Simone Rocha



London: Chosen as one of Fashion East’s three sponsored womenswear designers for a second season in a row, Simone Rocha presented a strong sophomore collection. Consistencies between seasons, like tailored silhouettes, cutouts, and pieced constructions, have begun to define Rocha’s signature aesthetic, while the incorporation of knits and fur updated it for fall. Fabrics were pieced so that the backs of garments rarely matched the fronts, and sheer insets created the illusion that single items were multiple pieces. Detached collars were both on-theme and on-trend, with similar neckwear having also been shown in other collections this season.

Color: Black / Primary red / Nude / Ballet pink / Coral

Key Items: Boyfriend blazer / Button-front / Strapless mini dress / Pieced suit / Sheer mini skirt

Materials: Chiffon / Leather / Cabled sweater knits / Pony hair / Faux mongolian lamb fur / Shearling / Silk crepe / Tulle

Details + Trim: Fur sleeves / Raw edges / Covered plackets / Pieced constructions / Peter Pan collars / Elbow cutouts / Sheer overlays

Accessories + Footwear: Detached collars / Booties with lucite heels / Wire crowns / Small clutches

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