Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Princesse Tam-Tam Founder Dies in Mumbai Attacks
Loumia Hiridjee, the 47-year-old founder of women's fashion brand Princesse Tam Tam, came from a family of Indian merchants who had settled in Madagascar. She and her sister, Shama Hiridjee, studied in France and created Princesse Tam Tam in 1985.
Loumia and her husband Mourad Amarsy had been dining Wednesday at the Oberoi Hotel in Mumbai. The hotel was among the sites targeted in the terrorists' spree of violence in India's financial capital.