• Graeme Harrowell

    Founder at ROCIO

  • Graeme's Ask

    Rocio, a Scottish fashion brand that designs, manufactures and sells luxury wooden handbags.

    seek introductions to anyone with expertise in setting up finishing and assembly processes and to anyone who can help us further develop our marketing and PR plan.

    “What are you hoping to achieve by attending the London Launchpad for Global Success event?”​

    "As a start up business undergoing rapid growth in our overseas trade, we find ourselves in growing need of external assistance and guidance with shaping our global mindset. Looking to increase our global impact, we are attending the London Launchpad for Global Success event to learn tips, connect with and be inspired by industry experts and business peers. We hope the event will help enhance our global perspective and increase our chance of business success in the overseas market. We are also looking forward to connecting with other Scottish business (whether local or international) which are based in London and sharing success tips and international market knowledge."

    Business Profile

    Based in Scotland, Rocio designs and manufactures luxury wooden handbags. Our designs are hand-carved from solid blocks of wood with sustainable materials and processes. Rocio handbags are set apart by their high art, quality, rarity and timelessness. As a modern Scottish fashion brand, our focus is on driving circular economy in the global luxury fashion market. The brand has taken part in the Tranoi Trade Show during Paris Fashion week for the last 4 years and has been featured in art exhibitions at the Louvre and Guggenheim museums. Our collections are stocked in the most prestigious fashion stores around the world, including Fortnum and Masons, Le Bon Marche, and Isetan. Since we sold our first bag in 2014, our designs have been favoured by consumers, stylists, influencers, and celebrities alike. Celebrities who have selected Rocio designs for their red carpet appearances include Amelia Warner, Kate Upton, Adele, Rhianna, Paloma Faith and Katy Perry, to name but a few.