She's back: Veteran uniform designer Esther Tay relaunches her fashion label

Home-grown fashion designer Esther Tay entered the business of uniform design in 2005, which has lasted till today.
Home-grown fashion designer Esther Tay entered the business of uniform design in 2005, which has lasted till today.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Pioneer fashion designer Esther Tay may be a household name within the local fashion industry, but the dressmaking diploma she graduated with in 1971 had not been her first choice.

Instead, the Institue of Technical Education (ITE) alum, who has made her name as both a fashion and uniform designer, had hoped to enrol in the school's widely popular graphic design course.

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