John Rocha


Catwalk Croydon: the London borough that became a global fashion brand

Posted on April 28th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. No Comments

Charting the rise of Croydon’s impact on the global catwalk

Last year, I launched a fashion label

A year ago today, I launched Croydon’s first fashion label – Croydon Vs The World.

My thinking was simple: Croydon is a borough that is on the up (after years of being wrongly maligned) and it was time for some kind of tangible product to reflect this and … Read More »



Inspired by John Rocha: how an ambitious Croydon fashion student is aiming for the top

Posted on September 22nd, by Michelle Pierre-Carr in Culture. No Comments

Stylist and fashion-writer Michelle Pierre-Carr looks at some home-grown talent and the inspiration that launched it

The decision to start a new business is always a daunting prospect for many, but as the Croydon Citizen reported recently, it didn’t stop eighteen year old Jeanne Marie Fraser from taking the plunge and setting up her own t-shirt business from home. Working on concepts and ideas to … Read More »