The Faithful Shopper: The Heavenly Hamptons

06/30/2011 11:55 am ET | Updated Aug 30, 2011

With the Independence Day weekend just ahead, I'm headed for the beach! The Hamptons beckon, with a slew of new seasonal stores in the main shopping districts in Southampton, East Hampton and Montauk. So here's where you'll find me and other faithful shoppers through Labor Day:

Southampton Style

2011-06-29-EDIT_panel1.jpg Edit Boutique - 28 Jobs Lane Coming east from the Upper East Side, this boutique offers offers a full array of designer labels. Note: it shares an address with the returning Organic Avenue.

2011-06-29-BlackDog_panel1.jpg The Black Dog - 50 Jobs Lane This Martha's Vineyard legend has apparel and home décor for men, women, children, babies - and, yes, the dog!

2011-06-29-Mixology_panel1.jpg Mixology - 100 Main Street A headquarters for well-priced, trendy apparel for juniors and women.

2011-06-29-Sunbarth_panel1.jpg Sunbarth - 53 Jobs Lane - (no website) A fun source for colorful swim trunks and other beach accessories.

2011-06-29-JackWills_panel1.jpg Jack Wills - 54 Jobs Lane Come west from London, Wills debuts his fabulously British college style for everyone who wants to look like they attended Oxford.

2011-06-29-CynthiaRowley_panel1.jpg Cynthia Rowley - 281 County Road 29A - 696 Montauk Highway in Montauk Her boutique at the newly reopened Capri Hotel in Southampton offers menswear, artwork, women's wear and wetsuits, while the Montauk location features rotating pop-ups.

East Hampton Elegance

2011-06-29-66NewtownLane_panel1.jpg The Big Drop Island Company Shoe-Inn - 66 Newtown Lane This is probably the most fun address in town, offering Big Drop's affordable (comparatively) fun fashion, Island Company's classic casual clothing, and Shoe-Inn's terrific selection of footwear.

2011-06-29-JuicyCouture_panel1.jpg Juicy Couture - 17 Newtown Lane Offering their casual style.

2011-06-29-CarlosFalchi_panel1.jpg Artisan Workshop - 38 Main Street Carlos Falchi opened this shop to showcase his luxurious accessories -- and those of Isabella Fiore. Bright and beautiful.

2011-06-29-ERES_panel2.jpg ERES - 55 Main Street Chic swimsuits, accessories and lingerie a la francaise, in a new year-round boutique.

2011-06-29-Madewell_panel1.jpg Madewell - 20 Newtown Lane From summery skirts, to every selection of denim, this outpost has it all for summer apparel.

2011-06-29-MichaelKORS_panel1.jpg Michael Kors - 19 Newtown Lane It wouldn't be a New York resort without him!

2011-06-29-Sneakerology_panel1.jpg Sneakerology - 2 Main Street Your favorite sneaker brands and casual shoes are available at this small chain, which also has branches in Manhasset and Greenvale.

2011-06-29-SamEdelman_panel1.jpg Sam Edelman - 46 Main Street The summer and fall shoe collection is being showcased.

2011-06-29-Lacoste_panel1.jpg Lacoste - 48 Main Street "Unconventional chic" sportswear for the entire family.

2011-06-29-StevenAlan_panel1.jpg Steven Alan - 75 Main Street Come here for all your summer needs, from clothing to blankets -- and even for a sun tea recipe.

2011-06-29-TrinaTurk_panel1.jpg Trina Turk - 79 Main Street Turk's California-influenced style for apparel and accessories is perfect for the Hamptons -- as her colorful pop-up this year proves.

2011-06-29-StuartWeitzman_panel1.jpg Stuart Weitzman - 53 the Circle Find his resort line here. An in-shop boutique features Theodora & Callum's scarves and jewelry.

More in Montauk

2011-06-29-SurfBazaar_panel1.jpg The Surf Bazaar - 183 S. Edgemere Street A great selection of gauzy dresses, swimwear, sunglasses and everything for the beach.

2011-06-29-TopShop_panel1.jpg TopShop - 148 South Emerson Avenue Dresses, tops, legwear, even maternity clothes -- look for an edited assortment of the British sensation that's making a splash here.

2011-06-29-Kailani_panel1.jpg Kailani - 729C Montauk Highway Not a size 2? Want to celebrate the spirit of aloha? This shop offers Hawaii-styled apparel and home decor, including large sizes for the fuller figures among us.

Of course, there's a lot more to see and shop. Just take a break from the beach (wear sunblock) and stroll the main streets in whatever town you're visiting to celebrate summer.

Happy 4th and Happy Shopping!