Category: Women's Apparel-Retail
In 1962, Roslyn Jaffe, mother of three, opened the first dressbarn store in Stamford, CT. At a time when women were wholly underrepresented in the workplace, Roslyn dared not only to work, but also to launch a new era in women's fashion. Designer label wool pencil skirts, sheer blouses, flares, furs, and leather coats were all the rage. And Roslyn offered her customers the very latest in women's designer styles. A year later the second dressbarn store was opened.
Soon after the inception of the business, her husband Elliot j...
There are over 450 Dress Barn locations in the US.