Each Town and Village in the Hamptons has that one little street or alley that has the best shops and is a secret to all but a select few who take the time to try something new. In Southampton Village
that street is Jobs Lane
. Filled with shops and restaurants and galleries, listed here by address, with absolutely everything you could ever need or want for yourself, your family and friends, and your home. Jobs Lane is a must-shop this summer season with famous faces strolling the street everyday. Each shop considers their customer as friends and the welcoming atmosphere will keep you coming back. We've revised this list for 2007 and hope you enjoy all that Jobs Lane has to offer
2A - J. McLaughlin Women's Flagship
Silk and knit tops with their signature ribbon details and prints round out a collection filled with color. Needlepoint bags in fun abstract patterns add whimsy. Dresses are made of classic shapes with modern details and are perfect for any social call. You can find tunics, a trend that shows no sign of slowing down. Open Monday through Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Sunday's 11:00am to 5:00pm.
2B - Hollis Reh & Shariff
Specializing in fine estate jewelry from the world's finest jewelers such as Cartier
, VanCleef & Arpels, Buccellatie, and Tiffany. The store will be open mid April, call for hours.
8 - Chico's
Embellishments and tailored accessories are major elements of the Chico's look. Bold color is everywhere and texture is key. Sheer tunics and stretchy dresses perfect staples for around town. Open seven days 10:00-am-6:00pm, Sundays untill 5:00pm.
10A - Zoom Southampton
Open for over 35 years, owner Lee Sable Freund chooses every piece by hand. Known for dressing their clients from head to toe in classic sophisticated styles from high-end European designers they are the ultimate personal shopping experience. Cashmere sweaters are key elements in most outfits and the elegant jewelry pieces are the perfect finishing touch. Call for spring hours.
10 - Walter Zabriskie
631-283-5500 and in Palm Beach 561-651-7442
The color story here is neutral with punches of red and very Oriental. Here you'll find sleek designer furniture and home accessories. Spring hours are Thursday through Monday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Sunday's 12:00pm to 5:00pm.
12 - J. McLaughlin Men's Flagship
This store is all about the men and color is hot with the preppy look at the top of the list. Button down shirts have contrasting collar and cuff lining for that extra pop. They have every print, stripe, and solid you can imagine and appreciate unique details and embroidery. Shopping for Dad - try the reversible madras jacket or a cashmere sweater, and don't forget the needlepoint belts. Monday to Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Sunday's 11:00am to 5:00pm.
14 - Stubbs & Wootton
Wonderful ladies and men's slipper shoes in a mulitude of fabrics, embroideries, needlepoints and leathers. There are classic slippers for day or night, heels for a dressier look, and mules that will take you anywhere. This store that has locations in Manhattan and Palm Beach has a reputation for comfort and classic styling.
16 - Odyssey South
Mustapha and Tina warmly welcome you into this Seven Seas bazaar, open for over 43 years. Take a journey through India, China, and Morocco through the brilliant clothing, jewelry, and accessories. The $60 beaded bags are perfect with jeans or an evening out. If you're looking for the extremely unique, stop here first. They have the most wonderful selection of turquise. This store is open most every day year round from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
18 - Simply French and PW Zak Antiques
Bring a touch of Provence into your home. Linens, glassware, silver, antiques, and decorative pieces for your home abound. Featuring J.L. Gardner custom jewelry. Shell motifs are still going strong, particularly the coral napkin rings. Starting in May they will be open seven days 10:30am to 5:30pm, and Sunday's 11:00am to 5:00pm.
22 - Maggiemoo's Icecream
This fun chain icecream store, a newcommer to Jobs Lane, will be opening in the spring. Maggie's holds the blue ribbon award for best icecream with over 40 flavors, several different milkshake treats and custom birthday cakes available to order this new opening on Job's lane will be sure to please adults and kids alike.
24 - Calypso Christiane Celle
Bohemian inspired shirts and beaded tunics pack the shop. Keep the little ladies in style with their childrens section in the back. Accessories galore include bags, shoes, and jewelry. Find cashmere, sarongs, and bikinis too. And the fragrance line is so sensual. Open seven days from 10:00am to 6:00pm, in the Summer the store will remain open Friday and Saturday nights untill 8:00pm.
25 - Parrish Art Museum
631-283-2118 - www.parrishart.org
Built in the late 1800's this amazing museum holds on permanent collection pieces from William Merritt Chase, Fairfield Porter, John Marin, John Sloan, Niccolo di Pietro, Samuel Coleman, and Theodore Robinson. The current exhibition running through May 27th is Raymond Lowey, Design for a Consumer Culture. Open daily Monday thru Saturday from 11:00-5:00pm and Sunday from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.
