Simone Rocha was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1986. In 2008 she 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 in September 2010.
Her collections have gained some of the most prestigious stockists in the world including Dover Street Market, Matchesfashion, Ikram, I.T, Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue. In February 2017 Simone opened her first USA store in Soho, New York. The store features Simone’s signature furnishings as well as art pieces by Ren Ri, Robert Rauschenberg and Louise Bourgeois. The interiors reflect the continued inspirations of art, nature, family, Ireland, Asia as well as working with USA based artists. For AW18 Simone received the accolade of Vogue.com’s Top Ten Shows for the fifth consecutive season. In February 2018 Simone presented her first collection as Creative Director for Moncler as part of the Genius Group. The collection was shown during Milan fashion week to critical acclaim.