Last Reply by Tennessee Barbara | in Susan Graver, Kitchen & Food Talk
It's Thanksgiving morning… The house is decorated, family and friends are waking up or are on their way and the food is ready to prep and cook, but do you have your music playlist ready?! I love having music playing in the house, and usually do, however on Thanksgiving morning it’... Continue Reading
Last Reply by mahoney | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
A few weeks ago, Sandra Bennett and I took a trip to NYC to visit the Susan Graver offices to see where the Graver magic happens.. I am truly amazed each time I visit and wanted to share with you some of the fun facts and pics. Since the Susan Graver brand began on the Q, Susan has created over 100 ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by ruth h | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
Remember how much fun it was to take field trips when you were a kid? I got to relive that feeling recently when Pat James Dementri and I took a road trip to see Susan Graver's design studio in Manhattan.
Susan has explained to me many times about how she comes up with ideas for her ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by pansy56 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
I’m loving my new line of big shirts I’m calling Shirt Tales! The women's big shirt has come a long way from it’s humble beginnings and I wanted my Shirt Tales to embody this style's great history!
A260107 Susan Graver Long Sleeve Woven Henley Front Tunic
There was a time in th... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Ortlinde | in Fashion Talk, Lori Goldstein, Susan Graver
We asked a few of our fashion designers to answer the question “I knew I loved fashion when ____” and are loving their responses & pictures!
I knew I loved fashion when I received my first Barbie doll! (Mine had bubble cut hair!) I was obsessed with her clothes... Continue Reading
Last Reply by nurse cindy67 | in Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
This week Rich and I had the opportunity to sneak away for a few days to sunny California. Although it was only three days, it was totally glorious and well worth the trip!
If you haven't heard, my daughter Jaclyn recently moved to California. We immediately booked our flights to checkout her new n... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Ky Lady | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, TSV Talk
From my shows on QVC, designing, meetings, errands and everything in between; it’s hard for me to find alone time to gather my thoughts and be at peace. That’s why we must cherish those moments when we do have that time. This past week both Richie and I were in the house talking a... Continue Reading
Last Reply by WVshopper | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
After graduating college I knew I wanted to enter the fashion industry. With hard work and many interviews I landed my first job in the industry. I joined a fast growing manufacturer where I learned merchandising, design, and marketing. It was a fantastic company and after close to 10 ye... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Jimdog | in Susan Graver, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Last year, I went to Beijing twice to conduct training sessions for our sister network, CNR Mall. When I'm in China for QVC, I work really long hours, but my weekends are free, so I pack those days with sightseeing and shopping. My favorite market is the Panjiayuan Market (also ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Alenti | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, TSV Talk
Summer is in full swing and it's my favorite time of the year! I adore taking long walks in the park and collecting shells on the beach. Since I don't care to wear a bathing suit or shorts, I'm enjoying the ease and comfort of my newest obsession... My one piece romper dress! It's casual enou... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Crazy for QVC | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
In preparation for my nautical show, Richie and I decided to go sailing! I wore my new nautical tops and Pebbles her cute new life jacket... It was a beautiful day! We first stopped at a local deli in town and picked up sandwiches chips and cookies for the sail. After arriving at the boat, we settle... Continue Reading
Last Reply by shopper112 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
One side of my family lives in the Northeast and the other lives on the West Coast. My oldest son went to college/lived in the South, my middle son went to college/lived in the Northeast, and my daughter went to college/lived in the Midwest. Close family and friends have expanded and moved all acr... Continue Reading
Last Reply by luvuqvc | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
Choosing a favorite food was so much more difficult then I would have thought! From childhood favorites to best homemade meals, sweet, savory and everything in between; a favorite food says a lot about your personality, your culture and background. Although I love a good meal, I love even more sha... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Corgilady | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
While thinking about adding a new puppy to our family, we wanted a small-medium sized dog that was not overly active. We hoped for a puppy with a good temperament, loyal, and obedient. Little did we know we would come home with a beautiful corgi! She was only eight weeks old, ful... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Jodi J | in Susan Graver
Mother's Day was a very sad day for me.
Tuesday night my mother-in-law and design partner, Audrey Graver suffered a massive stroke. Richie and I spent 12 hours with her in the emergency room with our entire family by her side. After she was admitted to Intensive Care, I left her bedside to come to ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Brenda61 | in Susan Graver, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I always get asked if our QVC guests and hosts are really as nice in person as they seem on TV. In Susan Graver’s case the answer is that she is even nicer in person!
I happened to see a Christmas day segment on Susan and her family filmed at her little beach getaway. A co... Continue Reading
Last Reply by operaducky | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
While I was building my career in the fashion industry, I became pregnant with my first child, Michael. My husband, Richard was in law school at the time so I knew I would go back to work shortly after. What I wasn't prepared for, was the journey I was about to encounter. After returning to ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by DAD | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver
Raising a child takes a lifetime of hard work, dedication, ingenuity and lots of love! But nothing can replace the love that you receive in return.
