Maria von Bothmer Villalba has taken her creative training – she studied art and art history at Princeton, interior design at Parson’s – to the garden with her floral design business. Her business blooms through its subscription and other services. She’s now branched out to give back through her hospital service. For more information on … Continue Reading

Rush to Beauty

Check out the multi-talented and charming Rand Rusher’s new beauty and lifestyle blog, Rush to Beauty — after you read mine of course. Vive la variety. So Suzy Says.  


Calling all brand influencers, The Altitude Summit is not to be missed. The extraordinary annual gathering of creative female influencers and entrepreneurs who will gather in the mecca of Palm Springs, March 1st-6th 2020.  I look forward to seeing you in March. Grow your business and support women. So Suzy Says.  

Puff You Up

Puff up your winter wardrobe with Tna’s Super Puff Jacket. Comes in a variety of colors and lengths. Warm and chic. So Suzy Says.  

Classic Foot

Sam Edelman Ackley Loafers are a comfortable classic that is well priced. A good fall addition. Also comes in brown. So Suzy Says.

Give Him the Slip

Give your man/boy an updated, old school staple  L.L.Bean Men’s Mountain Slippers  are classic, comfy and current. Can be worn outside too. So Suzy Says.

The Underneath

Celebrity stylists Jamie Mizrahi andSimone Harouche  want to empower women everywhere through their foundational designs. The Kit will comfortably shape and support you in all of the right places so that whatever you slip into afterward flatters. Plus, for the month of October a percentage of every purchase will be donated to Breast Cancer Awareness. … Continue Reading

Hair High

Conair’s Best Tease Comb Ever!  will have your tresses on high for all who want the Jackie O timeless hairdo, I know I do at times. You’ll look spooktacular. So Suzy Says. 

Skull Crushers

Crush Halloween style with these skull-tastic picks from Alexander McQueen. Stay warm in Halloween style with McQueen’s  Skull Wool Jacquard Stole. And, make your feet festive with his Skull Stripe Socks. And, include your fingers in the fun too with the brand’s Skull Queen Ring. Spooky Chic because you’re never too old to dress up … Continue Reading


VIOLIFE Cheddar Style Slices have all of the cheddar goodness without the dairy. Perfect for dairy-avoiding youth… and us older folks who are following their wise lead. Yummy. So Suzy Says.

Life Lessons

The School of Life: An Emotional Education by The School of Life  with an introduction by Alain de Botton is a stellar primer on emotional intelligence. Up your EQ so Suzy Says.

Couture’s Muse

Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse by Patricia MearsLaura Jacobs, Jane Pritchard, Rosemary Harden, and   Joel Lobenthal  is, like all of Vendome Press‘ publications, gorgeous. This tome  a visual symphony of the high art’s influence on high fashion. Because, yes everything was, is and will always be beautiful at the ballet. And, on the runway. So Suzy Says.