ICICLE searches worldwide for high-end natural materials. Only outstanding suppliers that meet our standards of excellence can enter our purchasing system.
Our suppliers must fulfill the six following standards of ICICLE:
1. Provide natural fabric of world-standard high quality.
2. Have excellent design and product development capacity.
3. Strictly follow environment-friendly standards.
4. No intermediaries. Suppliers must have directly owned factories.
5. Be self-disciplined.
6. Pass ICICLE’s periodical evaluation.
ICICLE only collaborates with suppliers who meet the standards of Chinese and international environmental certificates. According to the practices of different countries, we conform to OEKO-TEX, Bluesign and ISO14000 standards, among others.
For suppliers whose production process involves dyeing and finishing, ICICLE only collaborates with those who have a high-quality water treatment system and whose discharged water meets the Discharge Standards of Water Pollutants for Dyeing and Finishing of Textile Industry.
Our suppliers' product quality is evaluated twice a year. Their qualification is evaluated every three years. Suppliers who do not meet our standards will be removed from our purchasing system immediately.
Our experts inspect the factories globally to evaluate the equipment and laboratory conditions according to ICICLE’s standards. A healthy and safe work environment is primordial to us. For imported materials, we conform to European industry standards and certificates from internationally recognised organisations.