Three women from Brookline – a pair of identical twins (Sandy and Ilene) and their best friend (Marcie) dreamed of opening a very special women’s clothing store. It was 1979 and they/we were about to break all the rules.
- Leasing 225 square feet of retail space on the second floor of an office building
- No business plan or financial backing
- No credit
Not a native born New Englander among us, we wanted to bring New York to Boston at a time where, well, Bostonians were still a little stuck in a fashion rut. We wanted a store that encouraged women to step “out of their boxes” and experience the joys and pleasure of fashionable clothes in a fun, nurturing and exciting environment. And thus The Studio was born.
With an incredible amount of chutzpah and energy we’ve worked hard to earn our customer’s trust and loyalty. Thirty five years later we are still growing and learning in an ever changing world.
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“Easiest place to become the best dressed woman in town. Not only good
value, but warm people who make you feel welcomed no matter your size.” -Nancy Dreyer
“I’ve been shopping there for almost 20 years. The personal attention, and clothing selection is unparalleled!”
“I recommend this store and its experience to every woman who loves beautiful clothes, the friendliest people, and feeling like a queen; I surely do every time!”
“The Studio has meant style, freshness, originality and quality since I discovered it and its wonderful staff over twenty years ago.”
– Jeanne A., Brookline
I don’t even bother with department stores anymore.
– Anne G., Andover
“The Studio rules. Wonderful, helpful and courteous sales staff who really care about their customers and want to make them look good, and be happy!”
“The Studio is the best because they deliver service, competitive pricing, fashion and fun!”
– Lisa, Boston, MA.
“I was introduced to The Studio and fell in love immediately. I don’t know what I would do without them.”
– Linda A., Brookline