By Vira Mamchur Schwartz

Carline Dean, the owner of Lace Affaire, a specialty boutique in Wilton offering lingerie, swimwear, and sleepwear, was among 20 female entrepreneurs awarded  The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) “20 for 20 Award.”

Dean is also the owner of Illumination Salon which specializes in hair and makeup.

The Stamford-based WBDC was founded in 1997 to provide the training, education and borrowing power necessary to empower women to successfully launch and grow their own businesses.

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