Min Ji Kim

Costume Designer

Min Ji Kim

Minji Kim

costume designer, New York


Min Ji Kim is a costume designer based in Brooklyn, NYC.

Born in Seoul, Min Ji moved to Massachusetts in 1981. She studied fashion at Parsons School of Design in New York City, and spent the first chapter of her career designing for DKNY, Tommy Hilfiger, Armani Exchange, TSE Cashmere and Club Monaco. In 1999 she launched her own line (Min-K) and opened the first of many boutiques in downtown Manhattan. She currently has two Min-k boutiques in Brooklyn.

In 2014 Min Ji designed her first feature film Stealing Chanel a romantic comedy for the A&E channel. Since then she has worked on numerous projects for film and television. Some of her most recent credits include work on City on a Hill (Showtime),Season 2 of The Deuce (HBO), The Girl Who Invented Kissing, Tallulah (Netflix) with Ellen Page and Allison Jeanny and All We Had directed by Katie Holms.

She has also worked for stage and dance most notably The Cedar Lake Modern Ballet. Her commercial work includes designs for Delta, Hennessey and Under Armor.

Selected experience:
Fashion Design:
Min-k Design Inc -Owner and Designer ( 1999-present )
Club Monaco -Head Designer ( 1998-1999 )
TSE Cashmere -Freelance Designer
Richard Chai -Freelance Production
Tommy Hilfiger -Outerwear Designer
DKNY -Freelance Designer
Armani Exchange -Assistant Designer
Cerrutti 2000 Paris Intern

Costume Design:
Windows on the World ( Feature 2017)
Stealing Chanel ( Feature Life Time/ A&E 2015 )
Ceresia ( Feature 2015 )
Girl on the Ledge ( Feature 2015 )
Bright Shadow ( Short 2014 )

Assistant Costume Designer:
City on a Hill (Showtime)
The Deuce ( HBO )
The Girl Who Invented Kissing (Feature 2016)
All We Had ( Feature 2016 )
Manhattan Night ( Feature 2015 )

Wardrobe:
The Get Down (Netflix)
Vinyl (HBO)
Tallulah ( Feature 2016 )

Theatre:
"Super Zero" at the Joyce Theatre
By Alexandra Damiani (2017)
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet ( 2015 )
Matilda National Tour ( 2015 )
Cheek to Cheek Lady Gaga/Tony Bennet ( 2014 )
Sleep no More ( 2014 )

Commercial:
Johnny Walker
Crown Royal
Abbott
Under Armour
Delta (4am)
Band Aid
Crest/Grammy Promo

Music Video:
So So Glos
OUTOFSIGHT


Education

BFA Fashion Design at Parsons School of Design
1992 – 1996 NYC
Semester abroad at Parsons Paris
1993 – 1994 Paris, France