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Main Street, East Hampton

Originally Posted: September 07, 2006

Clare E. Bendall

East Hampton's Main Street is truly a shopper's paradise. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy everything from the most luxurious one of a kind boutiques to the big names such as Coach and Tiffany & Co. Whether you're on a shop till you drop spree, or just looking at the beautiful window displays, East Hampton is the Mecca for shopping on the East End.

87 - Mark, Fore & Strike
631-324-1496 Open daily from 10-6pm
Offering an array of women's separates in feminine colors this store offers gifts any mother or daughter would love, especially from the ever preppy Vineyard Vines line. Update your wardrobe instantly with all the accessories the store offers from, sunglasses, bags, belts, jewelry and scarves.

85 - Cashmere Hampton
631-324-5000 Monday –Saturday 10 –6:30 pm, Sunday 11-6pm
The name says everything: the most rich, supple cashmere one can buy in the Hamptons in the most fabulous colors. This pretty store offers their original designs in formal dresses, separates, jewelry, and shoes. With six other locations from Palm Beach to Aspen jetsetters will never be without something warm and pretty for chilly evening cocktails.

83 - Prudential Douglass Elliman Real Estate

81 - White's Pharmacy
631-324-0082, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays only from Memorial Day to Labor Day 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
If you are a beauty junkie like we are at Hamptons.com you must stop in to this 133 year old pharmacy carrying very modern lines such as Bobbi Brown, Clarins, Bumble & Bumble, Este Lauder, Dior, Shiseido, and Bliss. Don't miss the Philip Kinglsey hair care line exclusive to the pharmacy. While you're having your prescriptions filled you can pick up a gift or two for your hostess.

79 - Cynthia Rowley
631-324-1722 Monday through Friday 11-7pm, Weekends 11-9pm
Coming into this boutique one may feel as if they are back in Soho, but if a gal needs a funky party frock for a night out in the Hamptons this is the first place to stop. Sexy, sophisticated, a little bit edgy, Cynthia's designs might be as close to couture as they come.

75 - Magaschoni
631-329-8139 Weekdays10-7 Friday, Saturday 10-9 Sunday11-7 pm
Synonymous with luxury, Magaschoni's collection of women's sportswear is made of the highest quality imported fabrics, including everyone's favorite, cashmere, which offers a practical yet highly sophisticated look. Also known for their attention to color and detail treatments such as intricate beading, embroideries and specialty stitching this store is not to be missed.

73 - Mayfair Jewelers
631-329-8444 Call for Hours
Known for their most unique collections of wearable art this store may make you faint with their amazing collections of gems, particularly diamonds. Ladies, if you are going to treat yourself this is the place for it, and the sales staff is especially nice to help you through that major purchase. Mayfair carries fine European designers such as Garavelli, Antonini and watches by Bretling and Ebel.

73 - Tennis East
631-283-9535 Sunday-Thursday 9-6pm, Friday and Saturday 9-10pm
With two locations in Southampton and East Hampton this store provides all the staples for the tennis enthusiast. Featuring racquets by Bablot, Wilson, Prince, Head and Vokal and sneakers by Nike, Adidas, and New Balance.

69 - Coach
631-329-1777 Monday – Saturday 10-8pm, Sunday 10-7pm
Coach has outdone themselves, yet again, for fall with a new take on some old classics. This spacious store has everything an accessories lover could want from, boots to bags, wallets to key chains, and while you're their don't forget to pick up Fido a matching color and leash to look cute while walking down Newtown Lane.

68 - Vered
631-324-3303 Open daily at 11:00am
Stop by this incredible gallery that offers works from private collections. Works by DeKooning, Bert Stern, Picasso, Matisse, and Pollack, just to name a few.

67 - Christopher Fisher
631-907-0900 Open Daily from10-7pm
Known for their cozy cashmere for both men and women, shoppers can pick up great gift items is this luxurious fabric as well. Offering functional but beautiful travel accessories and supple leather bags, Christopher Fisher should be your first stop to cozy up for fall.

63 - Victory Garden
631-324-2849 Open Daily from 10-6pm
This beautiful Secret Garden like store has been in business for over sixteen years. Offering both new and antique furniture.