30 - Jildor
Shoes, shoes, shoes! This summer it is all about the wedge and this store is stocked. They also have the hard to find Tory burch
'Reva' flats as well as the most adorable selection of havianas flipflops which will undoubedly sell out before June. They carry Stuart Weitzman
, Michael Kors
, Steve Madden, flip-flops, sneakers, and formal evening shoes. They have gold and silver strappy sandals and if they just won't work they have a line of dyeable shoes. Store hours are Monday to Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm.
36 - Ann Madonia Antiques
With over 25 years in the business and over 10 here in one of the oldest buildings on Jobs Lane they specialize in 18th and 19th century pieces and unique decorative items. They do appraisals and work with estates for consignments. Beach Boy Brian Wilson
once stopped in for some hunting prints. Stop by and see Susan for chandeliers and dining room sets and more unusual pieces. Call for store hours.
38 - Harmont & Blaine
If you know a guy who's looking to be stylish and original shop for him at Harmont & Blaine. This Italian company with the English name and cute Dashund logo is filled with elegant resortwear for the guys only. You won't find any black here - they are all about colors and a great fit. The lightweight bushed cotton jeans are a must for cool summer nights and the fitted shirts will show off all that hard work in the gym. Thursday through Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm. Sunday's 11:00am to 5:00pm.
38A - Altona
Tucked in the courtyard, this shop exclusively carries Sugar direct from France. Known for their fit and quality and a secret of savvy and well-connected ladies around the globe. They also carry the Dead Sexy line of colored jeans from California. They swear that the Sugar pants have the most amazing fit that will work for every body type and go perfectly with their handmade belts and handbags.
40A - 42B - Spirit of France
The shop new to jobs lane is a designers dream filled with fine custom cabinetry. Each custom piece is developed and presented to the customer in watercolor format, how elegant! Open 10:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Saturday and Sunday's 11:00am to 5:00pm.
41 - Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren defines Hampton style. The store changes every few weeks to keep you totally prepped out all summer long. For this season the best dressed men need a Purple Label linen blazer, a gingham shirt, Prospect chinos, and of course a ribbon belt. Stylish ladies will be wearing everything cashmere - there are too many styles and colors to choose from including the new zip cable, shrug, and boat neck styles. Father's Day is on its way and you never have enough Polo shirts - with 50 colors to choose from you're sure to find something that will keep him looking great on the golf course. The Home Store is in the back and is filled with things to complement any lifestyle. Call for Spring and Summer hours.
Making their first appearance in Saint-Tropez in the 1970's, this is the place for stylish swim trunks for the men in your life. The "Fathers and Sons" collections are a great gift for new Dad's. Every pattern and color imaginable is available and this season kangaroos and elephants are really popular on jobs Lane right now. Stop in soon, they are only open during the summer season. Call for Summer hours.
43 - TC Menswear
If you're looking to go casual this summer and you love trucker hats, LeTigre shirts, and Seven Jeans this is the place for you. They have stocked a wide range of new lines inlcuding AG, Generra, Ed Hardy, Trunk, James Pierce, so ladies, if you need to give your boyfriend a little style update this is the places to come because they also have a few womn's pieces as well. Frequent shoppers include the legendary Rod Stewart
and Backstreet Boy Nick Carter. Upstairs you will find the Outlet with clothing from Norha's and TC Menswear that are up to 50% off or more. Hours will be seven days a week untill 7:00pm.
46 - Twist
After opening on Jobs Lane in 2002, Valerie Revere expanded the store and offers a fun airy shopping experience at reasonable prices. She works with designers from Brazil to create jewelry and clothing that includes the leather bustiers and beaded tunics that are truly unique. The active wear line is perfect for Pilates and yoga. Sportswear includes Hard Tail and LaCoste. This casual store focuses on a wide selection of jeans from Paige, Hudson, Joe's Jeans. Twist carries popular lines such as Only Hearts
, Free People, and Dolce Vita shoes. Got a tween who knows what she wants? They have a private fashion lounge just for her. Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm. Starting in May they will be open seven days.
46 - The Kevin Maple Salon
Treat yourself from head to toe! Stop in for the perfect cut and color. Beauty packages include hair treatments, manicures, pedicures, and make-up application. If you're hair has seen a little too much for its own good they can help you find the right products to make it look and feel its best. Anna Bambino, a skin care magician, can facial, wax, and treat you into a state of bliss
. Book your appointment now and enjoy.
