{Movers & Shakers} Bella Mar to Open Cameron Village Location

The signs up are up in the window at Cameron Village announcing that Bella Mar women’s clothing and accessory boutique will be opening a new Triangle location in the coming months!

Bella Mar Cameron Village

Wendell, NC natives, and mother and daughter duo, Lisa and Mercedes Rico opened their original storefront just over a year ago in the charming and historic Downtown Wendell area – just east of Raleigh proper.

In a 2016 WendellFalls.com blog post, author Jessica Collins shared a little background on how the two entrepreneurs made their way into retailing:

Mercedes graduated from East Carolina University, and after jumping feet first into the corporate world, decided something was missing. Her need for something more and Wendell’s growth prompted Mercedes and Lisa to make a move. With a lot of work and help from family and friends restoring the ideal space on Main St. in downtown Wendell, Bella Mar was ready for business.

Quickly perusing their Instagram showcases lots of youthful, trendy, seasonal items. And sales to be on the lookout for, too.

Bella Mar boutique Wendell

I haven’t seen any details on whether this is a second location for the boutique or a departure from Wendell, but follow the retailer on Facebook or Instagram to stay tuned with their progress!

December Update: Bella Mar hosted their grand opening in Cameron Village on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Welcome to Raleigh, ladies!

Lisa Jeffries

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  1. Mercedes Rico says

    Thanks for the article! Our Cameron Village location is our 2nd location. We are not open! Our Grand Opening is this Saturday, December 16th from 2-6pm! We will have a DJ, drinks, and mini makovers.

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