- Full Name Margaret Josephs
- Occupation Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur, TV Personality
- Nationality American
- Birthplace New Jersey, USA
- Birth Date Apr 09, 1967
- Age 55 Years, 5 Months
Margaret Josephs | Biography 2021Founder of Macbeth Collection, Owns the Podcast 'Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish budget'
Margaret Josephs is a professional fashion designer and entrepreneur renowned for her global lifestyle brand Macbeth Collection. She started as a dress designer in a garment center and then grew to establish her trademark in the world fashion industry. Josephs is also credited for her work in the top-rated reality TV series Real Housewives of New Jersey. She also wrote a book named 'Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget,' which was released on 13 April 2021. Śhe also runs a podcast in the same name.
Margaret Katona Josephs is a popular American fashion designer, and Television personality best known for her role in Bravo's Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Who is Margaret Josephs?
Margaret Josephs is a professional fashion designer and entrepreneur renowned for her global lifestyle brand Macbeth Collection. She started as a dress designer in a garment center and then grew to establish her trademark in the world fashion industry. Josephs is also credited for her work in the top-rated reality TV series Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Besides, the fashionista had also appeared in a few episodes of various other TV series. Josephs had also earned the title of 'Country Living Entrepreneur.'
She also wrote a book named 'Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget,' which was released on 13 April 2021. Åšhe also runs a podcast in the same name.
Early life and Education
Margaret Katona Josephs was born on 9 April 1967 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. She obtained her degree in fashion designing and marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She then worked as a dress designer in the New York Garment Center, where she discovered her interest in fashion and print. At the garment center, she was inspired and decided to start up her own fashion business.
Josephs then left the New York Garment Center to launch Macbeth Collection in 1999.
In 2007 Joseph was titled 'Country Living Entrepreneur.' There she spoke about her journey and struggles. "The minute someone says to me, 'You can't do that,' I'm determined to find 27 ways that I can. For me, business is all about passion. If you feel strongly about something, you should run with it. One of the hottest items in my line is a clipboard that I was told would never sell. That made me crazy! I've sold 25,000 of them this year," she told Country Living magazine in 2007.
Subsequently, in 2008 she landed on the panel of Country Living entrepreneurs as Honorary Judge.
In 2017, she began casting on the reality TV series The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She had also appeared in several television series episodes such as The Wendy Williams Show, Celebrity Page, Home & Family, Watch What Happens: Live, and Cash Cab.
In 1999, Josephs commenced her business line of home accessories known as the Macbeth Collection by Margaret Josephs. Since its outset with a wide range of home accessories, her business firm has developed into a lifestyle trademark, encompassing tech, fashion, glamour, beauty, and more. Her company Macbeth Collection is a leading global business, with its business running in more than 6,000 department stores and other outlets.
In 2012, CNN reported that Josephs's business brand annual sales grossed $26 million. The products of Macbeth, including laptop cases and phones, are available at major retailers like Walmart and the biggest online business platform Amazon.
She also launched sister brands like Candie Couture by Margaret Josephs in 2015 and House Candie by Margaret Josephs in 2016, under the massively successful Macbeth Collection.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Macbeth Collection in 2019, Josephs added a signature clothing collection under her brand name.
She faced a major challenge in her business trajectory when Vineyard Vines sued her for allegedly copying their designs. It made her lose some of her money, and it hampered her business reputation.
The fashion designer also runs her podcast named Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish budget. It is hosted and co-hosted by Josephs and Lexi Barbuto. They come with new episodes once a week on Wednesday at 7 am. The podcast invites celebrity guests and famous entrepreneurs to chat and share their struggles, journey, and secret for success. The podcast could be listened to on Spotify, YouTube, and Apple.
'Real Housewives of New Jersey'
The fashionista was a cast member of the reality TV series Real Housewives of New Jersey (RHONJ). She joined the TV series on 2017. The series went on for 11 seasons.
In an interview with Heavy about how she was preparing for the reunion, Josephs said, "I think it's going to be great, personally. I think the reunion is going to be fabulous. I have a lot to say, and I think I have valid reasons to say them," and added, "There's one thing about me. I don't have to hit a point home. I don't have to drive it home on social media, like some other people. I don't have to validate myself by saying things and beating a dead horse. I think I can say it once and it's done."
Josephs revealed a personal secret during the 11th season of the RHONJ. She opened up about how she was forced to sleep with her boss in her adolescence while working in the garment center. After she revealed about the incident, Josephs received support and consoling messages from her fans, which she shared with Heavy later.
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