Tiny tailoring shops that still hold needle to thread

Wellie Batik's founder Ang Kum Siong and his son Eric.
Wellie Batik's founder Ang Kum Siong and his son Eric.PHOTO: WELLIE BATIK FASHIONS

SINGAPORE - Nothing to wear for Chinese New Year? If you eschew fast fashion, seek out a traditional tailor.

Here are four establishments - tiny tailoring shops as well as some which combine retail and bespoke - that have built up a loyal clientele here, some over more than 40 years, and are still holding needle to thread in an age of digital disruption.

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