55 A-2 - Kim Seybert
631-329-6200 & days 10-6pm
A wonderful designer lifestyle accessories store, Kim does all the designing herself including placemats, napkin rings, guest towels, tissue covers, glassware, china, and shower curtains. Featuring flatware and china from Jaun de Chrome as well as other top names.

55B - Blue Train Tobacco a.k.a The Cigar Store
631-329-8993 Open daily from 8 – 8pm
Offering the finest cigars such as Padilla, as well as More and Bode, this store has been in business for over ten years, with a wide variety of many of the finest lighters by Dupont and Porsche.

55 - Turpan
631-324-2444 Open Daily from 10-6pm
Do not miss this off-beat one-of-a-kind new lifestyle shop, owned by two of the nicest individuals, Greg and Katherine Turpan who's approach is all about customer service. This well edited store contains a modernist venue of home ware, arts supplies, diptique candles, men's and women's apparel by Rogan, and crystal by Stuban. A truly original store not to be missed.

55 - Home, James!
631-329-8878 Monday-Friday 10-5pm, Sat 10-6pm, Sunday 11-5pm
This store has a British Royal Warrant from the Queen of England to sell a select brand of table linens and Prince Charles buys their crystal! If you are looking for gorgeous china, designer candles, or anything for a swanky dinner party this is the place to visit. The Home, James! line is slightly more formal collection filled with English crystal while the weekend East Hampton line is perfect for a more casual soirée.

55 - Loco
631-907-9100 Open 7 days 10-6pm
Ladies if you're looking to finally treat yourself to the beautiful Berkin, this is the place to come, no waiting list. Featuring both new and old Pucci and Gucci, this is the place to come to indulge. While there, check out the vintage Murano glass apothecary and perfume glass bottles.

55 - Bonne Nuit
631-324-7273 Open 7 days 10-7pm
Featuring fine lingerie by La Perla and Eres, sexy boudoir accessories, and European children's wear this beautifully feminine store has been a staple for East Hampton ladies for years.

55 - J. McLaughlin
This is the place to get all of your cable knit sweaters, a well as preppy totes, and belts. Pick up a barn jacket and some leather driving gloves to wear on crisp fall days out east.

53 - Tiffany & Co.
631-324-1700 Monday-Thursday 10-6pm, Friday 10-7pm, Saturday 10-7pm Sunday 11-5pm
Its fun to pretend your Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffany's by getting a Starbucks and gazing in the window of this fabulous store on a sunny East Hampton morning. Tiffany has been the gold standard in where to shop for jewelry for over 150 years. Featuring designs by Elsa Peretti, Frank Gehry, and Paloma Picasso.

52 - Birnam Wood Galleries
631-324-6010 10:30-6:60 Daily, closed Tuesday's
This gallery features painting, fine prints, and works on paper of the 20th Century through Contemporary. Artist include Guy Pene DuBois, Willem de Kooning, Everett Shinn, and Helen Frankenthaler, also featuring new works by British artist Chloe Lamb. Patrick Dawson owns this charming gallery, and if you stop in you're bound to be helped by Anne Harrave who is one of the nicest and most helpful ladies at the gallery.

52 - Nuts About Chocolate
631-329-5202 Monday-Friday 10-9m, Weekends 10-11pm
From Laffy Taffy to chocolate pretzels, this store offers anything and everything a sweet tooth could crave. Open late for that late night urge, shoppers can also check out the enormous stuffed giant candy pillows that make great care package gifts for kids.

51 - Allen Schneider Associates Realtors
One of the largest locally owned and manage, independent real-estate brokerage firm, with 12 offices across the East End.

50 - Butler's Fine Art
631-267-0193 Call for Hours
Butler's features 20th and 21st Century painting and sculpture, period furniture with a large focus on artist of New York who work in the East End, both living and deceased.

50 - Ricky's NYC
631-329-7588 Monday-Thursday 10-10pm, Weekends 10-11pm
An edgy ultra hip beauty emporium, offering unique fashion accessories, cosmetics, and beauty supplies, this store is just plain fun to walk around in. With products ranging from Karastase professional hair care to temporary tattoos and wigs, Ricky's NYC is synonymous with funky sophistication.

