I grew up about an hour east of NYC out on Long Island, but just another hour or so further out—or 3, depending on traffic—is like another world to me.
The Hamptons weren’t something I grew up with other than hearing stories of my father’s bachelor days, back when the Hamptons were still affordable. For those of you not local to New York, it’s a place where city folk, mostly with disposable income, go to spend their summers. I’ve traveled there a few times over the years, but this was the first time I felt like I really did the Hamptons.
We rented a beautiful and quiet home in Amagansett, just next to East Hampton, along with friends of ours over the July 4th holiday. We spent most of the time relaxing by the pool, but we did manage to get out a bit too. The highlight being that we ended up at a party at Magic Johnson’s son, EJ’s house before watching fireworks on the beach.
Though, my favorite parts of the Hamptons experience were going to all of the amazing farm stands along the way, exploring East Hampton and its beautiful shops, and the casual restaurants like The Lobster Roll, all added to my quintessential Hamptons trip.
I matched my surroundings perfectly for that outing—no I didn’t match seafood, but the red, white, and blue themed Hamptons casual lunch spot that is an essential to the locals and celebs alike. My Romwe top was kind of the perfect look for an outing like this, not to mention it got a bit breezy, so I was happy I had some sleeves on. Unlike our pricey lunch, this top is insanely affordable and now it’s on sale for only $17! With the Hamptons high costs, I still may be able to outfit the rest of my summer activities by shopping on Romwe.
Romwe top (c/o, on MAJOR sale!) // Levi’s shorts // Janessa Leone hat // Soludos shoes // The Row sunglasses // Annabel Ingall tote (similar here) // Gorjana bracelet (c/o)