Now that my children are grown, it's nice to know that I'm appreciated and I'm so excited and fortunate to be spending Mother's Day with ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Onix | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
From the moment I arrived at QVC, I knew it was the perfect venue to showcase my designs and bring my vision to life. What an incredible platform to connect with women in a way that had never been done before. Through QVC, I'm able to receive instant feedback and understand exactly what the viewer... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Vanilla Chicago IL | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
I always post a picture of my outfit to my Facebook page before shopping with you on Friday Q Check. At first dressing the baby bump was a concern. Can you still be considered a fashionista when rocking the baby bump? The answer is YES!
Style is all about owning your look. Whether you're a Mommy-to... Continue Reading
Last Reply by acelover | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
You never know when you are going to meet the love of your life... I was passing time in the pool room at the college I attend when this adorable guy with stunning blue eyes walked in. We started playing pool, talking, and laughing and I immediately felt connected. Who would have guessed that we w... Continue Reading
Last Reply by married 1 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
New York's Fashion Week is an important event in the fashion world because it defines the year's upcoming fashion trends! During 2014's Fashion Week we saw lots of high contrasting, black and white sporting wear. Monochrome pattern play, geometric designs, graphic prints, stripes, clean lines and co... Continue Reading
Last Reply by mtnbikegirl | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
It's hard to believe it's been one year since my son, David, and the love of his life, Christine, got married. We celebrated their anniversary with lunch at one of their favorite restaurants. They are so adorable together and I couldn't be happier for both of them :)!
Wow, this year really flew b... Continue Reading
Last Reply by zulmat | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
It was an ordinary day at my design studio when an unknown retailer, QVC, walked into my showroom. The buyer tested a few items that sold well and invited me to make a guest appearance for the up-coming collection. I was naive about what was to come... I thought I would be appear for a few minute... Continue Reading
Last Reply by taja123 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
It's been over three months since many of us made our New Year's resolutions to get back in shape - I must say, I'm proud of myself for making it this far and still going strong! Once or twice each week I take classes with a wonderful instructor in my neighborhood who helps to keep me motivated and pushes me to do my best. Although it's difficult to get up and start, afterwards I feel lighter, sharper, more prepared for any obstacle that may come my way! There are countless way to keep in shape but when you find what works for you, it just clicks and you start to enjoy the process, not just th... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Binkytoo | in Susan Graver, Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities
Not only do we share a passion for fashion, Susan Graver and I also are avid pilates people! While we try and balance work and family, we both find health and fitness to be very important. What better way to get your fitness on than with some good friends!
Last week Susan and I met up for an early ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by C-Mom | in Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
At the start of every day we present our Today's Special Value. This, the very first presentation of the day, is a big deal, and is watched by many....so, needless to say I was focused on having a great time and doing well:)
Here's my minute by minute (kind of )
&nbs... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Erzy | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
While traveling in Europe I noticed most of the styles were heavily embellished. Bright colors were everywhere encrusted in multi-colored gemstones.
Even shoes are embellished!
That was my "ah-ha" moment... Let's design a collection of embellished Liquid Knit to up-date the collection and make... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Aerorocket | in Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
Hello PM Stylers- how are you!? I hope you enjoyed the gorgeous weekend as much as I did. In fact, when my fiancé is away… it’s time to go out and play! Over the weekend I had an oh-so-much-fun GIRLS NIGHT OUT with my dear friend Cl... Continue Reading
Last Reply by UTMom | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
Feeling good about ourselves on the inside will shine through in whatever style or outfit we wear!
Exercise helps me to feel good about myself. One of my favorite ways to keep my body and mind healthy is through Pilates! Pilates challenges me to be my very best. It helps to enliven my spirit, gain ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Beppie | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
When I was a little girl I dreamed that my Prince Charming would come and sweep me off my feet... He'd be handsome with bright blue eyes that warm my heart. March 11th marks the 36th anniversary of the day my Prince Charming swept me off my feet.
Better known as Richie, he is not ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by lindah1 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
This past weekend Richie, Pebbles and I took a drive to see my daughter Jaclyn and her boyfriend Kevin in NYC! Windows down, and music up, the first taste of spring was in the air as we cruised the two hours up the Jersey Turnpike. It was a wonderful start to a great weekend! We stayed at a beautifu... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Mommybear2 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
I am so fortunate to be living an “American Dream”. I am surrounded by people I love and my work gives me great joy and satisfaction.
Unbeknownst to me at the time, I was preparing for this career from my early years as a child. I realize now that I gained strengths through ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Francine Green | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
You never know where or when you will meet the love of your life. Forty years ago while shooting pool in the game room at college, I met the soon to be love of my life, Richard Graver. We laughed out loud together at parties, shared the same thoughts and values and enjoyed each other's company. Our... Continue Reading
Last Reply by GG13 | in Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
All day, everyday, I'm constantly on the lookout for fabulous new designs and ideas to add to my collection. Whether it be a new style, fabric or print, I love the ever changing landscape of fashion!
