: Chanel Vitalumière in Tawny Beige ($55), Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer in No.50 ($58), Le Blush Crème de Chanel in Révélation ($38), Écriture de Chanel in Noir ($35), Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Tissé Mademoiselle ($61), Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir ($30), Lèvres Scintillantes in Plaisir ($30). Hirshleifer’s, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-3566. Leonor Greyl Huile Secret de Beauté ($68). 27 Hampton Salon, 27 Hampton Road, 377-3107. Oribe Imperméable Anti-Humidity Spray ($39). 27 Hampton Salon, SEE ABOVE.
As the CEO and president of public relations firm The Britto Agency, Marvet Britto oversees brand development for industry leaders such as Reebok, Motorola, Microsoft, and Bacardi. Celebrating a company milestone of 20 years this month, Britto’s client list spans fashion, luxury, entertainment, travel, and technology. While one of her favorite accounts has her working as the global brand strategist for the island of Anguilla, she has found a philanthropic cause as well, actively supporting the island’s Blossom Center, a nonprofit organization supporting children with special needs.
WHEN I THINK HAMPTONS, I THINK OF… Tranquil decadence.
HAMPTONS BEST-KEPT SECRET: Montauk Juice Factory.
SUMMERTIME GUILTY PLEASURE: Anything at Round Swamp Farm, especially its blueberry-peach muffins.
PEOPLE WOULD NEVER GUESS… I cook—thanks to Blue Apron delivery service.
SECRET TO SUCCESS: Remembering not only to fulfill the desires of your heart, but to help others do the same. When you can successfully contribute to the advancement of the universe, the same energy and blessings will drive you toward success.
FAVORITE FEATURE: My high cheekbones. They make it easy to smile with little effort.
SUMMER BEAUTY ROUTINE: I start my days with Natura Bisse C + C Vitamin Spray and Serum.
GO-TO COSMETICS: My favorite brand is La Prairie. I swear by its Skin Caviar and Sun Protection Lotion.
BEAUTY MUST DESTINATION: Skin By Mamie (315 Fifth Ave., Ste. 403, NYC, 212-260-9372) is the fountain of youth for facials. It’s the best in the world and makes my face feel like that of a newborn.
SIGNATURE SUMMER LOOK: A Roland Mouret dress or anything from Stella McCartney, a fab Gianvito Rossi shoe, and Chanel clear lip gloss with a pop of NARS Gilda on my cheekbones.
BEAUTY IS… Evoking your inner light and heart through your actions and daily engagements.
QUALITY YOU MOST ADMIRE: Honesty and transparency. It’s your greatest currency.
RULE TO LIVE BY: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Farewell My Lovely trench gown ($695) and studded belt ($495), Haute Hippie. 20 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-5134. 14k rose-gold pavé diamond infinity pendant, Phillips House ($2,700). London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939. 18k rose-gold diamond three-row ring, London Collection ($11,900). London Jewelers, SEE ABOVE. Heels, Trish’s own. BEAUTÉ: Chanel Vitalumière Aqua in 32 Beige Rosé ($45), Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Rose Ecrin ($45), Quadra Eye Shadow in Prélude ($61), Lea Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir ($30), Rouge Coco Shine in Boy ($35). Hirshleifer’s, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-3566. Oribe Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil ($48), Thick Dry Finishing Spray ($37). 27 Hampton Salon, 27 Hampton Road, 377-3107
Founder and creative director of women’s fashion brand Haute Hippie, Trish Wescoat Pound is as spirited, carefree, and sophisticated as her designs. Her collection is a favorite among well-dressed East Enders, with ethereal dresses, slinky tanks, and diaphanous maxi skirts seemingly tailor-made for the Hamptons. When Wescoat Pound isn’t busy designing, she is fundraising for the Ronald McDonald House, where she joins husband Jesse on the board of associates.
WHEN I THINK HAMPTONS, I THINK… family, friends, sunny days, and the ocean.
