Hi! I'm Margaret Frances (not Frances Austen)
Hello! I am Margaret, founder of Frances Austen. I wanted to do a blog to keep you updated on the goings on and inner workings of Frances Austen. I always say we are a tiny team of real humans so this is me putting out a bit of real behind the scenes info for you. If you have questions big or small or there is anything you are curious about send me a note - firstname.lastname@example.org and I would love to get back to you via email or the blog.
I launched Frances Austen in August of 2017, I never really knew that this was my dream until I started figuring out my next career step after leaving corporate retail and looking for a job that was flexible, creative, entrepreneurial and where I was setting the strategy and direction. It took a while (and interviews at other startups, classes in entrepreneurship and soul searching) but I realized that if I wanted a job that was all those things I was going to have to create it myself.
Working on Frances Austen has been a labor of love and it is so important to me that what we do reflects my values. We believe re-wearing is caring and the best way that you can reduce fashion impact on the environment, clothes a better when they are built to last and your cashmere sweater should not be a piling disaster after 3 wears (or frankly 30 wears but our standards are higher than other companies, it is a fact).
Thank you for being with us from the beginning.