The Rectangle Rattan Crossbody purse is big enough to hod everything — yet small enough to comfortably wear across your body. So Suzy Says.

Bahamian Bags

A and A Hidden Treasures is an amazing resource for made-in-the-Bahamas basket handbags, beach bags and the like.  Take that beachy feeling with you everywhere.  So Suzy Says.

Lucky Purse

Frances Valentine’s Arielle Wicker Satchel has a vintage, wicker look yet is big enough to carry everything today’s woman needs. It’s the perfect purse for St. Patrick’s Day and the rest of Spring. So Suzy Says.

White Lightening

ZIONOR Lagopus Ski Snowboard Goggles UV Protection Anti-fog Snow Goggles` are protective and oh so chic.  White on. So Suzy Says. 


Animals Doing Things is like a micro-vacation for any animal lover.  The site, and its Instagram feed, boasts the largest collection of animal videos. Enjoy. So Suzy Says.

Classic Tote

Tory Burch’s  Gemini Link Tote is a classic, affordable bag that features a magnetic closure, a front logo plaque, two top handles and all over Gemini Link print.  No matter what you carry in it, you’ll look chic.  So Suzy Says.

Winter White

The Caterina Bertini Wool Knit Tote will add a touch of elegant winter white to any errand you run.  Features velvet-covered double handles and an unlined interior.  Tote well.  So Suzy Says.

Rain Cover

The Handbag Raincoat Large City Slicker Handbag Raincoat is the perfect accessory for your accessory.  Also comes mini-sized.  Humorous and practical.  Makes the perfect holiday gift for the gal who has almost everything. So Suzy Says.

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