With a £150,000 loan (or $365,000 today) from her father, former British Vogue accessories editor Tamara Mellon and Choo launch Jimmy Choo Ltd
Jimmy Choo opens its first boutique on London's Motcomb Street. That same year, Diana is photographed on the red carpet wearing Jimmy Choo
Choo sells his 50% of the company to Equinox Holdings, a private equity firm, for $30 million
Louboutin expanded into women's handbags.
A 60% stake, is sold to management firm TowerBrook Capital for £185 million
The eyewear Range for women was launched
First Jimmy Choo Fragrance launch
Jimmy Choo is sold again to the German luxury-goods firm Labelux for $850 million
Made to order shoes was launched
Jimmy Choo Men fragrances Launch
About 25% of the company is sold in a London IPO at 140 pence, or $2.24, giving it a market capitalization of about $870 million.
Jimmy Choo is acquired by Michael Kors for $1.2 billion. Sandra Choi plans to stay with the company