How a KL-born designer courted trouble over her cheongsam comment

Pictured here is the Ong Shunmugam Autumn/Winter 2013 designs. Photo: Ong Shunmugam

Cultural heritage has somewhat been a thorny subject in fashion. Often times, brands and labels get into trouble when speaking on it.

Recently, the founder of Singaporean label Ong Shunmugam became embroiled in a controversy when a video of her commenting on why her collections often include the cheongsam was recirculated online.

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