48 - Elie Tahari
Elie Tahari has a real knack for dressing the sexy and sophisticated women, his designs are incredibly well fitting. Tahari's philosophy is that clothing should be "quieter than the women" so that her true beauty can shine through. Its no wonder that he has a strong following for all his pieces especially the feminine dresses and well fitting pants.

47 - Obligato
631-324-6464 Call for Hours
This fun store offers clothing for both juniors and adults featuring brands by Juicy Couture, jeans by True Religion, and supple leather Tano bags. Obligato also carries funky leather shoes and belts.

46 - Gucci
631-907-9290 Call for Hours
Gucci has always been synonymous with luxury and have been around since 1920 so its no wonder why it's every girl's favorite. This sleek brand new Easthampton store is quickly becoming the place to be and be seen. We are lusting for the 'Bouvier' hobo for fall in purple suede, embossed with the Gucci script logo, leather trim and light gold hardware.

41 - BookHampton
631-324-4939 Sunday- Thursday 8 –11pm Friday and Saturday 8-12pm
You will never be without a good beach read as Book Hampton has three locations in Sag Harbor, East Hampton, and Southampton. This book store offers a charming selection of children's books, beautiful coffee table books, and many reads by local authors.

39 - Starbucks
Get your soy milk half decaf mocha-choca-latte on and a double shot while you're at it. Don't forget the books and CD's to keep the coffee buzz going while you're at home.

38 - Hamptons Cards and Gifts
631-324-7866 Monday-Friday 10-8pm, Weekends 10-10pm
This is the toy store for both adults and kids, a little bit funny, a little bit quirky, this store has cute items for the young at heart and if your girlfriend is going through a break up be sure to pick up the "ashes of old boyfriends" coin jar. Offering, toys, games, gifts, and novelty items.

37 A - Wallace Gallery
Works by Reynolds Beal, Carles Burlingham, and Curt Hoppe, this gallery features 19th, 20th Century artwork, coming soon they will show contemporary artist work.

36 - Shoe Inn
631-329-4500 Sunday –Thursday 10-8pm, Friday and Saturday 10-10pm
Need a fierce pair of heels for a hot date? Look no further than Shoe Inn and you will find designer shoes by Stuart Weizman, Juicy Couture, Michael Kors, and Dr. Sholls. Pretty hair accessories, and designer handbags as well. Nine locations.

35 - Chase Bank

34 - Long Island Sound
631-283-6683 10-7pm Daily
This is the place to go in town for CD's, tapes, tickets, and local events. Featuring a large Rock, Jazz , and international section you can pick up a couple of CD's while rocking out down Main Street in the convertible.

32 - Side Show
Decorate your room for back to school with funky accessories at this hip Easthampton boutique. Clothing by Free People and loads of handmade accessories and handbags.

30 - Untied Artist Theater
Stop in for a matinee or go for dinner and a movie.

30 - Brown Bag
Conveniently located next to the movie theater, stop in for a soft serve before or after the movies or pick up some coffee and baked goods for desert before turning onto Newtown Lane.

31-33 - Ralph Lauren
631-324-1222 Sunday 11-5pm, Monday-Thursday 10-8pm, Weekends 10-9pm
Ralph Lauren began designing 40 years ago with a collection of ties that has known grown into a fashion empire. Synonymous with luxury, athleticism, and all American style this fashion house is always worth stopping by weather it be to look its it's beautifully merchandized window or to pick up a cozy cable knit sweater or incredible evening gown for yourself. Offering men's and women's ware and well as fine accessories for the home.

23 - Palm Produce Resort Wear
631-324-5660 Monday-Thursday 10-10pm Friday and Saturday 10-12pm
Casual lifestyle clothing, beachy accessories, bikinis and bathing suits, make this a great place to shop for summer staples. With ten locations you may never be without resort wear from East Hampton to Palm Beach.

