British royal Prince Harry used to help Jimmy Choo carry his samples when the footwear designer visited Princess Diana.
The late royal was lauded for her bold and fashion forward wardrobe choices. And it Diana’s youngest son Harry, now 31, was always on hand to help.
Jimmy’s niece who launched her namesake shoe line four years ago, recalls how her Malaysian-born uncle, who was named Diana's official shoemaker in the '90s, shared news of his encounter with the young royal.
“I would come down from university and help my uncle with the shows, so I got to meet people like Kylie Minogue, who loved his shoes, and Naomi Campbell, who was doing the catwalk,” she smiled to Britain’s Hello! magazine. “He worked with designers like Jasper Conran, Tomasz Starzewski and Catherine Walker, the huge names of the day – it was terribly glamorous and exciting.
“Of course, my uncle would visit Princess Diana at Kensington Palace, where, apparently, Prince Harry world help carry his heavy suitcase full of samples to the car.”