The Grimm Brothers once wrote a tale about a shoemaker and some hardworking elves, Cinderella had her glass slippers and let's not forget Dorthy's high wattage shoes - case in point with the right footwear you can live happily ever after. While Fairy Godmothers and teleporting shoes are a thing of fiction renowned shoe designer Christian Louboutin has conjured up sensational shoes that have Godsmacked the world over with his brilliance. In the monograph of the year CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN, by Christian Louboutin (Rizzoli New York) celebrates his imaginative oeuvre that spans two decades.
Through these dazzling photographs, CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN identifies key elements that have defined the world's most coveted shoe.
FIVE sections explore the making of the brand along with the enduring trademarks that have progressed over the years to the present day, letting the vocabulary of Christian Louboutin's style speak for itself.
The tome celebrates the genius of an iconic, imaginative, and inspirational accessory designer with a body of work that is paramount to design.
The language starts with the shoe and radiates over the whole body.
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Written by Christian Louboutin
Foreword by John Malkovich
Contribution by Eric Reinhardt
Photographed by Philippe Garcia and David Lynch
Rizzoli New York