Now That Summer’s Over, What’s Next For @AckVHamps?

I don’t know how, where or even when it happened, but sometime earlier this year, I stumbled across the Instagram account @ackvhamps.  The brilliant concept of comparing the many differences between summer hotspots the Hamptons and Nantucket is the brainchild of Mr. NVH (as he likes to be called) and
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Proper Profile: Lydia L.

Lydia L.:  Our last summer profile.  She was referred to me by Alex Romero (we featured him here last month) as quote “a fabulous gal, with great energy and simply stunning style.”  Based on the photographs below, I’d say he was right on all fronts.  Lydia uses a monochromatic foundation to
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THE Fall Checklist

Fall – what a beautiful four letter f-word. I’ve never really done a “seasonal guide” before mainly because I think they’re pretty pointless (and annoying), but when I was up in NYC earlier this month Sloane (of Sailing The Sea in Style) gave me an idea. She said that she
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September Playlist

#1 FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN  ::  Kill Paris #2 OPEN  ::  Cyril Hahn #3 WHAT I’VE DONE  ::  James Hersey #4 YOU ARE MY SUMMER  ::  La+ch #5 I GOT WHAT YOU NEED  ::  Lane 8 #6 JUDGE ME  ::  Superwalkers #7 WHERE THE RIVERS FLOW  ::  Sons of Maria
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Not Your Average Friday Night Dinner

A few Friday nights ago, I decided to upgrade my usual Netflix and Chill dinner option with a prime rib dinner for one.  Why would I do such an outrageous thing?  Well, I could say it’s because that’s just how I roll my, but prime rib is actually just the
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31st Annual Harriman Polo Cup

Last weekend I dressed in my summer’s best to do what I do best: judge.  For the past few years, the Harriman Cup has been the marker for the “last chapter of summer” – a final chance to wear one’s seersucker jacket and/or obnoxiously colored pair of pants before permanently retiring them to the back of the closet.
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Dorm Desk

Syllabi are out, textbooks are bought, and my desk?  Not as cluttered as years past.  I’ve never done a quote “desk post,” but Urbio reached out to me earlier this summer with a product  called “Perch.” Perch is pretty simple – it transforms any surface-wall into an extension of your desk.
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Post Labor Day Whites

As the seasons change, so do the rules.  I’ve always respected the “No Whites After Labor Day” policy, but sometimes you have to make an exception every once in awhile. This year, that exception was a white, embroidered dress by Banana Republic featured below (and on sale). Worn several times during the summer, this was one (of
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