Tag: Christian Louboutin
Whether terrestrial or phantasmagorical, no destination seems beyond the reach of Christian Louboutin’s imagination. Embark on inspirational journeys, from sunny Portugal to the snow-kissed beauty of the Himalayan steppes, with a collection of whimsical pieces for Fall-Winter 2019/20 that showcase the Maison’s trademark savoir-faire and creativity.
“I love selfies - obviously. I think it’s an amazing and fascinating aspect of our generation. Previous generations have never been able to self-document how they see themselves and how they want people to see them. I think that’s really powerful.”– Michael Rinaldi
Christian Louboutin Unveils One-of-a-Kind Collaboration with Disney Studios and Lucasfilm for Star Wars: The Last Jedi
It was a meeting of the minds when Christian Louboutin met with Doug Chiang, Executive Creative Director for the Star Wars franchise, at Industrial Light & Magic, the innovative studio leading animation and special effects for the saga. From their magical time together in both San Francisco and Paris, a galatic collection of Star Wars: The Last Jedi-inspired styles were born to celebrate the release of the new film.
Master multi-taskers have met their match with Christian Louboutin’s newest men’s bag, Cabado. A FW17 introduction, Cabado is a shape-shifting tote with a twist, converting easily to be worn as a backback with a simple glide downward of the straps.
Expanding on well-loved slip-on styles in his men’s collection, including the Dandelion loafer, SS17 sees Christian Louboutin introduce a new range to join his beautiful classics – an expanded collection of more casual, timehonored loafers. For the season, a new last was developed; with a curved vamp and higher toe spring, it offers a relaxed, easy, elegant look for the Louboutin ‘homme.’
For his Autumn/Winter 2017 collection show on the catwalk of London Fashion Week Men’s, E. Tautz designer Patrick Grant was inspired by men from the countryside. However, this “man” is of the intimate kind; in order to put a modern spin on his collection’s traditional silhouettes, Grant looked at the garb of scarecrows in the countryside of Leeds as depicted by photographer Peter Mitchell in his series “Some Thing Means Everything to Somebody.” The result was elegant wool coats, tailored anoraks, high-waisted belted trousers and open collars that were loosely layered to create the laid back, but fully modern look.
For Spring/Summer 2017, Christian Louboutin’s Men’s collection sees two worlds collide in a fusion of shoemaking past and present. Celebrating this convergence of traditional, centuries-old Italian leather manufacturing and innovative, boundary-pushing design, Christian Louboutin demonstrates the beauty to be found when skill meets unabandoned creativity.
Christian Louboutin’s Spring/Summer 2017 men’s Hybrids capsule collection declares that the future is now! Fashioned from an innovative use of technical textiles and unconventional material mash-ups, the collection offers a glimpse into a brave new world where sport and luxe synthesize into chromatic, bold entities. An astral clan of sneakers, city shoes and sandals—the Hybrids offer a style for every dimension.
Expressing a nonchalant attitude with a practical new lug sole, quintessential Christian Louboutin men’s styles become vehicles for the roaming ranger spirit this Autumn/Winter 2016. Classic, clean cut loafer, oxford and Chelsea boot models take on a subversively utilitarian attitude, all whilst maintaining a sleek profile perfect for city life.
Season after season, Christian Louboutin technical virtuosity and signature irreverence take classic men’s styles to the next level, all in pursuit of uncompromising innovation in design. Boundaries, after all, mean little to the designer, with tradition often taken merely as a suggestion whilst fabrics, embellishments, constructions and techniques are reinvented tirelessly.
For over a decade, Jaeger-LeCoultre has demonstrated its commitment to encouraging and promoting all aspects of the filmmaking art. The Maison feels uniquely positioned to continue its work alongside the artists who make film: both are passionate about capturing the fleeting moments.
In celebration of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Christian Louboutin has teamed up with the French E-concept store SportyHenri.com to support the Cuban National delegation as Official Supplier of the Celebratory Outfit. For the project, chic non-performance footwear was created to be worn by the athletes at formal occasions, in particular the Closing Ceremony. The shoe designs take visual cues not only from Cuban heritage but from the athletes themselves. Serving as a strong source of inspiration and guidance, the Cuban athletes as well as several former athletes had an active part in shaping the final collection.
Spring/Summer 2016 also sees the addition of several new styles of bags to the men’s leather goods collection. Fresh styles include backpacks Apoloubi, perfect for the adventurer, and Explorafunk, suited to an urban explorer. Handheld Trictrac is an elegant and edgy update to the classic portfolio; the Benech Messenger, whether carried cross-body, on the shoulder, around the waist or by hand, is versatile enough for work or travel.
From shaping the last to polishing the shoe and each step in between, the journey of a Christian Louboutin shoe is a tale of craftsmanship worth telling again and again. We follow the life of a shoe at the factory in Naples, Italy, where many of our Homme styles are born.
For London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 2016, Christian Louboutin joined forces with two of our favourite menswear brands: E. Tautz and James Long.
For SS16 from New York to Paris, Christian Louboutin shoes have traversed cultures and continents through the imaginations of our collaborating designers. From a Mediterranean paradise at Naeem Khan to a surrealist psychedelic party at Holly Fulton, it’s been a wild ride back to Paris. But the voyage didn’t end with our homecoming, instead, on arrival, Olympia Le Tan ushered us into “Hotel Olympia” - a collection that served as homage to the recently demolished Hotel Okura in Tokyo.
This season, Christian Louboutin graced a diverse mix of New York Fashion Week runways with red soled creations, and nailed the manicures at Cushnie et Ochs for the 4th consecutive season.
