IN MY SHOES
Part business narrative, part memoir, In My Shoes is Tamara Mellon’s candid account of her life in the fashion business, from her early days in London, to the rise of Jimmy Choo, to the founding of her new lifestyle brand.
In this candid memoir, she shares the whole larger-than-life story, with genuinely shocking insider detail that has never been presented anywhere. From her troubled childhood to her time as a young editor at Vogue to her partnership with cobbler Jimmy Choo to her very public relationships, Mellon offers a gripping account of the episodes that have made her who she is today.
The result is a must-read for entrepreneurs, fashionistas, and anyone who loves a juicy true story about sex, drugs, money, power, high heels, and overcoming adversity.
Tamara Mellon is the founder and former CEO, and later the Chief Creative Officer, of Jimmy Choo, one of the world’s premiere luxury shoe brands, which she led for fifteen years. She was honored by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to fashion and was named a business ambassador for Great Britain by Prime Minister David Cameron in 2010. Since leaving Jimmy Choo in 2011, she has focused on creating a new eponymous lifestyle brand, to be launched in fall 2013.
William Patrick has cowritten numerous memoirs, including Sidney Poitier’s no. 1 bestseller The Measure of a Man.