Joshua Cooper and Laurence Chandler, both 26, met in New York City, and are the business core of the team. Emerging from a family background in the print industry, a sector closely related to the fashion industry, the guys cultivated relationships within the fashion industry taking plenty of notes along the way. Joshua Cooper and Laurence Chandler has since their debut collection in 2008 gained critical acclaim for their brand Rochambeau. Rochambeau, which is French for the popular game rock-paper-scissors. As such, each of the three members brings their own individual strength to the table. The self-taught designers, Josh and Laurence have relied on trial and error to create their collections, drawing inspiration from their background as skaters and streetwear enthusiasts.