BBW MEMBER INTERVIEW: Marianna Pease, Writer and Vintage Store Owner of Marianna Saltonstall Pease and Oona’s Collection

What is your name?

Marianna Pease

What is your title?

Mom by Day, Writer By Night (and Vintage Seller of course!)

What is your business name?

What is your website URL?

What is your Instagram handle?

What is your LinkedIn URL?

How long have you been a Boston Business Women member?

First when I had my brick and mortar retail store in 2016

Where are you based? How did you end up there?

Boston Back Bay

Tell us more about your company! What do you do and what pushed you to start?

I have an online vintage clothing store and more recently have become an indie authorpreneur with a book forthcoming about healing after divorce. Prior to the pandemic I sold vintage clothing and after COVID having my first child and a divorce I have pivoted to also being a ``mom by night`` My first book is forthcoming!

What is your definition of success? How do you know when you’ve reached it?

Personal satisfaction

Tell us about your most transformational moment as an entrepreneur?

Pivoting to being able to work and care for my child

What was one of your biggest challenges in business?

Rebranding my brick and mortar shop to an online store with a showroom and pop ups

How do you handle the harder days? The struggles? Those moments when you feel like giving up?

Meditation, self care, to do lists, more coffee!

How has being a Boston Business Women Inner Circle member positively influenced your life + business?

Community is everything! Love to support other women we list each other up

Tell us about your most proud moment in your career.

Completing the first draft of my book! for @heypandemicmom

Who is the woman behind your business? What does she like? How does she spend her free time? What does she value?

Fashion, writing, spiritual hippy mom with a touch of a glam boho

What makes you stand out from others in your field? What do you do differently?

I try to make the 8 year old version of myself proud and live authentically

Where can we keep up with you? What social media platforms do you use the most?

@heypandemicmom

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