Glencoe’s SUZANNE KNOWER WARYE is a former fashion executive who founded mykindofsweet.com, a lifestyle blog normalizing the #momlife struggle. Warye steps away from finding joy, humor, and style in the chaos to share her shore and city favorites with Sheridan Road.
What’s on the horizon? A whole lot of mom life and continuing to create content at mykindofsweet.com Mantra? If not now, when? Best grooming tip? Koh Gen Do spa water and the Dr. Dennis Gross SpectraLite FaceWare Pro mask Guilty pleasure? All things Bravo—but it’s all pleasure and no guilt Favorite foods? Is coffee a food? And dark chocolate Music you love? The Postal Service, The Avett Brothers, Post Malone, Ray LaMontagne, Leon Bridges, Imogen Heap, Jay-Z Best advice ever given to you? Choose your hard. Avoiding hard things is impossible, but you can choose the “better” hard (going to therapy is hard, NOT going to therapy is harder) Best advice you’ve given? Overdo it or do it over Earliest memory? My dad carrying me to the car in the early morning, when it was dark out and I was still half asleep, for a family trip to Florida When you wake up, you? Go straight for the coffee and try to remember to write in my journal before I start working Before bed, you? Check the baby monitor and set my alarm for 5 a.m. so I can hopefully wake up early to work in my office while the rest of the house sleeps What’s on your bookshelf? So many books. Untamed by Glennon Doyle-Melton, The Sober Lush by Amanda Eyre Ward and Jardine Libaire, The Art Of Stopping Time by Pedram Shojai, and The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown You can’t live without? Coffee, exercise, and Zoloft Love to escape to? Miraval in Tucson Advice you would give to your younger self? It gets so much better and you are worth so much more
ON THE SHORE
Your style is? Easy—Free People tunic, Spanx faux leather leggings, Golden Goose kicks + my Louis Vuitton Speedy Bandouliere Can’t leave the house without? My iPhone Transportation? Mercedes SUV Driving music? Never not listening to a Podcast: Armchair Expert, The Bulwark, Pod Save America, or Everything Iconic With Danny Pellegrino Place to eat? Hometown and Guildhall Shop? Valentina Best thing about the Shore? It’s close enough to the city that I don’t freak out about being in the ‘burbs, yet it still has the charm of a small town Worst thing about the Shore? The lack of diversity The perfect day is? An early morning class at Shred415, coming home for pancakes and coffee, a family bike ride, and finding the perfect spot for a picnic. Then, back home for a nap and movie night
IN THE CITY
Your style is? Edgy and chic. Moto Jacket, Madewell tee, Levi’s jeans, Schutz combat boots + Moschino belt bag Can’t leave the house without? My iPhone and AirPods Transportation? Uber Driving music? Jay Z, OutKast, Notorious B.I.G. Place to eat? RPM Italian Shop? Bloomingdale’s Best thing about the City? The vibe and my girls Worst thing about the City? Traffic and parking The perfect day is? Early morning workout and breakfast at East Bank with my husband, then some shopping at Bloomie’s and lunch with my girls. Then probably home because I’m forever a homebody