Digital Editor at W Magazine. Clinton Hill


Born in a small town outside of Memphis, Tennessee, Sue moved to New York over seven years ago to study Fashion Design and Art History at Prattinterning for stylists and at places like NYLON and Refinery29 along the way. She is the digital editor at W, where she writes about fashion, beauty, and culture. In her free time she loves taking pictures with a cheap old film camera, drawing, watching tons of movies, and hanging out with her dog Owen.

Streetstyle details: Top, Vintage ; Jeans, J Brands ; Belt, Gucci ; Shoes, Saint Laurent ; Sunglasses, Crap Eyewear

Top, Vintage ; Scarf, Isabel Marant ; Jeans, Uniqlo, Shoes, Manolo Blahnik 

I was always just making things as a kid. We didn’t really have any stores in my town, so if I couldn’t find something I saw in a movie or in a magazine, I would just make it. I remember seeing Mary-Kate and Ashley wearing plaid flared pants in Winning London, going to Wal-Mart and buying (totally the wrong kind) of plaid fabric, and hand-sewing a pair.

Top, Vintage ; Scarf, Isabel Marant ; Jeans, Uniqlo

Every morning is a little different, but it always starts with me dragging Owen out of bed for a walk. After that, I try to get in a little exercise whether it’s a class at the gym, a Ballet Beautiful DVD, or a quick run. Then I usually send my mom a few pictures of Owen, get ready quickly, and pick up a chai latte from the café downstairs before heading to work.

Top, Vintage ; Scarf, Isabel Marant ; Jeans, Uniqlo, Belt, Zara ; Shoes, Manolo Blahnik

They fell apart while I was wearing them out in public, but I really don’t think they were that bad. No regrets.

Customized Louis Vuitton 

Customized Louis Vuitton 

My Sue bag is definitely my favorite thing I own. I bought the bag at the Louis Vuitton boutique in Saks my first week in New York and had instant buyer’s remorse! A year later, I started putting patches on it and liked it so much more. Every patch means something—places I’ve been, people I care about, fun dates I’ve gone on—plus it fits everything I need. Most things in my closet have some kind of sentimental value.

Top, Sandro ; Jeans, Vintage

I usually gravitate towards bright colors and ‘70s shapes, but that doesn’t mean I don’t leave the house in all-black multiple times a week.

Anya Hindmarch's Sticker Shop

I’m a huge Anya Hindmarch fan. I have so many of her stickers I don’t know where to put them all, but I’m going to keep buying them forever anyway. I just got two special ones in Tokyo—the ultimate souvenirs.

Shoes, Celine

Sue's favorite books

Sue's favorite books

Top, Vintage ; Belt, Gucci ; Pants, Rag & Bone ; Shoes, Zara

The William Eggleston book was a gift from my mother—we never went to Graceland growing up, we just drove by William Eggleston’s house like crazy art stalkers.
I love stores that are about more than just clothes, like Sincerely, Tommy, What Goes Around Comes Around, Maison Kitsuné, The Deep End Club, and Shop Super Street. For vintage jeans, I always go to Mirth—their selection is insane.

Sue's favorite fragrances

Top, Sandro ; Jeans, Vintage

Sue's favorite records

I always go to Goner Records when I’m home and usually end up buying whatever they have on in the store. This Back from the Grave compilation was playing last time and I’ve been collecting the series ever since. It’s exactly what it says—raw mid-60s punk!
Top, Sandro ; Jeans, Vintage

Top, Sandro ; Jeans, Vintage

Sue's favorite beauty products

I try everything, so I’m constantly switching things up. Right now I’m really into rosewater, so I have a few different kinds that I use in the morning. This Chantecaille mascara is even infused with it—it smells so good! Coconut oil is also a constant in my beauty routine. My stylist Nunzio Saviano just came out with these genius coconut oil hair wipes, I never leave the house without a few.

Sue's favorite haircare products

Sue's nail collection

Cardigan, Topshop ; Jeans, H&M ; Shoes, Ballet Beautiful

Cardigan, Topshop ; Jeans, H&M ; Shoes, Ballet Beautiful



Doris for the best whiskey ginger and a salty grilled cheese.

Sincerely, Tommy in Bed-Stuy for discovering new designers and a strong espresso.

Saraghina in Bed-Stuy for a big group dinner (and the best pizza).

Park Delicatessen for flowers and skateboards all in one.

Leisure Life for perfectly-curated menswear and major decorating inspiration. 

The Brooklyn Museum for some of the best exhibitions in the world.  


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