The first Dressbarn was opened in 1962, by husband and wife Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe in Stamford, Connecticut. It is one of the largest specialty women's clothing retailers, with over 750 stores throughout the country. It offers everything from careerwear to casualwear, such as sweaters, tops, pants, shorts, skirts, Jones Studio Suit Separates, dresses, jackets, outerwear, denim, shoes, and accessorries. It carries sizes 4 to 24 in misses, petites and women's sizes. It is located in the Plaza in Buckland Hills.