The ongoing lawsuit over the red soles on shoes between Christian Louboutin and Yves St. Laurent seems to finally be over.
Christian Louboutin works with the same “enthusiasm” as when he first started out in fashion.
Christian Louboutin has confirmed he is working on a line of beauty products.
Fashion is one industry where copyright laws are often unclear. Christian Louboutin is accusing Yves Saint Laurent of mimicking their iconic signature red soled shoes.
Bambi Northwood-Blyth is shot by Tim Barber for the latest issue of Muse Magazine. It has a road-trip narrative, and the editorial takes up 40 pages!
Powerhouse Christian Louboutin have clearly been wracking their brains for an original campaign for the Fall 2012 collection after the recent controversy regarding authenticity. However, this has ironically resulted in the campaign being centered around recreations of renaissance art.
Christian Louboutin has revealed he still respects Yves Saint Laurent. The footwear designer has told how he still has “the biggest respect” for the fashion house, despite taking the company to court for breach of copyright after the brand released shoes with red soles. He told ES magazine: “My company has a trademark on the red sole and if we don’t enforce it this would leave the door open for other brands to copy us while jeopardising the identity of the Louboutin red sole
Christian Louboutin’s shoe designs are set to be used by Bella Freud. Christian said he was delighted when the fashion designer – who has been friends with the footwear legend for more than 20 years – approached him about having his designs on a capsule collection of her knitwear.
Christian Louboutin has collaborated with Bella Freud on a capsule collection of knitwear. The footwear legend has created a series of shoe sketches which the fashion designer plans to incorporate onto knitted dresses and jumpers she has designed. Christian said: “I have always loved Bella’s jumpers, so I couldn’t have been happier when she asked me to give her designs which, Bella thought, would look great once knitted.” Bella – who has been friends with Christian for over 20 years – explained she has always admired his sketches and has wanted to use them in her designs for some time.