Todays Woman

The Timelessness of Margaret’s Fine Consignments

Cara Aldridge

  Margaret Schneider, owner of Louisville consignment shop Margaret’s Fine Consignments, doesn’t let fear have the final say. For 25 years, she worked as a barber but yearned to have her own business in the fashion retail industry. At age 50 and newly divorced, Margaret didn’t have the financial resources to open a business, but she took the risk. “Sometimes, the scariest thing you ever do in your life is the best thing to do. I love clothes, I love to decorate, and I love people so it just came natural to me,” she says.    For the first five...


How to Buy the Right Clothes at a Great Price

Cara Aldridge

How to Buy the Right Clothes at a Great Price

Margaret Schneider, owner of Louisville consignment shop Margaret’s Fine Consignments, won’t settle for mediocrity. “If I set out to do something, it is going to be the best I can do or I won’t do it,” she says. Margaret, who came from humble beginnings, says being raised in a family of 12 kids fueled her ambition as a business woman.  Now, 29 years later, Margaret’s Fine Consignments has become a fixture in Louisville’s Clifton Heights neighborhood. Margaret and co-owner Cara Aldridge have set high standards for their business which starts with enhancing a customer’s shopping experience.  Providing affordable high quality...