Priscilla Shunmugam

Priscilla Shunmugam

Name: Priscilla Shunmugam
Date of birth: 17 July 1981
Occupation: Founder and designer, Ong Shunmugam
Industry: Fashion

How she got started: Upon opting for an early retirement from her legal career, Shunmugam studied dressmaking and pattern cutting in London. She returned to Singapore in 2010 to launch Ong Shunmugam.

Notable achievements: Steering Ong Shunmugam to become one of Asia's most promising brands, leading the charge on contemporary Asian womenswear and ​redefining traditional garb. She also won the Grand Award at the Design For Asia Awards in 2013.

Something you might not have known about her: She only mastered the art of reverse parking in 2016.

A quote she lives by: "If you work for everything, everything will work for you."

Ong Shunmugam is available for purchase online and is stocked at Atelier Ong Shunmugam.
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