Meet the Malaysian fashion veteran who is on a new 'journey' to promote batik


Tino Soon, who had a hand in the founding of several successful Malaysian ready-to-wear brands, is now focused on promoting batik. Photo: YAP CHEE HONG/The Star.

Batik as a textile has undergone a renaissance of sorts, especially with the revived interest in all things fashionably artisanal. It is no longer viewed as fussy and overtly traditional – even by the younger generation.

Tino Soon, a well-recognised veteran in the Malaysian style industry, has also “rediscovered” his love for batik. He is seen recently posting regular live videos on Facebook to talk about his passion.

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