A Guide to the Hamptons’ Best Shops and Pop-Ups

For when you need a break from lounging by the pool or strolling down the beach.

Your guide to shopping in the Hamptons this summer. (Illustration: Veronica Grech/The New York Observer)
Your guide to shopping in the Hamptons this summer. (Illustration: Veronica Grech/The New York Observer)

Should a cloud float by or, god forbid, your luggage falls out of the trunk, there is always the opportunity to shop. Choose from probably the best selection of summer pop-ups and stores in the U.S.A.


Tamara Melon
16 Hill Street
Jimmy Choo founder Tamara Mellon’s upscale offering features her eponymous ready-to-wear, handbag and shoe lines in an elegant Southampton showroom.

6/28  Pop up Shop @ Ruschmeyer’s
As part of Marisa Hochberg’s summer wellness series, enjoy a workout class by the fhitting room or AKT inMotion from 10AM- 12PM. Afterwards, shop an all-day assortment of INTERMIX’s swim, lounge and activewear collections while enjoying healthy refreshments.
7/4- Jars By Dani available @ East Hampton & Southampton stores
7/18 Jonathan Simkhai Event + Vensette @ East Hampton, 5-7pm
Hosted by designer Jonathan Simkhai and Vensette Founder Lauren Remington Platt, guests will get touch ups by Vensette stylists and a $50 gift with purchase.


53 Jobs Lane
This concept pop-up pairs high-end limited edition and vintage items (curated by EraLuxe’s Julie Heller) with rotating art installations.Rihanna stopped by last month.

J Crew at the Beach
East Hampton
17 Newtown Lane
They’ve gone pop-up this year after a fire destroyed its Main Street location. Noticeably beach-oriented, it’s the same J Crew you know, just on vacation.

All over
Track it via the hashtag #TourDeGalet
The beloved French loafer label is operating a mobile store around the Hamptons from the back of a vintage Citroën H van, complete with French lawn furniture and music.

PB Guest house
East Hampton
50 Newtown Lane
Planet Blue
California lifestylers Planet Blue bring boho vintage clothing and accessories. Clearly geared toward the younger, home-for-the-summer set but beach appropriate for all ages.

Sleepy Jones
696 Montauk Highway
Go down to breakfast this weekend in style. The well-tailored sleepwear brand is marketing sweet dreams from the back of Cynthia Rowley’s Montauk shop.

Hildreth Lane
Find unique, graphic pieces that blur the line between art and design. Accessible by appointment only, reportedly located on a street with no house numbers.

Poolside Collective
55 South Elmwood Avenue
Shop accessories, art and bathing suits geared toward the painfully cool and tragically hip. Sold from the brand’s new, tiny locale, poolside at the Montauk Beach House.

Orlebar Brown
East Hampton
23 Newtown Lane
This season the line is selling its famous fitted James Bond-approved men’s suit from a beach-shack-inspired storefront, with a line for women as well.

Heidi Klein
46 Jobs Lane
This pop-up comprises the British brand’s only United States outpost, with luxury swimwear, caftans and accessories with a distinct Euro-set air.

Super Saturday 2015
Water Mill
This celebrity-filled annual summer charity sale co-hosted by Donna Karan and Kelly Ripa pulls together dozens of high-end brands sold at extreme discounts.


East Hampton
55 Main Street
Chanel-owned brand offering elegant swimwear from the Parisian line. Perfect for an afternoon at Sunset Beach or the Maidstone, depending!

East Hampton
27 Newtown Lane
Luxury with a wink: Zimmerman’s delicate, cheeky suits are the kind you can wear anywhere from magazine covers to the pool (but perhaps not in it).

RM 09
533 West Lake Drive
Based out of an empty hotel room at the Haven Montauk, Jenny Cabido curates a Montauk-minded collection of forever-young swimwear and beach accessories.

Surf Lodge
183 South Edgemere Street
Zimmerman designed the Montauk hotel’s staff uniform and the brand is selling a special-edition print of one of its bikinis at the hotel’s Surf Bazaar boutique.

Home and Gifts

Copious Row
Sag Harbor
27 Washington Street
Formerly online-only shop of upscale, masculine-style home accessories. Snag Alexandra von Furstenberg accent bowls, oversized Welton candles or Verdier cutlery for a host gift.

L’Objet a la Plage
9 Main Street
Artisinal home decor in its new, artfully cluttered Southampton boutique scattered with surfboards, art books and porcelain curated by Elad Yifrach.

368 Montauk Highway
Every decorator’s secret, the store has taken over one of the Wainscott shopping center storefronts. Get candles, throw pillows and frames for less money than the Jitney home.

MissoniHome at Pomme
94 Main Street
Keep your look sharp: with its partnerships with Kartell, Bolon and MissoniHome, Pomme has become the ultimate Hamptons destination for clean, modern interior design.

Hot Looks This Summer

Greek Island Luxe (boho)

Calypso St. Barth
East Hampton
21 Newtown Lane
For the perfect island look, pretend you’re on Nikki beach and make this French brand your first stop: they maintain a year-round collection of gauzy tops, linen pants and beach-to-dinner cover-ups.

10a Jobs Lane Southampton
Get the gypset look, curated for your approval: two sisters offer personal styling with a decidedly boho twist—think long, flowing dresses, layered necklaces and delicate cover-ups.

What Goes Around Comes Around
East Hampton
48 Main Street
For upscale vintage with a decidedly bohemian bent, look no further than the Chanel-stuffed luxury collection’s first Hamptons outpost. Also featuring an original line, in case you still have something left on your credit card limit.

The Styleliner
Sag Harbor/Sagaponack
25 Madison Street
With its bricks-and-mortar store in Sag Harbor, Joey Wölffer’s mobile accessories closet has found a permanent home. But the original truck can still be found on weekends at the Wölffer Wine Stand, where fans of the collection are invited to test the dangers of mixing rosé and shopping.

All aboard (nautical)

Country Club Prep
64 Jobs Lane
Stars and stripes: You can’t get more preppy in the Hamptons than Country Club Prep, where collars instinctively pop upon entry. Get nautical stripes and all the madras your credit card can accommodate.

Jack Rogers
East Hampton
38 Newtown Lane
Offering the quintessential resort town summer sandal from its new East Hampton storefront, the brand’s signature shoe goes perfectly with white pants, preppy dresses and gauzy cover-ups alike. Get a new summer pair—or better yet, two—someone’s bound to borrow them when you’re not looking.

Ralph Lauren
East Hampton
32 Main Street
Ralph Lauren’s always had a huge presence on Main Street, which is no surprise: the brand’s all American vibes extend perfectly to summer lawn parties, poolside events and galas alike. Watch out for a bright, prohibitively expensive foreign car parked outside—Mr. Lauren himself is known to pop in from time to time.

A Guide to the Hamptons’ Best Shops and Pop-Ups