London College of Fashion (formerly Cordwainers College) - Jimmy Choo OBE

Jimmy Choo studied footwear design and other relevant courses at Cordwainers College in Hackney, east London between 1982 and 1984.  After completing the course he started a small shoe making company in the same area.  Later he moved to bigger premises in nearby Shoreditch, where his bespoke footwear business took off.  He is now a renowned footwear designer for royalty and various celebrities and features regularly in top fashion houses and magazines.