HAMPTONS BEST-KEPT SECRET: I am not sure it is a secret based on the packed parking lot, but I love Estia’s Little Kitchen.
SUMMERTIME GUILTY PLEASURE: Sleeping in late.
SECRET TO SUCCESS: Determination, tenacity, and being grateful for all I have.
PEOPLE WOULD NEVER GUESS: I’m an introverted extrovert.
FAVORITE FEATURE: I had to ask my husband. He said my hair.
SUMMER BEAUTY ROUTINE: I let my hair dry naturally and throw in a little Moroccan Argon oil for control and shine. I use a great moisturizer and eye cream. When I can fit them in, my indulgences are a facial, yoga, and a weekly manicure and pedicure.
GO-TO COSMETICS: Je Veux, Moroccan Argan oil, Elizabeth Arden 8-Hour Cream, Kérastase Shampoo and Conditioner for Dry, Sensitized Hair, Rodin Body Oil, and RéVive skincare products.
BEST BEAUTY ADVICE: Sleep, sleep, sleep. As a lifetime insomniac, it has become one of my goals in life. And drink lots of water, which I also don’t do. I am determined to change both of these this summer.
SIGNATURE SUMMER LOOK: Barefoot, flowy summer dresses and little to no makeup.
RULE TO LIVE BY: The grass is not always greener—water the grass you’re standing on.
BEST NEW HAMPTONS FIND: I recently started taking the Jitney to the Hamptons. It is a sanctuary, a place where I have the time to think, work, and be creative.
ON LOLA (LEFT): Button-down ($185) and V-neck ($120), CP Shades. Imrie, 11 Moniebogue Lane, Westhampton Beach, 288-1166. Shorts, Current Elliot ($198). Imrie, SEE ABOVE. 18k yellow-gold and diamond station necklace ($3,360) and 18k yellow-gold and diamond bangle ($1,720), London Collection. London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939. Belt, Julian Belts ($120). Imrie, SEE ABOVE. Sandals, K. Jacques St. Tropez (price on request). Scoop Beach, 51 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 329-6800. ON PIPPA (CENTER): Top, CP Shades ($185). Imrie, SEE ABOVE. Pants, Siwy Fiona ($185). Imrie, SEE ABOVE. Belt, Julian Belts ($120). Imrie, SEE ABOVE. 18k yellow-and white-gold pavé diamond flex bracelet, London Collection ($3,300). London Jewelers, SEE ABOVE. Arizona sandals, Birkenstock ($140) Imrie, SEE ABOVE. Black bracelet, Pippa’s own. ON CAITLIN (RIGHT): Dress, Chan Luu ($245). Imrie, SEE ABOVE. Slip, Hardtail ($62). Imrie, SEE ABOVE. Sandals, K. Jacques St. Tropez (price on request). SEE ABOVE. Ankle bracelet, Caitlin’s own. BEAUTÉ: Chanel Vitalumière Aqua Cream Compact in 12 Beige Rosé ($45), Lift Lumière in 30 Cendré ($67), Quadra Eye Shadow in Dunes ($59), Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir ($30), Lèvres Scintillantes in Constellation ($30). Hirshleifer’s, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-3566. Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray ($42), Soft Lacquer Heat Styling Spray ($33). 27 Hampton Salon, 27 Hampton Road, 377-3107
Born and raised on Long Island, sisters Lola and Caitlin have a uniquely special connection to the Hamptons. Together with sister Tamsin (not pictured) and mom, Pippa, the girls run their eponymous clothing boutique, Imrie, which has locations in Westhampton, Montauk, Maui, and St. Barth’s. Filled with easy-to-wear T-shirts, gauzy button-downs, and casual frocks, the family-run business epitomizes effortless, East End style.
WHEN I THINK HAMPTONS, I THINK OF… Beautiful horses and lawns.
SUMMER BEAUTY ROUTINE: Lots of oils on my face, body, and in my bath and hair. Oils are all I use.
BEST BEAUTY ADVICE: Never pick a pimple—ignore it and it will go away. That can apply to lots of things.
