event recaps | Jul 21, 2014 |
Event Recap: Serena & Lily host Hampton Showhouse kick-off
Boh staff
By Staff

Serena & Lily kicked off this weekend's Hampton Designer Showhouse festivities with a "barn bake" at its Wainscott Beach Market on Friday night. Showhouse designers, sponsors and Traditional Home editors enjoyed a lovely alfresco dinner featuring a super-size batch of Paella by Chef Peter Ambrose and Tea Twisters from Austin Cocktails, as well as shopping, mingling and a few games of cornhole.

Caterer, Chef Peter Ambrose

Gigi Desin-Philips, Jen Crowley, Jill John, Beth Thompson, Marisa Garcia, Amy Harper, Marie Corbin and Alison Stiefel

"We were thrilled to partner with Serena & Lily Beach Market on Traditional Home's annual Friday fete before the opening of the Hampton Designer Showhouse," said Amy Churgin, Publisher of Traditional Home. "You couldn't ask for a better 'new trad' setting to kick off a weekend dedicated to Hamptons-chic style."

Amy Churgin and Ann Maine, Meghan Tuohey, Jenny Bradley and Sean Bruns   

Jim Howard, Allison Hennessy and Phoebe Howard

"Traditional Home has a strong and successful history with the Hampton Designer Showhouse, so we were especially proud to partner with them on the party to kick-off a great weekend and showhouse," said Jill John, Head of Sales for Trade and Retail at Serena & Lily. "Serena & Lily has always had a close relationship with the designer community through our Designer Circle program, and now, after being open in the Hamptons for just over a year, it was an honor to celebrate at Beach Market with such an incredible and talented group of designers."

Keith O’Hea and Libby Langdon, Tobi Fairley

Caleb Anderson and Brett Williams, Jennifer Mabley and Austin Handler

Notable guests included Traditional Home Editors Jenny Bradley, Kari Costas and Ann Maine and designers Jim and Phoebe Howard, Allison Hennessy, Jennifer Mabley and Austin Handler, Libby Langdon, Tobi Fairley, Caleb Anderson and Brett Williams.

Elizabeth Etheridge-McGann, Lorin Klaris, Diane Karmen, Dan Weiss, Lori Sheldon and Nancy Galasso

Party atmosphere

Serena & Lily Beach Market

The Hampton Designer Showhouse (408 Pauls Lane in Bridgehampton) is open to the public now through Labor Day, Monday, September 1. Showhouse hours are Monday through Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission to the Showhouse is $35 and includes the Showhouse Journal.

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