Nov 21, 2018
Frances and Charlotte Gadbois
both possess a power presence, beauty from the inside out, and a
way of making others around them feel truly seen and heard. The
incredible icing on the cake is that they make some of the finest
jewelry available on the market today, with the modern woman and
all of her desires in mind. Today, they share their beautiful story
with Carrie about the creative inspiration behind Sloane Street,
how a business plan written on a napkin in London changed
everything, what makes their collections so unique and the
hilarious mother-daughter behind the scenes relationship stories.
Much like the jewelry they provide for women all around the world,
their business mentality is one of quality, longevity and
What You’ll Hear in This Episode:
real scoop on what it’s like for a mother-daughter duo to work so
they got started as an entrepreneurial family, and knew they needed
to be in business together.
Frances and Charlotte work great together, even with very different
styles and personalities, and why you may not want to bounce ideas
off Charlotte until she has her first sip of caffeine in the
they each teach each other on a daily basis, both in business and
life in general.
previous backgrounds before Sloane Street, and how it affected
their business savvy decisions in the present day.
an eggplant colored couch led Frances to realize she needed a major
serendipitous timing of their business emerging and Sloane Street
Charlotte balances a full time work schedule with school, and of
course, a booming social life.
they navigate communication with staff, and create an open company
no matter how successful your child is, you still have the urge to
tell them it’s time to go to bed.
the new generation cares more about wearability than price or
color, and how Frances and Charlotte make jewelry appropriate from
the boardroom to the ballroom.
special care and research that goes into every piece of jewelry
that they make.
way they adapt their company to be both on trend in both consumer
purchasing patterns and the fashion industry.
ways Sloane Street are strategic about their purchase locations,
and the story of their decision to pull the product from
travel philosophy and expert tips (it’s not just all private jets
and Ritz Carltons)!
love Sloane Street has for their customers, and the passion they
have for repurposing family heirlooms and meaningful
lessons they have learned along the way of turning mistakes into
growth, and advice they would give to budding female
thoughtful and precise work that goes into a photo shoot, and every
piece of marketing Frances and Charlotte put out.
they balance their strong internal vision with making sure others
in the team get their voice out as well.
- “Anything creative, I love.” -
- “Truly this is the most rewarding thing we
could have done.” - Charlotte
- “We’ve always had the type of relationship
where we are so close, like sisters.”
favorite look with most of the stuff we have is just a T-shirt and
- “Jewelry should make you feel something, and it
should be about what you personally like.”
are on trend, but we aren’t trendy.”
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