Saturday, November 10, 2012

Tamara Mellon Cooking Up Next Fashion Venture

Michael Ovitz Tamara Mellon Bloomberg

After last week's New York Times article, Tamara Mellon was featured in New York Magazine's article, Tamara Mellon is Secretly Cooking Up Her Next Fashion Venture.  The article describes her activities following her departure from Jimmy Choo.  She has "quit smoking, written a book about her Choo days (out next year), started dating CAA founder Michael Ovitz, and begun secretly plotting her next business venture", about which there is much speculation:

"She can't actually talk about her new project yet, though, because she signed a non-compete agreement with Jimmy Choo that expires in February, which explains why she's been so quiet all year. 
Here's what we do know about her forthcoming company: It'll involve fashion, obviously, and is rumored to be an eponymous lifestyle brand like her best friend Tory Burch's. And even though it has yet to exist, investors are falling all over themselves to get in on it..."

Read the entire article, Tamara Mellon is Secretly Cooking Up Her Next Fashion Venture.

Pictured in the accompanying photo from left to right are N.Y. Commissioner Yolanda Jimenez, N.Y. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Tamara Mellon, and Michael Ovitz 

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