About us

B. Prince is located at 271 Rele Street Mountain Brook, Alabama 35223 in the Lane Park retail district.  We are across the street from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and adjacent to the Grand Bohemian Hotel. We are an upscale apparel, shoe, and accessory boutique. For 38 years B.Prince (formerly Betsy Prince) has set the standard for high fashion in the Southeast. The store owner, Bezshan, regularly travels to Paris and New York in search of unique designs. Our dedicated team of sales associates specialize in an individual approach to fashion and strive to provide exemplary customer service.  When visiting the store, feel free to avail yourself of their services!

 

Meet Our Team!!

   

Bezshan Dolatabadi - Store Owner and Buyer

Favorite Designer we carry:     Clothing:  Giada Forte      Shoes: Officine Creative

How long have you worked here?  Since 1981.  In 2015 I was able to pursue my lifelong dream of buying the business.  I tweaked the name to B. Prince and in 2016 we moved into our new space in Lane Parke. 

Random Fact about you?  Most people don't know I am an introvert.  Also, I said I would never get married again, so.... never say never!!

 

Simin Regina - Store Manager, Associate Buyer, and fabulous sister to Bezshan!

Favorite Designer we carry:     Clothing: Planet           Shoes:  Pedro Garcia

How long have you worked here?  Since 2015 IF we are counting full time!

Random fact about you: My wedding dress was Olvi's, which is a designer we sell!

 

Andrea Dolatabadi - Business Manager and wife to Bezshan!

Favorite Designer we carry:     Clothing: Malene Birger      Shoes:  United Nude

How long have you worked here?  Little by little since we said I DO!

Random fact about you: I don't enjoy shopping for myself!

 

     

Kathy Clayton - Full Time Sales Associate

Favorite Designer we carry:     Clothing: Crea    Shoes: L'Amour des Pieds for comfort and Coclico for style.  It's hard to choose!

How long have you worked here?  Since January 2017

Random fact about you: I owned a store for twelve years called Clayton's.  We sold women's clothing and accessories.

 

     

Claire Haley - Full Time Sales Associate / Receiving

Who is your favorite designer we carry?      Clothing: Ulla Johnson     Shoes:  Homers

How long have you worked here? Since June 2016

Random Fact about you: I am a twin.

 

 

Chuck Robertson - The Best Tailor in the Southeast!

How long have you worked here? Since 2014

Random fact about you:  I love Alabama football!

 

Nancy Bagby - Part Time Sales Associate

Who is your favorite designer we carry?      Clothing:  Crea            Shoes:    L'Amour des Pieds

How long have you worked here?  Since 2006, but I was a customer of Betsy Prince from day one.

Random fact about you:  I used to own a beauty supply store called the Beauty Market in Homewood. 

 

Claire Goodhew- Part Time Sales Associate

Who is your favorite designer we carry?     Clothing: Crea    Shoes: Fly London

How long have you worked here?  Since 2006

Random fact about you: I teach ballet classes all around the area!

 

Lynn North - Part Time Sales Associate

Who is your favorite designer we carry?      Clothing:  Planet    Shoes: Arche

How long have you worked here? Since October 2016

Random fact about you:  I love going to the lake!

 

Joyce Schilling - Part Time Sales Associate

Who is your favorite designer we carry?      Clothing:   Skif   Shoes:  Officine Creative

How long have you worked here? Since 2019

Random fact about you: I am an artist and jewelry designer in my spare time.

 

     

Virginia Smith - Part Time Sales Associate

Who is your favorite designer we carry?      Clothing: Crea    Shoes:  L'Amour des Pieds

How long have you worked here? Since April 2017

Random fact about you:  I love doing yoga!

 

Suzanne Wald - Part Time Sales Associate

Who is your favorite designer we carry?      Clothing:  CP Shades and Comfy   Shoes:  Pedro Garcia

How long have you worked here?  Since May 2016

Random fact about you:  I have three kids who are all married now and I have two grandchildren!