"The Finish" Blog
Welcome to The Finish, Maggie Richmond’s blog on inspired style inspirations, jewelry trends, social discussions— everything you need to fuel your fashion soul. Explore “The Good Life” for stories of altruistism and life-improving ideas. Check out “Polished People” where you can meet the Maggie Richmond team and other gems. Click on “MR Style” for all the latest jewelry trends and fashion inspirations. Scroll through “Gilt-y Pleasures” for celebrity style profiles and other sweet treats for your eyes only.
Meet Veronica Yoeu, an incredible entrepreneurial success story. Veronica Yoeu’s VenYoeu, LLC, was founded by Veronica in 2013, initially as an event company, but since then it has grown into a multi-faceted business. She started with absolutely nothing except her vision for her business and support from her family. This is where most women start, with unrelenting resilience and exuberant drive to work for yourself. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), businesses owned by women of color are even more scarce, as 2.9 million firms are owned by women of color in the US. Overall, one in 5, million-dollar business are owned by women (National Association of Women Business Owners).
Gift giving no matter the season can be stressful, especially for Valentine’s Day, which is an intimate holiday, and the gift can make or break your day. Why not help the gift-giver by dropping a few hints so that you both have a great Valentine’s Day?
Gifts are personal and should be chosen based on the recipient’s interests and tastes I agree, and it doesn’t hurt to give that special someone a little nudge.
Pearls were long considered the jewelry of the royal and rich. Considering it could only be created by nature, it was a rare gem and thus the most expensive. Only kings, queens, and extremely wealthy were able to afford these precious beauties. Even Cleopatra was said to be fond of the lovely white bead.
A Gift For Everyone on Your List
We all know what Black Friday means - great shopping, good hauls, and gargantuan amounts of shoppers. So why wake up at 3:00 AM and shop in-store when you can sleep off that turkey hangover and buy online? Scroll through our gallery below to find something for everyone on your list and be sure to shop our Black Friday Sale for 35% off these picks.
It’s been almost a two weeks since Taylor Swift released her album Reputation and broke records worldwide. Whether you’re a die hard Swiftie or you’re just listening for the drama, you can’t deny that Taylor has had a major fashion evolution. Check out our gallery below for the quintessential Swift style through the years and learn how to make your look a little more Taylor-esque.
Last week, Telfar Clemens took home the acclaimed title of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award joining the likes of Alexander Wang, Proenza Schouler, Jonathan Simkhai, and Altuzarra. But what does this win mean to the fashion community and the world as a whole?
Short answer: a lot.
Where do you draw inspiration from? For Maggie Richmond it’s the people we surround ourselves with ie. friends and family. Lucky for us we had the opportunity to take a week long ‘workcation’ to visit our college bestie Kitty who lives in San Francisco and founded Atola Visuals Media Company. Over the course of a week Kitty (@atolavisuals) proved once again to be one of our most inspirational friends. Since this was a mixture of fun and work the office hours and trip flew by. I left San Francisco wishing I could have stayed longer…aka forever… lol
We are launching the holiday celebrations by sharing a few of our favorite photos from the ‘Jewelry For The Beach’ editorial shoot of 2017. Although summer is coming to an end and fall is fast approaching we are excited to reveal our last few inspo’s of summer and sun. For this shoot we highlighted/mixed the classic and sophisticated jewelry styles with our edgy/contemporary Labor Day one pieces.
Usually we associate Thanksgiving with turkey, pumpkin pie, and cranberry dressing, and these foods are indeed traditional at the Thanksgiving feast. But the first Thanksgiving celebration in what is now the United States was not in Plymouth in 1621, and that’s a good thing for jewelry lovers because Puritan women rarely wore accessories.