Former lawyer Priscilla Shunmugam learnt dressmaking in London in 2008 and found her calling. She launched her label Ong Shunmugam – named after the surnames of her Chinese mother and Indian father – in 2010 and, seven years on, has a loyal following, including society ladies and VIPs’ wives who don’t mind forking out $1,000 for an off-the-rack frock, and more for bespoke pieces.
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Former lawyer Priscilla Shunmugam learnt dressmaking in London in 2008 and found her calling. She launched her label Ong Shunmugam – named after the surnames of her Chinese mother and Indian father – in 2010 and, seven years on, has a loyal following, including society ladies and VIPs’ wives who don’t mind forking out $1,000 for an off-the-rack frock, and more for bespoke pieces.