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About Derek Rose

Derek Rose

 Derek Rose is a family business of three generations working together to make the very best nightwear, loungewear and underwear. We care greatly about quality, customer service and design.

The story began when Lou Rose, Derek Rose’s father, first started in the nightwear business in 1926. He wanted to create a brand unrivalled in luxury using the finest silks and cottons and set about doing this with passion and drive.

Derek Rose joined his father in the mid 1950s and relaunched the business under the eponymous Derek Rose brand name. Since the mid 1970s the brand has gone from strength to strength with a growing global fan base marked by winning the prestigious Queen's Award for Export Achievement in 1987.

Derek Rose remains the worldwide leader in the luxury nightwear and loungewear industry with customers in over fifty countries around the world and a presence in the majority of leading boutiques and stores. Derek Rose is the world's finest luxury sleepwear brand.

Derek Rose & Heritage

Many brands call themselves heritage brands. We truly are a heritage brand.

The definition of heritage is: “valued objects and qualities such as cultural traditions, unspoiled countryside, and historic buildings that have been passed down from previous generations”

As a third generation business with two generations still working together, we are very much a heritage brand. It is not merely that we work together in the business, but that we have grown up around the business.

In the early 1990s Derek Rose welcomed his daughter Nancy Rose-Pagani into the business. Nancy built up her knowledge across all areas of the business and, with her Fine Arts degree background, settled in the role of Design Director. She is responsible for all the lovely designs that we launch each season so we’re always very nice to her.

In 2003 the third generation management of the business was further expanded after Sacha Rose, Derek Rose's son, joined the business. Sacha joined from a legal and financial background and, after training in the business, Sacha took on the role of Managing Director in 2005.

Today's business retains the core values initially instilled by Lou Rose and developed by Derek Rose - quality, passion for design and great service.