Acorns Grow

From Acorns grow great oaks…. and from spare change comes real savings. That’s the theory behind the Acorns app — through which a pal saved $5,000.  A virtual money tree.  Suzy Says.

Thrifty Treasures

The Valley Attic is a well-curated consignment shop where there are heaps of buried treasures. Maybe you can convince Cathy to ship something to you if you can’t make it to their Locust Valley Treasure Trove. It’s my favorite store for vintage finds. So Suzy Says.    

Jean Jacket II

Cal Designs updates the classic jean jacket with vintage fabrics. Re-imagine that old Levi Jean Jacket; turn into swanky fashion. Thanks, Tom Samet for the tip. So Suzy Says.

Moo-ve Up

ASOS DESIGN’s Tie Shirt in Cow Print will have people moo-ing over your feminine style. Pair it with jeans, shorts or trousers – looks great with all of them. So Suzy Says.

Mock Up

You can never have too many light, warm cashmere sweaters. J. Crew’s long sleeve Mock Turtleneck is a perfect choice for this wardrobe staple. Comes in a variety of colors. Mock is back in style. So Suzy Says.

Past & Future Boot

I wore Clarks® Originals’ Wallabee Chukka Boot when I was at Pomfret Boarding School. Believe it or not, they’re back — and more colorful and stylish than they were in my school days. Perfect for a country weekend.  Also comes in yellow/orange, and beige/brown. So Suzy Says.

Leg Up

J. Crew’s Belted pant in corduroy is the perfect weekend-wear for your man/boy. They feature an elastic waistband and nylon belt, so they’re as comfortable as they are fashionable. Just don’t roll them up at the bottom; casual chic is one thing, you don’t want to look like you just rolled out of bed. Also … Continue Reading


Slip on Rene Rofe’s Down To Flaunt Teddy underneath your fall ensemble and spice up… well, everything when you come home. So Suzy Says.  

Straighten Up

Instead of your mother’s nagging, Upright GO 2 NEW Posture Trainer and Corrector will remind you to sit up straight via an app and strapless sensor . Good posture is important. So Suzy Says.   

White Hot

Superdry Epirit puffer icon jacket with zip pockets is the perfect white hot jacket for ski season. So Suzy Says.


A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis  with a foreword by Madeleine L’Engle is Lewis’ intimate reflections on the profound questions of life, death and the meaning of it all, which he wrote after the death of his wife. A beautiful contemplation on loss – and the road back to life. So Suzy Says. 

Oui, Oui

Elegance: The Beauty of French Fashion is renowned illustrator Megan Hess‘ homage to the elegant fashion of France that launched her career. J’adore French Culture. Magnifique. So Suzy Says.

20’s Matter

In a provocative TED talk psychologist Megan Jay posits that just because many life events are happening later doesn’t mean your twenties are a throwaway decade. So Suzy Says.    

Fashion Heights

DÔEN’s Everest Dress bathes its wearer with tiers of Japanese silk that flow beautifully whether belted or not. Indulge in the heights of fashion. So Suzy Says.  

Fall Flair

Frank & Eileen’s Frank Long Sleeve Button Down Shirt is the perfect top to wear for country weekends, football games and school field trips. A little bit country, and a whole lot of chic. So Suzy Says.

Orange You …

glad it’s fall. I am – and I plan to greet Autumn with the color of the moment; orange. J.McLaughlin’s double duty offerings this fall are among my favorites: The Anna Reversible Leather Tote can be worn as an orange tote or you can showcase the brown Pebble grain leather. Pair it with another double … Continue Reading

Stylin’ Shine

Blank Denim’s Vinyl Pull On Leggings add a special sheen to any outfit day or night. Vroom, vroom vinyl. So Suzy Says.


Who needs a Goldfinger when you can buy these Penelope Chilvers Oscar Metallic Brogue Boots. You’re golden. They’re already at the top of my Fall Wishlist. So Suzy Says.

Grey Matters!

Sperry Men’s Leeward Shoe in grey is the perfect combination of old style made new by a great shade of grey. Also comes in two-tone grey Corduroy Boat Shoe. So Suzy Says.

Motion Man

Keep your man/boy in fashionable motion with LACOSTE Men’s Motion Ergonomic Cotton-Blend Shorts. Comes with elastic waistband and lined pockets. So Suzy Says.