Christian Louboutin Opens Men’s Shoe Store

The iconic red sole, the spikes and stilettos; Christian Louboutin’s shoes are probably the most coveted in the world, and inextricably linked with women and sex. In more than 20 years, Louboutin has made magic, almost alchemic, from women’ footwear. But, the French designer has also garnered a rather loyal following of men since he started his men’ range in 2011.

The Christian Louboutin stores Described as the “perfect running shoe”, they are incredibly light and feature a blown rubber forefoot, Ortholite insert, and Abzorb technology to help keep your feet comfortable.

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These come in both silver blue and silver red. A nice feature are the reflective panels which help to keep you visible and safe if you ever have to run at night. This might sound odd but during winter it can be dark from pm on some days so going for a jog at night is often necessary.

Another common concern when buying a pair of Pigalles is figuring out what size to purchase. I find that the Pigalles run a pinch small. I own several Louboutin pumps and I’m always a size 35. In the Pigalles, however, I opted for a 35.5 simply because of the toe box. I have very slender feet, and while I know Louboutin pumps stretch over time, getting my toes into the 35 wasn’t happening. The half a size up gave me a pinch of relief.

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There are slightly different approaches when designing for the different genders, Louboutin admits. The architecture of a heeled shoe, the woman’s curved arch make it a very different animal from the more angular, flat men’ shoes that use bigger swathes of fabric. Men’ hoes tend to require thicker leathers than women’; and some prints, he points out, work better in bigger pieces. So , would you like to buy a Christian Louboutin man shoe?

 

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Christian Louboutin Gives Us a Sneak Peek

When our friends over at Christian Louboutin sent us some photos of not-yet-availble styles from the upcoming Spring 2015 collection, it felt as if we’d been invited to a exclusive party; now we’re extending the invitation to all of you. Many designers choose ladylike silhouettes and the ubiquitous floral print for spring, but Louboutin stays true to his sexy aesthetic with this very alluring collection.

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When the designer decided it was time to take his brand into the beauty market, it’s no surprise that a red nail polish seemed like the only way to start.

I went to down to Saks on the day of the Rouge Louboutin release, and I even toyed with the idea of buying this covetable polish for myself. Finally, I decided to make the purchase and do a little experiment that puts this luxury shoe

For Pre-Fall, get ready to see an abundance of cutout boots and booties, which makes sense considering the time of year.  You’ll see opulent designs from Christian Louboutin and Gucci, as well as printed Rockstuds from Valentino and much more! Scroll below to shop all of our favorite Pre-Fall 2016 shoes.

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Christian Louboutin’s attention to detail is the best in the footwear business. The brand’s seasonal shoes are works of art, and its classics are luxe and elegant. Louboutin experiments with everything from chains and spikes to exotic materials like python and snakeskin, and somehow, makes it all comes together in the sexiest, most sophisticated way.

Christian Louboutin shoes are so distinct that they immediately add polish and personality to basically anything you’re wearing. Fashionable sweatpants? You bet. Skinny jeans? Absolutely. Dresses? Duh. Need I say more?

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