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 joined Roslyn. Together they built the business as well as a
reputation for quality, style, value, and customer service. In 1983 Dressbarn's stock was introduced on the NASDAQ Exchange. Today, Dressbarn
remains customer centric, extremely sensitive to and focused on the
needs and desires of women in the 21st century. While society and its
priorities continually change, Dressbarn is poised to respond to these evolutionary trends.
With over 800 stores, across the country, Dressbarn
strives to maintain its distinctive position in the marketplace by
providing its own private labels and contemporary fashions at great
value in an environment that is friendly and trustworthy.