Black- Owned Vintage Home Decor Boutique Opens in Charlotte, NC

A true tastemaker and design maven, Ariene Bethea, opened her new shop in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Charlotte, NC. Her shop, Dressing Room Interiors, is located in a gray house with a coral door. This designer, vintage enthusiast and shop owner is one of my favorite designers to follow. Check out her beautiful pieces at her shop and online.

Black- Owned Vintage Home Decor Boutique Opens in Charlotte, NC

Bethea is founder of Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio, a boutique vintage furniture shop.  Fueled by the thrill of the hunt for one-of-a-kind vintage pieces, Ariene marries vintage and new with layers of color, pattern, texture.  

Ariene’s finds reflect her flair for styling and mixing vintage with modern-day. Growing up in a home infused with art and culture has influenced Ariene’s casual collected style and playful use of patterns and colors.  For Ariene collecting is about judgement, tastes, and imagination.

Ariene has sold her finds on such sites as One Kings Lane and Chairish and has been featured on Chairish as a Steller Seller.   Ariene has shared her styling expertise for seamlessly mix vintage pieces from different eras with modern finds on Design Sponge and Charlotte Home + Garden.  She was named to The It List of Charlotte’s Most Stylish Women Right Now by South Park Magazine and has been recognized as one of 47 Inspiring Designers of Color to Follow on Instagram by Domino.  Ariene resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband Daren and dog Mini Cooper Bethea.

Photo Credit: Laura Sumrak
Photo Credit: Laura Sumrak

According to Bethea “We pride ourselves on offering an artful collection of vintage home decor and furnishings in fresh color combinations and graphic patterns mixed with ethnic pieces (African, Asian, Indian, Italian and Moroccan) for a soulful feel. Our vintage pieces are 20 years or older and handpicked for their individual character, detail, history, and unique appeal.”

Photo Credit: Laura Sumrak
Photo Credit: Laura Sumrak

Ariene’s beautiful shop is perfect for Instagram photos and also available for intimate events such as Meet-Ups, Pop-Ups, Cocktail Hours and more.

Photo Credit: Laura Sumrak
Photo Credit: Laura Sumrak

Be sure to check out this new Charlotte, NC shop. Hours and location below!

2120 N. Sharon Amity Road
Charlotte, NC 28205

MONDAY – WEDNESDAY: By Appointment
THURSDAY + FRIDAY: 11am – 5pm
SATURDAY: 10am – 4pm

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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