In April 1929, on the eve of the Great Depression, 21-year-old
Success was not long in coming, and with modesty and a solid business sense he continually expanded production in Großostheim, then the centre of Germany’s garment industry.
In 1935, one suit in four was produced in the city of Aschaffenburg or the surrounding region, an area that includes Großostheim. Full of passion and creativity,
After the war, the real upturn began.
It housed the firm’s administration, shipping department, pressing facilities and assembly and inspection rooms.
In 1969, Eduard’s 24-year-old son Heinz joined the company, introducing a wave of new fashion ideas.
The qualified business administrator had one of the most advanced computing systems installed, refined the production technologies and processes, and developed a collection with a stylish flair.
He expanded the company’s marketing activities, emphasising the DRESSLER brand in order to increase the firm’s international profile.
That same year, the brand was awarded the TW Forum Prize for outstanding achievement in the textile industry. Heinz Dressler received another very special distinction for his efforts: the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
In 2003, following a corporate crisis and subsequent bankruptcy, all the company’s processes were reviewed and reorganised.
Lars Kröckel took on the role of commercial manager, responsible for production, financial affairs, human resources and logistics. In 2004, the family-run company became part of Brinkmann Gruppe Herford.
The masculine look and sophisticated elegance of our collections are made for men who want their wardrobe to boast the inimitable style that results from perfect tailoring.
Since 2009, we have therefore been collaborating with brand ambassadors who share our lifestyle philosophy and insistence on quality. More than just partners, we enjoy a trusting friendship with, for example, actor Hans-Werner Meyer and musician and photographer Till Brönner.
For almost 90 years,
The values of elegance, sophistication and craftsmanship have long been the qualities associated with