Christian Louboutin is a French, high-end footwear designer born January 7, 1964. He launched his first collection in 1991. His shoes have featured a signature red-sole since 1992. He helped bring stilettos back into fashion in the 1990's and 2000's.
Louboutin's self-proclaimed goal is to “make a woman look sexy, beautiful, to make her legs look as long as [he] can.” Gaining popularity with stores all around this world, his shoes have became a staple on celebrity red carpets.
Katie Holmes has got to be one of the happiest post-divorcees ever photographed. The further away she moves from her marriage to Tom Cruise and the label "Tom Kat"--the happier she seems to be. Holmes celebrated this week with a huge shoe shopping binge. ShoesTV has the details on the shoes she splurged on..
It's every girls dream to feel like a princess. Disney's 1950 film "Cinderella" portrayed the beautiful young woman who despite all her hardships became a princess. Today the Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) and Disney have teamed up to design the Glass Slipper Collection inspired by the movie's most iconic images. ShoesTV has the scoop.
ShoesTV's Celebrity Shoe Spies spotted "Basketball Wives LA" star Laura Govan last night on the blue carpet at VH-1's annual "Do Something! Awards," rocking a sexy leopard dress and Christian Louboutin high heels. The awards, held on international Humanitarian Day, recognize artists who are making a difference in the world.
Women seeking red bottoms without actually buying a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes rely on black market producers who make counterfit Louboutins--complete with cherry red soles. While fashionistas would rather walk barefoot than wear fake Louboutins, some women just don't care. ShoesTV has the latest on a counterfit Louboutin bust worth $18 million.
ShoesTV's Celebrity Shoe Spies spotted Ashley Tisdale last night in New York City rocking a pair of sexy Christian Louboutin booties at the PUMA Project Pink launch party at Macy's Herald Square. Tisdale was host of the event, which PUMA describes as a "more-than-just-October initiative [that] puts the fight against breast cancer in your hands."
Women in Paris enjoyed the unveiling of Christian Louboutin's limited-edition Cinderella high heels at the Palais Brongniart during Couture Fashion Week. Three months ago, ShoesTV reported on Louboutin's Cinderella design in honor of Disney's upcoming "Cinderella" Diamond Edition fall release on Blu-ray and DVD. Wannabe princesses can now combine the whimsy of Cinderella with the glam of Louboutin in a one-two punch--if they can get their hands one a pair (good luck).
Pro poker player Beth Shak has an impressive collection of over 1,200 pairs of designer shoes. We scored a "Closet Confessional" for the history books with an exclusive look at her alleged $1,000,000 shoe collection full of Christian Louboutins and other pricey brands. One person, however, is not so impressed with Shak's shoes: her ex-husband. Daniel Shak, who is a Hedge Fund Manager, is suing his ex for 35% of her shoe collection net worth that he thinks should have been included in the divorce settlement.
Kristen Stewart is causing a stir once again as she pulled yet another shoe swap at the “Snow White and the Huntsman” premiere in Sydney, Australia on June 19. ShoesTV has the scoop on her numerous red carpet wardrobe changes!
This week in Ankle-Breaking News, Christian Louboutin held a launch party in London for his female supermodel search to find the new face of Louboutin. The lucky lady will receive $190,000 for her role in a commercial for the brand as well as 12 pairs of shoes. Louboutin and Martini hosted a star-studded bash in London and ShoesTV our shoe spies were on the scene. Listen to Louboutin and stylish TV presenter/"Plain Jane" host Louise Rowe talk about the bash. Plus--The Saturdays, male models, how you can get in the running and more!
ShoesTV crashed the red carpet for the 37th Annual Gracie Awards Gala Presented by Alliance For Women in Media Foundation hosted by Angela Kinsey of "The Office." The Gracies honor programming created for women, by women and about women as well as women in the industry. We caught up with Giuliana Rancic (host Christy Olson was wearing Rancic's shoes--watch for the scoop), Shaun Robinson, Sally Field, Ariel Winter, Jeri Ryan, Wendie Malick and many, many more!
Kim Kardashian has been making headlines this week with her European appearances on red carpets in Cannes, ice cream cone pit stops with boyfriend Kanye West and awkward Paris Hilton run-ins on P. Diddy's yacht. While her gowns are gorg, we know most girls (prom not included) will not be slipping into designer frocks for a night out on the town any time soon. With that in mind, ShoesTV is shining the fashion spotlight on Kim K's casual London sightseeing wardrobe that girls on any budget can mimic.
Christian Louboutin loves the ladies. He grew up surrounded by women, is BFFs with Dita Von Teese and recently designed shoes for the Parisian topless revue Crazy Horse. Now, he has teamed up with Martini to launch a global search for a female to star in a Louboutin commercial, receive 12 pairs of his shoes and earn a cool $190,000. ShoesTV has the details on how you can get in the running.
ShoesTV was on the red carpet at Pantages Theatre in Hollywood welcoming the stars and fans of "CHICAGO The Musical" starring Christie Brinkley and John O'Hurley. Brinkley dished on shoes and sexiness with our host before taking to the stage. Celebrity theatre fans who showed up to support the cast include Jaime Pressly, Sofia Milos, Lisa Rinna, Danica McKeller and many more! Tune in now.
Do you want to walk in Kim Kardashian's shoes? The reality starlet is hawking 84 pre-owned shoes and clothing items on her e-bay store. ShoesTV has picked out our favorite items. From Loubies to L.A.M.B. and Alexander McQueen gowns--it's everything you would expect from Kim K. Fashionistas are already scrambling to outbid one another. Tune in now to see our top picks! The auction runs through May 21.
Reality romance fans across the country tuned in last night for the premiere of ABC's "The Bachelorette." After waiting for months on end for the reality TV equivalent of the Oscars, viewers watched as Emily Maynard and her cute southern accent met 25 suitors. There was one in a helicopter, one on a skateboard, one dressed like a grandma and even one who presented her with a glass slipper--and yes, it fit. "The Bachelorette" is in full effect, ladies, and ShoesTV is turning the spotlight on Emily Maynard.