Emily DiDonato, Tyler Cameron, Tracy Anderson and other Hamptons chicsters share their best style tips
As preparations are underway for our annual Hamptons Most Stylish Party, which takes place this weekend, we’re asking some of this year’s notable winners for their secrets to always looking polished and put together. Here’s how some of our favorite pristine East Enders make it seem easy….
Emily DiDonato, model
Personal style philosophy: In general, I stay away from trends and invest in classic, basic pieces that I can wear for a very long time!
Favorite brands: Isabel Marant, The Frankie Shop, Anine Bing, Frame and Khaite.
New favorite brand: Covey skin!
The best fashion tips you’ve ever received: Stick to bullion coins. I went through
lots of shopping phases in fast-fashion places, but clothes never last and neither
make the trends. Find the pieces you love, take care of them and wear them forever!
You would never be surprised wearing: Low waist jeans.
Summer uniform: A dress Made by.
Fashion inspiration: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Emmanuelle Alt, Jeanne Damas.
Eastern shopping centers: Zimmermann, Intermix, goop and Reformation.
Digital mode destination: Net to wear!
Nicky Hilton Rothschild, designer
Personal style philosophy: Don’t be boring.
Favorite brands: Monse, Alejandra Alonso Rojas, Valentino, Brock Collection and Alexis.
New favorite brand: Amina Muaddi.
The best fashion tips you’ve ever received: Mix it all up – the old, the new, the vintage, the real and
You would never be surprised wearing: Birkenstock.
Fashion inspiration: Carrie Bradshaw. East End Shopping Centers: White’s Apothecary, Aerin and Zimmermann. I also love a HomeGoods moment!
Favorite digital fashion destination: Net-à-Porter and Maisonette.
Essential summer accessory: The Amanda striped espadrille from my Nicky Hilton x French Sole collection. These 100% durable shoes pair perfectly with a white sundress or denim shorts and a t-shirt.
Tracy Anderson, fitness guru
Personal style philosophy: Be creative, comfortable and aware. Fashion is a way to express who you are and also your values. Fast fashion is killing our environment, so make a statement with where you shop.
Favorite brands: I love Victoria Beckham, Black Iris, Loro Piana and De Castro, which I buy on Fashionkind, my new obsession.
New favorite brand: Amini bikinis are amazing! They are also amazing for the environment!
Best fashion tips We have already given you: Free all the nipples. Permission to go shamelessly without a bra.
You would never be surprised wearing: Real fur.
Summer uniform: My Tracy Anderson x Year of Ours collection.
Fashion inspiration: Cruel.
Eastern shopping centers: Ralph Lauren, Loro Piana, Tenet, Kirna ZabРte, the Quincy Davis boutique in Montauk and Stella & Ruby are my favorites for the kids.
Favorite digital fashion destination: Fashionkind, Wardrobe Icons, Shop Black Iris, Net-a-Porter and Moda Operandi.
Quincy Davis, surfer and founder of Quincy MTK
Personal style philosophy: From the beach to the street.
Favorite brands: The Great, Warm NY, RE / DONE and Tropic of C.
New favorite brand: Suzie Kondi.
The best fashion tips you’ve ever received: Quality rather than quantity.
You would never be surprised wearing: The fangs, but also secretly want them!
Summer uniform: Bikinis.
Fashion inspiration: I’ll always be inspired by the ocean in every way, but there is a real part of me that leans towards fashion. I also often turn to friends. I am surrounded by the most extraordinary women who share similar passions. Another great inspiration is in the streets. Walking around Montauk or New York is a constant creative input. It’s real and authentic and I love it.
Eastern shopping centers: Quincy Montauk, Deep Blue Vintage and warm.
Favorite digital fashion destination: My own quincymtk.com. I also love gimaguas.com for all the summer vacation thrills, and thebarn808.com, one of my favorite stores in Hawaii.
Charlotte Bickley, influencer
Personal style philosophy: It’s not about what you wear, it’s about how you wear it. Confidence is everything for a great look!
Favorite brands: Jacquemus, L’Attico, Cult Gaia, Madhappy and Agolde.
New favorite brand: Brunch! You can wear his slippers with a mop sole. I am obsessed with the concept of the brand, and the slippers are so cute and comfy.
The best fashion tips you’ve ever received: Don’t follow trends, set your own and be different.
Summer uniform: A bikini, denim shorts, an open white shirt and of course a hat!
Fashion inspiration: Elsa Hosk or Hailey Bieber!
Eastern shopping centers: Obsessed with Tenet in Southampton. The best finds always!
Marina Albright, buyer at Albright Fashion Library
Personal style philosophy: Being in the fashion industry, I think spending on commodities is always the key. Never wear something that you are not comfortable in, even if it is trendy. It will never look good!
Favorite brands: Bottega Veneta and Chanel for the key pieces of this season. I like to fill the rest of my wardrobe with Re / Done, LoveShackFancy and Isabel Marant.
New favorite brand: I love Made in Tomboy, available at Matches. And Cult Gaia for fun summer pieces.
The best fashion tips you’ve ever received: If you buy something and aren’t dying to wear it, return it. My rule is if the beacons are still on after a week, it’s not worth it.
You would never be surprised wearing: A print with a designer logo.
Summer uniform: My favorite summer look is a LoveShackFancy maxi skirt with a Johanna Ortiz bikini top and my new Chanel raffia sandals.
Fashion inspiration: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Eastern shopping centers: Warm in Amagansett and Tenet in Southampton.
Sophie Bickley, influencer
Favorite brands: Ganni, Zimmermann, The Mayfair Group, Champion and Moschino.
New favorite brand: Distress.
The best fashion tips you’ve ever received: Never be afraid to take risks with your fashion because fashion is an expression of yourself and if you wear what you feel confident in, that confidence rubs off on others. You can’t go wrong being yourself.
You would never be surprised wearing: All khaki material.
Summer uniform: Dress up in a two-piece set with sandals (wedge or flat) or dress up in denim shorts with a cropped t-shirt and white Nike sneakers.
Fashion inspiration: Zendaya.
Eastern shopping centers: Intermix, because there is a bit of everything.
Tyler Cameron, model and actor
Personal style philosophy: It depends where I am. In Florida, swimsuits and a big shirt. I’m a beach bum. In New York, I dress a lot more. I wear jeans, nice shoes, peacoats and turtlenecks.
Favorite brands: Sandro, Rag & Bone, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ports 1961, Theory and The Kooples. For training, I love HOKA shoes and clothing.
New favorite brand: Some wine.
The best fashion tips you’ve ever received: It is better to be overdressed than underdressed.
You would never be surprised wearing: A tank top.
How many pairs of jeans you own: Before The bachelorette, I owned two pairs and now have 20.
Fashion inspiration: Cam Newton.
Digital mode destination: Pinterest.