Luxury shoe icon Professor Jimmy Choo celebrated his first ever Sydney visit with sunset drinks at Café del Mar.

Following the drinks was a private dinner held for American Express where Professor Choo unveiled his capsule shoe collection, The Rise of the Phoenix, under his Chinese name Zhou Yang Jie.

During his stay, Professor Choo was the highlight of exclusive American Express events at Café del Mar where American Express Centurion Members and Platinum Card Members had the chance to get up close and personal with the icon.

At the Cockle Bay events, Professor Choo revealed his collaboration with West Australian-based Noongar artist, Peter Farmer. Mr. Farmer, who grew up in the regional town of Gnowangerup, designed the Indigenous artwork which features on a pair of shoes handmade by Professor Choo, and a couture dress designed by Western Australian label Ae’lkemi.

Professor Choo is currently preparing to launch a capsule shoe collection.The collection contains four pairs of handcrafted shoes, inspired by the Phoenix in Chinese Folklore.

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