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Twisting Our Mellons: Matthew Mellon And Current wife Nicole Hanley Mellon Are Out Of This World

by | 13th, April 2014

Jimmy Choo Shoes chief executive Tamara Mellon and her husband Matthew Mellon arrive at the launch party for Harry's Of London at Harvey Nichols in central London . The upmarket shoe range, Harry's Shoes were worn by 30 celebrities at last year's Oscars ceremony.  Ref #: PA.1843243  Date: 01/12/2003


TAMARA Mellon’s ex-husband Matthew Mellon, 50, and his current wife Nicole Hanley Mellon, 36, are the subjects of a ‘they-really-aren’t-like-the-rest-of-us’ feature in the New York Times . We encounter the couple “seated in the living room of their apartment in the Pierre hotel.” Talk turns to how Mr Mellon, 50, and Nicole met:

“My breath was literally taken away. I knew instantly. I was rocketed to the fourth dimension. It was a metaphysical overtaking. I called my ex-wife and my mother and said, ‘I met my future wife.’”

Wow, indeed. But that’s not the best bit of this interview beamed from another planet. Before we get to his wife’s reply, know that Tamara Mellon is, famously, the entrepreneurial co-founder of the Jimmy Choo shoe label, and the daughter of Tommy Yeardye, former Hollywood stunt man and one-time lover to married kiss ‘n’ tell sex bomb Diana Dors. He once ran a London nightclub where guests could sketch naked models as they eat dinner. A more successful business venture saw him hook up with young hairdresser Vidal Sassoon. He made a mint.  

Tamara Yeardye met Matthew Mellon drugs rehab.

As for him, Matthew Mellon’s great great uncle, Andrew Mellon, was one of the co-called Robber Barons , whose tentacles warped American democracy to their own ends.

But that was then.

This autumn, the new Mellons plans to create the clothing line Hanley Mellon.

Mr. Mellon, who comes from the Mellon and Drexel families of Bank of New York Mellon and Drexel Burnham Lambert, grew up in New York City, Palm Beach and

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