Meet the Team

Angela

CO-OWNER

I enjoy being a Camille's Chick because I love helping brides look and feel their best! Sewing and formal fashion has always been my passion and hardly anything else makes me happier than seeing my client's eyes light up when they see the final product!

5 fun facts about me:

  1. I am a certified scuba diver.
  2. I competed in the Miss NC pageant in 1989 as Miss Pender County.
  3. I designed and made my wedding gown.

  4. I was a school bus driver when I was 16 and 17.

  5. I am the vocalist in the big band, "Artistry in Jazz".

Joanne

CO-OWNER

When I see the sparkle in my customer’s eye when she first sees herself in the mirror for the first time, it makes me so happy. It can be a challenge at times, but I love a challenge! I am very blessed to work along side our amazing staff which makes going to work enjoyable!

5 fun facts about me:

  1. I am a collector of recipes.
  2. When I was very young one of my first drawings was of a wedding gown.
  3. Love to dance.
  4. I want to own a food truck.
  5. I am a reality TV junkie!

Tracy

STORE MANAGER

The best part of being a Camille’s Chick is the closeness of the chicks. We are like an extended family and cherish the relationships we have amongst ourselves which is apparent in the way we treat our brides. When you buy from a small business you are treated like family and we invest in your dream wedding and strive to provide the best for you on the day you have dreamed of since you were a little girl.

5 fun facts about me:

  1. I have a bachelor of science degree in chemistry.
  2. I play bridge
  3. I was a tap dancer.
  4. I married my high school sweetheart.
  5. I love a nice glass of wine on my front porch with girlfriends.

Lynn

CONSULTANT

I love being a Camille’s Chick. It’s a place people come to at a happy time in their lives! I love helping ladies find their perfect wedding gown, their perfect prom or ball gown or the most amazing pageant gown. I also adore the other Camille’s Chicks, we are family!

5 fun facts about me:

  1. I know sign language and taught deaf children for 21 years.
  2. I owned a dance studio for 14 years.
  3. I design and make custom dance costumes.
  4. I’ve never had a cavity!
  5. I was born in Oklahoma, but grew up in Wilmington.

Dana

BRIDAL CONSULTANT/SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER 

I love being a Camille's chick because I've never had more fun at a job. All the Camille's chicks are amazing and it's so exciting getting to help brides at this stage in their wedding. 
I love giving them a fun, stress-free experience for something that could be a really stressful process. Plus who doesn't want to work in a store that's that pretty everyday!

5 fun facts about me:

  1. I got engaged in France when I was studying abroad and my husband flew over and surprised me.

  2. I've been a photographer for 15 years and own Dana Laymon Photography and specialize in boudoir photography.

  3. I've traveled to 14 countries.

  4. I loooooove sweets but I especially love donuts and if you want to be friends, food is an easy way to my heart.
  5. 5. My favorite shows are Friends and The Office. 


Carolina

SEAMSTRESS

Finding your dream dress is one check in the box, but my job is to make it fit! Everybody is different, so no alteration is the same. I love using creative problem solving to come up with solutions to make customers’ dream dress fit! It’s an honor to be a part of their special day, and I get to do it with the best team in Wilmington!

5 fun facts about me:

  1. I  celebrated my 15th birthday (quinceañera) in Colombia

  2. I am from New Jersey but have lived in New York City, Florida, California, and now North Carolina
  3. I went to college in the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and got an associates degree in Fashion Design and a bachelor's degree in Technical Design.
  4. My capstone project was my wedding dress.
  5. I got married a week after graduating college and moved to California the day after the wedding