Grab a well-priced bottle of wine for the picnic at Harry’s Wine and Liquor (2094 Post Rd., Fairfield, 203/259-4692, www.harryswine.com , 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Mon.–Thu.; 8 a.m.–9 p.m. Fri.–Sat.), stocked with more than 4,000 labels. The highly knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to help you find just the right vintage.
Gather the victuals to go with it at The Pantry (1580 Post Rd., Fairfield, 203/259-0400, www.thepantry.net , 7 a.m.–7 p.m. Mon.–Sat.), a gourmet grocery shop with fresh-baked pastries, prepared delicacies, and an on-site butcher.
High-quality, upscale men’s clothing (from shoes and shirts to tuxes)—much of it imported from Italy and hand-tailored—is for sale at Fairfield Clothiers (1551 Post Rd., Fairfield, 203/255-8889, www.suityourself.com , 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Mon.–Fri.; 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Sat.; by appt. Sun.).
Incessant travelers (armchair and otherwise) will fall in love with Where in the World (27 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, 203/254-2627, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Thu.; 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Fri.–Sat.), which has everything your wanderlust requires: maps, atlases, plus luggage, and guides.