Simone Rocha was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1986. In 2008 Simone graduated with a BA in Fashion from The National College of Art and Design in Dublin continuing in 2010 to graduate from the acclaimed Fashion MA at Central Saint Martin’s College, London Simone debuted at London Fashion Week, showing her S/S and A/W11 collections on schedule with Fashion East.
Simone’s collections have generated great press recognition and gained her some of the most prestigious stockists in the world including Dover Street Market in London and Ginza, Colette in Paris, Ikram in Chicago and 10 Corso Como in Milan and Seoul.
September 2011 saw Simone present her S/S12 collection as a solo catwalk show during LFW. Her A/W12 and S/S13 collections were shown at Somerset House on schedule during London Fashion Week to critical acclaim.
For S/S13 Simone designed a shop-in-shop in Dover Street Market London as well as creating an installation for their Spring re-opening window. Simone has also had window installations for Colette and Le Bon Marche during Paris Fashion Week.
For A/W13 Simone showed at the Topshop Space in the Tanks of Tate Modern.
Simone Rocha won the Emerging Talent Award - Womenswear at the British Fashion Awards 2013