13 Mar '12, 6am

We paid a visit to Sg-based Malaysian designer Priscilla Ong Shunmugam's atelier and fell in love. Here's why

We paid a visit to Sg-based Malaysian designer Priscilla Ong Shunmugam's atelier and fell in love. Here's why

Our friends at Poskod.SG tipped us off to Singapore-based Malaysian designer Priscilla Ong Shunmugam, whose beautifully designed and crafted clothes has been quietly collecting fans, and press inches, in Singapore. Thanks to the cancellation of the Foo Fighters concert, I found myself heading instead to her namesake atelier, located in the basement of the Hong Leong Building at 16 Raffles Quay. Ong Shunmugam's signature cheongsam is displayed in her shop window. Atelier Ong Shunmugam is hard to miss because of the beautiful ivory lace and turquoise lined cheongsam in the window. Chatting to her about clothes make it crystal clear that she is one of the rare designers that puts her clothes first, and the customer, second. She has put so much thought and design into making something beautiful that it wasn’t long before people came looking for her, forcing her out of her home...

Full article: http://www.tonguechic.com/shops/ong-shunmugam-a-little-bi...

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