21 - Breezin' Up
631-329-9370 Monday-Thursday 10-10pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10-11pm
Be sure to take home some souvenirs and t-shirts for friends back home.

20 - BCBG Max Azria
631-324-7645 Weekdays 10-6pm, Weekends, 11-7pm
BCBG stands for "bon chic, bon genre," which is the French equivalent of "good style, good attitude." Famous for their bright colorful dresses, many feature, sequins, asymmetrical hems, and ruffles, this store should be your first go to for a fabulous party frock.

19 - Summerfields
631-324-2080 Open daily from 10-6pm
Pretty, feminine, and lovely would be three adjectives to describe this charming store located at the end of Main Street. Come fall they will be offering cozy specialty sweaters from all over the world as well as cute hats and gloves.

14 - Rummrunner
631-324-3444 Open Daily 10-6pm
All the furniture is custom made at this lovely home furnishings store. Decorators can find looks that fit beach homes as well as furnishings for the city dwellers. Carrying fine lines such as Elden Collections, Sothcone Trading Co, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic and many more. With another location in Southampton, they will deliver anywhere in the United States.

10 - Gruen Optika
631-324-5441 Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Offering glasses by Oliver Peoples, John Vareatos, and sunglasses by Channel.

10 - Sea Flower Spa
631-324-6996 Call for an appointment and hours
Owner Kim Keller is one of the first to bring the Australian line Jurlique (which is now in Sephora) to the Hamptons, Offering facials, body massage and scrub you can also pop in to pick up robes, yoga ware, and unique jewelry.

10 - Rowdy Hall
Lively and casual this bistro is the place to go after a long day of shopping on Main Street. Accepts all major credit cards.

8 - Tara
631-324-1892 10-6pm Daily
Check out the fabulous crocodile wallets and belts that are collected from breeding farms which are authorized by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered species of Wildlife. Tara, which means the goddess of prosperity, offers incredible tunics, pashminas, and jewelry in 14 and 18 Karat gold, all of which the lovely owner, Sunu Williams designers herself.

2 - London Jewelers
631-329-3939 Monday-Thursday 10-5:30, Friday 10-7pm, Saturday 10-9pm, Sunday 11-5pm
From Breitling to Bvlgari, Harry Winston to Hermes, and Scott Kay to Steuben one would find every amazing fine jewelry line offered. If you want to make yourself or someone else truly happy, this is the place.

2 - Devi Kroell
631-2700 Monday – Sunday 11-6pm
This year Devi Kroell was honored with the fashion equivalent of an Oscar, Swarovski's Perry Ellis Award for Accessory design from the CFDA. Her handbags range in style from Hobo's to clutches and pochettes and be sure pick up a pair of matching sandals, clogs or thongs in taxi cab yellow python.

1 - Citarella and Citerella to Go
For all your catering and gourmet food needs.

60 The Circle - Blue and Cream
Featuring handpicked treasures from New York to LA's hottest young designers such as twelve street by Cynthia Vincent, Kenneth Jay Lane, Ella Moss, and many more. This unique shop offers lines for both men and women as well as original accessories and fragrance.

62 The Circle - Alice and Olivia
Open daily from 11-7pm
If your sick of denim but want the great fit of a designer jean go for Alice and Olivia pants which are low rise, full flare, and come in tons of different funky fabric.

61 The Circle - Fifi LaRoo
631-329-5166 Call for Hours
This fun shop features its own line called M C Marco, all of the leather goods are made in Morocco, the coats, bags, and belts are amazingly beautiful. Offering other labels such as True Religion and a wide variety of Splendid tops.

59 The Circle - Collette
631-283-1867 Call for Hours
Slightly more upscale then its Southampton counterpart, this shop offers designer consignment from the lines of Manolo Blahnik, Hermes, Gucci, Channel, as well as many other high-end designers, plus so much chicer then selling or buying on e-Bay with no bidding wars.

53 The Circle - East End Books
631-324-8680 Weekdays 10-7-30 pm Saturday and Sunday 10-am -10 pm
An incredible display of picture and coffee table books by some of the best publishers such as Assouline, and Tashen. Featuring art, lifestyle, interior design, and gardening books.

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