Our Story

Signature Southern Accents, founded in 1992, has marked its name across the southern region of Louisiana. Beginning as a flooring business, Signature Southern Accents has blossomed into a full fledge retail store housing furniture, floors and accessories. In addition to the retail store, Signature Southern Accents specializes in interior design for both commercial and residential. May it be an individual or a business, small or large, the job is Signature's to complete with experience and skill, while utilizing time and cost efficient practices. We work with our clients to coordinate wall finishes, flooring, countertops, window treatments, lighting, furniture and accessories. In addition, we assist the design process by offering our clients a complete line of merchandise, materials, installation, and more!



A Louisiana State University Graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Merchandising, Melane is the owner of Signature Southern Accents. Following a position with Maison Blanche department stores as fashion buyer, the spring of 1992 began Melane's journey as owner of Zachary's finest interior design one-stop-shop, Signature Southern Accents. She has expanded the furniture and accessories portions of the business to meet the increasing home decor needs of her clients. she specializes in creating traditional, transitional, and modern spaces in which people may freely live, work, and play.

The spring of 1994 was the start of Pam's twenty year career as a manger and buyer for Carriages Ladies Store. Carriages quickly became a household name for upscale clothing and fine decorative home accents and gifts in the Baton Rouge area. Pam brought a level of poise and sophistication to the shop. Throughout her thirty-eight years in the business, she's held the same poise and friendship with her clientele.

Ricky was born and raised in Zachary and has been working at Signature since 1999. He keeps our warehouse running smoothly on a daily basis, working with shipments from vendors and loading out installers efficiently to complete our flooring jobs. Ricky helps with all showroom merchandising and is a pleasure to work with. When not spending time at Signature, Ricky enjoys football, landscaping, and spending time with friends and family.

Donny was born in Baton Rouge where he began his career in the flooring industry. Donny was an excellent flooring installer until he decided to move into the retail end of the business. Donny oversees the warehouse and manages our floor master system, which is a crucial step in the installation process for any flooring project. Donny's favorite hobby is riding his motorcycle with friends...when he's not working of course.