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Kim Kardashian wears Louboutins to Nobu

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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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Louboutin’s “sex pumps”: are they gross or is he just kidding around?

We understand that Christian Louboutin’s pumps say “sex” – they always have – but now they spell it too, and in BLOCK CAPITALS. The crazy designer’s new “sex pumps,” featured above, splash the letters “S,” “E” and “X” in shimmering crystals across the toes of an otherwise beautiful pair of 5 inch Pigalles. When you stand…

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Louboutin launches 20th anniversary capsule collection via exclusive pop-up store

Christian Louboutin has celebrated 20 years of being in  business by launching a capsule collection of 20 exclusive shoes, all reinterpretations of classic Louboutin styles from years gone by. At this stage the capsule collection is available exclusively through a pop-up store that opened in Selfridges, London on 27 February but it will shortly be available in other…

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Tweet to win Louboutins

In celebration of the Christian Louboutin 20th Anniversary, Neiman Marcus has launched a social media challenge, with one winner to be chosen at random to win a pair of Louboutins.  The challenge is called “Sole Seekers” and it asks users to upload Christian Louboutin footwear images via Instagram and Twitter. The images are then aggregated on NMdaily (the Neiman Marcus blog). The challenge…

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The birth and rise of the red sole – as the judge saw it

In a little over 20 years Christian Louboutin has gone from a virtually unknown shoemaker to the world-famous head of a brand that sells around 240,000 pairs of designer shoes in the United States alone.  With the decision in Louboutin’s appeal in his red-sole litigation still pending, we look at how Judge Victor Marrero described…

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Louboutin v Yves Saint Laurent appeal

Christian Louboutin’s appeal in his ongoing red-sole litigation was heard on Tuesday by a three judge panel of the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals. The panel heard argument in Christian Louboutin S.A., et al v. Yves Saint Laurent America et al.  and  “reserved” their decision (meaning they will give it at a later date). Louboutin is…

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Red hot at Louboutin

Christian Louboutin has had better months. Recently the designer was panned in a New York Times tribute to the re-rise of Manolo Blahnik which described Louboutin as having ” most effectively hijacked Manolo Blahnik’s thunder and a chunk of his market, using an arsenal of gaud and ostentation…”  In a widely reported piece, the author went…

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