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What she could possibly give her husband as a 25th wedding anniversary present was on Yusi Gurrera’s mind about a year and a half ago when she came up with a perfect solution. She would ask a friend who is a sculptor, James Grashow, who lives in Connecticut, to create something that would epitomize her husband’s main interest — fish.
After opening a flagship store in Manila and selling items from his Blue Carreon Home line at Bergdorf Goodman and other boutiques in this country, the brand’s founder, Blue Carreon, has opened a shop this summer in East Hampton’s Red Horse shopping complex.
From cobalt blue to red to deep pewter, the colorful shoes passers-by will see in the window of Sabah, a small shopfront on Main Street in Amagansett next to Tack Trunk, are back this summer, still as a pop-up enterprise, but one that will be there for longer than last year, until Labor Day.
Perhaps the rubber plant that Charles and Heidi Limonius acquired in 1964 to sell at Buckley’s, the shop they opened on Montauk Highway in East Hampton just east of the former bowling alley, would have been more restrained had it been adopted and taken to a private residence.