Attracted to fashion since the young age, Rocco Barocco moved to Rome ( from Naples ) back in 1962, starting his work in Patrick de Barentzen atelier.
In 1964, along with Giles, he gave birth to a 10 years lasting partnership. Then he opened his first own atelier, in Piazza di Spagna.
In 1979, after the success of his Haute Couture line, he presented his first Pret a Porter woman collection. He’s known for his sexy and feminine creations. He’s been awarded several times : Maschera d’Argento award in 1967, Singer award in New York in 1973.
Nowdays, Rocco Barocco, is one of the most appreciated Italian designers around the globe. Every year he develops new Pret a Porter collections ( both male and female ) in Milan, during the fashion week. His brand is also very well known for watches design.