The best-known residents of this exclusive cluster of towns open their personal photo albums and invite you to see the Hamptons their way. This is a photographic journey through the Hamptons, in which Calvin Klein, Julian Schnabel, Patrick Demarchelier and Peter Beard are just a few who share their visions of one of the most special getaway spots in the country. More than just a playground for the rich and famous, the Hamptons have an incredibly diverse community. Fishermen and year-round locals have coexisted for more than a century with artists, writers and actors, making this small part of Long Island very alluring. Combining photo archives and beautiful shots from famous vacationers, In the Spirit of the Hamptons captures the past and present, the mix of culture, stunning beaches, exclusive homes, day-to-day small-town life and the people who have made the Hamptons a unique place.