Jimmy Choo Steps Into H&M

Fashion collection will include designs for men and women
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 17, 2009 11:27 AM CDT
Jimmy Choo ruby slipper sketch.   (Business Wire)
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(Newser) – Christmas has come early for recessionistas: Jimmy Choo is teaming up with the budget-conscious retail chain H&M, the AP reports. The shoemaker, adored by Sex and the City’s Carrie, will also include bags, accessories, and clothing in its collection, to launch Nov. 14. “We adore Jimmy Choo’s shoes and bags,” said an H&M exec. The store has also collaborated with designers including Stella McCartney and Roberto Cavalli.

Jimmy Choo will present “a sophisticated, fashion forward, accessible and glamorous collection,” said its founder, adding, “We are privileged to be among the fashion greats who have been affiliated with H&M so far.”