• Fashion Entrepreneur Matthew Mellon, Dies at 53

    6 monthes ago - By WWD

    Matthew Mellon, the heir to banking and oil fortunes, has died aged 53 at a drug rehabilitation center in Mexico. He reportedly battled an addiction to Oxycontin.
    An entrepreneur and a private equity investor, Mellon has been linked to a number of fashion designers such as Tamara Yeardye, his ex-wife, and founder of Jimmy Choo. Noelle Reno, his former fiancée, aided Mellon with the launch of cashmere label Degrees of Freedom. Mellon married Nicole Hanley and together they started a line called Hanley-Mellon. They divorced in 2015.
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