46 - Norha's
Owner Sharon is possibly one of the nicest individuals you will meet in the Hamptons, (did you know Sharon spelt backwards is Norah? Planning to party your way across the Hamptons? This is the place to find hot tops, great shoes and bags, and evening summer dresses. Regulars include the Hilton sisters, and the daughters of Roseanna Scotto
, Susan Lucci
, and Vera Wang
. They are known for helping you find the perfect pair of jean that really work for you. This Spring and Summer they will cary Alice and Trixie, 12th Street by Cynthia Vincent, Ella Moss, and these amazing new bracelets by Dogeared
. Make sure to ask owner Sharon Kerr
about the personal shopping services! Open seven days untill 7:00pm.
46 - Doug & Besim's
With smoking accessories, gifts, collectibles, beer steins, walking sticks, CD's, magazines, and the best coffee and espresso bar in Southampton, this store is a haven for men with discriminating tastes. The Davidoff
Millennium Blend is the most popular cigar right now. Like politics - the Giuliani's are frequent visitors. The tobaconist is also open in Westhampton Beach and Naples Florida. Opens at 9:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Thursday and 8:00pm on Saturday. In the summer they will stay open on Friday and Saturday night untill 10:00pm.
47 - Dazzelle
Open since April 2004 this shop owned by Ellen Irving treats clients more like friends not just customers. The focus here on the career woman - from suits and separates to evening bags and special occasion pieces to outerwear and accessories every piece is also reasonably priced. Lines include Lady Barbour, Sunny Choi, and Louben (think Paris Hilton
's pink pants).
47A - Cashmere Outlet
With locations in Great Neck and Boston this shop features a rainbow of colors for men and women. Love the 40% off table. Call for store hours.
47A - Clothes Minded
A variety of wonderful styles for men and women. You'll love the cashmere selections and unique accessories.
47B - Southampton's Going Nuts
Started as a nut store over 20 years ago and later expanded to candy, toys, balloons, and custom cookie cakes this shop is a candy-holics dream. With fresh popcorn daily in the summer season and party favors for any event there's something for everyone. This celeb hot spot boasts Christie Brinkley
, Brendan Fraser
, and Chuck Scarboro as regulars.
47C - Ileana Skin Care
Please call for an appointment.
49 - Michael Perez Pop Art Gallery
516-532-3040 or 631-287-1003
Pop artist Michael Perez has a small gallery on Jobs Lane. His artwork can be seen throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Israel and Europe.
50 - Rags
Packed to the rafters with Lucky jeans, Michael Stars "one size fits most" t-shirts, Tocca dresses and accessories this shop is a favorite of Victoria's Secret models, Carmen Cass, and Cathy Hilton. Carrying European and American designers Veronica, the store manager, recommends Margaret Loves Peter Swarovski beaded tunics and white True Religion jeans to make that perfect casually refined statement.
51 - Topiaire on Jobs and Topiare Home and Bath
Between the candles and the flowers this shop, in business for 14 years, assaults your senses in a most wonderful way. Custom flowers, plants, and baskets as well as orchids are available. They care a multitude of bath and body lines such as Sud Pacific, Les Bains Du Marais (a beautiful lotion line) Archepelago and Olivana candles.
52 - Christopher Fischer Cashmere Collections
Known for classic cashmere sweater styles, this season the wrap and the pointelle are leading the style charts. This store defines the cashmere lifestyle with every color imaginable at arms reach. Cashmere wrap and sarongs, made form a cashmere/silk blend crinkle fabric, are must-haves for this summer season. Their home section beautifully detailed pillows and throw blankets. Devotees include Barbara Walters
and Susan Lucci. Call for store hours.
54 - Breezin Up
If you need a great souvenir to remember your trip to the Hamptons this shop has it all - everything says "Southampton" and the prices are so low you'll get something for everyone on your list. Long sleeved t-shirts, shorts, sweats, and t-shirts in every color for everyone in the family. The white hooded lifeguard sweatshirts are the most popular item in the store. They even have hats, jewelry, and notecards. Call for store hours.
56 - Optyx of the Hamptons
Simply the most amazing selection of eyewear, sunwear, and contact lenses! Featuring the collections of Vera Wang, Oliver Peoples, Prada, Bulgari, Chopard, Chanel
, Christian Dior
, Blinde, Bevel and Silhouette. Not sure what works best on you - Mark will help find the perfect frames. Call for store hours.
