So, Labelux has acquired Jimmy Choo for $800 million — but it’s not like Jimmy Choo is back in the house, so this news is as awesome as Maison Martin Margiela without Margiela.
Jimmy Choo Ltd. has long been controlled by Tamara Mellon and Joshua Schulman has been at its helm the past few years. Jimmy Choo only produces shoes for Jimmy Choo Couture, under a license from Jimmy Choo Ltd.
Actually, Joshua Schulman is pretty worth reading about: C.E.O. Helps Jimmy Choo Diversify.