Samila Adabi, a former Miss Iran Pageant runner up, had plenty of upbringing in custom tailoring and experience with formal wear. Her mother, was the premier dress maker for the elite in Iran. Over time, she developed an exquisite eye for colors and styles and a sure sense for what many women desired. In 1995, Samila opened her first boutique in Bellevue. As early as 1997, the Seattle times recognized Samila Boutique as “top 5 woman’s apparel boutiques in Seattle”. From the 2000’s, Samila used her experience and style to solidify herself as the go to fashion expert and the destination store in the Northwest for Woman’s formal dresses; dressing woman for the Oscars, Grammy’s, Inauguration balls and much more.