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Google It!

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Is there a better way to celebrate Google than with tastemakers at Surf Lodge in Montauk? I think not! The rose was flowing and plateaus of shrimp, mussels, lobsters, and steaks with fries were being devoured by, designer Jill Stuart, CEO of Shinola Jacques Panis,  Hockey Player Sean Avery, model Hilary Rhoda, and Mischa Barton, who is now a gorgeous now blonde! However, for me, the star of the night was the Google Watch. I personally, am a…

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My Fat Jewish Spirit Animal

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Last summer, an epidemic ensued on the East End that had Hamptonites in a full-blown panic: A shortage of Rosè wine. Luckily, this summer, everyone’s favorite Insta-commedienne, The Fat Jewish, offered a satirical solution to the problem plaguing Pierre’s, Le Charlot, Tutto, and other posh Hamptons hot-spots. He created “White Girl Rosè,” a comedic twist on everyones favorite summer vino. I was thrilled to attend the launch party at Harbor in Montauk! Last week at drinks…

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Announcing BESTinSWIM 2015: RICA Swim

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Kelly Killoren Bensimon is proud to announce RICA Swim as BESTinSWIM 2015. Please join her on July 17th, 2015 at the Dream Hotel Rooftop in South Beach, Miami from 5PM-8PM to celebrate and view RICA’s latest collection. RSVP to: BESTinSWIM15@kellykbensimon.com About RICA: Rica is a vibrant and sensuous swimwear collection featuring fashion forward pieces that push the boundaries of traditional swimwear without neglecting the importance of comfort. The luxurious fabrics from Spain are hand crafted…

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Holiday in the Hamptons

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Holiday in the Hamptons. This 4th of July was filled with holiday festivities and running around to my favorite local hotspots. I headed to Ralph Lauren vintage king Bob Melet’s Melet Mercantile Outpost in Montauk for the best vintage on the East End. I even bought a pinky ring from his gorgeous toe headed blonde daughter appropriately named Summer. I also love Martine and Juan’s Vintage Store in Montauk, not only is their own line amazing, but…

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Are you the BESTinSWIM? Calling All Swimwear Designers!

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TO ENTER: Please submit your name, brand, mission statement and 3 photos from your latest collection and submit via email to BESTinSWIM15@kellykbensimon.com for consideration. Submissions will not be considered without a $100 donation made to Generosity Water About BESTinSWIM: First Annual contest to be held at the DREAM Hotel in South Beach Miami during Mercedes Benz Swim Week 2015 sponsored by RICA Swim. Hosted by Kelly Killoren Bensimon, author of THE BIKINI BOOK published through Assouline…

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