MELISSA ESTESS – FOUNDER, CO-OWNER, BUYER
Melissa grew up just outside New Orleans and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. While attending nursing school, Melissa became engaged and discovered her passion for bridal fashion while planning her New Orleans wedding. She knew the area needed a fresh, friendly, premier bridal boutique in the area, and with the support of her
husband and family, Melissa founded The Bridal Boutique by MaeMe.
Melissa’s love for people and desire to encourage and empower her staff and guests is evident in every aspect of the business. Melissa has become a leader in the industry, traveling nationally and internationally to build relationship with other bridal business owners and contributes to the design process with several industry designers.
Married with a son and daughter, Melissa enjoys family time on the lakefront, Pinteresting home decor projects, and delicious food. She also serves in marriage ministry at her church and spends time volunteering with her children’s activities and preschool.