ABOUT ICA SERAFICA
A fashion designer who has worked in London for most of the UK high street companies like Topshop, Marks & Spencer, Wallis, Warehouse, Coast and others, Ica Serafica’s experience has helped sharpen her design signature.
Formerly the Design Director in one of the top fashion chains in Manila, Philippines, it was Sari-Sari which gave her her first break in the industry
A graduate of Sydney, Australia’s leading fashion design school, The Whitehouse School of Fashion, she continued to hone her skills by further studies at the London College of Fashion while working in the UK.
Having lived in London (UK), Sydney (Australia), Santiago (Chile) and Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) and with her varied travels that has spanned from Mongolia to Argentina, from Morocco to India, Brazil to France and many other countries in Asia, Europe and South America. her style has evolved continuously and is how she refined her design beliefs.
That what is important for her is to focus on intelligent design, quality and comfort over excess and bold statements. She produces designs that are relaxed, understated, refined with a very chic, modern feel. Dressing women in the competitive world to suit women’s ever changing lifestyles combining work, social and personal roles.
She has set up her studio in Manila, Philippines with 2 lines, the icaserafica label, which is the pret-a-porter line. The look is that of effortless and stylish urban elegance that could take women from work to cocktails and also includes formal dresses and gowns for special events.
The 2nd label Ica by icaserafica, a Filipiniana line where only local fabrics are used and sourced as she designs them into wearable clothing with a very modern edge. Both lines are available at her studio also for made-to-order.
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