Seeing Red: A History of Christian Louboutin’s Signature Soles

Christian Louboutin has been designing luxury shoes since 1991, but it wasn’t until a year later that his now immediately recognizable (and trademark-protected) red soles were born. As for how they came to be? It was a total spur-of-the-moment stroke of genius – and a story best told by the shoe legend himself:

 

Seeing Red: History of Christian Louboutin's Red Soles

 

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By Keriann Coffey, Associate Blog Editor

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February 28, 2013