SIGNATURE SUMMER LOOK: Messy hair, a white T-shirt, denim cutoffs, James Colarusso jewelry, and Birkenstocks.
BEAUTY IS… Someone who is able to embrace who they are.
RULE TO LIVE BY: Relax and enjoy yourself. Most things happen for a reason.
NEIGHBORHOOD: East Quogue.
THE HAMPTONS IS SPECIAL BECAUSE… I have raised my family here, apart from a three-year spell in Maui. It’s home.
MOST PROUD OF: My children, who are all so creative and work hard, and my mother. At age 90, she still sizzles with wit, intelligence, and humor.
BEST BEAUTY ADVICE: Don’t put anything on your body you can’t eat.
BEAUTY MUST DESTINATION: Blythe Payne (132 Main St., Westhampton Beach, 875-6186). Best massage ever.
TWO THINGS YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Alter Eco Dark Blackout organic chocolate and my family. In that order.
BEAUTY IS… a lived-in face, unaltered, wrinkles and all. Wrinkles are badges of honor and shouldn’t be messed with.
RULE TO LIVE BY: No rules.
HAMPTONS BEST-KEPT SECRET: September and October… the best time of the year.
SUMMERTIME GUILTY PLEASURE: Lots of Champagne and an expensive horseback riding habit.
SUMMER BEAUTY ROUTINE: Warm lemon juice and pH-balanced super greens every morning. Also riding, yoga, tennis, and laughter, of course.
BEST BEAUTY ADVICE: Drink a lot of water, eat organic, pure food, and stay away from fake sweeteners and toxic environments.
BEAUTY IS: Purity, inside and out.
RULE TO LIVE BY: Don’t take life too seriously. Stay present and find beauty in everything.
Open-front cardigan, Haute Hippie ($325). 20 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-5134. Georgette overlap top, Nili Lotan ($295). 38 Main St., East Hampton, 329-8338. 14k white-gold and diamond triangle necklace, Liven ($650). London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939. Earrings, Stephanie’s own. BEAUTÉ: Chanel Perfection Lumière Velvet in 22 Beige Rosé ($45), Vitalumière Aqua Cream Compact in 22 Beige Rosé ($58), Joues Contraste Powder Blush in In Love ($45), Quadra Eye Shadow in Prélude ($61), Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir ($30), Rouge Allure Lip Colour in Séduisante ($35). Hirshleifer’s, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-3566. Oribe Grandiose Hair Plumping Mousse ($35), Superfine Hair Spray ($32). 27 Hampton Salon, 27 Hampton Rd., 377-3107
Statuesque and supremely elegant, French-born Stephanie Labeille studied communications and art history before moving on to promote ultrachic luxury brands such as Harry Winston, Christian Dior, and Chopard. Now the vice president of global communications for publishing house Assouline, the culture-savvy Labeille is often in the presence of world-renowned authors, artists, and designers who continue to inspire her.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Sag Harbor.
WHEN I THINK HAMPTONS, I THINK OF… beautiful weekend memories and the fabulous ones to come!
MY IDEAL DAY OUT EAST WOULD BE: A sunrise stroll in Montauk, Pilates in Sag Harbor, and a bike ride in Southampton with a stop by Sant Ambroeus for a tramezzini. Then, reading under the tree, joining friends to watch Polo in Bridgehampton, and stopping by the beach in Southampton for a quick dip. I’d end the day with a garden party filled with candles, delicious food, amazing music, and loved ones.
HAMPTONS BEST-KEPT SECRET: The Vogel Bindery in East Hampton.
SUMMERTIME GUILTY PLEASURE: Tramezzini sandwiches from Sant Ambroeus and the lobster salad roll at Duryea’s Lobster Deck.
TWO THINGS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: People? My children. Things? My memories and my dreams.
FAVORITE FEATURE: My tiny feet for my height!
SUMMER BEAUTY ROUTINE: Seven hours of sleep minimum, relaxation via Pilates and yoga, healthy food, a lot of water, and heavy sun protection.
