Maggie and Lily of Thistle and Spire
Meet Maggie and Lily, the entrepreneurs and designers behind Thistle and Spire, a Brooklyn based lingerie company.
Thistle and Spire was founded after Maggie and Lily met at an Intimates Internship at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Maggie majored in Intimates Design and Lily majored in Production Management. The two hit it off and decided that with their expertise and friendship, it was a match made in heaven. The pair quit their jobs and put their energy towards starting a best-selling lingerie brand. The dynamic duo makes use of Lily's business know-how and Maggie's eye for lingerie design.
The Thistle and Spire headquarters based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is home to every design that comes to market. The girls design all of the lingerie themselves, sketching designs daily. They get inspired by both vintage and modern design. Social media definitely plays a huge part, as lingerie is having a moment among millennials on platforms like Instagram. Maggie and Lily's youthful eye and understanding and of the millennial market helps them incorporate trends with classic pieces. For example, the concept of lingerie such as teddies and bralettes being worn as streetwear and festival wear.
Maggie and Lily have grown Thistle and Spire to be a world renowned brand and hope to continue taking over the lingerie market one piece at a time.