Friday, August 13, 2010

Andre Kim passes away

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At around 7pm on August 12, 2010, top designer of South Korea, Andre Kim (앙드레 김/Kim Bong Nam) lost his battle to colorector cancer and pneumonia. The 75 years old fashion designer was one of the pioneers in the South Korean fashion scene.

Known for his futuristic designs and bridal gowns, Kim launched his career in 1962 and have exhibited in shows from Paris to Sydney.

Korean stars like Hwang Jung Eum, Kim Yong Joon, Kim Joon, Lee Jun Ki, Lee Yoon Ji, Choi Min Ho (SHINee), Choi Si Won (Super Junior), Sulli (f(x)), Im Seulong (2AM), Nichkhun (2PM) and more have walked the runways of Andre Kim's fashion show.

Another talent lost. Rest In Peace, Andre Kim.

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