Margaux Rousseau was born in Bordeaux, France (1983). In the past 10 years, she has lived in Italy, the UK, New Zealand, Australia and Paris and landed in Brooklyn in 2013. A former consultant in HR, Management and Employment Policies, she gave up her job in 2010 to dedicate herself to her passion: knitting.
Mia and Gionna | A Shop of Things
Gionna and I started A Shop of Things almost accidentally. We both met through a mutual friend in 2011 and the first time I met Gionna I was super envious of her. She had a blog dedicated to knitting and baking that was filled with beautiful images, crafts and baked goods.
Interview Tips and Stories from Adriana Naslausky
Moving to New York City alone can be an overwhelming, nerve-wracking experience. Moving there, and trying to get a job in the fashion industry right away? - very nerve-wracking. When I moved here in 2012, I had no idea what to expect: I was a freshman at LIM College, living in the dorms, trying to get a grasp on this new world.
The Long and Winding Road
I haven't had the straightest career path. I think when growing up you watch all the TV shows and movies and create a vision of what your life is going to be like as an adult. Honest to god, I thought I'd meet my husband in college, work for a few years, and be married with three kids by 25. I’d be the World's Best Mom, and not just because my kids bought me a mug that told me so.