• DESIGNER NAME: SUE STEMP
  • NAME OF COMPANY: ST. ROCHE
  • MISSION STATEMENT: ST. ROCHE IS COMMITTED TO CONSCIOUSLY CHOOSING THE RESPONSIBLE ECO-FRIENDLY OPTION WHEREVER POSSIBLE WHEN DESIGNING AND MAKING OUR CLOTHES. WE WORK DIRECTLY AND CLOSELY WITH ARTISANAL FAMILY BUSINESSES IN INDIA, WHO HAVE STRICT, ETHICAL WORK PRACTICES. THEY TRANSLATE OUR ORIGINAL TEXTILE DESIGNS INTO BEAUTIFUL HAND-CRAFTED, UNIQUE, EASY PIECES.
  • YEAR FOUNDED: 2014
  • BORN: ENGLAND
  • CURRENT RESIDENT: LAUREL CANYON, LOS ANGELES
  • PAST WORK EXPERIENCES: GHOST, DARYL K, TOCCA, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN, SUE STEMP (OWN LABEL IN NYC), ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY (TEACHING MFA FASHION DESIGN)
  • INSPIRATIONS: TRAVEL, INDIAN AND JAPANESE TRADITIONAL TEXTILES AND TECHNIQUES, FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY, FLEA MARKETS, CALIFORNIAN NATURE, FILM, MUSIC, HAND SILK SCREEN PRINTING, ZANDRA RHODES, LONDON'S YOUTH CULTURE
  • OTHER INTERESTS: MY FRIENDS, MY KIDS, MY HUSBAND PAUD AND HIS COOKING
  • YOUR FAVORITE MATERIALS: SOFT NATURAL FIBERS; ORGANIC OR HANDLOOMED COTTON, SILK, SUSTAINABLY PRODUCED FABRICS; MODAL AND TENCEL, HANDKNITS