Many of you know me but for those who don’t let me introduce myself. My name is Denise and I am the owner of Antebellum Lace Boutique. I wanted to take a moment to share with you what lead me on this path. I have worked in the apparel and retail industry for 39 years. At the age of 17, I got my first job with The Deb Shop in Pennsylvania and it spiraled from there. Whether working for a major department store or small boutique, from management to personal shopping retail is truly in my blood.
I decided to take a leap of faith 4 years ago to venture out on my own. I set up shop online, participated in both local venues and in-home Sip & Shops. This allowed me to open my first brick and mortar. A year later, I decided that I need to expand into a larger space. I made a courageous decision during the height of Covid to relocate into the Coastal Grand Mall.
It has always been my dream to open a boutique for women. A place where you are greeted with a smile & a kind hello. A place where you are not a number walking through the door but a new friend. A place where personal shopping is not a thing of the past. I truly love what I do.
With the support and encouragement of my husband, family, friends and the grace of God it was a DREAM COME TRUE for this Cinderella. But the dream is now a reality, and there’s not enough “THANK YOU’s” to all my Beautiful, Radiant, Authentic Women who shop & continue to support me and my small business.