If you were fortunate enough to afford to indulge in a shoe-shopping spree in the London borough of Hackney in the late 1980s, you might have stumbled upon a brick showroom filled with thigh-high black-leather boots, multi-colored sandals, and hot-pink satin high heels produced by a Malaysian-born designer named Jimmy Choo. Though acclaimed at the time, you would have beaten the crowds to Choo’s shoes, which became red-hot in 1990 after a woman the world knew simply as Di became one of his most loyal customers.
Throughout the 1990s, Choo footwear defined women’s glamour. By 1996 he had partnered with a magazine editor to launch a chain of high-end boutiques—the opening in 1999 of Choo’s Los Angeles branch caught the eye of Hollywood starlets, giving Choo shoes their red-carpet-ready reputation.
Among Choo’s most sought-after designs are his ankle boots, including the George, whose four-inch heel supports an upper of water-snake leather, the Erica, whose carved heel meas...
In addition to a plethora of caged-ankle pumps, Choo’s most prized items of footwear could be his sandals, which range from demure flats to sexy, strappy affairs with two-to-four-inch heels. The ones with gold or silver metallic sling backs are especially eye-catching, if not the most practical things to wear to the beach.
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Cannes: THR and Jimmy Choo Honor Fan Bingbing at Martinez FeteHollywood Reporter, May 18th
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing didn't let wet weather dampen her spirits at a cocktail party in her honor hosted by The Hollywood Reporter, Jimmy Choo and Mouton Cadet at the Martinez hotel, where the star and global style icon was presented with THR's...Read more
Jimmy Choo-ses our NicoleNEWS.com.au (blog), May 18th
She will star in the upcoming autumn/winter '13/'14 campaign for Jimmy Choo, shot by Mikael Jansson. Creative Director of Jimmy Choo, Sandra Choi told WWD, "Nicole is one of the finest actresses in the world. I knew (she) could convey the empowered...Read more
Cannes: Tonight's Hollywood Reporter/Jimmy Choo Party for Fan Bingbing ...Hollywood Reporter, May 18th
The private event, co-hosted by THR editorial director Janice Min, publisher Lynne Segall and CEO Pierre Denis of Jimmy Choo, will be at the same time as originally announced, 8 to 10 p.m. on May 18. STORY: The Chic Life of Cannes 'It' Girl Fan...Read more
Nicole Kidman unveiled as the new face of Jimmy ChooGlamour.com, May 16th
Kidman's ad campaign for the brand has been described by Jimmy Choo as conveying "a cinematic feel that hints at the power and seduction of the Jimmy Choo woman". Speaking to WWD, Jimmy Choo's creative director Sandra Choi said: "Nicole is one of...Read more
Nicole Kidman to star in Jimmy Choo advertising campaignDigital Spy, May 15th
Kidman's advert has been described by Jimmy Choo as conveying "a cinematic feel that hints at the power and seduction of the Jimmy Choo woman". "Nicole is one of the finest actresses in the world," Jimmy Choo creative director Sandra Choi said in a...Read more
Fashion Icon: Nicole Kidman Stars In New Jimmy Choo Fall CampaignInternational Business Times AU, May 14th
Sandra Choi, Jimmy Choo's low profile niece and the brand's newly installed creative director, is proud of her first major creative decision to tap Kidman to represent the global brand known for its handmade women's shoes. "Nicole is one of the finest...Read more
Nicole Kidman Is The New Face of Jimmy ChooHollywood Life, May 14th
The brand stated the campaign has a “cinematic feel that hints at the power and seduction of the Jimmy Choo woman.” We all know Nicole has all of these characteristics! Sandra Choi, head creative director of Jimmy Choo, asserts this by saying, “Nicole...Read more
Nicole Kidman to Appear in Jimmy Choo AdsWomen's Wear Daily, May 14th
LONDON — Nicole Kidman will play the starring role in Jimmy Choo's fall advertising campaign, which was shot by Mikael Jansson. The company said the campaign has a “cinematic feel that hints at the power and seduction of the Jimmy Choo woman.”...Read more