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Kristen Wiig poses for Elle magazine in East Hampton

Actor and comedian Kristen Wiig is the cover

(Credit: Carter Smith for Elle)

The wonderfully witty Kristen Wiig is the cover girl for Elle magazine’s August issue which was shot at East Hampton’s Grey Gardens, the legendary estate at 3 West End Road where wildly eccentric socialites Edith and Edie Beale lived, rarely leaving the grounds.

According to a statement, the location was chosen in part for Wiig’s “talent for creating original, out-of-this-world characters.”...

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H&M celebrates biggest store opening with artist Jeff Koons in NYC

The largest H&M store in the world has

(Credit: H&M via Facebook)

The largest H&M store in the world has opened at 589 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan. The stunning new temple of fast fashion -- a whopping 57,000 square feet -- has a museum-inspired vibe and boasts an immense five-story atrium, what seems like miles of marble, walls of mirrors and distinct herringbone woodwork. In addition to on trend clothing, accessories and shoes for men, women and children, the...

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Drybar comes to Long Island

Meet Dry Bar founder Alli Webb, 8 a.m.-noon

(Credit: Dry Bar)

It’s hard to hear yourself think in the bustle that is opening day at Drybar, where the buzz of happy patrons is almost as loud as the blast of multiple hair dryers.True, the blow-out bar is nothing new on the Island, where a number of spots have opened over the past year. But Drybar pretty much started it all four years ago, when hairdresser Alli Webb decided to morph her L.A.-based mobile blowout...

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Attention VIPs (only): There's a free fashion lending spot in East Hampton

VIPs can borrow designer and contemporary clothing and

(Credit: Handout)

Oh the horror. You’re a Hamptons-stationed VIP, celebrity or socialite and you’ve gotten a last minute invite to a flashy party or a charity event there. You have to make a public appearance and…gasp…you haven’t a thing to wear.

That’s exactly why Carmen Adriana, 38, a veteran stylist, recently opened Fabinjection in East Hampton where notables can borrow contemporary and designer clothing...

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Diane von Furstenberg opens 'The Accessories Shop'

There are handbags aplenty at Diane von Furstenberg's

Feel free to drop in at Diane von Furstenberg’s company headquarters in the heart of the Meatpacking District, just steps from the High Line, starting June 13. While you might not see the Grande Dame of wrap dresses, you’ll get to visit her brand new summer pop-up (and perhaps longer term venture), “The Accessories Shop,” which is selling, natch, DVF accessories.

The shop will operate in the...

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