Monday, August 22, 2011

Summer Travel and Shop, East Coast Towns! Our Top Picks











Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Newport, Hamptons and Cape Cod.


All of the towns listed above have been beloved summer towns year after year. These stores listed (many housed in pretty white clapboard cottages) make the weekend experience special. They all have that old world general store feel and offer a mix of home, clothing and jewelry. They offer a wonderful respite from the beach on a lazy summer afternoon.

Martha’s Vineyard

Midnight Farm

Department store which sells everything from Diptyque Candles, JR Watkins lotions to bedding and bohemian type clothing for the entire family.

18 Walther-Cromwell Ln, Vineyard Haven

The Great Put On

Sells clothing for the family, shoes, gifts, jewelry and accessories by fantastic indie labels.

1 Dock St, Edgartown MA












Nantucket


Eye of The Needle

Ultimate preppy Basics for men and women, Palm Beach in Nantucket.

14 Federal St

Patina

Beautiful jewelry and vases are shown to perfection amongst stunning accessories and clothing.

23 Centre St








Newport

Mandarine

Jewelry, accessories and clothing and designs from all over the world. Madarine also has a sister boutique on St Barth’s. A must visit.

16 R Bannister’s Wharf

Tastemaker and Cottage Garden

Tastemaker offers exquisite flea market finds while Cottage Garden sells a wide array of plants, containers and pottery for the home.

64 Thames St and 9 Bridge St

Resails

Gorgeous assortment in juicy colors and a side array of styles. A dizzying selection, come with your card you will be leaving with a lot. The company was one of the first to recycle sails, and their creations are one of a kind, chic and the prices are excellent!

400 Thames St








Cape Cod


Design Works

Home goods based on Scandinavian design and exquisite vintage jewelry make this store a must visit.

159 Main St, Yarmouth Port

Midsummer Nights

The store sells everything from bedding, candles and jewelry to clothing with a preppy but ethic vibe.

471 Main St,

Weekend

I love New England stores because they all remind you of a family general store, Weekend has this and more, they sell beautiful clothing, home goods and wares all under one roof. A must visit on your list.

217 Main St, East Orleans.













The Hamptons


Jarlathdan

Sumptuous home goods store with everything from furniture to beautiful accessories, this store is a must visit for furnishing your cottage.

255 Main St, Amagansett

Roberta Freyman

Think exotic, want something exotic for you or your home.. Roberta Freyman, this large store sells her exotic jewelry , clothing and accessories.

66 Newton Ln, East Hampton

Turpan

Turpan inspires you to head to the kitchen while on vacation but you can also pick up designer jewelry and clothing too. One stop for fantastic finds.

55 Main St, East Hampton

Henry Lehr

Where you head to get your jeans fix satisfied or pick up some eclectic finds including cool sweaters and throws for chilly nights in late August.

16 Newton Lane

Tracy Feith

Prints are his signature and you will find plenty of that and some at this boutique located in the Surf Lodge in Montauk. A must visit for both!

183 Edgemere st, Montauk



Off of the coast
Maine

Antiques By Zaar

you can"t go wrong with the personalized service and prices from this store. Owner Ruth Olbrych is one of the nicest people on the planet and helped guide me through my purchase of a Chinese daybed from my initial phone purchase to final delivery to my home in New Jersey. She travels around the world for her finds and you will not get better pieces at a better price anywhere else. Exquisite pieces. Ask for Ruth Olbrych
301 Peacock Hill Rd, New Glouchester. 207-777-3800




Happy Shopping!








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