Rachel Regent and Inês Coelho were both born in 1993, although in different corners of the world. Rachel was born in Boston, USA, and Inês was born in Dublin, Ireland. Rachel later graduated from Boston University with a degree in Hospitality Administration and Inês from Lisbon’s Instituto Superior Técnico with a degree in Material’s Engineering.
It was through their passion for design, and especially for fashion, that Inês and Rachel met while attending Parsons School of Design, in New York, to pursue an Associate’s Degree in Fashion Design. During this time, Rachel interned at Petite studio NYC and Marc Jacobs while Inês interned at Delfina Balda and Derek Lam.
After graduating in 2018, they created the project The Co.Re. In October of the same year, they participated at the Sangue Novo – Young Designers Competition and made it through to the second phase, taking home The Feeting Room prize as well.
PHOTO: © Dustin Vang