58 - Tailor New York
631-204-5600. Everything is bright and casual yet strikingly sophisticated. Hot this season is eyelet, seersucker, and madras designs. This preppy chic boutique offers a little bling-bling on belts, buttons, and even shoes that go from beach to brunch to dinner. The bathing suit line has been featured in major fashion magazines and will be coming to a Hamptons' beach this season. With locations in Norwalk, CT and Palm Beach, FL their clientele knows the quality is in the details - with hand painted buttons, very tailored cuts, and reasonable price points. Call for store hours.
60 - Theory
Shoppers in this upscale boutique, open at this location since Memorial Day 2004, know that customer privacy is part of the company motto. So bring that American Express
Black Card and shop! Everyone needs white pants this summer, and the ballet flats are adorable. There's also an East Hampton location. Open seven days 10:00am to 6:00pm, Sunday's 12:00pm to 5:00pm.
60B - Classic Kitchen & Bath Center
Let the Boico Family transform the heart of your home! From renovations to full installations these professionals, whose main showroom is located in Roslyn, can do it all in a kitchen or bath. If your tastes run country or ultra-modern they have something that will wed function to a perfect form that fits your family and lifestyle. Their average kitchen cabinetry runs between $50,000-$60,000 with granite as the most popular counter surface and concrete a close second (available in over a hundred colors) - all you have to do is use your imagination. Call for store hours.
62 - The Driver's Seat
Known as "Southampton's meeting place", this friendly and welcoming retreat has loyal customers flocking back for more every year. The back patio is a fun place to gather on hot summer nights after work while enjoying a menu packed with great American cuisine. Lunch is served quickly and the specials are just that, special. With live music on Saturday nights and a great bar, you'll add it to your favorites if you haven't already.
63 - Herbert & Rist, Inc.
Planning a party or special event? For the largest selection of wines and liquors at best prices, just stop in and check them out. They deliver from Manhattan to Montauk and will help with all of your special events. The Hamptons finest wine shop!
66 - The Fudge Company
With 13 flavors of fudge, 20 flavors of ice cream, and over 400 different types of penny candy this place is a chocoholics dream! Coffee, caramel pecan, and chocolate cheesecake are hot fudge flavors right now with chocolate as the number one favorite. Moose Tracks, Mocha Mudpie, and Praline Butterscotch ice cream top the list. Looking for something nonfat? Try the chocolate peanut butter, nonfat Columbo soft serve, or Atkins Indulge. In its 34th year on Jobs Lane and a new Main Street location right around the corner - don't forget to try the chocolate covered pretzels! During the summer hours they will be open untill 10:00 or 11:00pm.
67 - Vacuum, Sewing and Appliance Center
This 40 year-old family business has been on Jobs Lane the past four years. With sales and service on almost every brand of vacuum, sewing machine, and appliances it's the place to stop after the company has left your home looking like a share house.
68 - Stevenson's Toys & Games
Special and hard to find toys abound in shelves that reach the ceiling. Pool and beach toys and backyard games like badminton and croquet are a must for the summer. For girls outdoor play sets and tents as well as arts and crafts supplies are going quickly. Stop in for party favors and bags as well as great jewelry. Forgot a gift and you're on your way to a birthday party stop by and see Roy and Polly - there's always free gift-wrapping! Open seven days year round.
69 - Privet Cove
Stop in and see Jane for something you've never seen before and can't live without for your home and lifestyle. Everyone is welcome and they keep treats for your pampered pooch behind the front counter. The furniture room is a mix of old and new with country antiques, local pottery, and glass gifts. They feature works from local artists like Lynn Hefner and Joan Sloan. The vintage bathing beauty postcards and the Wall of Mermaids will add a touch of fancy to any room. There is also jewelry by Mary Farrell, Catherine Canino, and Pam Older perfect for any occasion. Call for store hours.
70 - Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate and Preferred Empire Mortgage
The largest residential brokerage firm in the metropolitan New York marketplace with over 2,000 sales professionals and 50 offices is here on Jobs Lane. Ranking within the top 10 largest real estate firms in the U.S., they provide superior service to customers and clients from Manhattan to Montauk.
75 - Le Chef Bistro
631-283-8581 - www.lechefbistro.com
Southampton's oldest bistro established in 1980 serving continental foods. Owned and operated by Chef Frank Lenihan. LeChef is famous for their Prix Fixe dinner menu every night, all night, all year round.
76A - Jobs Lane Delicatessen and Gourmet Shop
Start your day with fresh brewed gourmet coffees (try the Chocolate Raspberry) and fresh pastries and muffins from Kriegs Bakeshop in Hampton Bays. Stop in for lunch and try one of the house specials made with Boars Head or Karl Ehmer meats or maybe some imported Italian meats and cheeses. Fresh sandwiches and salads are available all day and catering is available. Gourmet snacks, drinks, and food gifts are available. Breakfast is served until 11:30 a.m. Open daily 6:30-8pm.
