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Old School Tennis Will Never Go Out Of Style

Old School Tennis Will Never Go Out Of Style

THE HISTORY OF TENNIS IN BRIDGEHAMPTON, NEW YORK by Julia Douglas What may be considered old, is definitely new again; as is the cycle of life....and may great traditions never end. CHAPTER ONE: THE TRIPLE CROWN My love affair with tennis began in the 1950’s at a family club in Bridgehampton. There was no dress code; we girls played in bright colored corduroy shorts and liberty cotton blouses. We all wore white Ked sneakers. I was low man on the totem pole so I often didn’t play in the team matches against other Hampton clubs.  As I watched the better more...

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Wimbledon Ramp Up: Interview with Grand Slam Tennis Tours, Kyle Ross

Wimbledon Ramp Up: Interview with Grand Slam Tennis Tours, Kyle Ross

Back in September, Grand Slam Tennis Tours invited Hedge to be their official apparel partner at Wimbledon 2017. We were delighted, said yes, and have since had a wonderful time getting to know them. We are very much looking forward to working with them. We have outfitted the staff at the hospitality house on Wimbledon grounds and will have a pop-up shop there for the two weeks. Come and visit! 85 Home Park Road, Wimbledon. Here's a link to their site to learn more about the amazing experiences they can provide for tennis lovers. http://www.grandslamtennistours.com/gstt-experience/# HEDGE: Can you describe your...

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Women Who Read Are Dangerous

Women Who Read Are Dangerous

"Once seen as a radical activity, reading for a woman meant that she was completely autonomous-self possessed and cultivating ideas completely all her own." Karen Joy Fowler - Women Who Read Are Dangerous Our Hedge Summer Bookmark recommends the current top list of incredible reads to get you through the summer. What follows here are their brief synopses, Staff Pics, YA books (that really should be marketed towards adults too) and our All-Time Favorites; in case you missed them. Just because they are last year's books doesn't mean they aren't worth reading, right? No matter the genre, these are books...

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Girl's Getaway

Girl's Getaway

Girls Tennis Getaway: Sea Island, GeorgiaAfter years of talking about this type of mommies getaway...it actually happened. Scheduling ladies around their children, families and dogs is a nightmare and not all 4 of us were there for the same duration, but we did it. Here’s how it went down.Off to the airport, I couldn’t shake the feeling like I was forgetting something...or... absolutely everything? My husband, my three children, my dog! All that mattered was that I had my license and my boarding pass. A few hours where I spotted a stack of Women’s Golf Journals in the lounge which...

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The Bash

The Bash

CitySquash is an organization near and dear to our hearts. Founded in 2002, CitySquash helps motivated young people from economically disadvantaged households fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. For our 200 elementary, middle, high school and college students participants, CitySquash is an intensive, year-round commitment that starts as early as 3rd grade and lasts through college graduation. The programming includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, high school placement, college prep, career services and more. We hope you can join the party on Thursday, June 1st at the University Club for the CitySquash Annual Bash. Watch world class squash...

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Smashing Party Ideas

Smashing Party Ideas

Love-5SMASHING PARTY IDEASWe love a lawn party!  This one is particularly tennis focused because we’re obsessed but croquet, badminton and bocce are all lawn games you can play if a tennis court isn’t handy. 1. Attire: People love a reason to get dressed up. We went with a white theme because it reminds us of the of The Great Gatsby era which inspires our collection; plus it was Wimbledon finals. 2. Catering: It’s easy to get carried away with gimmicks but we tried to limit it to just a few. Keep the appetizers classic then play with the serving platters...

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