LOS ANGELES, Nov 3, 2009 / FW/ — The Jimmy Choo for H&M does not hit stores until November 14, but Hollywood’s glitterati were already wearing them during last night’s gala celebration.
Paris & Nicky Hilton, Hayden Panettiere, Kate Walsh, Olivia Wilde, Sheryl Crow, Cat Deeley, Angela Lindvall, Maggie Grace, Mini Andén, among others were welcomed by Tamara Mellon, Founder and President, Jimmy Choo and Margareta van den Bosch, Creative Advisor, H&M, who were the evening’s hosts.
“I already love H&M but the fact that they are doing Jimmy Choo as well I think is amazing – the purses, the shoes, everything. The clothes are so cute. They have so many fabulous things and I can’t wait to get the whole collection,” says Paris Hilton who coveted everything from the highly anticipated collection.
The star-studded party was held at a private residence high above the famous Sunset Strip in the Hollywood Hills and featured a Grammy-worthy performance by M.I.A., who dazzled the guests in front of the L.A. skyline.
Hollywood’s stars were given an exclusive sneak peak at the glamorous collection that will be unveiled on November 14th in approximately 200 H&M stores globally The collection includes the most coveted shoes and accessories.
For the first time Jimmy Choo has also designed women’s clothing to complement the accessories as well as men’s clothing, shoes, bags and accessories.
“The Jimmy Choo for H&M collection embodies the attitude and spirit of laid back party glamour. Los Angeles is the perfect setting to launch the collection,” says Tamara Mellon, Founder and President, Jimmy Choo.
“Tamara is so brilliant and such a wonderful designer. Her shoes are incredible. I do my shopping sprees at H&M. I was recently in Italy and instead of going to other stores, I went to H&M,” says Hayden Panettiere. “I am in love with these pants,” in response to the black Jimmy Choo for H&M leather pants she wore to the event.