Kim Seacombe (formerly Kim Jakeman) is a Womenswear Design Director with over 10 years of international experience, designing commercially successful collections for various market levels, at a range of top global brands.
Kim’s most recent position was Head of Design for Laura Ashley Asia, for which she worked between Singapore and London leading the Asian Design Team who were responsible for designing for the brand’s Asian expansion, as well as the Knits and Jersey product for the UK Team, which was sold globally.
Kim first moved to Singapore in 2012 to take on the exciting role setting up the womenswear design department for Zalora.com. As Head of Womenswear Design for their Regional Private Labels she was responsible for managing her team of international designers and developers to deliver 12 collections a year for the Zalora brand. The range was sold across 8 countries in Asia, as well as Australasia (on theiconic.com.au) and Russia (lamoda.ru).
Prior to moving to Singapore, Kim designed for Tommy Hilfiger Childrenswear and then Hilfiger Denim Womenswear in Amsterdam. Her first job was designing women’s tops for Abercrombie & Fitch in Ohio.
Kim graduated from London College of Fashion in 2007 having completed internships in Amsterdam and New York at Mexx and American Eagle Outfitters respectively.
After the birth of her daughter in 2016, she is now taking on freelance assignments, and is open to all flexible design and fashion opportunities!