Ramona heads to the Hamptons for the summer, only to embarrass her daughter at a pool party. In other events, LuAnn also gears up for the Hamptons; Bethenny focuses on her career and her relationship with her boyfriend; and Alex vacations in St. Barts.
As Jill and Allyson journey to a plush health center on Martha's Vineyard, Ramona gears up for a Hamptons-based fashion show and LuAnn's daughter participates in an elite equestrian competition. Meanwhile, Ramona serves up a cooking party, but things turn testy when one housewife isn't invited.
Shopping and fashion come to the fore when Jill squires her daughter on an expensive shopping trip, and Bethenny later hits the stores with Jill. Meanwhile, Ramona attends a Fashion Week show, but catty problems arise when she scores a choice seat at the event; and Ramona's daughter struts her stuff at an elite modeling agency.
Four of the housewives gather for dinner at a ritzy restaurant, but not all goes down easy when Alex annoys Bethenny. Other wives' tales: Ramona hits the town with her gal pals; LuAnn socializes with her twentysomething niece; Bethenny tries to take her romance to the next level; and Ramona escorts her daughter to a film audition.
Bethenny serves up healthy culinary pointers to Alex, but events turn sour when romantic problems are disclosed. Elsewhere, Alex basks in a birthday bash on a yacht; and Ramona's daughter preps for a school dance.
LuAnn's son objects to her busy social schedule when she and Bethenny go to dinner after having drinks at the house. Elsewhere, an aloof Jason is late to a dinner with Bethenny, Jill and Bobby; and Alex brings Simon to a girls-only night, a move that irks Ramona.
In the Season 1 finale, the de Lesseps family visits the Statue of Liberty. Meanwhile, Bobby showers Jill with various gifts---but he fails to win points with an offering of lingerie. And Jill throws a holiday bash for the housewives.
Previously unseen footage from the sudsy, New York-based reality show is presented. Included: insight into Bethenny's romantic life; drama at a Hamptons party; extended snippets of a catfight; and sparked rumors.