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Christian Louboutin’s red soles are a valid and enforceable trademark

Christian Louboutin has a valid and enforceable trademark in his red soles, so the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has found this week. After hearing argument in an appeal filed by Louboutin in his litigation against Yves Saint Laurent, Circuit Judges Cabranes, Straub and Livingston reversed an earlier decision of the District Court…

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Kim Kardashian has the neon high heel trend covered

Kim Kardashian's shoe closet

Kim Kardashian has offered the public another view inside her vast shoe closet – and it seems that the neon high heel trend is well catered for. The superstar has today posted images from her high heel collection that include this one of some very pretty pink and lemonade colored high heels. The pink shoes…

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Katie Holmes falls “head over heels” for high heels

Which Louboutins did Katie Holmes buy

Newly-single Katie Holmes has celebrated her break-up with Tom Cruise by splashing out on 15 pairs of brand new Christian Louboutin high heels, according to a report in the National Enquirer this week. A source has disclosed that the glamorous actress “went on a tear” at Barneys, purchasing a closet full of suits and dressses at…

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Louboutin v Zara court case: “no proven risk” of red sole confusion

Yoyo slingback by Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin has lost another legal battle to protect his famous red soled shoes from so-called imitators. This month the Cour de Cassation, France’s final Court of Appeal, dismissed the designer’s appeal against an earlier decision in favour of Spanish retailer Zara. The drama began back in 2008 when Louboutin sued Zara for “counterfeiting and…

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Beautiful practical booties from Christian Louboutin

Dugueclina bootie

Christian Louboutin’s shoes may not be known for their comfort or practicality – in fact earlier this year Louboutin famously declared he hated comfort – but the designer may have gotten the combination just right with this new leopard-look bootie from his fall and winter 2012 collection. Unlike some of his more towering stilettos, the…

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9 things every woman should own according to Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin pigalle

Designer Christian Louboutin has been asked to name 9 things that every woman should own and, not surprisingly, he has nominated a pair of his own high heels for inclusion. What might be surprising though is that only one pair of high heels are included in Louboutin’s list and 7 of the 9 items are not even…

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Is the Anouk Jimmy Choo’s answer to Christian Louboutin’s Pigalle?

Anouk by Jimmy Choo

If you think the high heels from Jimmy Choo (above) seem strangely familiar, then you’re not alone. It seems that these pumps (new to net-a-porter for £304.17) are Choo’s answer to Christian Louboutin’s highly successful Pigalle. Like the Anouk, the Pigalle (above) is also a patent leather pump with a 5 inch heel (120mm). The pointed toe…

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Kim Kardashian wears Louboutins to Nobu

Christian Louboutin

These are the crazy Christian Louboutin high heels that Kim Kardashian was spotted wearing on Saturday night to dinner at Nobu Restaurant in Los Angeles. The shoes are collectors items from the Louboutin 20th anniversary capsule collection which is compiled of some of the designer’s favorite pieces. Isolde made its debut on the runway for New…

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Kate Upton throws footballs in her high heels!

Kate Hudson wears Christian Louboutin shoes

She may not have dressed for football, but Kate Upton was throwing them like a pro when she stopped in at Fox& Friends for a football challenge yesterday. Competing against New York Giants’ defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, the model happily tossed footballs at a small target while balancing like a pro in black platform Louboutin pumps.…

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