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Faux fur coat; wool pants, Michael Kors. Gap t-shirt; silver necklace; woven bracelet; Chanel bag; Stella McCartney creepers, Kim’s own

KIM LIM Founder, jet-setter, heiress with a heart

Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore: What are your fashion “security blankets”?

Kim Lim: I always have my Saint Laurent leather jacket with me to keep warm and amp up any outfit—I love how it edges up a romantic lace dress. I’m also obsessed with Stella McCartney’s platform Oxfords. They offer me a much-needed height boost and match everything without sacrificing comfort.

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HB: Do you have any insecurities when it comes to your looks?

KL: I’m most conscious about my arms, which need a lot more gym time, so I’m usually in flattering silhouettes with sleeves. Another big insecurity of mine is body scars. I’m such a klutz, but that’s something body makeup and comfy shoes help to fix.

HB: When do you feel most beautiful?

KL: I love fresh, radiant skin so I feel most beautiful after a work out when I have that dewy glow—or a revitalising V-lift facial. Also, my hair is my crowning glory; so a pampering blowout at kimrobinson never fails to add that extra oomph to how I look and feel.

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HB: How are you giving back to society?

KL: I’ve been heavily involved in charity and community events for years now, and social media is my platform of choice to raise awareness. Recently, I activated volunteers via Instagram to help out with the distribution of food supplies and other necessities for the elderly; and to spread the word on animal adoption.

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HB: How do you hope to inspire?

KL: I’ve always been one to admit to my own flaws and embrace my true self without apology. I believe in being ambitious and wearing confidence first. With that, I hope others can relate to me on a deeper level.

By Dana Koh and Pakkee Tan
Photographed by Gan
Styled by Windy Aulia
Hair/makeup: Grego, Amy Chow, Cindy Goh, Joy Tan/Indigo Artisans, Joanna Koh/Indigo Artisans
Photography assistants: Ang Jong Jye, Samsidi Baderi
Assistant stylist: Debby Kwong
Additional assistance: Tanya Anthony, Nayeun Kim

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