For spring/summer 14, Simone Rocha's softly seductive romantic daydreams took on a darker, more provocative edge. The innocence of previous collections oozed confidence, menace even. A peep show of PVC, sheer sensations and bedazzling beadwork led us to fall that bit deeper for her Irish charms. We weren't the only ones. Last night, as well as our hearts, Simone walked away with the Emerging Womenswear Designer prize at the British Fashion Awards.
Exploring her garden of craftsmanship, Simone's fresh florals were delicately embroidered onto transparent, wipe clean fabrics to create darkly beautiful blooms.