“When a woman carries a handbag, we look at her shoulders. When she slips on a pair of heels, we observe her walk. If she applies lacquer to her nails, we admire her hands. With its slow circular application, lip make up becomes a rich and sensual gesture. Whether accentuating or mattifying the lips, this little object has the ability to transform the entire face.”
For well over a century, the Louis Vuitton Monogram has captivated the imaginations of men and women from all walks of life. Emblazoned across handbags and trunks, from the treasures we carry to the treasures we keep, the iconic “LV” remains one of the most recognizable symbols in the world.
From bustling city sidewalks to the streets of Cairo, Christian Louboutin’s Autumn/Winter 2015 handbag collection is made to accompany the glamorous woman on the run.
Last month, Christian Louboutin celebrated the opening of our first men’s boutique in Milan with a festive block-party during Milan Fashion Week. With music by Brendan Fallis, and an army of notable style-makers in attendance, the boutique received a warm welcome to Milan-Italian style.
A chance encounter between British Fashion Award-winning designer Patrick Grant and Christian Louboutin led to collaboration, and this Monday, for the fifth consecutive season, Patrick Grant’s E. Tautz’s walked the LCM catwalks in custom Red Soled creations.
On Friday night in London, a high-octane tribe of dystopian desert dwellers descended upon the LCM runways for Todd Lynn’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Draped in immaculately tailored yet unconventional blazers (a Todd Lynn signature), oversized biker jackets, transparent knitwear, and shorts, the men and women of Todd’s misanthropic world marched in custom made Christian Louboutin boots set to a rousing soundtrack from Glasgow three-piece Baby Strange.
For Autumn/Winter 2015, Christian Louboutin turns back the clock on several eras of style, from the sixties, to punk, to grunge. Influenced by the exotic, the bold, the sensual, and the irreverent, the line introduces new colours, textures, and technical innovations with the detail and craftsmanship that are emblematic of the Louboutin brand.
"Heels offer a gesture to the leg, and nail colour adds a gesture to the hand," says Christian Louboutin, in his studio, brandishing a bottle of Rouge Louboutin that he describes as "trapped in a piece of faceted crystal."
Take it from us, nothing puts a spring in your step like a fresh pair of kicks. The changing of the seasons means trips to the beach, nights on the town, and plenty of opportunities to be seen… so you had better make sure your shoe game is on point. For the Louboutin Homme, we picked out five styles that we love to help celebrate your victory over winter all summer long.
"Top Vague" is the masterpiece of the Spring/Summer collection. Featuring the sophisticated "Lace Leather" detailing with embedded crystals and a scalloped vamp, this look is a tour de force that will gather admirers far and wide.
Marchesa designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig often rule the red carpet – and with good reason. Their dramatic collections never fail to include show-stopping gowns and exceptional eveningwear and the Fall 2015 collection, shown at New York’s regal St. Regis Hotel during New York Fashion Week, was no exception.
Continuing his tradition of working with both new and established designers around the globe, Christian Louboutin returned to London Fashion Week, pairing his styles with the Autumn/Winter 2015 collections of Holly Fulton, Jonathan Saunders, and Michael van der Ham.
From industry newcomers to established fashion houses, Christian Louboutin has always enjoyed collaborating with talented designers from the world’s fashion capitals. With the return of the men’s fashion season, the brand opened the Autumn/Winter 2015 season with our very first appearance at London Collections: Men alongside a couple of favorites: designers Todd Lynn and E. Tautz’s Patrick Grant.
Breathing new life into timeless designs, SS15 shakes off the cold with a wit and spirit that is distinctly Louboutin. Colourblocking takes on the Education; a classic brogue oxford, and Gondolier; a low-top sneaker, will help you get your kicks wherever you roam. For the more modest gentleman, Fes and Greggo deliver clean silhouettes in smooth dark leather.
For the lady out there who sees heels as more than something you put on, but rather a part of who you are, the Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook is just for you. Shot by photographer Peter Lippmann, Water in Love suggests that one should never take off their Louboutins – even in the bath.
The Christian Louboutin Fall/Winter 2013 Accessories collection comprises of bold colours and even bolder heel heights.
It includes diverse and alluring male and female shoes and bags.
Key elements of the collection are: deep jewel tones, tartan fabrics, delicate lace and strong silhouettes. Christian Louboutin relies on many decorative elements to add a dash of dazzle to classic shapes.
Sandals in summer 2013 will be influenced by the spirit of 60s and 70s. Galore of colors, prints, lace and floral patterns, fringe, metallic highlights and decorations! These are the key elements of fashionable summer 2013 sandals. And since combine comfort, practicality and charm, flat sandals are still the most preferred ones, because they guarantee to their owner cosiness during the long evening walks along the beach or through the public parks.
Considering the new Spring-Summer 2012 shoes collection by Christian Loubouitin it's impossible not to enjoy the warm weather. Sensous summer, sandy beaches, foamy waves and... yes, Loubouitin shoes of course. A fabulous collection abounding with footwear in bright and glossy colors, embellished with sequins and beading, and encrusted with jewels. Certainly there aren't missing models with spikes, a trademark of Christian Louboutin.
Designer Christian Louboutin believes that women wear high heel shoes because they make them more confident and sexy.
The shoes designer Christian Louboutin recounted a meeting with a French academic: She said that what is sexual in a high heel is the arch of the foot, because it is exactly the position of a woman's foot when she orgasms. "So putting your foot in a heel, you are putting yourself in a possibly orgasmic situation."
Christian Louboutin created ballet shoes with eight-inch heels, featuring the brand's distinctive red soles. The shoes will be put up for public auction, aiming to ease cash problems at one of the world's leading dance companies, the English National Ballet.
Louboutin commented: "Isn't the classical dancing ballet slipper the ultimate heel? The heel which makes dancers closer than any other women to the sky, closer to heaven."