Although, sometimes we find those pieces of clothing that just fit and feel right... These a... Continue Reading
Last Reply by kittiekat | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
The new "it" color of 2014… Radiant Orchid! This past December, Pantone announced "Radiant Orchid" as the color of the year. The name alone conjures up images of light, peace, joy, magic and intrigue. We can expect this color to pop up throughout the year in many different ways, fro... Continue Reading
Last Reply by lindah1 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
My son, Michael, has joined my team as Director Of Social Media to help make the connection with you, my loyal friends and fans! As you may know, connecting with women all over the world is one of my favorite parts of QVC. Yes, my passion is designing and going on air, but there is nothing more gr... Continue Reading
Last Reply by JeanJack | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, TSV Talk
New for 2014...My updated, modern and refined Tiered Top!
A240042 Liquid Knit Chevron Tiered Top with 3/4 Sleeves
For years my Tiered Tops have been a "Best Seller", "Customer Top Rated", or "Most Wished For" item, and now I have a brand-new top to add to the list! Each "V"-shaped tie... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Be Grateful | in Susan Graver, The Q We Love, Among Friends
New Years is the time to reflect on the year past and look forward to a new beginning. As the year closes I reflect on what a wonderful year it has been and how lucky I am to have shared so much of my life and my fashion with my friends at the Q!
I want to share some of my moments from 2013...
... Continue Reading
Last Reply by MT Girl | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, TSV Talk
Bring in the new year with my new Puffer Coat with Removable Faux Fur Trimmed Hood! This well-insulated, slimming and stylish coat will quickly become a staple in your wardrobe year after year!
It's officially winter, and whether you love being outside in the snow or walking the city streets, my ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by jewel01 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
What...My birthday again? How do the years slip by so quickly? It feels like only yesterday when I took this picture!
December is one of my favorite times of the year. The snow is falling, and the air is crisp and cold. Streets and homes are decorated for the holidays, and it's my birthday!! So m... Continue Reading
Last Reply by darcy1864 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Pet Lovers
Dogs have always been a part of our family. When my children were very young, we adopted a young, energetic Yellow Lab named Barney who quickly fit in with our growing family. Next came Sammy, a beautiful English Springer Spaniel, and Jimmy, a strong, robust English Bulldog. Recently, we adopted Peb... Continue Reading
Last Reply by eaglelady | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, TSV Talk
I'm so excited to be bringing you the Today’s Special Value on Thanksgiving Day! It's that time of year! The towns, stores, and homes are putting up their holiday decorations. We're finalizing last-minute details of Thanksgiving Day and getting ready to go gift shopping! Why not treat yourself... Continue Reading
Last Reply by OKTXSS | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
This is the time of year, as the holidays approach, that I look forward to spending time with the people in my life that I'm most thankful for. This year, I would like to dedicate my love and appreciation to two of the most incredible people in my life: my mother-in-law and father-in-law, Audrey and... Continue Reading
Last Reply by mysticseagull | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
You know the pieces…Those classic items in your wardrobe that make you feel great and turn heads without screaming for attention. We buy the expensive tops, jackets and pants from big department stores that looked great in the dressing room only to have them hanging in our closet for eternity... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Lorie2 | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, All About Accessories
Every Sunday on Facebook I'll be posting my latest Lookbook! Think of it as your own weekly Susan Graver catalog. An album of pictures...Each Lookbook contains pieces I love and have chosen to wear as a complete outfit. Wear them together or wear them separately! These items are a great ad... Continue Reading
Last Reply by mtnbikegirl | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
The leaves have littered the ground in reds, oranges, yellows and browns. The wind is crisp and we're wearing long sleeves, pants and jackets. Front lawns are draped in webbings, ghosts and scarecrows, witches, zombies and goblins. It's Halloween!
My favorite part of Halloween was wa... Continue Reading
Last Reply by quickshop | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
Around 6 months ago, my 13 year old dearest companion Sammy, an English Springer Spaniel passed away. My heart hurt and we decided to remain empty nesters for a while. Until last week when my son David stopped by and declared, "It's so quiet when I walk in the house. You should really ha... Continue Reading
Last Reply by littlepatches | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, Hosts & Personalities
I'm constantly on the move watching the latest styles and trends take shape throughout the seasons, and I have to admit… I always get excited about fall fashion! The fabrics are rich, the colors are vibrant and the cooling temperature signals the coming of layers! Finding those perfect p... Continue Reading
Last Reply by TexasTer | in Fashion Talk, Susan Graver, TSV Talk
Velvet...The stand-out fabric for fall! Rich, luxurious, and at one time years ago, only affordable to royalty. Fortunately those days are over... Velvet has never gone out of style! In the 1920's the beautiful designs of Burnout Velvet were first created and it took the world by storm. Now I bring ... Continue Reading