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According to industry sources in Europe, the founder and chief creative officer of Jimmy Choo, who has abruptly resigned her post, is preparing to launch her own lifestyle brand in the mold of Ford and Burch.
Mellon doesn't leave Jimmy Choo until the end of the month, but a source tells WWD that "funding is already in place." So, surprise?
· Tamara Mellon Said Launching Own Brand [WWD]
· Tamara Mellon Is Leaving Jimmy Choo, So What Will She Do Next? [Racked]