Charleston mamas, meet your favorite new monthly night out: Champagne Society. A night out pairing REAL MOMS with REAL TALK and CHAMPAGNE, of course.
This is your classy, kid-free evening out with high-level networking and connection for EVERY KIND OF MOM. This is your permission slip to toast some well-deserved bubbly with girlfriends (both women you’ll meet that night and any besties you bring along!), while connecting with some of the most successful and inspiring business owners in Charleston (always while shopping or self-caring in some way).
The night’s highlight
will be an “Honest Conversation” in G’s signature real coaching style with the month’s featured guest panel about what it REALLY takes to balance business and motherhood. E
xpect a peek inside the lifestyles of women who “have it all,” along with some of their success secrets, followed by an engaging Q&A. The society is a safe space for REAL TALK about what “balance” really looks like for the panelists and YOU. You will have an active role in this conversation if you desire it, whether to share your story or just soak up all the wisdom bombs dropped by every amazing woman in the room.
INTRODUCING OUR JANUARY MAMAPRENUERS . . .
MEGAN MASTERS – MULBERRY & KING
Megan is a mom to 2 little girls, Lawton (4) and Whitley (9 months). She began her career as a retail buyer, and ultimately ended up designing and creating her own line of dresses for Belk department stores. A little over a year ago, fate introduced Megan to her business partner Meredith, and together the two founded online and social media retailer Mulberry & King. Megan loves helping women look and feel their best, and while she herself loves getting glammed up, most of the time you can find her in workout pants and a sweatshirt with a giant Diet Coke in hand, running from her house to the office to school pick up and drop off. When things get hectic, Megan tries to keep it in perspective & remember the days she prayed for the things that she has now.
MEREDITH MURPHY – MULBERRY & KING
Meredith is a mom to two sons, Davis (4) and Mills (5 months) and wife to Kevin. Originally from Atlanta, GA, she majored in Fashion Merchandising and Design from Auburn University and went on to become a buyer and branding specialist for several boutiques before she moved to Mt. Pleasant in 2013. With Meredith’s background and experience, she always knew she wanted her own boutique where she could style and dress women to feel confident and beautiful. After meeting her business partner and friend, Megan Masters, through their unfortunate experience of recurrent pregnancy loss and infertility, Mulberry & King was born. Meredith’s motto is: do one small brave thing and then the next one will be easier…all while holding a glass of champagne.
Thank you to our sponsor, the Co-op Sullivans Island for this month’s champagne!
I’m not a mom. Am I welcome here?
ALL women (sorry, boys!) are welcome at Champagne Society events, whether you are mothers at any stage or not. That being said, the focus of this event WILL be on the unique balancing act mothers experience in all areas of their lives, but the wisdom shared will easily apply to women in all stages of life.
Should I come alone?
The Society is so super friendly, so YES, if you can’t find a wing woman, just bring your fabulous self and walk right up to Gervase or the first mama you see and introduce yourself! It’s such good practice in making yourself super uncomfortable in the name of saying YES to new experiences that you thank yourself for later. Promise.
What should I wear?
This is NOT your typical Moms’ Night Out. Dress to impress. We don’t have enough excuses to get (and feel!) fancy in our daily lives, so heels, jewelry, lipstick, dresses, etc are welcome! That being said, whatever you feel comfortable in! If you are a heels, jeans and jewelry kind of gal, that works! It ALL belongs in this society. You can find pictures from our past event on a scrolling bar at the top of this page. I know, I know – it’s SO stressful when someone forces you to MAKE time to go shopping for YOU to find something you feel fabulous in for a super special night out. You can thank us later!
Can I buy tickets at the door?
The last two events have sold out in a matter of weeks, so buy your tickets ASAP so you’re not caught on our waiting list kicking yourself for saying you’d buy them at the door! I know . . . it’s hard to commit. I get it. Your call, but you’re going to have massive FOMO. Just sayin’. 😉
Should I eat dinner before I come?
Not a bad idea, particularly considering the bubbly flows like water around these parts! There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres at the event, but you are usually too busy mingling to focus on eating them! There is always an afterparty somewhere announced at the event where everyone can go and order real meals afterwards!
Is there an afterparty?
Yes! We like to keep the energy of the night going with a Society afterparty that we coordinate with a nearby restaurant or bar beforehand. We will announce the location at the event!
Should I drive or Uber?
Parking for this event will be tricky, because Skinny Dip is located on King Street in the thick of all the fun. There will be street parking (free after 6pm) and there are parking garages on Wentworth and Liberty Streets that might work. That being said, for this event I would CARPOOL with friends coming from the same area and/or Uber so you can really enjoy yourself and not worry about logistics!