Shine bright all night long in these styles from the Hamptons stores and boutiques
When the sun sets in the Hamptons, the bright lights of the city become notably absent. Almost as dazzling as the now-visible constellations are the stars that frequent the Hampton’s nightlife—from Jennifer Lopez to Jimmy Fallon—you never know who might be seated one table over at dinner. Make sure you’re looking your best after sunset.
Alice + Olivia’s silky fabrics add effortless glam to your evening wardrobe, but they’re known for their signature prints. Bright colors and vibrant patterns make these statement pieces, whether you choose a flowy frock or a fun maxi. The summer collection features a foray into embroidery and embellishment, with exotic patterned skirts to dresses featuring intricate beading. Even their simpler styles have sass—our favorite pick is the Judee Open Racer Back jumpsuit, with sleek styling and a unique flattering cut-out. ($298, aliceandolivia.com or in stores)
Intermix has all the ingredients for fun night style, whether you opt for jeans and a suede stiletto, or a sexy minidress. From sparkling jewels to denim to shoes, this is a one-stop shop for hot fashion. The selection of statement pieces is nearly endless, from fuchsia Emilio Pucci wide leg trousers, to Aquazarra tangerine fringed heels. Whether you just need an accessory to top your outfit off, or you’re looking for a show stopping ensemble, this is the right destination to make a statement. (intermix.com or in stores)
Look like a million bucks without spending it, with Ruby & Jenna’s carefully curated affordable style. The Southampton boutique offers some of the hottest trends without the brand names, so you’ll look every bit the part without anyone knowing the difference. Not only will you find terrific styles for nights on the town, but also comfy styles for the next morning. A printed black and white romper, silky and sassy, will only run you $58 for the whole outfit—an unbeatable investment! That’s more money to spend on another bottle of Wölffer wine, or another dozen oysters at B. Smith’s. (rubyandjenna.com; 60 Jobs Ln.)
Make sure you’re dressed down to your toes with Jildor shoes this summer. FromStuart Weitzman, to Tory Burch, to Valentino, the store carries an incredible variety of designer footwear that will keep your toes twinkling as the night marches on. Step out in style with a laser-cut bootie by Jeffrey Campbell—the neutral design will go with anything. For a more eye-catching look, glittering champagne peep-toe Jimmy Choos are sure to turn heads. ($665, jildorshoes.com or in stores)
Don’t let your jewelry stop shining just because the lights dim. Vela Jewelry’s innovative illuminating design actually adjusts with the light conditions, so you’re always the light in the room. Choose from a variety of pendant designs made with natural and precious materials, and inspired by beautiful shapes, from a frosted rose, to silver shells, to a delicate dreamcatcher. The first of their kind, these unique pieces are sure to draw a crowd, as you light up the room long after the lights have turned low. Our favorite piece of the summer is the North Star necklace, featuring a blue topaz set over a Mother of Pearl backdrop. ($565, velajewelry.com)