21 November 2009
Death Becomes Her: Daul Kim
Korean model Daul Kim, 20, was found dead at her apartment in the trendy 10th arrondissement of Paris last Thursday. She was found hanging by her boyfriend. Ms Kim was brn in Seoul, but moved to Singapore with her family at seven, talent-spotted here at 13, when she quit school to pursue modelling. Ms Kim returned to Seoul at 16, where she continued to model. She has appearanced at fashion weeks around the world, modelling leading designers, including Chanel, Dries Van Noten and Alexander McQueen. Described as Karl Lagerfeld's new "muse" – she was the star of the Chanel's latest campaign for bags. Ms Kim wrote her hectic life on her blog http://iliketoforkmyself.blogspot.com/ revealing a troubled personal life and mood swings; She wrote about being depressed, admitted to suffering from insomnia, and was lonely and tired from overwork.