Ryan Roche began her foray into fashion by designing children's clothes and creating them from organically and ethically sourced materials. Running her own Williamsburg boutique proffering these tiny treasures she quickly became a favourite among the who's who of mommies nationwide. Soon these celebrity moms were requesting that Ryan make the luxurious dusty pastel knits in bigger sizes and thus, an empire was born. Ryan Roche was recently considered for CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund and her eponymous brand is quickly becoming a household name. However, this magic knit queen is doing things differently and ruling her cashmere kingdom from a dreamy converted barn in Upstate New York with her brood gathered close by. All Ryan Roche designs are hand dyed with vegetable and fruit juices and created in conjunction with women's free trade collectives in Nepal. Gah!