Jimmy Choo is one of the most famous shoe brands in the world know for their glamourous, sexy and fashionable shoes.
Jimmy Choo learnt his shoe making skills from his father who was a cobbler. Choo went to England in the early 1980s to study at the Cordwainers Technical College in Hackney. With an exceptional talent, he graduated with honours and in 1865, set up his first shop in Hackney in old hospital building. Choo soon became popular and his well made shoes were featured a spread in Vogue magazine. He garnered lots of attention from celebrity including Princess Diana. In 1996, Jimmy teamed up with Tamara Mellon, then Accessories Editor at British Vogue who sensed a bigger market for his shoes, Together they set up Jimmy Choo Ltd and expanded the brand massively. The brand gain iconic status when Carrie Bradshaw revealed her loyalty to the brand on Sex And The City, causing a legion of fans to follow.
Jimmy Choo is a global fashion empire that has expanded rapidly since 1996, with over 183 boutiques worldwide and distribution at the most prestigious department stores. In 2014, the company was publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Jimmy Choo offers women’s shoes, handbags, small leather goods, scarves, sunglasses, eyewear, belts, fragrance and men’s shoes.