Daily Mail Fashion house Jimmy Choo closes in on £550million deal Daily Mail By Daily Mail Reporter Fashion house Jimmy Choo is closing in on a sale to a German luxury goods group for around £550million, it was reported today. Labelux, whose other investments include retailer Bally, could...

You all know that I am a devotee of Jimmy Choo and that my shoe wardrobe is predominantly comprised of their product. So I feel I have a vested interest in the outcome of this corporate dance. One of the tales spinning around is that the originator of the label, Jimmy Choo himself, is...

Not even I have been able to afford a Jimmy Choo bag and now they are bringing back the iconic shapes at an more reasonable price for everyday use. This strategy has worked brilliantly for the shoes, and the boots, so I am delighted to see it in play for the bag line. I will let you know if...

ad in SoHo because the table legs spell out an "F", Lara Stone's briefs spell out a "U" and who wants to give me a "CK"? Sounds like someone spends too much time staring at Lara Stone's crotch. - Jimmy Choo is willing to spend £500 million — with the aid of a few backers — to regain his old...

The shoe designer wasn't invited to a second round of bidding to buy his namesake company back. How's that for irony? World Wide Web – Shoe designer Jimmy Choowants his company back, but TowerBrook Capital, the private equity group that currently owns Jimmy Choo (the company), just won't let...

Put some glow to every step you make with this stunning Emerald Crystal-Embellished Suede Sandal from Jimmy Choo. Like most of his famed luxurious masterworks, this attention-grabbing designer piece promises to provide the ladies a style that will last a lifetime. Unveiled on Jimmy Choo's...

Tamara Mellon, founder and CCO of the brand, says of the collection: "My vision of the Jimmy Choo man is one who exudes confidence and style whether he is an artist or an investment banker. The first thing I look at on a man is his shoes." Tamara, we totally concur. **The Jimmy Choo...

Jimmy Choo and Tamara Mellon founded JC in 1996 with a $240,000 loan from Mellon's father. TowerBrook Capital Partners is currently the majority stakeholder — Mellon still owns 15% of the biz, while Choo got rid of his stake a decade ago. The company has grown exponentially in the 15...

Adam Lippes has bought back his label and intellectual rights from Kellwood (owner of Rebecca Taylor and Vince) that has been in charge for two years. Lippes has also got a way out of a noncompete clause. He said to WWD: We're not interested in the very big commercial business where more is...

Reed Krakoff, with the backing of a currently anonymous group of investors, has bought his label from Coach, Inc. There's no word on the value of the transaction or if or how the sale of the brand will affect Krakoff's potential departure date at Coach, which still remains vague, or when...

 

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