Gretchen Scott Priss Blouse is a classic.  It comes in several color combinations —  blue and white , pink and white are my favorites.  So Suzy Says.      


Amanda Lindroth’s latest creation – the Palm Beach Tote – will have you carting around your wears in woven wicker style.  Features leather handles and is available in nine colors.  Practical, chic.  Lindroth’s Mini Birkin Basket is perfect for days when you carry less. So Suzy Says.      

Sparkling Rainbow

Add technicolor sparkle to any outfit with Roxanne Assoulin Technicolor Rainbow Drop Earrings.  They’re a need not a want.   Check out Assoulin’s Swarovski Crystal Bracelets too… if you’re into bangle versus — or in addition to —  dangle.  So Suzy Says.

Summer Reads: There

There There: A Novel by Tommy Orange explores a dozen Big Oakland Powwow attendees, the reasons they came — and their varying outcomes.   A well-reviewed novel that lives up to its hype.  Insightful and riveting. So Suzy Says. 

Summer Reads: Intermission

The Intermission Hardcover by Elyssa Friedland  is an incisive tale about secrets so deep you can’t even tell your partner.  A page turner told from the alternating perspectives of each spouse with something to hide, this page turner reveals what’s behind this seemingly-happy marriage, So Suzy Says. 

Summer Reads: Caroline

Caroline: Little House, Revisited by Sarah Miller  is a tale about ‘Ma Ingalls’.  Authorized by the Little House Heritage, it’s a must-read for everyone who grew up reading The Little House on the Prairie series.  So Suzy Says. 

Summer Reads: Officially Filthy…

The Official Filthy Rich Handbook by Christopher Tennant chronicles the graduates of The Preppy Handbook as they’ve grown older… and richer.  A fun, nostalgic, beach read.  So Suzy Says. 

Summer Reads: Wise Laughs

Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice (and Free Lemonade)  by  Ali Wentworth is a hybrid memoir filled with gossip, insight and Wentworth’s razor sharp whit. Whether you laugh or cry – you’ll love the wisecracks and wisdom.  It’s the perfect summer read.  So Suzy Says.

Summer Reads: Smarty Grass

The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach to Garden Design by Jinny Blomi is a beautiful look at this landscape artist’s great gardens.  Nature at its best. So Suzy Says.

Summer Reads: Basketball

No Malice: My Life in Basketball or: How a Kid from Queensbridge Survived the Streets, the Brawls, and Himself to Become an NBA Champion by  Metta World Peace  and  Ryan Dempsey  details Metta World Peace’s 17-season professional basketball career. Inspiring. So Suzy Says.

Summer Reads: Jack

The Summer I Met Jack: A Novel by Michelle Gable is a fun summer ‘what if’ read.  In the novel best selling author, Gable imagines an affair between John F. Kennedy and Alicia Corning Clark – and the child they may have had.  Fun. So Suzy Says. 

Summer Reads: on the Mound

Gods of Wood and Stone by Pulitzer Prize finalist Mark Di Ionno is the tale of Joe Grudeck and Horace Mueller’s search for meaning through the lens of baseball. A distinctly American tale and excellent read. So Suzy Says.

Summer Reads: Funny History

Lacks Self-Control: True Stories I Waited Until My Parents Died to Tell by Huffington Post founding editor, Roy Sekoff is a rollicking memoir about the author’s forays to Times Square and other youthful adventures.  Sekoff’s tone is funny and insightful; as if Larry David, David Sedaris and Chelsea Handler had a literary love child. So Suzy Says.