Scooter found out about mom-designer Kimberly Goodwin and her two-year old children’s fashion line, Snapping Turtle Kids, through a friend. Ms. Goodwin, who developed the idea for her brand while preparing for a beach day in Nantucket with her daughter Reese, saw the need for a chic, fuss-free bathing suit that snapped on. Read More
Scooter Pick of the Week
When Ricky Lauren releases a Hamptons-themed cookbook, you better believe billionaires and celebs show up. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Martha Stewart, Joe Scarborough, David Lauren and wife Lauren Bush Lauren and Charlie Rose invaded the palatial and lavish Ralph Lauren flagship boutique on Madison Avenue on Tuesday, May 22 for the launch. Co-hosting hubby Ralph Lauren was there to show his support, while Ms. Lauren signed copies of the hardback, The Hamptons: Food, Family and History.
Ms. Lauren based the book on her love of fine food and the memories of raising her family out East in The Hamptons. It’s a glossy brimming with family fun recipes ideal for summer meals, both intricate and low-key. There are dozens of dishes targeted towards kids, but that won’t leave grownups disappointed either. The coffee table book is available officially at the Ralph Lauren boutique or online ($40). Read More
It’s nearly summer! Flowers have bloomed and baby birds have hatched. But it’s also the time of year when many butterflies lay their eggs or caterpillars begin to hatch from winter.
Hazel Davies, Manager of Living Exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, has published a stunning tome, The Exquisite Butterfly Companion ($14.95) that focuses on all things Lepidoptera. The special box set includes a thorough field guide featuring scientific and informative details about nearly 100 species of butterfly and moth. For the artistic bug in your young learner, there is an envelope with 100 rich images of the each genus specified in the book. Read More