Many women dream of owning a pair of sexy Jimmy Choo stilettos. Tamara Mellon? She has over 1,000 pairs. But it’s only fair, considering she’s the one that discovered Mr. Jimmy Choo back when he was a London cobbler and turned his name into a must-have label for glamorous ladies. Read more … Keep reading »
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Tamara Mellon, the co-founder and president of Jimmy Choo, let scandal-bound photographer Terry Richardson shoot her in the nude (besides a pair of Choos, of course) for Interview. When was the last time you saw a company’s top brass tout the brand while wearing nothing? “I wonder what they’ll say at the next board meeting,” Tamara told the magazine. She also defended Jimmy Choo’s collaboration with Uggs. “I think Ugg is still relevant,” she said. “The thing about Ugg is that everybody has a pair in their closet.” When the interviewer said she didn’t own a pair, Tamara replied, “I bet you’ll wear the Jimmy Choo ones! The thing about Uggs is that they’re so comfortable. Once you’ve worn them, you don’t want to go back.” [NSFW: Interview via Huffington Post] Keep reading »
Been chomping at the bit to see more of the Jimmy Choo collection for H&M? Check out this exclusive video with Choo’s founder (and quite the stylish-looking lady) Tamara Mellon, who gives a walk-through of the line. Surprisingly, one of the best parts of the collection is actually the clothes, which have been overshadowed by Choo’s main draw (shoes, obvi). For starters, the cute electric blue shift Mellon wears in the video is part of the deal, plus there’s a glam black evening jumper and a one-shouldered leather dress with ruffle details. Everything is designed to be mixed and matched.
Some great fashion advice from Mellon: she starts conceptualizing an outfit based on the shoes first, and then the accessories. Do you ever dress from the bottom up? Or do you start with the clothes and then add on? [YouTube] Keep reading »