Holiday season is officially upon us. With all the shops to choose from, it’s hard to decide where to go to find the right gift. We’ve compiled a list of some #shoplocal stores, aiming to keep the money in the community. Let your impact be as memorable as the present itself.
Good Westhampton (www.goodwesthampton.com), located at 141 Main Street in Westhampton Beach, carries home décor, bath and body, lifestyle, kids and baby clothes and goods, sweets, stationery, and even pet items. Grab those trendy Long Island map totes, Kalastyle seaweed hand soap, and more.
Good Ground Antique Center (www.good-ground-antique-center.business.site), located at 52 West Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays, is an antique store with all different kinds of gifts.
Head to Collette’s Basement (www.colletteconsignment.com) at 10 Main Street in Southampton to find luxury fashion at a discount. But Collette is a retailer with many facets, with Collette at 2044 Montauk Highway in the Bridgehampton Commons for luxury consignment clothes, shoes, and accessories. Just down the road is Collette Home with luxury home consignment at 2231 Montauk Highway, and the furniture consignment outlet is at Collette Annex at 2044 Montauk Highway.
The Shops at LVIS at 95 Main Street in East Hampton (www.lvis.org) has men’s and women’s sweaters, shirts, casual, shoes, handbags, vintage items, jewelry, and more. Revenue funds projects from the Ladies’ Village Improvement Society.
Destination Haus (www.destinationhaus.com) is a world of travel in a single shop at 249 Main Street in Amagansett. Artwork, home goods, jewelry, rugs, accessories, and more. The products come from countries around the world.
Support your local shelter at the ARF Thrift Shop (www.artfhamptons.org) located at 17 Poxabogue Lane in Sagaponack. Choose from furniture, art, jewelry, clothing, and other unique treasures with 100 percent of the proceeds supporting the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons.
Is your gift recipient into the latest threads? Discover trend-right clothing at two locations with Tenet Southampton (www.tenetshop.com) at 91 Main Street and an East Hampton location at 21 Newtown Lane.
Stitch Southampton (www.stitchsouthampton.com) at 22 NY-27A also carries boutique clothing.
Blue One Boutique (www.shopblueone.com), at 2397 Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, has something for everyone. Accessories, art and décor, or get a recommendation from co-owners Crystal and Jarret.
Gloria Jewel (www.glorajewel.com) has several locations — 125 Main Street in Westhampton Beach, 136 Main Street in Amagansett, and 2486 Main Street in Bridgehampton (and its 180 W. Broadway in New York). Owner Megan Leary is a born and raised East Ender, with shops offering some of the very best in female apparel.
Looking for something sparkly? Helen Ficalora (www.helenficalora.com), located at 2487 Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, offers alphabet charms, rings, chains, and more in solid yellow gold, solid white gold, solid rose gold, and sterling silver.
Fin Montauk (www.finmontauk.com) sells fine shark-tooth jewelry for both men and women.
How about something sporty? Khanh Sports (www.khanhsportseh.com) has a few locations — 60 Park Place in East Hampton, 500 Montauk Highway in East Hampton, and 2454 Main Street in Bridgehampton. Head there for some of the best equipment in the sporting community — bike, skate, surf, eyewear, footwear, and things for the pool.
Sag Harbor Cycle Company (www.sagharborcycle.com) at 34 Bay Street in Sag Harbor has everything for the cyclist. Full bike needs, parts, accessories, tires, BMX, and more. It even has shoes, car racks, helmets, and more.
For the reader in your life, head to Southampton Books at 16 Hampton Road or Sag Harbor Books at 7 Main Street Sag Harbor (www.southamptonsagharborbooks.com), BookHampton (www.bookhampton.com) at 41 Main Street in East Hampton, Canio’s Books at 290 Main Street in Sag Harbor (www.caniosbooks.com), or Berry & Co. in Sag Harbor at 51 Division Street (www.berryandcosagharbor.com ).
Looking for the latest tunes? Innersleeve Records at 199 Main Street in Amagansett (www.innersleeverecords.com) carries the new and vintage vinyl. It additionally buys, sells, and trades vinyl, cassettes, CDs, and music memorabilia.