There are few collections that epitomize artistic craftsmanship in a beautiful, relevant, and wearable way. These traits are precisely what make 55 Thousand Dresses the highly coveted collection it is today. Conceived and started in Europe right after WWII, Paul Brockmann, owner & founder, began to expand his collection upon moving to the United States in 1956. The collection encompasses dresses from the early to late 20th century. Dresses differ in style, size, shape, and hue. Every dress showcases individual character and style.