St. Marco Boutique: Where Style Meets Service. St. Marco Boutique was established in 1984 by Ruth Burchert and has been a thriving downtown Venice fashion destination ever since. The store continues on under the direction of Ruth’s daughter, Renee Dees. The shop is known for its show-stopping window displays, open interior design and fabulous fashions! You will be greeted and attended to happily, promptly and always with a smile, since owner Renee believes that customer service is the first priority.