Learn all about Megan and Amy, the inseparable pair behind the Mamie brand and our wonderful tribe of women who help make it all happen with us!
Best friends from the start, Megan Healy and Amy Trelenberg set out to provide young women with fresh, inexpensive, chic clothing fashions, to create a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. The result is a trendy clothing boutique that pairs style-driven designer pieces with affordability. The “Mamie” in Shopmamie.com is, of course, a blend of “Megan” and “Amy,” the inseparable pair at the heart of it all.
The Background Behind the Scenes at this Chic Clothing Store
A fear to take the path less traveled persisted, until Megan and Amy decided to leave their safe, full-time jobs behind to pursue their dream that had been brewing since their teenybopper years. Their backgrounds – perfectly advantageous and yet, purely coincidental, as a result of fairy-tale good fortune, typically seen only in the movies – set the stage for Shopmamie.com. Megan majored in merchandising management at Virginia Tech, and Amy spent her time studying accounting at Penn State – both of which are crucial elements to keeping Shopmamie.com afloat.
Inspired by the idea of looking fabulous on a budget, Megan and Amy launched Shopmamie.com as a resource for inexpensive, chic clothing. Shopmamie.com provides a complete, online shopping experience for women’s trendy clothing and accessories, along with a commitment to personalized service for its customers.
A Note from the Mamie Girls Themselves:
The entire process of starting Shopmamie.com has been a little surreal, a little crazy at times, and definitely hard work. It's been scary, challenging, and demanding, albeit incredibly rewarding. We have impressed ourselves each step of the way, trusting and believing in our dream, and at the end of the day, we look at each other and realize…
...we love what we do.
The Mamie Team - bios coming soon!
27. Born & raised in Wilmington, DE. Full time hair stylist at Avenue cuts. Part time fashionista at Mamie Boutique for 5 years! Meg has a never-ending love affair with traveling. Lover of Dewey Beach. Mother of 3… Cat.. Xena, Chihuahua… Tito, & beta fish… Jaws.
Why does meg like working at mamie?
I enjoys working with the public & love fashion. Mamie is like one big family from our Mamie ladies to all the loyal customers!
Favorite styling advice:
Keep an open mind. Always take a “its cute, but not me” item in to the fitting room! You never know, it might end up being one of your favorites.
I grew up in Hockessin, DE and have lived in the DE/PA area the majority of my life. I have been married for almost 20 years and have two kids, Kieran (16) and Annika (14). In addition to working part time at Mamie, I also work at CHOP Care Network Chadds Ford two days a week, and am an Independent consultant with Arbonne. I am a huge animal lover and wish I could rescue or help find homes for all the dogs that are in shelters.
Why do I love working at Mamie?
I love the social aspect of meeting and forming relationships with so many people and helping them find the right outfit that they will feel good in.
Favorite styling advice:
Try on everything that catches your eye even if you don't think it's your style, you never know what is going to look good on you.
I fell in love with Mamie merchandise and use to come to their office with both my daughters, so they could try clothes on and allow me to pay for them! We hosted a very successful event at our house too!
My favorite part of my job is getting to know our repeat customers and really forging a special relationship with them. And we have a lot of repeat customers! With the store being so small, you really become familiar with even the occasional customer. But I will say that we do have a lot of loyal fans.
I believe it is important to give my honest opinion to a customer, if they ask me. I would hate for someone to leave the store with an item that is not becoming on them. And I think it’s always helpful to offer a few different styling ideas for an outfit- shoes, accessories,....
I am married with two daughters. Kristin is married and lives in White Marsh, MD and Sophia moved back to Wilmington after 3 years in NYC.
I enjoy my exercise classes at the Y and reading. I plan to take up knitting soon.
My happy place is Avalon, NJ and I would spend as much time as I could down there. I can sit all day on the beach with a good book, after my
Morning bike ride. I love traveling too, just hate the process of getting there. This summer we are traveling to Greece with our family and then having a reunion with 30 cousins,from throughout the USA, in our fathers’ hometown.
I volunteer every Monday at Waggies byMaggie and friends and love every second spent there. I man the kitchen and try to get everyone to cooperate with me, lol.