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Life@Nite: Scout Willis Performs At The Coucher Du Soleil Party

Originally Posted: August 08, 2012

Nicole Barylski

Scout Willis performs with her folk-rock duo Gus + Scout songs off their self-titled debut EP. (Photo: Coldcuts Productions)

Southampton The Hamptons were filled with concerts, shopping and spending for a good cause. Scout Willis and her band performed at the first annual Coucher Du Soleil party at Sunset Beach while James B. Fairchild hosted a cocktail party for sister Jill's new luxury handbag collection, Fairchild Baldwin. The Roots and Wings Foundation hosted their Ultimate English Garden Party at the Hamptons Players Club and Models 4 Water hosted the End The Water Crisis Benefit at Georgica Restaurant & Lounge.

Jill Fairchild, James B. Fairchild and Karen Baldwin. (Photo: Adriel Reboh/PatrickMcMullan.com)

The first annual Coucher Du Soleil party presented André Saraiva and ENCORE! took place on Friday. The event which was made possible by Absolut, took place at André Balazs' Sunset Beach on Shelter Island. Guests saw musical performances by folk-rock duo Gus + Scout, Exitmusic, South African artist Gazelle and TV Baby x Natacha Le Jeune as well as DJ sets by DJ Arman Nafaeei. Attendees included Sunset Beach owner André Balazs, Annabelle Dexter-Jones and event curator André Saraiva.

On Saturday, James B. Fairchild hosted a cocktail party at his unique new store in Southampton featuring his sister Jill's new luxury handbag collection, Fairchild Baldwin. Guests viewed the new line while enjoying cocktails and exploring the new store, which offers a collection of worldly things for those seeking elegant and distinctive lifestyle items. The Fairchild Baldwin collection, is designed and made in New York using the finest materials including kangaroo, broadtail and Italian leather with signature hammered handles.

Also on Saturday, the Roots and Wings Foundation hosted the Roots and Wings Ultimate English Garden Party at the Hamptons Players Club in East Hampton. Many of the guests embraced the theme and donned their most fashionable hats while sipping on specialty cocktails from Brugal rum. The event raised money to enable the Roots & Wings Foundation to support more orphanages and schools.

Looking stylish at the English Garden Party. (Photo: Courtesy)

Georgica Restaurant & Lounge held the End The Water Crisis Benefit on Saturday which was hosted by Models 4 Water. Guests enjoyed music from Cameron Smalls and Claudius Raphael at the event which benefited Thirst No More and The Water Project.


Muse in the Harbor has live music by local favorites on Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. On Thursday catch a performance by guitarist and vocalist Steve Fredericks and Sunday features "Blues at Muse" with Jim Turner.

On Thursday head to Andrra to hear favorites from the 80s from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. End your weekend with relaxing Mediterranean tunes on Sunday, by Telly Karoussos from 3 to 6 p.m. or continue they party with a night in Ibiza with guest DJ Negro Cabrera from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

On Friday catch a performance by Tempoversa in the Grotto beginning at 7 p.m. at La Lanterna Restaurant.

Young Friends of the DreamBall are hosting a Hamptons Kick-off cocktail party on Saturday for the 2012 DreamBall After Dark benefitting Look Good...Feel Better, a program of the American Cancer Society and Personal Care Products Council. The event is co-chaired by Stephanie and Jesse Newhouse, Erin Cohen, Liana Engel, Timo Weiland, Scott Lipps, Peter Davis, Steven Beltrani, Fern Mallis, and Arden Wohl. The ticket to their September Gala includes an invitation to the Hamptons Kick-Off party. For more information visit (www.thedreamball.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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