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Aerin Lauder To Serve As Honorary Chairperson Of East Hampton Antiques Show

Nicole Barylski

The 2016 show will focus on vintage decorative items for both inside the home and outdoor living space. (Photo: East Hampton Historical Society)

Are you in the middle of redecorating your home and looking for a few extraordinary pieces to complete the look, or just always in the market for a good find that adds character to your home?

Join the East Hampton Historical Society for its 10th annual East Hampton Antiques Show, which will return to Mulford Farm in East Hampton on Friday, July 22nd through Sunday, July 24th. The premier Hamptons antique happening will debut on Friday evening with a Preview Cocktail Party, taking place from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Aerin Lauder, the founder of beauty, home and accessories brand, Aerin, and the Style and Image Director of Estée Lauder, will serve as this year's Preview Cocktail Party Honorary Chairperson.

Over 50 distinguished antique dealers will be presenting rare and unusual wares at the 10th Anniversary of the East Hampton Antiques Show. (Photo: East Hampton Historical Society)

"East Hampton is such an important part of my childhood and there is nothing more important than to preserve history around you," explained Lauder. "The East Hampton Historical Society does a beautiful job in maintaining some of the most iconic properties in America and I am honored to be co-chairing this year's Antique Show, showcasing some of the most incredible art, jewelry and collectibles."

The 2016 show will focus on vintage decorative items for both inside the home and outdoor living space. Highlights will include classic rattan and bamboo furniture, lighting, textiles, architectural elements, American and European country decorated furniture, Art Deco and Moderne, garden ornaments, wrought-iron accessories, industrial items, paintings, trade signs, period jewelry, weathervanes, and mirrors, all of which will be available for purchase.

A beloved shopping ritual for collectors and dealers alike, the Antiques Show will provide the chance for guests to browse through and purchase a plethora of goods and arts that were curated by an eclectic selection of over 50 distinguished antiques and art dealers. When attendees need to take a break to contemplate which glorious goods they'll leave with, they can visit the on-site cafe for a light breakfast and lunch, and yes, the cafe's famous lobster roll is among options.

The event is a beloved shopping ritual for collectors and dealers alike. (Photo: East Hampton Historical Society)

Additionally, Lauder will offer a special shopping experience for attendees. "I am excited to announce that we will be having an Aerin pop-up shop throughout the weekend on the historical grounds of Mulford Farm, where we will be able to give collectors and dealers a glimpse into the World of Aerin," she added.

The East Hampton Antiques Show will be open on Saturday, July 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an early buying hour at 9 a.m. and on Sunday, July 23rd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission to the Antiques Show is $10 and $20 for early entry. Tickets to the Friday night Opening Preview Cocktail Party start at $150 per person and include return visits on the weekend. Junior Tickets (ages 40 and under) to the Preview Party are $100.

Mulford Farm is located on James Lane in East Hampton. For more information, or tickets, contact 631-324-6850 or visit easthamptonhistory.org.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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