Korean-American model Irene Kim has a proclivity to change her hair colour as often as she changes her clothes. And, it's clearly a habit that she won't be breaking anytime soon. Her experimental rainbow-hued locks don't just invigorate her demeanour, they have subverted tradition and blazed new trails for contemporary beauty (sleek black manes are no longer the de rigueur for successful Asian models).
Coupled with an edgy East-meets-West aesthetic, Irene's versatility has accrued her legions of followers, propelling her towards social media stardom.
What’s your current sartorial obsession?
Combat boots. I bought 3 of them in the past month.
Next hair colour?
It will depend on the mood that I’m in.
Pre-catwalk ritual?
Eat lighter, sleep well and stay hydrated.
If you weren’t an influencer/model, you’d be:
An architect.
How do you find your voice?Pre-catwalk ritual?
By keeping things real and staying true to what I love.
The CHARLES & KEITH SS’18 collection is…
Modern, sleek and feminine.
Women are most stylish at 30 – true or false?
We will have to see, I just turned 30 myself.
Biggest fashion trend in 2018?
Belt bags or fanny packs.
 

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