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Laurence & Chico

 

Laurence & Chico was established in 2015. We specialize in luxe hand woven fabrication, beadings, and intricate textures. Starting from 2019, we have started our hats and accessories line, with luxe hand-beaded pearls with an affordable price point and fast delivery window.

Laurence & Chico has dressed Lady Gaga, Cardi B, Mehgan Trainor, Charli XCX, Solange and many more high profile celebrities and influencers.Our current stockists include Joyce HK, Lane Crawford, Leisure Center, Blubird, Please Do Not Enter, and 50 other designer boutiques around the world.

Designer Bio

Canadian duo Laurence Li and Chico Wang both attended Parsons. Chico is the Creative Director, whereas Laurence is the illustrator and muse. While attending Parsons, Laurence majored in Fashion Marketing and interned at Barneys Buying Department. Chico majored in Fashion Design with a background in Visual Design of nine years. Chico has worked with some top luxury brands including McQueen, Givenchy, Miu Miu and world-renowned luxury boutique, Lane Crawford. The duo had their first SS16 debut for their women’s collection in New York named ‘aQuarium.’

Brand Story

Laurence & Chico is a Canadian based womenswear and accessories brand founded in 2015 by Laurence Li and Chico Wang. The duo met while studying at Parson’s School of Design.

Inspirations are drawn from Laurence’s personalized illustrations depicting their daily lives, these personal illustrations and youth culture is combined with an emphasis on prints and the use of intricate handiwork. The illustrations show only Laurence and Chico drawn as two human characters, whereas friends and family are all characterized into animals, plants, fruits or vegetable figures. Laurence’s illustrations evoke a unique sense of humor with vivid colors inspiring Chico to use elements from such to create an imaginative, bold yet delicate prints and silhouettes for their collections. Laurence & Chico is defined by its fusion of street aesthetic and light-luxe craftsmanship. The attention to detail offers a sense of lighthearted innocence embodying a refined wearable ease.

 

 

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