Ryan Roche launched her eponymous womenswear brand in 2011 after having previously created a childrenswear label named Mor Mor Rita which proved extremely successful. Mothers soon began asking the designer for Mor Mor Rita garments in adult sizes, and so Ryan Roche realised there was a demand for her pieces as a womenswear collection. With this, Ryan Roche established her new label in New York.
Owned by Stella Inc., Ryan Roche is known for their romantic yet modern aesthetic and sustainable production methods. Ethical production has been integral to the brand since its beginnings, advocating responsible and sustainable processes from the outset. Organic materials are used throughout collections, and the brand has worked with the same women-owned Nepalese cooperative for many years, which champions fair practice and wages. From materials to manufacturers, Ryan Roche continues to improve their practices to create fair and sustainable fashion.
Ryan Roche uses a distinctive warm, neutral colour palette with pops of brights piercing through. The brand is best known for their luxurious cashmere knits from lightweight turtlenecks to chunky Grandpa cardigans. Beautiful Italian cotton blouses are met with flowing maxi dresses and tailored wool trousers to create an effortlessly chic wardrobe. Elegant and feminine, Ryan Roche is understated yet luxurious, using exceptional fabrics to produce timeless pieces again and again. Each piece is refined and versatile, working from day to night, season to season.
Collections from Ryan Roche can be found online through the brand’s website.