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CREATING BIG MEMORIES THIS JULY 4th
As we plan our July fourth knowing that this year will be very different and much smaller, I am conscious to preserve as many of our long-standing traditions as possible. 
CELEBRATING THREE THINGS AT THE SUMMER SOLSTICE
Celebrating the second birthday of Cocktail Sneakers and the legacy of Anna Jean—a woman who went all in on life and taught her daughters to leave nothing on the table!
PREDICTING A WHITE-HOT SUMMER
“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” ― Coco Chanel During the summer, I constantly find myself reaching...
MAKING SPACE FOR GRATITUDE
As all of you, I have been practicing social distancing and trying to adjust to our new reality. There are hours to fill that were once packed with appointments, meetings, events, dinners and lunches. I find myself checking off those...
HOW DID YOU MEET THE ONE?
Last Valentine’s Day, our founder shared her personal story about how she met her wonderful husband, John. This year, we’ve asked some of our favorite ladies to share memories from their best dates, and here’s what they had to say:  "We met at a party through friends...
HOW SUSAN GETS READY FOR DATE NIGHT
Romance is like a fire that you need to keep tending to or else it'll go out of a relationship. John and I cherish our date nights together. We have special places that we always like going back to when we’re...
HOSTESS GIFTS & THANK YOU NOTES
My aunt Edith was a prolific hostess. Her home saw many gatherings, from casual lunches to coat and tie soirées on the lawn. No matter the occasion, she was always in control. She was gracious and witty, and when it...
THE PERFECT HOLIDAY TRAVEL WARDROBE
The holidays are such a fun and busy time of year but traveling can bring some stress. I recommend planning your holiday travel wardrobe ahead to help keep things simple and easy. I confess that I’ve been known to overpack,...
BREAST CANCER TOUCHES ALL OF US
Breast cancer touches all of us at some point in our lives, whether directly through our own battles, or indirectly as we walk alongside close friends and family members struggling to overcome the disease. Some of my closest, inner circle...
COCKTAIL SNEAKERS: A LOVE STORY
Long before our founder, Susan Hassett, began a love affair with Cocktail Sneakers, there was a special someone who believed she could turn her dreams into a reality. The story of Cocktail Sneakers really began with the story of Susan...