GO-TO COSMETICS: Valmont Skin Care Hydra 3 Regenetic Cream and Renewing Pack, Caudalie Instant Foaming Cleanser and Premier Cru Cream, Pratima Sandalwood Soothing Lotion, Tizo 3 Sun Protection, and Avène Thermal Spray.
BEAUTY MUST DESTINATION: Spa Valmont for Plaza Athénée in Manhattan (37 E. 64th St., NYC, 212-606-4675).
SIGNATURE SUMMER LOOK: Colorful cotton caftan dresses, French ballerina flats, my Vanessa Bruno linen bag, and Selima Optique sunglasses.
RULE TO LIVE BY: Be bold.
Regina top, Club Monaco ($150). 35 Main St., Southampton, 283-2637. Pant, Zimmermann ($285). Tenet, 91 Main St., Southampton, 377-39811. 18k rose-gold pavé diamond disc necklace ($1,460), and 14k yellow-gold diamond ring ($8,115), London Collection. London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939. Watch and heels, Avis’s own BEAUTÉ: Chanel Perfection Lumière Velvet in 22 Beige Rosé ($45), Vitalumière Aqua Cream Compact in 22 Beige Rosé ($58), Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Rose Initial ($45), Quadra Eye Shadow in Prélude ($61), Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir ($30), Rouge Coco Shine in Boy ($35). Hirshleifer’s, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-3566; Oribe Volumista ($39), Superfine Strong Hair Spray ($36). 27 Hampton Salon, 27 Hampton Road, 377-3107
The CEO and founder of Birds Nest Foundation, a not-for-profit creative group that produces short documentaries, videos, and public service announcements for charities, Richards’ organization provides programming and media to help charities tell their stories and raise money and awareness. “Our focus of work is on social and inner-city issues like healthcare and the environment,” she says. Among her acclaimed short films and episodes are Lunch: The Film and the Emmy-nominated television shows Lunch NYC and Dylan’s Lunchbox, which aim to educate the public on the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
THE HAMPTONS IS SPECIAL BECAUSE… It’s our family retreat. We have a full house on the weekend. Seeing friends, spending time with our children and the extended family, watching the seagulls, breathing the ocean air, and hearing the crash of the waves.
HAMPTONS BEST-KEPT SECRET: We’re a big baseball family. The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League is a thrill to watch—the Hamptons is home to some of the top baseball players in the country during June and July.
SUMMERTIME GUILTY PLEASURE: A gelato and a macchiato from Sant Ambroeus.
BEST BEAUTY ADVICE: My mother always said never leave the house without putting on lipstick, and my daughter tells me to never leave the house without putting on mascara. I’ve been well served by listening to the women in my life.
I’M MOST PROUD OF… My daughter, Chloe, and my son, Dylan. They have grown to be amazing young adults.
FAVORITE FEATURE: People have told me it’s my smile, but I love my flair for style.
SUMMER BEAUTY ROUTINE: No blowouts, sunscreen instead of makeup, vitamin D in non-pill form, and lots of outdoor exercise.
GO-TO COSMETICS: Juno Oil is number one on my list.
BEAUTY MUST DESTINATION: Marie Robinson Salon (155 Fifth Ave., Fourth fl., NYC, 212-358-7780). Marie is an amazing person and hair colorist extraordinaire.
QUALITY YOU MOST ADMIRE: Integrity, good karma, and a beautiful smile.
RULE TO LIVE BY: Follow your passion, never give up, and always give back.
BEST NEW HAMPTONS FIND: The organic farmstands and all the culinary delights the Hamptons has to offer. I like the East End Community Organic Farm (EECO), which grows and sells organic produce.
photography by zev starr-tambor; Styling by Lauren Finney and Alexandra Geisler; Hair by Bianka Lefferts for 27 Hampton Salon; Makeup by Tracy Crystal of Next Artists using Chanel; Manicure by Rebecca Neese for 27 Hampton Salon; Shot on location at Wölffer Estate Vineyard
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