French Luxury Shoemaker Christian Louboutin plans to open two stores in China next year, propelled by the rising incomes of Chinese shoppers. The first-ever Beijing standalone store is slated to open in July 2011, followed by a Shanghai boutique in December 2011. Louboutin said in a recent interview with Bloomberg that he may operate as … Continued
Nearly 8,000 customers across America weighed in on 23 designer shoes in the online Footwear News Sexy Shoes contest. The winning pair, by French footwear designer Christian Louboutin, was revealed during a special event on October 14 at the upscale New York department store Saks Fifth Avenue. Louboutin took the grand prize for his Swarovski … Continued
UK-based department store chain Selfridges has unveiled the worldâ€™s biggest shoe department (35,000 sq ft) named Selfridges Shoe Galleries in London, designed by Canadian architect Jamie Fobert. The Shoe Galleries houses more than 5,000 shoes from 120 brands, including 35 new labels and more than 30 exclusive styles designed just for the retailer. The space … Continued
Designer denim used to be the go-to strategy of luxury labels to lure in new customers, but now it seems as if trainers are the new jeans. While brands like Dior, Hugo Boss, and LV have long been in the market of men’s designer trainers – with the latter’s collaboration with rapper Kanye West selling … Continued
Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has unveiled its first range of trainers. Made from exotic purple snakeskin, patent leather and silver suede, these sneakers combine a hint of old school trainer style with a glamorous cool look. The 8 designs are being snapped up so quickly, however, that a lengthy waiting list has been set up … Continued
A series of retouched photographs for the promotional campaign of the new collection of Christian Louboutin shoes led by photographer Khuong Nguyen. These pictures make you dream and make us plunge into the world of Alice in Wonderland, the Little Mermaid or Snow White.
At an astonishing price of $10,000 per pair, Louis Vuitton is offering what are perhaps the worldâ€™s most expensive pair of menâ€™s dress shoes for S/S 2010. The wingtip is called the Manhattan Richelieu and is handmade using Blake construction (to make the leather as supple as possible). This pair of Louis Vuitton menâ€™s shoes … Continued
Specially designed and crafted to compliment the SLS AMG, the Santoni driving shoes are certified by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile. Currently available in classic black, these shoes will soon be available in a variety of colors to match your luxurious car.
Italian design label Armani has teamed up with sports label Reebok for a new line of running shoes, introduced during the men’s fashion shows in Milan. The new EA7 collection, which consists of sporty (The Runner) and more sophisticated styles (Mega Chic), comes after fellow Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo launched sneakers with Yohji Yamamoto and … Continued
Adidas and porsche design have collaborated on a new collection of footwear for the spring / summer season of 2010, focusing on the theme of ‘water / snow’. With the Spring/Summer 2010 collection Porsche Design Sport enters its seventh season. The footwear highlight product is the “AC Bowman” (above), which uses shock-absorbing adiPRENE.
Jimmy Choo and the Elton John AIDS Foundation have launched the Project PEP collection to support the Simelela Rape Centre in South Africa. The vibrant capsule collection features a distinctive and collectible punk rock motif print representing Jimmy Chooâ€™s passionate and individualist spirit. You could help raise awareness for this worthy cause by entering a … Continued
Angela Lindvall for JImmy Choo fall/winter 2009. Photographed by Terry Richardson. By utilizing the fall trend going overseas into the Safari, the brand plays with snake skin and zebra print to liven up their palette. Also, added to the range, mid and knee-high boots and lots of studs, patent later, suede and mesh. Selected items … Continued
This autumn, British accessory brand Jimmy Choo will bring its international glamour and covetable shoes and bags to selected H&M stores.
Christian Louboutin has entrusted his latest ad campaign to photographer Peter Lippmann, one of the most famous still life photographers. Each shoe was impeccably interpreted in photos that emulate classic still life pieces from the 18th century. Multicoloured sweets, exotic fruits, flowery decorations, still life and a pair of Tina boots, a must-have for this … Continued
Jimmy Choo, maker of glamorous accessories favoured by international stars and elegant women worldwide, presents stunning collection of shoes, handbags and accessories for Spring/Summer 2009. Model Angela Lindvall poses for photographer Terry Richardson, walking on current stylish citizen. Stilettos and sandals are very stylish with contrasting stitching, strap rivets, contrasting mirrored or matt leathers. They … Continued
Do you love original shoes? If your answer is yes, please donâ€™t fall in love with this pair of Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera inspired, carbon-fibered high heel shoes! This model isnâ€™t made for walking, but itâ€™s just a funny idea of Tim Cooperâ€™s creative mind. The photoshop artist used over a hundred Lamborghini Gallardo images for … Continued
These stunning shoes called Rosario, from PrettyBallerinas, are encrusted with an exclusiveÂ Swarovski pattern of 3000 sparkly crystals. There are light weight and very easy to wear like every top quality flat shoes but, at the same time, incredibly glamorous and rich like a jewel sandal.
The stilettos are designed by Bruno Frisoni, the creative director of the French luxury cobblers. They were unveiled during the Paris Haute Couture season this week. They feature an assortment of life’s little luxuries such as 24 ct gold-coated mesh, semi-precious stones, jet, satin ribbons, silk chiffon, diamantÃ© and crocodile skin fashioned into dainty rosettes. … Continued
Made of the finest soft leather, they are reminiscent of ballet slippers, pale pink with a simple front tie closure. The signature Dior gold “D” sits at the center of the bow and cutout detail in the leather accentuates the toe and heel. Available on eluxury.com for $175. Source: Luxist