Road Trip: Manhattan to Montauk

Lobster rolls, sunset parties and other classics along the way to NY's easternmost point

by Mike Tommasiello Each summer, when the heat and humidity in the city reaches unbearable levels, many New Yorkers set their sights on an escape. A particular favorite is easternmost point of the state: Montauk. Beaches, surfing, clams, beer, lobster rolls, and more—Montauk used to be known as the anti-Hamptons, though has certainly been gaining popularity over the past decade. Accessible by the Jitney, train …

Interview: Takuya Suzuki of Hamptons-Based Takuya Duncan

Japanese heritage meets upstate style in this brand's SS18 collection

Premium menswear brand Takuya Duncan has been making casual but sophisticated clothing for several years now. In his designs, founder Takuya Suzuki combines style and inspiration from his motherland of Japan, and his current home in East Hampton. This heritage and tradition play perfectly against modern-day flourishes in each of his creations, and that is especially true of its spring/summer 2018 collection. We spoke with …

Watchcase: Reinvention in Sag Harbor

Historic preservation brings new life to the abandoned Fahys Watch Case Company factory

Long Island’s Sag Harbor, a quiet Hamptons escape, has long maintained a community that holds history and preservation paramount. For the last seven years, a project has been underway to meet local standards and reinvent one of the village’s iconic structures. Watchcase is more than a new luxury residence—it represents revitalization and reinvention on a scale rarely seen on the island’s storied southern fork. The …