In Louboutin’s Shoes
22 February 2017
These shoes are made for walking… or not.
Until quite recently Louboutin shoes were one of fashion’s best-kept secrets: worn only by the fashion elite, the well-heeled and Hollywood A-listers, who would unflinchingly spend thousands on the red-soled super-heels. Now however, Louboutin shoes are a familiar, instantly recognisable status symbol. Get unprecedented access behind the scenes of the French shoe designer Christian Louboutin’s extraordinary world as he attempts to introduce his famous footwear to new super-rich markets in Asia and designs a collection to be handcrafted from wood in the Himalayas. Also, follow the cobbler to the super rich on a whole new challenge jetting around the world; from catching up with celebrity clients in Paris to opening a new Mumbai store with its exclusive bespoke wedding shoes, to a risky creative whim in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan with his friend, the Queen. As he prepares his collection, discover how the Louboutin shoe has become such an icon of the fashion world.
Get ready to be won over by Christian Louboutin, a cheeky and witty but demanding perfectionist at the centre of his fascinating empire.