DRESSHIRT is an a-seasonal, menswear-inspired sportswear collection for women, born from a simple re-interpretation of a shirt.
The founder, Marieclaire St John, grew up in Milan surrounded by fashion. Her father, the owner of a fashion consultancy and ex-Savile Row tailor, was one of the best dressed men she knew, there was an elevated simplicity and an ease of dressing to the pieces that he wore everyday, in his own way.
Marieclaire decided that she wanted to give that same ease of dressing to women, so in 2014, after honing her skills at Parsons and Ralph Lauren, she launched DRESSHIRT with a single shirt that was “designed for a man, but made for a woman". With a touch of humor she exaggerated the features of traditional menswear adding removable collars and widened cuffs, and enlarging custom embroidery to echo athletic wear, giving it a boyish edge.
A pioneer of the customization trend, DRESSHIRT's MyWay embroidery has become a signature of the brand and is broadly recognized in popular culture; coveted by celebrities and stylish women globally.
since launching, DRESSHIRT has continued to innovate, growing more like an accessories collection than a ready-to-wear brand. focusing on creating hero pieces, classics which define the brand's aesthetic, dresshirt is designed with quality and longevity first and constructed and customized in NYC’s garment district.