Dorothy Perkins – history of the brand of women’s clothing from England

Dorothy Perkins is an English brand of women’s clothing, footwear, and accessories.

Currently owned by the Arcadia group, which also owns brands: Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Topman, Topshop, Wallis.

The history of women’s clothing brand Dorothy Perkins

The history of Dorothy Perkins began in 1909 in England. It was then that a shop selling hosiery, as well as underwear, appeared. Gradually, production expands and women’s clothing begins to be produced.

In 1919, 12 Dorothy Perkins stores were opened. The stores already sell women’s clothing, and at a very affordable price.

In 1966, 250 Dorothy Perkins opens. In 1977, the largest Dorothy Perkins store opens on Oxford Street in London. Dorothy Perkins buys Burton Group in 1979. In 1994, Helena Christensen became the face of Dorothy Perkins. And in 1997, Yasmine Le Bon becomes another face of the company.

In 1999, the Dorothy Perkins online store was opened. In 2002, Philip Green buys Dorothy Perkins.

Today, Dorothy Perkins has more than 600 stores in the UK, as well as 52 international branches in countries such as Spain, Gibraltar, Cyprus, Turkey, and Singapore.

Under the Dorothy Perkins brand, women’s clothing, women’s shoes, and accessories are produced. Prices for products correspond to the buyer with an average level of income.

Where to buy Dorothy Perkins, the addresses of official stores can be found on the global website of the company: