24 Jul '11, 10am

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Four years ago, while her peers were concerned with getting into university, Tammy Tay made a move that some might consider entrepreneurial, and others, plain foolhardy. Then 16, she dropped out of school to pursue her boutique business. She had started up her blogshop "ohsofickle" only a year earlier, with S$500 saved up from her allowance. She sold hand-picked apparel that she thought was in style among youths, imported in bulk from Bangkok. "I wanted to open a shop at first but my family isn't very well-to-do, so I couldn't get capital. The only thing I could do at that point of time was to open an online boutique," she said. Soon after, having completed her O levels, Tammy enrolled in the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, majoring in fashion merchandising and marketing. She lasted only three months. Tammy's mother, Ms Tracy Tack, told Today On Sunday: "Every day, she would...

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