Jimmy Choo is a luxury fashion brand that specializes in shoes, handbags, and other accessories. The brand was founded in 1996 by Jimmy Choo and Tamara Mellon, and it quickly gained a reputation for its high-quality and stylish shoes. Jimmy Choo shoes have been worn by many high-profile individuals, including celebrities and royalty, and the brand has become synonymous with luxury and elegance. The designer Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat, was born in Penang, Malaysia, in 1948. He began his career as a bespoke shoemaker, and in the 1980s, he began to gain recognition for his work. Eventually, he opened a shop in London’s East End, where he sold his shoes to the fashion elite.
In 1996, Choo teamed up with Tamara Mellon, who was then an accessories editor at British Vogue magazine, to create the Jimmy Choo brand. The brand quickly gained popularity, and in 2001, it was acquired by the luxury goods company Labelux. Since then, the brand has expanded its product range to include handbags, small leather goods, scarves, sunglasses, eyewear, belts, fragrance and men’s shoes.
Jimmy Choo is known for its high-quality craftsmanship, attention to detail, and use of luxury materials such as leather, suede, and fur. The brand’s shoes, handbags, and other accessories are designed to be both stylish and wearable, and they often feature bold, glamorous details such as glitter, sequins, and fur trims.