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Bella-Rose-store-front-300x199Bella Rose can outfit any woman, of any age, for any event and make her feel beautiful. Stop by and see for yourself, beginning with the handcrafted front display windows, which change weekly.

Since 1980, Bella Rose has been offering customers a personal shopping experience with knowledgeable sales associates, a family-like feel, and friendly faces. We want to hear about first kisses, surprise proposals, and special dates! At Bella Rose, we want your shopping experience to be just that, an experience. Season after season, we’ve been your go-to stylists for those “extraordinary moments” in life. Style is our passion, our life, not our hobby. We know what it’s like to find that one dress that takes your breath away and we have such a dress!

Not only will you feel special when shopping with us, you will look as equally as special when you leave wearing a one of a kind designer dress from Shoshanna, Milly, French Connection, Teri Jon and so many more! Carrying over 30 different designers in house, we know you won’t be disappointed.

Come see us today at Bella Rose, where Big City Fashion meets Small Town Charm.

We can’t wait to help you will find the perfect dress or outfit for your closet!

About the Owner

betty-spainBetty Spain, owner of award winning women’s boutique Bella Rose, has been outfitting Kentucky women for 35 years.

“I am passionate about cheering up women and assisting them to look and feel their best every day – especially for those big life events such as first dates, galas, anniversaries and mother of the bride/groom.”

Betty says that Bella Rose has something for all the women in her life; daughter, mother, grandmother, wife, sister and friends.  Betty attributes much of the store’s success to her wonderful staff, “We have fun at Bella Rose!”

Betty is the proud mother of daughter, Haley, son Mason and bonus son, Jason.  She and her husband, Robert are blessed with seven rowdy grandsons!  Betty has always been involved in the local community.  She has been recognized as the “Woman of the Year’ for the Leukemia Lymphoma Association and won NAWBO’s Winner Circle award.  She is also involved with many organizations in the Bluegrass such as The Chrysalis House, The Lexington Philharmonic, KET, UK Heart Guild, and Susan G Komen to name a few. Betty invites you to pop in, stay a while and play dress up!