Tamara Mellon has reportedly become insolvent. According to the U.S. media, the British shoe designer has filed a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in a U.S. court for her eponymous brand, which she had launched in November 2013, two year after leaving Jimmy Choo. She had co-founded the brand and acted as its chief creative director before its sale to Labelux. Mellon reportedly owed debts of about €1 million to more than 100 creditors including an Italian shoemaker, Calzaturificio Ilaria. She was quoted as saying that she plans to relaunch her brand, setting up her own stores, after a financial reorganization that should last 60 days.

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