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Tamara Mellon

Businessman
Female
Born Jul 7, 1967

Tamara Mellon, OBE is the former Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Jimmy Choo, a luxury brand that offers designer shoes, handbags and a range of accessories. She stepped down from the brand in November 2011 after its acquisition by Labelux.

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    Tamara Mellon Admits She Owns More Than 1,000 Pairs Of Shoes
    Daily Mail (UK) - May 06, 2015
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    Huffington Post - Feb 09, 2015
  • Fashion Veterans Pay It Forward
    Wall Street Journal - Jan 10, 2014

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1967 Birth Born on July 7, 1967.

TWENTIES

1990 23 Years Old Mellon began her career at Phyllis Walters Public Relations, Mirabella, and followed as accessories editor for British Vogue in 1990. … Read More

THIRTIES

2001 34 Years Old 1 More Event
By 2001, Jimmy Choo had over 100 wholesale clients including Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman, and the collections accounted for over 50% of the production of several of these factories.
2004 37 Years Old In November 2004, with the company valued at £101 million, Hicks Muse announced the majority acquisition of Jimmy Choo. … Read More

FORTIES

2007 40 Years Old In 2007, Mellon made another appearance on the Sunday Times Rich List, where she is ranked as the 751st richest person in the UK, with an estimated wealth of £99 million. She is also ranked as the 64th richest woman in Britain. Mellon was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours. … Read More
2010 43 Years Old On the 9th November 2010 she was named as a 'global trade envoy for Britain' by the British Government. … Read More
2011 44 Years Old Tamara Mellon, OBE is the former Chief Creative Office and co-founder of Jimmy Choo, a luxury brand that offers designer shoes, handbags and a range of accessories. She stepped down from the brand in November 2011. … Read More
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