The Maine Square Continues To Evolve
Photography by Rachel Epperly
"I have evolved so much over the years, and so hasn't my brand. I feel that The Maine Square is slowly turning into a company vs. a brand. Every day I wonder if I should change my company's name from The Maine Square to something else. However, I can't bring myself to.
I have always wanted to open a clothing boutique ever since I can remember, but for some reason, I fell into the retail management world at a young age, and here I still am in it!
I would consider my 28 years in retail management my business education. I have learned a lot and continue to be curious and learn something every single day. I am now challenging myself even more by taking free online business courses when I come home from my day job. There is so much more to learn when it comes to starting your own business. There's a ton of planning involved. I can see why someone who isn't passionate enough would decide not to do it. Even when you are passionate, there is a possibility of failure. It's scary for sure! But what is even more terrifying to me is not trying. I have discovered that so many people out there are willing to help and answer questions and support my ideas. And I know that the process of opening a clothing boutique is not going to happen overnight if I want to do it right. I am willing to work for it and wait for it. Timing is everything. And I believe that my time will come.
The future of The Maine Square may not offer just pocket squares. Still, it indeed will be your Maine SQUARE 4 walls of special stylist services and shopping for anyone who enjoys dressing in quality clothing with a contemporary vibe while incorporating a sense of practicality. I believe that it is possible for everyone to feel confident, beautiful/handsome, and comfortable every day as they head out their door into the world."
CEO & Entrepreneur at The Maine Square