Christian Louboutin collaborates with Sabrina and Idris Elba
Luxury footwear designer Christian Louboutin is teaming up with actor Idris Elba and his model wife Sabrina Elba on a capsule shoe collection to raise money and awareness on systemic injustice and racism. The ‘Walk a Mile in My Shoes’ collection was born from a sincere friendship, explains the footwear designer in a statement, and 100 percent of...
Jun. 16, 2021
Mytheresa and Louboutin team up on exclusive shoe and bag collection
German online luxury retailer Mytheresa and French fashion house Christian Louboutin have launched an exclusive shoe and bag capsule collection for Summer 2021. The capsule collection features flip-flops, sneakers, and pool flats in rainbow colors, as well as a series of bags handwoven from the Dwarf Palm material, made from the leaves of a...
May 26, 2021
Exor snaps up 24 percent stake in Christian Louboutin
Exor, the European holding company controlled by the Agnelli family, has acquired a 24 percent stake in Christian Louboutin for 541 million euros. The investment will help the luxury footwear brand expand geographically, with a particular focus on the Chinese market, Exor said in a release. It will also help the company develop its multi-channel...
Mar. 8, 2021
Video: The mystery behind Christian Louboutin's red soles
Only a handful of luxury brands are so synonymous with a colour that consumers can immediately associate the product with the name of the brand. In this video, the mystery behind Christian Louboutin's famous red soles is revealed.Watch the video below. Video: Fashion Industry Broadcast via YouTube Photo credit: Christian Louboutin, Facebook
Dec. 1, 2020
Christian Louboutin to move to Rodeo Drive
A new name is heading on the famed street of Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. Christian Louboutin, the luxury footwear label known for its iconic red-bottomed shoes, has opened its doors to consumers visiting the Beverly Hills shopping destination. According to California Apparel News, the French footwear company recently signed a lease to open a new...
Mar. 6, 2020
Christian Louboutin: a six-inch heel is a form of freedom
Super-high heels can free women, says legendary French shoe designer Christian Louboutin, who insists that wearing his towering six-inch stilettos is a "form of liberty". While some feminists see vertiginous heels as sexual enslavement, Louboutin believes the opposite -- even if it means women have to walk slowly and carefully in his iconic...
Feb. 24, 2020
10 fashion exhibitions to visit in 2020
The new year is coming, which means that we can look forward to a whole lot of new exhibitions. For those who already want to make their agenda available for a visit, FashionUnited already selects various fashion exhibitions at home and abroad. Exhibitions that are already open Before the list with all new exhibitions scheduled to open in the...
Dec. 18, 2019
Christian Louboutin posts drop in annual turnover
For the year to August 31, 2019, luxury shoe retailer Christian Louboutin reported 4.8 percent drop in total sales to 50.2 million pounds (62.9 million dollars). However, the company’s pre-tax profits increased by 9 percent to 1.2 million pounds (1.5 million dollars) resulting in shareholders getting a dividend of 3 million pounds (3.7 million...
Jul. 8, 2019
Christian Louboutin exhibition opening in Paris in 2020
The Palais de la Porte Dorée in Paris has announced a new exhibition dedicated to the “work and creativity” of luxury footwear designer Christian Louboutin, opening next year. ‘Christian Louboutin: L’Exposition’, will run from February 25 to July 26, 2020, and will explore every facet of his multi-referential work, in an institution that has...
Jul. 1, 2019
Pride and pique as Louboutin takes Pakistan chappal global
Famed for luxury red-soled stilettos,French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has taken inspiration for a new sandal from Pakistan's tribal frontier, sparking claims of cultural appropriation along with grins from grizzled Pakistani cobblers. A post on Louboutin's Instagram last month announcing the release of the shoe sparked a social media...
Apr. 23, 2019
Video: A look into why Louboutin's signature red-bottom heels cost so much
Christian Louboutin's trademark red-bottomed shoes have become iconic. Beyoncé wore a custom pair of boots for her Coachella performance, and Cardi B slipped on a pair of "bloody shoes" for her "Bodak Yellow" music video. But why do these heels cost hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars? Source: Business Insider Channel, YouTube.
Oct. 9, 2018
Christian Louboutin launches belts for men
Christian Louboutin is launching a new product category: belts for men. Eight styles, all made of leather and manufactured in Italy, will join the label’s catalogue from December. The belts will come in different colors and feature Louboutin’s signature shade of red on the backside. The collection will be available for purchase at christian...
Sep. 26, 2018