The Tailor of Bishop Street


I first met Lee in 1999 when my husband suddenly moved to a job that required him to be in an office and wear suits. Tukang Jahit Soon Loong was recommended by a local friend. Over the last 14 years, he has made suits for my husband, cotton drill chinos for me and all the fancy suits my sons needed for their various teenage school proms. We, in turn, now recommend him to anyone in need of tailoring.

Lee is a role model. His shop is always slightly dishevelled with works in progress, piles of cut fabric, racks of suits and jackets, and piles of black lawyers’ robes on every surface. He constantly works hard, and his attention to detail and quality cannot be faulted.

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