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Tamara Mellon, co-founder of luxury shoe label Jimmy Choo, has a new gig and she’s looking for brilliant badasses to join her team. The socialite (her father co-founded Vidal Sassoon) and entrepreneur sold her stake in Jimmy Choo in 2011 and went on to build her own eponymous high-end footwear empire, offering up party-ready heels with the same aesthetic that made Choo a household name for the well-heeled (Kendall Jenner is a fan and Kylie was spotted in Mellon's 'Fever' pumps).
Mellon's business philosophy is based on shunning the regular seasonal collection model that most boutiques and buyers follow; she's now relaunching her brand this September based on a direct to consumer approach that eschews retailers altogether and doesn't adhere to a fashion calendar (although the Tamara Mellon label will offer monthly capsule collections that reflect the time of the year).
The company is officially moving to LA and Mellon (along with some of her famous friends, like Clique Media Group CEO Katherine Power) has put together an employment conference, scheduled for Thursday, June 16th at 6pm in Greenhouse at Platform. Guests will be able to meet Tamara herself, hear more about her yet-to-be-revealed plot to revolutionize the luxury shoe industry, and perhaps get the chance to join her team. Expect cocktails, an Oprah-worthy surprise, and spontaneous interviewing as Mellon looks to rebuild and re-launch her brand. RSVP to attend the event here and (potentially) walk out with a killer fashion job.