Brand domain Dressmaker Year creation 1991 The Louboutin brand was created in 1991 by Christian Louboutin. He opened his first store in rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. Less than a year later, Caroline of Monaco and Anna Wintour (editor-in-chief of vogue) took an interest in his creations… The success was dazzling, since two years later he opened a boutique in New York! In 1995, Christian Louboutin became the shoe designer for many fashion shows, notably those of Azzaro, Yes-Saint-Laurent, or even Jean-Paul Gautier. Dressmaker
Since his first pair of shoes, officially created in 1991, all of the stylist’s shoes have red soles. Bold, yet distinctive, the red sole has become the hallmark of Louboutin.
The little story of Christian Louboutin
Since his childhood, little Christian has been designing shoes … Passion, obsession, genius? Child of the Paris of the 80s, Christian likes to go watch the follies Bergère, and walk in the streets of the capital. In 1992, just a year after the opening of his boutique, Louboutin opened a shoe store on rue de Grenelle. The latter will be nicknamed by his customers “& nbsp; The boudoir & nbsp;” … Most Louboutin shoes are made by Italians, with great attention to detail. Devastating curves, stiletto heels, red pumps, the Louboutin style is evident in Paris. Much appreciated by the stars, Louboutin is entrusted with the creation of custom-made shoes for certain personalities, such as Victoria Beckham or Kylie Minogue. Louboutin’s red pump is today a symbol of absolute femininity.
Louboutin and perfume
After shoes, lipstick and nail polish, Christian Louboutin embarks on the creation of perfumes. By creating a line of perfumes, Louboutin “& nbsp; wishes to offer women the freedom to express themselves and to enhance their femininity & nbsp;” he explains. It’s not one scent, but three, that he imagines. For his triad, he chooses particularly astonishing names “Bikini Questa Sera, Tornade Blonde, Trouble in Heaven”. Each of its perfumes is unique and claims a story. “Bikini Questa Sera” evokes the scent of a captivating night. Jasmine and tuberose blend into the skin, while amber and gold colors are reminiscent of a warm sunset. & Nbsp; “& Nbsp; Tornado Blonde & nbsp;” is the scent of love and adventure. Rose, blackcurrant and violet combine to create an animal and floral fragrance. “Trouble in Heaven” provokes and stirs the fire. Iris, patchouli and tonka bean offer an intimate fragrance here that echoes oriental charm …
Passionate and obsessed with shoes, designer Christian Louboutin has become the darling of the stars. After opening his first boutique, he was able to offer a very particular Parisian style. Bold, he imposed his red sole which made him a unique designer. After shoes, he launches a triad of hypnotic perfumes… Success, prestige and glory for this little boy in love with shoes.