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 of Art and Design, London. Simone debuted at London Fashion Week, showing her S/S and A/W11 collections on schedule with Fashion East.
Topshop selected Simone as one of three Central Saint Martins MA graduates to have one-off designs stocked exclusively in their Oxford Circus flagship store. Simone was also chosen as one of Selfridges "Bright Young Things" of 2011 and given a front of store window in Selfridges on Oxford Street London for the month of January to house her SS11 collection.
Simone's collections have generated great press recognition and gained her some of the most prestigious stockists in the world including Colette in Paris, with Colette choosing to house Simone's AW11collection in their front window during Couture week this June.
This September will see Simone launch a 6 piece capsule collection for Topshop, a design from Simone's archive re-issued as part of Fashion East founder Lulu Kennedy's "Lulu&Co" range and Simone present her S/S12 collection as a solo catwalk show during LFW.