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Fashion designer Jimmy Choo rose to fame for the quality and style of his handmade women's shoes.
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It's here that Choo crafts a small number of pairs of shoes each week and trains a select group of students on how to make high-end footwear.
For Choo, a devout Buddhist,
education has become a central part of his life. In recent years he has become an Ambassador for Footwear Education at the London College of Fashion and spokesperson for the British Council in its efforts to reach out to foreign students. Choo is also a recipient of the O.B.E. (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire).
Choo, who has one daughter, resides with his wife, Rebecca in London.
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