Caroline Huang Maguire
Recently appointed as Fashion Director at Shopbop, Caroline Huang Maguire is living the dream. Located in the heart of New York City with her two young ones Ella & Ryan, this stylish mom is your go-to girl for all things runway and trend related. Hear more about Maguire’s exciting new beginnings at one of our favorite fashion havens and a few surprises that she’s encountered since becoming a mother.
Describe your typical Sunday. Where are you, what are you wearing, and who are you with?
It calls for early morning coffee. I’m usually wearing my sneakers, cropped flare jeans, a distressed tee and my oversized sunnies. My hubby, kiddos and I are en route to Washington Market Park or Dim Sum.
You’ve just recently joined the team at Shopbop and formerly hailed from Neiman Marcus — a fashion girls dream journey. Tell us a little more about what you do and how you got to where you are now.
The retail side at Nordstrom was the beginning of my career. I moved on to merchant training and transitioned to the fashion office at Neiman Marcus. I've been a customer of Shopbop for years, and it's super exciting to be a part of it now. My current role is to be the eyes and ears of what's going on in this crazy fashion world of ours, partnering closely with the merchants and marketing/PR team to create directional and editorial content for our site. Don’t be afraid to learn as much as you can, it will only help you shape your career.
What surprised you most when you became a mother? And has that impacted your career?
How rewarding and scary it can all be at the same time. I look at my kiddos and think I can't believe I'm in charge of two little humans. Becoming a mother has taught me work/life balance. You need to know your priorities. You can have it all, but it takes work, help from others, and lots and lots of patience.
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On her typical Sunday: “It calls for early morning coffee. I’m usually wearing my sneakers, cropped flare jeans, a distressed tee and my oversized sunnies. My hubby, kiddos and I are en route to Washington Market Park or Dim Sum.” Pictured: Maguire wearing the Yvanna Top , Mariner Pant , Nice Sandals and Ella in the Radeyah G Kid's DressPhotography By Alex La Cruz
On what surprised her the most when she became a mother: “How rewarding and scary it can all be at the same time. I look at my kiddos and think I can't believe I'm in charge of two little humans.” Pictured: Maguire wearing the Yvanna Top , Mariner Pant , Nice Sandals and Ella in the Radeyah G Kid's DressPhotography By Alex La Cruz
On new beginnings at Shopbop: “My current role is to be the eyes and ears of what's going on in this crazy fashion world of ours, partnering closely with the merchants and marketing/PR team to create directional and editorial content for our site.” Pictured: Maguire wearing the Brisbane Dress and the Aria HeelsPhotography By Alex La Cruz