Jill Newman


As we are now in the throes of summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with 10 suggestions for a sweet season. This week we invited Jill Newman, Senior Editor, Style, at Robb Report, a global luxury hub, as well as the Executive Editor, Web, at CurtCo Robb Media.  She has covered the jewelry and gemstone, and luxury goods industry for 25 years for several leading consumer and trade publications.—Ed.





Favorite Summer Destination: Aspen, Colorado.

3966133842_c1003531af_bAspen, Colorado. Image from Flickr via


Current Summer Reading: The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World, by Steven Johnson. 



What to Wear to a Summer Party: A cool, breezy white skirt.

white skirt

Summer Linen Embellished Sanibel Skirt, from LaFayette 148 New York.


Favorite Summer Fragrance: Beige by Chanel.

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Necessary Summer IndulgenceCocktails at The Surrey Hotel Roof Top Bar on a cool summer night.


Preferred Seasonal Spa Fix: A facial and swimming and lounging on the roof deck at The Peninsula Spa in New York.


The Peninsula Spa, New York


Favorite House Gift for a Summer-Weekend Invitation: Rosé wine.


Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser Geranium Leaf Body Cleanserindulgence with a dose of reality)


Favorite Summer Entertaining TipKeep it casual and outdoors.

Preferred Summer Accessories: Sandals to show off my pink toenails.

Greek SandalsClio two-tone leather Greek Sandals, net-a-porter.com


Current Film on Your List to See This Summer: The Butler, by director Lee Daniels.

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