Jimmy Choo

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A London-based luxury fashion designer best known for his hand-made women’s shoes.Choo is a Malaysian of Hakka Chinese descent, who was born in Penang in 1961 into a family of shoemakers. He made his first shoe when he was 11 years old.

“Very fashion-forward and cutting edge design make Jimmy Choo shoes the most sought-afer footwear by celebrities and fashionistas, rivaled only by Manolo Blahnik. On TV and in the fashion world, they are colloquially called “Jimmy’s,” which gives an idea how much it has permeated the pop culture.”

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~ by belezza on March 6, 2008.

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