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Mecox Lane Announces Shareholders’ Approval of Merger Agreement

SHANGHAI, China, April 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mecox Lane Limited (NASDAQ:MCOX) (“Mecox Lane” or the “Company”), a multi-brand and multi-channel retailer in China specializing in health, beauty and lifestyle products, today announced that, at an extraordinary general meeting held today, the Company’s shareholders voted in favor of the proposal to authorize and approve the previously announced agreement and plan of merger dated December 22, 2015 (the “Merger Agreement”), among the Company, MINAT ASSOCIATED CO., LTD., a business company incorporated under the laws of the British Virgin Islands (“Parent”) and ChinaEquity Alliance Victory Co., Ltd., an exempted company incorporated with limited liability under the laws of the Cayman Islands and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), pursuant to which, Merger Sub will be merged with and into the Company with the Company continuing as the surviving company and becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (the “Merger”), and the plan of merger required to be filed with the Registrar of Companies of the Cayman Islands (the “Plan of Merger”).

Approximately 75.99% of the Company’s total outstanding shares voted in person or by proxy at today’s extraordinary general meeting (“EGM”). Of these ordinary shares voted in person or by proxy at the EGM, approximately 99.84% were voted in favor of the proposal to authorize and approve the Merger Agreement, the Plan of Merger and the transactions contemplated thereby, including the Merger.

Completion of the Merger is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions set forth in the Merger Agreement. The Company will work with various other parties to the Merger Agreement to satisfy all other conditions precedent to the Merger set forth in the Merger Agreement and complete the Merger as quickly as possible. If and when completed, the Merger would result in the Company becoming a privately held company wholly owned by Parent, and its American depositary shares, each representing thirty-five ordinary shares of the Company, would no longer be listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

About Mecox Lane Limited

Mecox Lane Limited (Nasdaq:MCOX) is a multi-brand and multi-channel retailer in China specialized in health, beauty and lifestyle products. Since the Company’s founding in 1996 and its listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market in 2010, Mecox Lane has focused on the evolving fashion and lifestyle needs of China’s young women through multiple retail channels. As part of a strategy shift under new management and in response to current market trends, the Company focuses on providing its broad base of urban and upwardly mobile customers with health and beauty products that are in step with their increasingly wellness-focused lifestyles. For more information on Mecox Lane, please visit http://ir.mecoxlane.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements made under the “safe harbor” provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as “may,” “will,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “future,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “aims,” “estimates,” “confident,” “likely to” and similar statements. Among other things, the quotations from management in this press release, as well as the Company’s strategic and operational plans, contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the following: the Company’s business strategies and initiatives as well as its business plans; the Company’s future business development, results of operations and financial condition; changes in the Company’s revenues and cost or expense items; the Company’s expectations with respect to increased revenue growth and its ability to sustain profitability; the Company’s products under development or planning; the Company’s ability to attract customers and further enhance its brand recognition; trends and competition in the industry in which the Company operates; the failure of the markets to grow at the projected rates; the rapidly changing nature of the industry in which the Company operates; and significant uncertainties of any projections or estimates relating to the growth prospects or future condition of the market. If any one or more of the assumptions underlying the market data turns out to be incorrect, actual results may differ from the projections based on these assumptions. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F as well as in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information provided in this press release is current as of the date of the press release, and the Company undertakes no duty to update such information, except as required under applicable law.

For investor and media inquiries please contact: In China: Christina Hou Mecox Lane Limited Tel: +86 (21) 3108-1111 Ext. 8161 Email: ir@mecoxlane.com Derek Mitchell Ogilvy Financial In the U.S.: +1 (646) 867-1888 In China: +86 (10) 8520-6139 Email: mcox@ogilvy.com

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