Meet Sue

A former child model born in NYC · Raised in a family of artists · Majored in English and Fine Art · Practiced real estate law in Manhattan for eight years · Married the love of my life · Mom to three kids and one sweet Havanese named Cosmo · Currently call Fairfield County, CT home

Sue De Chiara

Founder, The Zhush


Sue De Chiara is an entrepreneur, artist and seasoned interior design blogger who loves to provide her readers with up-to-date home decor and fashion advice.


An “avid observer of all things stylish,” Sue has been blogging at The Zhush since 2009. What started out as a personal outlet for showcasing Sue’s style and home renovation projects, eventually grew into a large international following.


Originally hailing from New York City, Sue has been surrounded by creativity all her life. Growing up in New York with a graphic designer / fine artist as a father, it was no surprise that aesthetics and design would spark Sue’s interest early on.


During her free time, you can find Sue creating abstract paintings or spending quality time with her family and sweet Havanese pup in Connecticut.


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/je + oosh/


verb: 1. to primp or fluff up. 2. applies to all things style related.
“everyone’s life can use a little zhush.”