Top Chinese brand Icicle, known for its luxury womenswear, only uses natural fibres such as Japanese organic cotton, cruelty-free Chinese heavy silk and Belgian linen are used. Photo: @icicle__official/ Instagram
Top Chinese brand Icicle, known for its luxury womenswear, only uses natural fibres such as Japanese organic cotton, cruelty-free Chinese heavy silk and Belgian linen are used. Photo: @icicle__official/ Instagram
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Why Chinese brand Icicle topped the Tmall 11.11 Single’s Day sale: the sustainable luxury womenswear label that’s showing the world what ‘Made in China’ really means

  • With 250 stores in China including Shanghai, the high-end ready-to-wear group has also acquired French label Carven, a favourite of singer Édith Piaf
  • Founded by Ye Shouzeng and Shawna Tao, Icicle hired Lanvin’s Isabelle Capron to help the ‘New China’ fashion brand establish its international identity

Top Chinese brand Icicle, known for its luxury womenswear, only uses natural fibres such as Japanese organic cotton, cruelty-free Chinese heavy silk and Belgian linen are used. Photo: @icicle__official/ Instagram
Top Chinese brand Icicle, known for its luxury womenswear, only uses natural fibres such as Japanese organic cotton, cruelty-free Chinese heavy silk and Belgian linen are used. Photo: @icicle__official/ Instagram
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