Simone Rocha presents a touching tribute to Hong Kong’s elder stylish woman, in a Nowness short that explores what influences the women of that city’s style. This moving video is part of a series that traces why woman dress the way they do. Simone Rocha has spoken in the past how her collections have been inspired by her Chinese grandmother’s heritage, so this is a lovely insight into how one of Ireland’s most talented young designers harks back to the past to build her astonishing reputation.
Watch: Simone Rocha Explores How Her Chinese Granny Influences Her Work
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