About Elizabeth Rose

At the heart of women's fashion

Located in the beautiful historic market town of Tenterden, Kent, Elizabeth Rose is an award-winning, independent boutique led by brother and sister team, Michael and Helen. Established in 1979, the ethos behind Elizabeth Rose remains constant – to provide quality fashion for real women, with exceptional customer service.

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Fashion; the Elizabeth Rose way

We are passionate about quality womenswear and, as an independent family run boutique, our customers are at the very heart of what we do. We work tirelessly to bring you chic and stylish smart and casual wear from the around the world. We are very fortunate to have a superb team of staff, all of whom have an interest in - and dedication to - fashion. They are at the ready to help you find and develop your own personal style. Find out more about the Elizabeth Rose team here.

But it’s not just about being a dedicated follower of fashion – we believe that clothing should be versatile, wearable and have a fit that flatters – we know how a great outfit can make your day. Our collections combine the best of both fashion and comfort meaning that you can be confident about looking and feeling great no matter what the season or event.

We value our customers and take every opportunity to embrace your comments and enjoy your company. We hold seasonal fashion events where our in-house model Jane showcases the latest trends and our friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to answer any fashion dilemmas and provide advice and tips. To see videos from our events see our gallery page.

With our welcoming shop and our 24 hour a day online shop, you have the choice how you wish to shop at Elizabeth Rose. So why not come and visit, we would be delighted to see you!


About Elizabeth Rose

Our Story

2015 Pauline celebrates her 20 year work anniversary with Elizabeth Rose
2014 Elizabeth Rose expands their online shop to international customers
2012 The Elizabeth Rose Tenterden shop has a make-over!
2011 Sally celebrates her 10 year work anniversary with Elizabeth Rose
2011 Elizabeth Rose joins the social media buzz on Facebook and Twitter
2010 Elizabeth Rose launch their brand new online shop
2009 Elizabeth Rose celebrates its 30 year anniversary
2006 Elizabeth Rose win the Drapers award for Best Independent Womenswear Retailer
1994 Keeping the business in the family, brother and sister team Michael Busby and Helen Pritchard take the helm
1985 Elizabeth Rose relocates into its current building, originally a tollgate house, built in the eighteenth century – beautiful clothing and accessories all contained under one roof!
1981 Rosemarie opens a second shop across the road selling lingerie, swimwear and a small amount of casual wear. "The Little Shop", as it became fondly known, was simply gorgeous and was just like stepping into your own bedroom
1979 Rosemarie Busby starts Elizabeth Rose. In the beginning it was just a small shop at the far end of the High Street in Tenterden