Ica Serafica is Filipino - British. She was born and educated in Manila. She studied at The Whitehouse School of Fashion in Sydney, Australia and at the London College of Fashion in the UK.
1992 - 1995
Obtained an Associate Diploma in Fashion design at The Whitehouse School of Fashion.
Finalist at the Smirnoff International Fashion Awards, Sydney.
1995 - 2002
Joined the Sari-sari Group of Companies, Inc. as Designer for Ingga label.
1995 - 1997
Appointed Designer for the The Black Shop.
Appointed Design Director of Sari-sari.
Finalist at the Golden Shell Award. Featured designer in MTV Asia Rebirth.
Featured designer in FTV Asia launch.
Sari-sari opens stores in New York and Los Angeles.
2002 - 2004
Took a break. Designed freelance. Traveled to Taiwan, Indonesia, Mongolia, Costa Rica, US, East Timor, China, the UK and Australia.
2004 - 2005
Moved to London. Joined Massimo Dutti as Fashion adviser. Studied at London College of Fashion.
2005 - 2008
Joined Network Clothing as Knitwear designer specialist to Topshop, Marks & Spencer, Wallis, Coast, Warehouse, Principles, Oasis, Kew, Shop Direct, BHS.
2008 - 2012
Moved to Chile. Independent designer in Santiago. Launched Ica Inc.
20012 - 2013
Moved to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and set up design studio.
Launched icaserafica studio in Manila, Philippines.