I am so proud of my Jack and all of his achievements. Here he is in his prom tuxedo. Glad that he is celebrating the end of high school with his friends.  May these wonderful young men continue to support each other and make more happy memories together, throughout their lives whatever they wear.  So Suzy Smiles.  


I was lucky enough to vacation with stellar hosts Valentina and Nick Prouty on a beautiful, Italian 110 foot H&R Yacht.  The yacht had every imaginable amenity and toy; jet skis, luxurious cabins and divine food; there is no detail that Cara Rogers does not attend to perfectly. It was a memorable weekend — one you … Continue Reading

Sea Suits

When sailing the high seas, it’s imperative to bring a selection of bathing suits.  Topshop’s Plunging Swimsuit adds a sexy, skin-showing basic black suit that should be in your stable.  There’s also the Corsair Bonded Curve which features a curved neckline with soft foam cups and adjustable shoulder straps. For those who prefer bikinis, the ZIMMERMAN … Continue Reading

Après Swim

Tory Burch – Hooded Printed Linen Kaftan is the perfect après swimwear.  Made from breathable linen, it’s printed with unique diamond shapes and has a tasseled hood. Look chic, dry quickly. So Suzy Says.  

Slip On… to Slip Off Yacht

Eres – Norma Cotton-Jersey Maxi Dress  is an easy piece to slip on when leaving the boat for a shoreside adventure.  So Suzy Says.

Summer Style

MANGO’s Embroidered Long Dress will surely become a warm weather wardrobe staple.  It features a round neckline, mock drawstring, tassel detail, and long, flowing sleeves that combine to make a relaxed, style statement.  Or, wear the design as a shirt.  So Suzy Says.

Sea Sweater

The Elder Statesman – Odyssey Striped Ribbed Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater is the perfect sweater for your boat adventure.  The rib-knitted cashmere sweater will envelope you in soft warmth against the seas’ breeze.  So Suzy Says.

Merino Seas

J.Crew – Appliquéd Striped Merino Wool Sweater  is made from fine merino wool in a slim crew-neck shape with a cherry appliqué at the chest. Enjoy your sea venture in style. So Suzy Says.

Boys’ Boat Shoes

Men’s Margaritaville Anchor Boat Shoe is the perfect boat shoe for your man/boy to keep his sea legs steady.  So Suzy Says.  

Hair Stylin’ on the Go

I have always had beautiful thick wavy hair that straightens easily and does what its told. However, despite its willingness to cooperate, I must admit that I have never really learned to do my own hair. If I haven’t been to a salon, it’s piled on top of my head with a clip or in … Continue Reading

Mix ‘n’ Match

Roxanne Assoulin Hip-Hop But Not Mismatched Swarovski Crystal Clip Earrings showcase glistening purple, yellow, mint and red Swarovski crystals and are detailed with a faceted light-catching finished.  They’re perfect for a boat trip:  they look expensive yet are reasonably priced in case one gets lost. There is also Roxanne Assoulin Hip Hop But Not Gold-Plated Swarovski … Continue Reading


Salt Water, Brianna Wiest’s debut poetry book, edited by Thought Catalog  is filled with graceful prose that examine the self from a variety of perspectives.  Wiest’s artful works  illustrates how healing helps us to actualize our potential and connect us to the universe.  A soulful read. So Suzy Says.