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Hamptons Cocktail Crawl

Our top tippler turns weekend warrior, sipping her way across the East End. See the top places to catch a weekend drink in the Hamptons!

This artist’s pieces are worth the wait

Jack Youngerman has a specific process that brings his paintings on smooth rocks to life, taking the time he needs. With over 60 years of success there’s no need for change.

Collecting doesn’t have to be a childhood pastime

There are no rules, from Karen Boltax’s mid-century glass by Blenko and Per Lütken of Holmegrad to Kim Keller’s seashells; each serves to make an individual happy.

Wine enthusiasts unite at Société du Vin

When creating this exclusive haven, Leslie Alexander and Elvis Restaino spared no expense. For a price of $50,000 100 members can have state of the art storage, receptions and tastings.

Brighten up your summer and beyond!

Summertime is the perfect excuse to bring out your love of bright colors both in and outside of your home. From hammocks to bikes to bar carts, let your love of color sine through.

The secret history of the Hampton's Sylvester Manor

Landscape historian Mac Griswold unveils the truth behind a Shelter Island slave plantation in her new book The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island.

A design approach that's steeped in history and decorative arts

An architect and design historian, Thomas Jayne is known for his unique, self-defined "Decoration: Ancient and Modern" approach to interiors.

A light-filled surprise hides behind this Westport home’s traditional exterior

To suit the homeowners’ minimalist sensibility, architect Christopher Pagliaro designed a home respectful of the community on the outside, while leaving any hint of classic Connecticut at the doorstep.

These stylish table toppers have caught our expert's eye

Silver plated Art Deco knives and 1960s Danish Modern rosewood salt and pepper shakers are sure to bring some table talk to your next dinner party. Check out the rest of our treasured finds!

Having shellfish?

Pick a shellfish, then a cooking method; we've got the perfect wine pairing for all of your favorite under the sea delights.

Designers Anthony Baratta and Susanna Salk share their stylish tablescapes

At this year's Red & White Ball top designers perfected their tablescapes for all to see. The annual event benefited the Metro New York North Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Chef Frederic Kieffer shares tips for entertaining on the water

Take your next onboard get-together to the next level with these simple yet elegant menu ideas from Chef Frederic Kieffer, chef-owner of the Artisan Restaurant at the Delamar in Southport.

The French connection

The American Friends of Versailles will be hosting their sixth Grand Gala Extraordinaire. This year's funds will help to preserve the frescos and architectural details of the Queen's Guard Room. Many of the group's events will contribute to restoring and preserving a piece of Versailles history.

A deep blue sea

A recent trip to Paris reveals the color blue's worldwide allure. From fabrics and wallpapers to porcelain and crystal, shades of blue from navy to lagoon appeared at both Paris shows Maison & Objet and Paris Deco Off.

Give it a swirl!

Loosen up and get ready to party with these fun and vibrant summertime pieces.

Beinfield Architecture and Havilande Whitcomb Design collaborate on a pool pavilion

Greek temple and mid-century modern combine in a timeless poolside sanctuary with green features that help it naturally blend into the landscape.

Yves Piaget's Rose Gets a Namesake Day at the Peggy Rockefeller's Rose Garden Today

The rain didn’t affect the profusion of the vibrantly colored roses during Piaget's planting of a special rose bush in the famous Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden.

Tips on hosting the perfect poolside affair

Ina Garten's number one rule is keeping it simple and classic when it comes to hosting summertime get togethers. Design menus that are outdoor friendly, delicious and loaded with knock-'em-dead eye appeal!

Feeling blue?

Designer Amy Coe reveals her own passion for the color blue and shares her own tips on creating the perfect room using this versatile hue.

Designer Trudy Dujardin brings a Nantucket dream home to life

A family-style beach house is transformed into the perfect in-town perch. The traditional six-bedroom shingle-style cottage was one of three being built in a highly sought-after neighborhood that’s just a fifteen-minute walk to town, five minutes to the bike path and beach.

