Tan Beng Yan, founder of pioneer boutique chain Tyan Fashions, dies at age 70

Mrs Tan Beng Yan is regarded as a veteran in the fashion scene here.
Mrs Tan Beng Yan is regarded as a veteran in the fashion scene here.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Mrs Tan Beng Yan, founder of local multi-label retailer Tyan Fashions, died on Tuesday morning (Jan 21) at the age of 70.

She had been diagnosed with leukemia a year ago and was responding well to treatment, but her condition suddenly deteriorated in the last two days, her son, Mr Glenn Tan, 42, managing director at Tan Chong International, told The Straits Times.

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