ABOUT US

From Stay-at-Home Mom to Entrepreneur 

Hello, my name is Melinda Latham, and I am the founder of Sweet Purseonality.  I am excited to have the opportunity to provide you with the best in pre-owned designer handbags such as Louis Vuitton, Dooney & Bourke, Brahmin, Coach, Kate Spade, and more!  I want my customers to get to know me so let me tell you a little about myself.

In 1995, I graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelors degree in Marketing & Sales.  I am proud to be an alumni of the infamous Mississippi State Bulldogs where Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys hails!  After graduating, I started as a salesperson for a well known jewelry store chain and was promoted to manager.  Eventually, I left that position to become a stay-at-home mom with a wonderful husband and four beautiful children. 

You are probably wondering how I went from a stay-at-home mom to an entrepreneur.  It started when I purchased my first Dooney and Bourke handbag from a consignment store.  I was instantly hooked on the beautiful style and quality.  I was accustomed to carrying inexpensive handbags but after owning my first D&B, flimsy knockoffs were history.  I found myself regularly visiting that store looking for designer deals until I had a large collection of designer handbags.  I realized this had become a passionate pursuit of finding designer handbags at a discount price.  So I took my obsession to the next level by starting a business myself. 

On this journey, I love to meet other women who share my love of designer handbags.  I never thought I could afford such high quality luxury, but after discovering the world of pre-owned, I am determined to provide you with only 100% authentic designer handbags at up to 70% off retail prices.  On the first Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of each month, we have a sale at the Best Western meeting room in Columbus, MS.  Text sweetpurses to 77948 to sign up for our text alerts to remind you of our upcoming sales dates.  Doors open at 9 a.m to 6 p.m.  If you can’t make it to our sales, you can always shop from our website, sweetpurseonality.com.  Thank you and your sweet purse lady is looking forward to seeing you Ladies there! 


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