Famously Great Footwear and Accessories
By: Katie Cordrey - Published: Sep 27, 2010 Updated: Aug 17 2011
Jimmy Choo designs are sought after around the world. The London-based Malaysian fashion designer is most well-known for his company's handmade women's shoes. He was only 11 years old when he crafted his first pair of shoes. He was one of Princess Diana's favorite footwear designers and designed many shoes for her.
Jimmy Choo designs extend beyond shoes to other fashion accessories; most notably, handbags. Several examples of his work are shown here.
Implications - As the recession comes to an end, consumers are looking for items that feature an element of luxury. Products that offer prestige appeal to shoppers who look for an aspect of exclusivity in their lives.