Staff Spotlight: Maggie

Geranium has a small, hands-on staff and we thought it would be fun to showcase an employee each month. Our staff spotlight for November is Maggie!

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Name/ Title: Maggie, Sales Associate

What’s your personal style?: Adaptive – I dress in whatever makes me feel the most comfortable at the time, and also in whatever allows me to be myself! Sometimes that means jeans and a comfy top, sometimes that means a dress and a cozy scarf. It all depends!

Favorite piece of Geranium jewelry: I am in LOVE with the quartz point drop necklace! I may have to buy it for myself as a very early Christmas present!

Favorite Geranium scent: It may be the bookworm in me, but my favorite scents are almost all of the candles in the Paddywax Library Collection. I especially love the Steinbeck, Tolstoy, and Poe candles!

Favorite accessory for fall: Scarves, Scarves, Scarves! I am obsessed with scarves. I would wear them all year round if it didn’t get so hot in St. Louis over the summer!

Favorite color: Maroon

Favorite Geranium item to give as a gift: Our cards! They are so cute and fit almost any occasion! I’m thinking of sending one to my friend who is living in South Korea sometime soon! She’d love it.

What item is at the top of your Geranium wish list?: That Quartz necklace, our new olive green scarf, and about 10 more of those Library candles.

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Top 5 Pieces Perfect For Any Fall Wardrobe

Geranium has all of your fall wardrobe needs! Here are some of our favorites that would be the perfect addition to any closet.

1) Cozy Ponchos

Ponchos are a colorful and stylish way to stay warm when temperatures drop. This black and gray combo is our favorite, and it’s reversible!

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2) Shearling Vest

Shearling is one of the hottest trends this fall. What better way to incorporate it into your wardrobe than with this adorable vest. It’s a super easy way to take your outfit up a notch.

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3) Moto Zip Drape Coat

You’ll fall in love with the beautiful camel color of this coat. It’s super soft and makes for a great transition piece from fall to winter.

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4) Plaid

Plaid is a fall classic. It’s casual yet chic, and you can find plaid in a ton of different styles and patterns so you’ll never be bored!

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5) Denim Shirt Dress

The weather can be unpredictable this time of year, and that’s why this denim shirt dress is great for fall. It’s super versatile and can be worn with cute flats or sandals, and for those chilly nights, it looks great with a pair of leggings, boots, and a scarf.

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Staff Spotlight: Courtney

Geranium has a small, hands-on staff and we thought it would be fun to showcase an employee each month. Our staff spotlight for September is Courtney!

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Name/Title: Courtney, Sales Associate

I have a degree in art education, so when I started at Geranium the owner asked me to help create and install her designs for the windows and store decor. As of August, I have been designing, creating, and installing the decor on my own, with the input and approval of the store manager. The budget and time is limited, so I have to get creative with materials in order to achieve my design. I like to make the pieces, if possible. For instance, the 8 foot crocheted tassel scarf that is the centerpiece for our fall window. The winter decor will be installed mid to late November, so stay tuned!

What’s your personal style?: Casual, polished, and feminine. If I could live in dark skinny jeans or leggings with boots I would be perfectly happy. I like solid fall colors and jewel tones, but sometimes opt for a graphic T-shirt I bought from a local artist. I keep it pretty simple but sometimes like to sport a red lip.

Style inspiration: I follow Lauren Conrad and her latest designs regularly and Taylor Swift has awesome style, but mainly I read local artisan/crafter blogs and see their “outfits of the day.” I also love Zooey Deschanel.

People say I look like ___ : I’ve been told Isla Fisher and Ariel from “The Little Mermaid.”

Favorite piece of Geranium jewelry: Malachite (green stone) necklace with fishbone chain detail

Favorite Geranium scent: Library of Flowers’ Willow and Water scent

Favorite accessory for fall: Scarves and boots

Favorite color: Emerald green

Favorite Geranium item to give as a gift: I like giving earrings as a gift. We have a variety of styles from simple studs to jeweled statement earrings. I always feel like I can find a pair to fit the style of the person I am shopping for. I also grab a greeting card because they’re a great price and some can double as wall art!

What item is at the top of your Geranium wish list?: I love the home decor items as well as the Library of Flowers Willow and Water handcreme and the Lollia Calm handcreme.