Talbots began from a singular & personal vision, inspired by a joy of discovery and fueled by a commitment to timeless and timely fashion, extraordinary quality and memorable service.

Talbots Hingham Store

In 1947, Rudy and Nancy Talbot, two passionate and entrepreneurial New Englanders, put an ad in The New Yorker. And what started out as 3000 fliers ultimately became

a catalog with a cult following—treasured for its spirited voice and modern classic product. Soon they moved into an historic Hingham, Massachusetts, house where they painted the front door a welcoming red to signal that here was an oasis of inspiration and hospitality.

Talbots Catalog

Through the decades, Talbots has expanded beyond New England and developed a devoted following of smart shoppers who rely on gracious service, great quality, timeless pieces—and Talbots famous "surprise and delight."

Today Talbots is a dynamic combination of heritage and innovation, translating the original Talbots DNA for today's culture. Our omni-channel expression includes 500 core and outlet stores, throughout the country and Canada, and a growing e-commerce business.


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  • Where We Work

    New York City
    Talbots Design Studio is at
    2 Park Avenue, a 1926 landmarked
    building that the New York City
    Landmarks Preservation Commission
    described as "one of the most
    beautiful office towers of the
    Art Deco period."

    the tower at 2 park street

  • Work Smart. Reach High. Have Fun.
    Ask any of our associates and they'll tell you that Talbots is a family. We support each other day in and day out. We challenge each other to reach for the best. And when someone accomplishes their goals—everyone cheers! The passion we feel for our brand and for our customers is reflected in everything we do. And along the way, we have lots of fun.

    New York
    Design Studio
    Hingham
    Headquarters
  • Where We Work

    Hingham, MA
    Where it all began
    Our Corporate Headquarters is located
    in the charming New England town of
    Hingham, Massachusetts, right on the
    coast only 12 miles south of Boston
    (and just a ferry-ride away).

    around the campus