It’s confirmed, Jimmy Choo is truly, madly and deeply in love with Indigenous art.
He has already collaborated with Peter Farmer, a Noongar artist from Perth. But this isn’t just a fling, Jimmy Choo wants to see more designs and more artists elevated to the world’s fashion stage.
Mr Choo was in Brisbane late last month as part of his commitments to teaching the new generation about his craft. During a TAFE Queensland event, Mr. Choo learned about another Indigenous artist who is combining Indigenous art with fashion. The world famous designer has already hinted that we haven’t seen the last of him and his collaborations with Indigenous artists.
A Head Over Heels lunch with fashion icon JIMMY CHOO called for some pretty special shoes of my own.These were painted…
Posted by Leeanne Enoch MP on Thursday, 28 September 2017
Those shoes were painted by Leanne Enoch’s cousin and talented Indigenous artist, Jarawee Briana Enoch. Jarawee has been making a name for herself in Cairns and has very good reason to be hopeful of hearing from Mr. Choo in the not too distant future. Jarawee has created some breathtaking works as she combines her art with luxury designer label wear. She can paint on just about anything.
Jimmy Choo said he was inspired to go back and create more beautiful shoes, after admiring and being captivated by…
Posted by Jarawee on Saturday, 30 September 2017
Mr. Choo is more of a fashion philanthropist these days after selling his stake in the Jimmy Choo company back in 2001. Now his focus is passing on his trade to the next generation of fashion designers.