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PHOTO: When Jimmy Choo Met UGG

Jimmy Choo for UGGLeave it to to flaunt the fact that she gets all the designer pieces months before us common folk can even admire them in a store. This time, she’s showing off her Jimmy Choo for UGG footwear, which isn’t supposed to hit stores until October.

“Love my new Jimmy Choo Uggs!” she wrote on her .

For once, the pair of boots are one item that are most likely not going to be envied by many. After all, they do resemble something one would find in the children’s shoe aisle of K-Mart. No matter how talented and beloved the designer (nor how comfortable the footwear is, either!), there’s really no beautifying a pair of UGGs.

Even still, Jimmy Choos are Jimmy Choos—people will still want to snatch up a pair of these hideous boots for $1,000 if it bears the designer’s name.

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Tamara Mellon to Sell Jimmy Choo

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Fashion Designers, News, Rumors, Footwear,

Tamara MellonTamara Mellon is to sell her label.

The shoe tycoon - who was recently named as the founder and chief creative officer of the luxurious footwear firm - is reportedly close to appointing financial advisors in a bid to sell the company, which is worth up to $800 million. The 43-year-old entrepreneur owns a fifth of the brand, whose celebrity fans include , Sarah Jessica Parker and Beyonce Knowles.

Tamara began at the exclusive company in 1996 and was previously known as founder and president. Her new position of founder and chief creative officer saw her continue to oversee the label’s brand image, which included product design, public relations and advertising campaigns.

“Today’s announcement acknowledges the important contribution that Tamara makes to our brand image and design process. This new title is a better reflection of Tamara’s responsibilities and accomplishments at Jimmy Choo. Together with our creative team, she has been at the forefront of developing product and marketing, which has fuelled growth of the company,” Jimmy Choo chief executive officer Joshua Schulman said of the new appointment.


Jimmy Choo Says Shoes Affect Personality

Jimmy ChooJimmy Choo thinks shoes can change a woman’s personality.

The famous designer - whose creations are sought after by women across the globe - adores his work and believes footwear plays such an important role in people’s lives that he relishes the chance to improve their lifestyle.

“We all wear shoes, every day - we have to. So they are a very important part of your wardrobe. They say something about the way you hold your body. Shoes must be elegant, comfortable. They affect the person’s personality.”

The 40-year-old craftsman - who was born in Malaysia - has been designing shoes since he was just 11, but admits he still has battles with himself while trying to perfect his styles: “I’m a perfectionist. I get angry and I lose my tempter, but only over shoes. My temper is very quick but there’s never anything personal. If I lose my tempter with a member of staff, afterwards we’ll go for a drink. Maybe I just love my shoes too much!”

Jimmy recently revealed how it is never too late for people to start wearing heels, but can’t start off with skyscrapers. “You should start with two or two and a half inches, get used to that first. But a lot of men, when they’ve been married for ten years, they walk in front of their wives. When a woman is wearing heels they have to walk more slowly, but sometimes their husbands won’t wait for them.”


Items Du Jour: Jimmy Choo Makes Sneakers, Christina Gets Sexier, and Posh Poses With a Duck

Kristen Stewart lands Flaunt Cover- Victoria Beckham scores an interesting editorial in German Vogue, where she looks flawless (as usual) against trashy back drops and a playground duck. Yes, a duck.

- Ever wonder what happened to Christina Aguilera? She says that she’s more comfortable in her skin, now that she’s become a mom. She even says that she’s more sexual. How is that even possible after creating a music video like “Dirrty”?

- Kristen Stewart lands the cover for the current issue of Flaunt magazine, and holy smokes is she hot! She’s everywhere and I love it!

- Fashion designer Mark Fast seems to have made quite the impression with his peers—Calvin Klein is reportedly going to discontinue the use of size 0 models. It also could be the allure of Lara Stone; Calvin Klein creative director Francisco Costa is rumored to have picked her to front several of the campaigns.

- Jimmy Choo is set to release a line of sneakers next month, but early previews of the shoes aren’t impressing anyone. Starting price is at $600!

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Jimmy Choo for H&M Video Surfaces

You saw the images of Jimmy Choo’s H&M line. Now you can get a better experience and effect from the collection when you watch the ad campaign, which features Sasha Pivovarova and Edita Vilkeviciute.

Hopefully you’re doing a better job than I am at saving up for the line, which hits stores November 14th in 200 stores across the country. One must also note that, unlike the other lines released on Thursdays, this one comes out on a Saturday (and it’s Jimmy Choo!)... Just sayin’.

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More Images of Jimmy Choo For H&M Leak

Jimmy Choo for H&M

Slowly but surely, more pictures of the Jimmy Choo for H&M collection emerge online, and to be frank, aside from the shoes, I’m not too impressed.

The suede and animal prints are a bit on the tacky side; as for the clothes, I could find the same pieces for most likely less than half the price at Forever 21. The sandals, over-the-knees boots, and men’s footwear, however, are killer.

Check out all 20 images after the jump.

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More Images From Jimmy Choo for H&M Emerge

Jimmy Choo for H&M

Shortly following the over-the-knee boots from the Jimmy Choo for H&M collection, two more pictures from the line are featured in British Harper’s Bazaar‘s October issue.

The one-shoulder tunic dress goes for $247, and the strappy sandals run around $132. For Jimmy Choo, that’s still a steal.

Due in stores November 14, the entire collection will feature both men’s and women’s shoes, bags, and accessories.

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Sneak Peek: Jimmy Choo for H&M

Jimmy Choo for H&M

Ever since H&M announced their upcoming collaboration with Jimmy Choo last June, there has yet to be any word nor pictures of the line until now. Pictured above are the over-the-knee boots estimated at $345, which is fairly pricey (but well worth it) for H&M.

The entire collection, including men’s and women’s shoes, bags, and accessories, hits stores November 14.

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