About us

Founded in 1967 by Rudolf Rosner, the label developed over decades into an internationally renowned pants brand with great appeal. After economically difficult times, the brand was integrated into the Weber & Ott Group in 2013.

The company's headquarters in Forchheim, strategically located between Nuremberg and Bamberg, is home to other well-known clothing brands. In addition to the DESOTO label of Wappen Men's Fashion GmbH, these include above all TONI DRESS DAMENMODEN GMBH with its successful TONI and Relaxed brands.

The brands' competence center is also located in Forchheim. In-house designs, production pool, sales and logistics are located here. Around ... employees contribute with high commitment to the successful development of all brands. ROSNER, as the youngest member of the Weber & Ott family, receives special attention.


A brand is born

In 1967, Rudolf Rosner founded the label based in Ingolstadt and initially started with a collection of men's pants.

In 1969, the first women's pants collection is launched with model Uschi Obermeyer.


Successful decade

1970: ROSNER presents its collections for the first time at the most important fashion fair, IGEDO Düsseldorf. 

1972: Karl Schleicher takes over the company, the brand expands.

1975: A new headquarters is needed - move to Schölnhammer Strasse, Ingolstadt.

1978: ROSNER greatly expands its export activities and becomes an internationally renowned label.

On course for expansion

ROSNER is becoming one of the best-known fashion brands in Germany as well as in neighboring countries. Especially in the Netherlands, the pants from Ingolstadt are in great demand.

1988: The first "factory outlet," as outlets used to be called, opens in Ingolstadt.

The industry changes

More and more "store in stores" are conquering the clothing trade, and shopping is becoming an experience.

1993: ROSNER successfully launches its first own stores at the POS (Point of Sale).

The new millennium starts

2003/2004: Heidi Klum presents the ROSNER collection.

2005: The Japanese fashion group Link Theory Holdings takes over the pants specialist from Ingolstadt.
2008: ROSNER changes ownership again. CFC Industriebeteiligungen, based in Dortmund, is the new owner.

ROSNER joins W+O Group

2013: At the start of ordering in August, it is announced that the Weber & Ott Group is expanding its portfolio and taking over the trouser specialist from Ingolstadt.

2015: The new Rosner store generation is introduced.

2017: Launch of the ROSNER online store.

2018: The company headquarters are relocated from Ingolstadt to Forchheim.

Time for more sustainability!

2020: Launch of the ROSNER Eco collection. #itsgreenoclock

Excellent - We have the PERFECT PIECE Award!

2022: The jury of freundin magazine awards our pink Wideleg Pants Masha_139 made of corduroy as Perfect Piece Fall / Winter 2022 of the category pants.

We are very happy about this coveted fashion award.