Singapore fashion legends Goh Lai Chan and Thomas Wee are still going strong

Couturier Goh Lai Chan (left) and veteran designer Thomas Wee, who are highly regarded in Singapore's fashion industry.
Couturier Goh Lai Chan (left) and veteran designer Thomas Wee, who are highly regarded in Singapore's fashion industry.ST PHOTOS: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY, ALICIA CHAN

SINGAPORE - Singapore couturier Goh Lai Chan has been creating glamorous gowns and cheongsams for almost three decades, but the 56-year-old still derives much joy from designing and making clothes.

"My mind is always on work. I really love what I do. Even when I'm shopping, the clothes I see inspire me or when I'm relaxing at home, I'll think of something new and have to note it down," says the designer and owner of label Laichan, who works 11 hours a day, six days a week .

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