BY THE SEA: Brands are heading east.
Idle daydreams of summer time days by the seaside have been realized by Marni Marine, which has a presence on the Sunset Beach Hotel on Shelter Island.
Proenza Schouler has additionally hit the seaside. Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have opened a 1,500-square-foot pop-up in East Hampton. Catering to those that have ditched metropolis life for the Hamptons, the duo plan to maintain their 2 Main Street location by the top of the yr.
The outpost is an element of a bigger technique to attach with shoppers regionally. Last March, Proenza Schouler opened a pop-up in leafy Greenwich, Conn. An incentive for doing so is to showcase the Proenza Schouler assortment and the Proenza Schouler White Label. Kate McCollough designed the area, which additionally options ceramics from Galerie Michael Bargo.
Over on Shelter Island, Marni’s colourful materials, furnishings and design objects will be discovered indoors and outdoors the waterfront property. Marni pink umbrellas punctuate the terrace, bird-shaped chairs adorn suite room. Guests who drop into Sunset Beach’s sport room will discover pink and lightweight brown partitions, floral-covered sofas, Marni chaise lounges, rocking chairs, benches and stools.
Visitors seeking to be extra Marni-fied should purchase gadgets from the European label. The vary of Marni Market gadgets and equipment being offered in restricted batches embody baskets, vases, journal racks, sculptures, necklaces, hats, luggage and followers.
Another artistic pressure, Marsia Holzer drew inspiration from swallows nesting outdoors her Water Mill woodworking studio for her just-released capsule assortment of hand-carved wooden sculptures. The artist has created a trio of towering chook totems. “One swallow would sit on the dead tree branch and I thought how great it would be to see him all year,” she stated.
Buyers at Marsia Holzer Studio can notice that, too. The mahogany chook totems that had been hand-detailed with an electrical chisel retail for $6,000 a pop. They additionally will be solid in bronze and shortened to position them indoors as a substitute of on a garden or by the pool.