Good Rules

Love my old friend Brian Mullaney’s, founder of, and his wife Cricket and appreciate the good rules that they shared.   So Suzy Says.      

Essential Bucket

This cute little black bucket bag is the perfect accessory to your summer outfit. The classic bucket shape is accented with a unique rope handle and longer strap to wear across the body. Makes a great travel purse.  So Suzy Says.

Happy Easter

Happy Easter today – and from my grandparents home where they always planted hundreds of daffodils.  May the season bring you and your family many joyful blossoms.  So Suzy Wishes.  #maxiddress

Look Good and Do Good

Indego Africa’s intricate designs are handcrafted by artisan women in Ghana and Rwanda.  This Africa fuschia-striped choice is practical and pretty – in Easter pink.  So Suzy Says.

LVR – Fall 2017

I’m working to put together a Portledge– Locust Valley reunion. Everyone is invited.  Contact me if we’ve lost touch.  So Suzy Says.

Retro Advice

My Fairy Godmother and mom Miale Scott sent me this diet from 1952.  She was the original Coca Cola model and she went to Stanford. Beauty and brains – and love.  Thanks, Miale.  So Suzy Appreciates. 


The last photo of my beloved father, Jack Thomas, my Fairy Godmother Miale Scott and me together.  So Suzy is loved.

!st Beauty

My beautiful first born Allegra.  So Suzy is blessed.

Best Dog Collar & Leashes Everrrrrr

After a successful career in textiles, dog lover Janet Merideth turned her attention to creating collars for her four-legged loves.  Her Collar Me Crazee collection offers the best collars and leashes ever.  I know what I’m getting Pickles for his birthday.  So Suzy Says.  


The original Wayfarer Sunglasses are THE Ray-Bans. The lightweight acetate, square frames for strength and flexibility combined with green classic G-15 lenses are durable, and classic.   Everyone will rock ’em.  So Suzy Says.

Grocery Guru

My dear friend, health guru, Elissa Goodman is leading a grocery store tour of Erewhon’s Beverly Blvd. location on Wednesday, March 1st 9am-11am. Learn to stock your pantry wisely.  To sign up for one of the few remaining spots – $100/person – email So Suzy Says.   

Artist Julia Ryan

My ersatz niece — her uncle Michael is one of my oldest pals from Locust Valley — is having a solo art show.  I’m so proud of her that I have to share.   Julia Ryan’s work originates from an original photo of a still life, which is then manipulated to create ultimate contrast and saturation. She … Continue Reading

Luxurious, Unique Bag

Carry everything you need — in measures 12.75″ h x 13″ w x 5″ d  – this exquisite Italian-crafted bag.  The natural hide hair design makes your new purse uniquely yours; because it’s made from all-natural hide hair, no two bags are alike.  I’d love to find it under my tree.  So Suzy Says.

Chic Straw

Recently, I’ve been carrying a large straw bag as a purse. Compliments by random people abound when I’m on the street with one. Unusual and creative.  There’s the Kayu Pinanta Tote which has a drawstring top opens to a lined, 3-pocket interior.   You might carry this blue basket to the market one day and store … Continue Reading

Emergency Preparedness

Parker Thatch combines practical carry-alls with monogrammed whimsy.  They make the perfect holiday gift — even if you don’t include the yacht, jewels or tennis racquet.  So Suzy Says.

So Suzy Says…. Fan

SoSuzySays takes her own advice using the portable fan while Danny at Meche Salon tends to her tresses.  

Metahl Wallet

Put your own style stamp on your wallet with a Metahl wallet which can hold up to 10 cards or a combination of cash and cards. The wallets come with RFID so that whatever is within the wallet is protected against identity theft. So Suzy Says.  

Must Have Lip Quencher

A must have for your summer cosmetic bag, this lip gloss adds a dash of color with a concentrate of hyaluronic acid. Which combine to give your lips a summer sheen — and fill in wrinkles and fine lines while boosting their volume and smoothness. So Suzy Says.

Lulu DK is the Best

My daughters and I love everything about Lulu Dekiatkowski from her personal joie de vivre at a dinner party to everything on her site — especially her flash tattoos.  Discover all that her site has to offer and you’ll fall in love too.  So Suzy Says.

Everyone Should Have a Fan

Whatever the weather, wherever you are, here is a fan to take along with you to make sure you’re never embarrassingly uncomfortable.  Woman and men no longer need to be HOT!!!  This portable fan  – which comes in several colors – worked in Mexico and should find its way into everyone’s luggage – or your … Continue Reading