76B - Long Island Sound
For over 30 years Gary Madison has been bringing the hits to the Hamptons. With music from allover the world, in every genre, this is the place to hunt down the essential for any music library - Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones
, Beatles. If new music is what you crave they have all of the new hits. Their deep bin stock has absolutely everything! They buy used CD's, DVD's, and albums. They'll even sell your band's CD on consignment for you. If you're looking for band members, or a few guys to jam with on a slow Saturday night, stop by or put up a poster. They have a second location in East Hampton right next to the movie theater. The store is open year round seven days, and in the Summer stays open untill 8:00pm.
77 - Lana Santerelli Galery
631-288-6308 - www.jadenectar.com
Formally known as the Jade Nectar Gallery, Owner by Lana Santorelli
brings local artists together on Jobs Lane. Starting April 28th they will be showing an exhibit titled, 'Honoring the Mother.'
79 - Unique Collectibles
Looking for something for someone that has everything - stop in and see Stacey and Bill Pitts, and bring a treat for their dog Agusta. Autographed music and movie memorabilia and custom picture framing with over 250 pieces in the store at all times. Special items include Beatles albums signed by Ringo, Paul, George, and John, and limited edition prints from archival negatives from the Hulton-Getty Collection. Open 7 days during Summer months from 11:00am-7:00pm, open until 11:00pm during the summer park concert series on Wednesday nights.
81 - Jobs Lane Tonsorial Parlor
Need to look good for the weekend and you're getting a little scruffy? See April or Charlie for the best cut and hot shave in town. Take a break and add a hot towel service. No appointments necessary. Wednesday is Senior's Day with $15 cuts.
85 - Century 21 Agawam Albertson Fine Homes and Estates
631-283-9200 - www.c21agawamalbertson.com
Their agents have assisted clients and customers in the sales and purchases of residential properties, farms, commercial properties, and homes on the water or in the village. They have a very active summer rental business on both the North Fork and the South Fork, from Calverton to Orient and Westhampton to East Hampton. Sound front, bay front and ocean front rentals are available, as well as summer rentals in villages such as Greenport and Southampton.
89 - Collette Designer Consignment
Shop in thousands of famous closets all in one place at wonderful prices. Great new and gently used shoes and special and unique items arrive weekly. Armani and Chanel suits, Richard Tyler, Escada
, Dolce & Gabana, and Carolina Herrera
(who is a regular client). Hermes
bags are a big favorite as are Stuart Weitzman shoes and Bakelite jewelry. With a location in East Hampton as well, finding one-of-a-kind pieces shouldn't be a problem. Call for store hours.
89 - Peter J. Raia, M.D.
If you're going out of town to somewhere exotic make sure you see Dr. Raia. He'll make sure you've got all those necessary international vaccines. A staple on Jobs Lane for over 15 years, this Board Certified family physician is a former Southampton Hospital
91 - Little Lucy's Canine Couture Boutique
Patricia Hurley owns this most unique canine couture boutique dedicated to bringing the most fanciful clothing and accessories to your pooch. They carry retro collectibles, designer dog beds, jewelry for you and your pooch. For the haute couture crowd choose from custom dog clothes, Swarovski crystal dog collars, pet carriers, and more. Paris Hilton bought little Tinkerbell the Glamour Harness and leads with Swarovski crystals. Kim Bassinger
loves the pug t-shirts. They are featuring locally made wheat free, organic dog biscuits that all the dogs are going crazy for! They're yearly Haloween Pet Perade is always a big hit and this Summer they will be imnvolved in benefiting local ASPCA
's to help animals in need.
99 - Coldwell Banker Prestigious Properties
This boutique real estate firm believes in giving each client detailed attention not just from one agent, from the entire office. With four years at this location and an office in East Hampton they have a huge inventory and are the only real estate firm that works with the Hamptons Media Network. See Principal Broker Stacy Navan for that prefect retreat, tell her Hamptons.com sent you!
100 - Tuscan House
If you like Italian food, be sure to make the Tuscan house part of your evening plans. This renovated eatery features regional Italian cuisine. The enclosed dining room is elegantly appointed and bright. This is in contrast to the secluded cozy bar bedecked with leather and warmly scented candles. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Nicole, an award-winning journalist, is Executive Editor & Publisher of Hamptons.com where she focuses on celebrity interviews, fine living and design, social events, fashion and beauty. She lives on the North Fork with her husband, their two daughters, and Bernese Mountain dog, Cooper. www.hamptons.com