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Our History

Browns changed the course of retail and fashion history forever when it opened in 1970 in the heart of London’s Mayfair, quickly becoming globally-recognised as the UK’s first multi-brand luxury boutique. It was the vision of long serving former owners Joan and Sidney Burnstien who were passionate about championing young and emerging designers that made Browns iconic. Tastemakers in fashion and style, courtesy of its unique point of view on fashion the Browns legacy continues to be carefully preserved today where disruption of luxury retail and championing of emerging talent remain at the forefront.

Browns Celebrates 50 years!

To celebrate Browns’ 50th anniversary, we commemorated 50 years at the height of fashion, bringing together our Browns community to remember our incredible legacy, whilst we look forward to 50 more fabulous years of fashion.

Browns 50: The Testimonials

We invited some of our favourite Browns faces to discuss their very own “Height Of Fashion” moments

Browns 50: A Family Album

We asked some of our nearest and dearest to dig into their personal archives to share some of their fondest fashion memories with us

Browns 50: The Fashion

And of course... there is Fashion! It wouldn't be a celebration without a photo shoot featuring our Browns community, old and new, styled in exclusive Browns 50 collaborative collections.