Julia Goldman is a recent University of Arizona graduate and CEO of Lucky Rose Boutique, where “stylish options, quality merchandise and great values are accessible to everyone.” Each month, Lucky Rose gives back to the community by donating to a different charity that aligns with their values. Learn about Julia Goldman…
Hometown: Deerfield, Illinois
First job: Working as a part-time cashier and salesperson at Discovery Clothing Company in Chicago, Illinois.
Favorite ways to spend your free time in AZ: I enjoy hiking, Pilates, watching documentaries and trying new restaurants in my current hometown of Scottsdale. However, most of my time is currently spent working.
Your biggest accomplishment and why: My biggest accomplishment is opening my clothing and accessory boutique, despite the obstacles I have faced. I have poured my heart and soul into creating a space reflecting my unique style and creativity. I am incredibly proud of myself for taking this giant leap and pursuing my passion for clothing.
The biggest obstacle you overcame: My biggest obstacle was learning to be patient and persistent when things didn’t go as planned. I overcame this by embracing trial and error and understanding that mistakes are a natural part of learning. By staying focused and determined, I was able to turn setbacks into opportunities for growth and success.
Someone who inspires you and why: My dad is my greatest inspiration. He has taught me valuable life lessons to work hard at every task and always pursue my dreams. His strength, kindness and wisdom encourage me to be the best version of myself.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Starting an online clothing boutique requires hard work and dedication. My advice would be to research the market, develop a unique brand and create a strong online presence through social media and advertising. Staying up-to-date with the latest fashion trends and providing excellent customer service is essential.
Favorite quote: “Everything happens for a reason.”
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: I was raised as a vegetarian. I began eating meat at 19.
What makes someone fabulous: Fabulous is all about confidence, owning a unique style, embracing individuality and finding comfort in one’s own skin.