the original Modern General®

Since 1989

Lynda Sylvester's groundbreaking modern general store in Sag Harbor, NY. extraordinary everyday supplies for life. home of the legendary dreamy coffee bar.

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climate-conscious apparel & bags

offering refined essentials crafted from deadstock and up cycled materials, WE-AR4 is truly in sync with our mission to provide extraordinary everyday items that remain timeless and relevant, shop the latest below…

furniture

modern designer furniture featuring our customizable oak bedroom pieces alongside iconic chairs, bold side tables, and more.

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  • eyewear

    reading glasses and sunglasses from Izipizi Paris and Caddis Eye Appliances, and eyewear accessories.

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  • Modern General Dreamy Coffee® Co.

    home of the best coffee in the hamptons, our legendary dreamy coffee bar has been making cold brew cool since 1989.

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  • tableware & linens

    essentials for everyday and every occasion. shop serveware, dinnerware, glassware, flatware, coffee mugs, linens, and more.

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Modern General® pantry

staple pantry items done the Modern General® way in wide mouth jars for easy
pinching, because real cooks use their fingers.

artwear

featuring original photography by Lynda Sylvester and designed in house at Modern General®, the first capsule of our limited edition artwear shirts is now available.



  • Modern General® exclusives, our cocktail napkins and sturdy diner mugs remain some of our most popular offerings since the '90s and a store favorite.

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candles & scents

warm and welcoming scents for the home featuring candles and diffusers from our friends at Apotheke, our signature Modern General® beach house line, and outdoor insect repellent candles.

home decor

home decor and accessories, including vases, decorative trays, pillows, lanterns, and more.

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the great outdoors

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rugs & mats

our favorite indoor / outdoor rugs, area mats, and doormats.

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Modern General® Caps

our iconic caps, embroidered in the USA with quintessential hometown designs.

  • pets

    our furry friends need nice things too! shop our collectible Modern General® Fiestaware dog bowls, carriers, beds, treats, and more.

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  • books

    our carefully curated selection of books range from classics, to rare, signed and unique offerings, to new writers and local artists.

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  • cooking

    everything you need to stock the pantry. oils and vinegars, spices and seasonings, and an arsenal of sauces, syrups, and more.

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