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Thomas Wee is a Singaporean fashion designer who has worked in the industry for over 4 decades. He is known for his masterful workmanship, cutting edge 3D forms and perfectly tailored suits.   After building several high-end fashion labels serving South-East Asia’s elite, the “King of the Jacket” took to teaching fashion design and pattern drafting for 11 years, and eventually made a sensational comeback at the Audi Fashion Festival Singapore 2008.   CNN’s Power List names Thomas as one of the 30 people who have shaped Singapore. Hosts Udhara and Vanessa chatted with him about many things, including:

  • his childhood in colonial Singapore
  • how his career began against all odds
  • the Japanese concept of building a premium brand
  • being a self-taught, lifelong learner
If you loved this episode, check out our other episodes on Apple Podcasts! Subscribe to our show and please leave us a review.   A Life Less Ordinary is produced by Nomads Bazaar and sponsored by Audio-Technica, who create high quality content creation tools.

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