Do you have big dreams and ambitions but no idea how to achieve them? Then the Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish budget podcast is for you!
You may know Margaret Josephs from Bravo's Real Housewives of New Jersey as the Powerhouse in Pigtails and that's because she's never compromised her personal style or subdued her personality to be taken seriously and succeed in the male dominated business world.
“The Marge" is not from the lucky sperm club, and has had to work hard and hustle her way to achieving her goals but one thing Margaret did always have was caviar dreams on a tuna fish budget. The art of faking it until you make it!
Tune in weekly as The Marge and her BFF and longtime creative director Lexi, sit down with celebrity guests and renowned entrepreneurs. They share their own journey, secrets to success and throw in some juicy stories from along the way. This podcast will inspire you, make you laugh and give you the insider tips and tricks to learn from famous entrepreneurs and lead you to achieving your own Caviar Dreams!
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The Good Luck Dress, Women's Empowerment & More, with Arianne Elmy!
New York based designer Arianne Elmy boasts that “her pieces are made for the woman that wants to stand out, the all or nothing type of woman, she is unique and powerful.” Founded in 2015 after studying at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and Central Saint Martins in London, her eponymous brand has created quite the buzz from its inception. Following its launch Arianne Elmy was named by Nylon as one of the top 9 designers to watch for and by NYMag/The Cut as someone "on the up and up." Editors continued to take notice and the brand gained features in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Paper Magazine, BETStyle, People Style, StyleCaster, Schon and more. It has made appearances on The Wendy Williams Show, Steve Harvey, and Ellen Degeneres Show. The brand is consistently worn by actresses, singers, artists, and it-girls including Mariah Carey, Katy Perry, Lorde, Lil Kim, Brandy, Jazmine Sullivan, Noah Cyrus, Sabrina Carpenter, and of course our fav it-girl, Margaret Josephs! Her most recognizable piece, the Good Luck Dress set the brand into high speed in 2020 and gained the attention of Shopbop which will be launching the style this spring 2022! Arianne Elmy is committed to advancing women and is outspoken on women’s equality. The brand has previously partnered with Global Fund for Women in a campaign highlighting adversity. The Good Luck Dresses are made locally by an all women team in midtown NYC and the AE team is all women. Arianne Elmy hopes to continue evolving the brand into a space to connect women with each other and propel positive change. Find Everyone:Arianne Elmy: https://www.instagram.com/arianneelmy/ Margaret: https://www.instagram.com/therealmargaretjosephs/ Lexi: https://www.instagram.com/thelifeofmrsb/
Sustainability & Body Positivity in Swimwear (& more!) with Londre Bodywear
Londre, by Ainsley Rose and Hannah Todd, came to life while both were working on a photo shoot in Sayulita, Mexico. They were inspired to create the most flattering, high quality garments with the lowest possible impact. Most impressive? Londre has recycled over 750,000 plastic bottles off of beaches and streets into their sustainable offerings. Creating positive change in the global community is at the heart of Londre. They use their small business to make quantifiable change for women and the environment, with initiatives leading to the removal of 4,500lbs of garbage off of BC's coast, and planting 450 baby corals. Find Everyone:Londre Bodywear: https://www.instagram.com/londrebodywear/ Margaret: https://www.instagram.com/therealmargaretjosephs/ Lexi: https://www.instagram.com/thelifeofmrsb/
...Because You Can't Go Naked! with George Brescia
Style expert and author of “Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life Because You Can’t Go Naked!”,George Brescia has appeared on NBC’s TODAY SHOW. His other television includes doing regular red carpet commentary and fashion and trend reporting for CBS, ABC, NBC, and FOX. As Playbill.com’s “Best Dressed” columnist he covered the Tony Awards and several seasons’ Broadway openings and galas. His award-winning web-series DRESS-UP featured George working with Broadway’s top stars preparing them for their opening nights and premieres. He travels the country doing guest lecturing, special events, and regional television shows about current fashion trends and personal styling and has also been featured on NPR’s Market Place. George is currently the brand ambassador for LOGO by Lori Goldstein on the QVC Network. His background includes twenty-five years workingclosely with top fashion leaders Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, and with the fashion directors at Bloomingdales, Bergdorf Goodman, and Lord & Taylor. As the man behind “Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life”, he’s also a top-tier NYC-based stylist and image consultant with clients ranging from A-list celebrities to everyday men and women looking to improve their appearance and gain confidence. His philosophy is that clothing is so much more than style. Every single thing you wear communicates something about you to the outside world. And it also has a significant impact on the way you feel. George says, “Your clothing has the potential to enhance your personal brilliance.” Find Everyone: George Brescia: https://www.instagram.com/georgebrescia Margaret: https://www.instagram.com/therealmargaretjosephs/ Lexi: https://www.instagram.com/thelifeofmrsb/
Ciao! From Italy with Maria Gangemi
Lexi's FAVORITE shoes come from talented designer Maria Gangemi, this week's guest. Learn Maria's best business tips, how she gets through challenges, and what excites her most about her booming business of Italian luxuries! As a young girl growing up in Sicily, Maria Gangemi was equally captivated by its open-air fish and farmers markets and refined cuisine as she was by the handmade shoes displayed in boutiques’ windows. It was the artisans behind the shoes, however, that kept her attention. Over the following three decades, Maria pursued a career spanning across the realms of creative and merchandising—becoming the fashion director for footwear and accessories at the original Fliene’s, the creative director of two growing shoe companies, SVP of European Luxury for a leading online retailer, and more. Still, something always brought her back to the Italian artisans from her childhood. Find Everyone: M. Gemi: https://www.instagram.com/mgemi/ Margaret: https://www.instagram.com/therealmargaretjosephs/ Lexi: https://www.instagram.com/thelifeofmrsb/
Ep 94 Naturally Maximalist with designer Emma J Shipley
We fell in love with Emma J Shipley’s magical, mythical, curious creatures at first sight! A true maximalist, Emma marries the beauty of nature with high glamour style, her prints are truly breathtaking and her fabrics are peppered through Margaret's home. British based designer Emma, is not only an incredibly creative and talented artist but a savvy and driven entrepreneur. The brand launched at London Fashion Week in 2012, after Emma graduated from the Royal College of Art. Emma won multiple awards for her drawing and designs on graduation, and has since won business awards in the UK and internationally, including the WGSN Global Fashion Award for Emerging Brand. The famous boutique Browns launched Emma’s graduate collection of printed scarves, and our collections are now stocked in some of the best department stores and boutiques around the world, including Harrods and Fortnum’s in London. Licensing her brand with global reach Emma has grown her collection to include home furnishings, accessories, luxury scarves and more, all ethically sourced and always minimizing the impact on the environment. This episode will spark your imagination, inspire you to dream and drive you to succeed!
J’adore Your Style! with Teggy French
Margaret and Lexi have been HUGE fans of the exceptionally chic Teggy French since before influencers were influencing! Her signature style encapsulates vintage palm beach socialite and inspired the girls many times when designing prints. To quote Teggy “I believe that less is never more and that life is too short to not be glamorous. I dedicate this to all those who care what I wear.” A belief system that resonates with us Caviar Dreamers! But how did Teggy begin blogging, was she always this chic, how did she expand her brand into retail and is her real name actually Teggy? Tune in to this FABULOUS episode to hear the answers to all these questions and more!
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