On August 26th, 2014 Ms. Jamilah Rouse had the experience of a lifetime by introducing her latest endeavor Monte’ Bella Boutique located in Atlanta, GA. Inspired by the dashing streets of London, Ms. Rouse established her online boutique turned store front. Currently, her stylish merchandise is being sold in over 30 states. While also owning several businesses, Ms. Rouse continues to build her empire with a passion for fashion. Monte’ Bella is located 6215 John’s Creek Commons Suite 103 Johns Creek, GA 30097.
How did you know that you wanted to become an entrepreneur? Was there any defining moment in your career?
At the age of 10, began her start of entrepreneurship by cleaning up yards and lemonade stands in her childhood neighborhood. She later employed her peers and became her own boss. Ms. Rouse states “I’ve always been an entrepreneur.”
Are there any pieces or brands exclusively sold in your store?
Monte’ Bella does not sell “exclusive brands” but instead diverse and unique garbs. Ms.Rouse filled her new boutique with garments produced internationally, she states as “things you’ve haven’t seen before.” Monte’ Bella caters to all women with clothes from size 0 to size 26. Ms. Rouse has a passion for new designs and accessories.
If you could pick any celebrity to be Monte Bella’s spokesperson who would it be and why?
“Alicia Keys is a woman of humble beginnings and her strength of building her own empire inspires me.”, says Ms. Rouse. “She symbolizes everything a woman who shops at Monte’ Bella should be.”
What’s next for the boutique?
After August 26th’s big grand opening including special appearances by Mayor John Bodker and stylist Karen Grier, Ms. Rouse has lots of plans for the boutique this upcoming season.. Beginning next Saturday with an in store sale, and an Autism Charity event planned for October, Monte’ Bella will host an event and donate funds to charity every 2 weeks. Look out for upcoming events such as a Halloween Masquerade, Breast Cancer Awareness event, holiday parties and of course lots of sales.