Designers Create Fabulous Tablescapes for The 2013 Red & White Ball

The Metro New York North Chapter of the American Red Cross with media sponsor Cottages & Gardens Publications held the annual Red & White Ball on May 11. Designers helped transform the NetJets Hangar at Westchester County Airport by creating fabulous tablescapes for guests to enjoy. Here are this year’s dazzling designs!

Summer Inspirations: Accessories, Appliances and Gifts

We've discovered some of this summer's must-have products. Give the gift of nautical inspired barware from maker MW Coastal Goods in Mystic to your beach loving friends or test out this pizza lover's dream by firing up Klaff's Artisan Fire outdoor pizza oven to create the perfect pie.

Style Setters of the Hamptons

We asked those in the know what they are looking forward to most this summer. See what they had to say!

Bathe in Luxury

Refresh your bathroom with new fittings, fixtures and more.

Straight off the vine

Joey and Marc Wolffer follow in their father's footsteps when it comes to wine making. This year they celebrate Wolffer Estate Vineyard's 25th anniversary.

Discover peaceful Enders Island off of the coast of Mystic

This little-known gem boasts serene waterfront gardens alongside heavenly views of the Sound. All are welcome to visit this 11-acre island, which is home to the Society of St. Edmund, an order of Catholic priests and brothers.

New and notable from the Hamptons and beyond

It's summer—time to kick back and relax on seating pieces so attractive, it's hard to tell they're made especially for the outdoors. See what summer loungers we've got our eye on.

Measured Elegance

Update a classic look with one-of-a-kind handsome timepieces by Ralph Lauren to Cartie rand more.

Point One Architects creates a sculptural riverfront modern

Architect Rick Staub designed the 9,000-square-foot structure as a series of pods sited on the footprint of the original house, stepped up and angled slightly to capture views of the Connecticut River and the hills of Lyme.

In East Hampton, the work of bookbinder Paul Vogel speaks volumes

Paul Vogel likes to take his time on a project. Journals, photo albums, and rare book restorations are all specialties the bespoke bookbinder offers, but his favorite of all is creating a book from scratch with just some paper, needle and thread.

These containers make a strong case for beauty

Our expert has discovered antique boxes made for all occasions. For child's play, this circa-1940 wooden nesting box can be easily stacked and used as an interactive toy while a chic 1950's Louis Vuitton steamer trunk can double as decorative storage or a cocktail table.

Some Timely Notions for Dad's Big Day

These handsome timepieces will make big time statements. From Ebel's funky 100 with green alligator strap to the classic Ole Mathiesen stainless steel and blue dial watch with black leather strap, both are sure to fit the many wrists of the men in your life.

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Designer Spotlight

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Liz Pensiero Staging and Designs
Liz Pensiero Staging and Designs is a full-service home staging firm specializing in vacant and occupied staging for real estate purposes. Blending her eye for design and extraordinary market knowledge; Liz has the ability to transform the most challenging spaces into captivating homes that shine through the camera lens and beyond. Her projects are consistently fresh and current; while holding the reputation of proven increased market value, less market time and higher offers.

Liz Pensiero Staging and Designs

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Gallery Spotlight

First Show of the Season, September 7, 2018 6-8PM
Weber Fine Art is delighted to open our first show of the season with an exhibition of paintings and pastels by acclaimed artist Wolf Kahn, on the eve of his 91st birthday. Works from 1990 through 2017, this show will explore the myriad ways that Kahn used color as his primary subject in vivid scenes that excite the senses. We will highlight the unique way in which Kahn bridges the balance between realism and Color Field painting. Kahn's evocative paintings are rooted in deep observation with each season offering new painterly challenges.

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11 Musket Ridge Road, Wilton CT
Perched at the top of a roaring Silvermine River waterfall on almost 4 acres, the property spreads out into Wilton and New Canaan. Every inch of this home has been perfected to capture the timeless appeal of the river while exuding ultimate refinement and good taste. The architect-designed home captures river views and sounds, and almost every room opens to one of the magnificent decks or to a private balcony. Call Ileana Barns Slavin Associates-William Raveis at (203) 246-7215.

11 Musket Ridge Road

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