Filip Nocko received a bachelor’s degree from Berlin University of Applied Science as well as presenting his work during Fashion Week in Berlin under the brand 30pairsofhands. Since then Filip has worked under Zac Posen, Jeremy Scott and Jean Charles de Castelbajac, whilst training in New York and L.A. He now lives and works in Paris where His new Label Filip von Polen was conceived in 2013.
The incentive for the creation of Filip von Polen was a desire to create a product and a feeling that emulated the mood of the Polish people. Filip plays with Poland’s wildlife, nature and depicted locations in Poland’s Mountain regions Such as Karpaty and Sudety. Expressing a sense of conviviality for Poland’s countryside and nature. Throughout his latest work he reinvents and manipulates the traditional scarves found among the Highlanders of the Podhale (famous for there rich tradition in folklore and romanticized imagination) and appropriates them for today’s fashion market.