Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Louboutin launches online boutique


Christian Louboutin’s designs are as iconic as they are beloved – sky high stilettos with a flash of scarlet, after he experimented with a slick of red nail polish on the sole of a shoe.

So it's good news for shoe lovers everywhere, as the footwear aficionado launches his first online European boutique, twenty years after he opened his original store on Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Paris.

With a keen idea of what Louboutin fans are after, christianlouboutin.com offers its shoppers a fast track option featuring the entire collection in one screen. Users can then zoom in on each shoe and use the 360 degree spin to admire the designs from every angle.

And the same level of expert attention is available online as in a luxury boutique, with a team of Louboutin connoisseurs on-hand for live chats and advice.

Stylist’s fashion director Alexandra Fullerton said, “Christian Louboutin’s iconic red-soled shoes are a most desired item for so many women and shopping in one of his plush boutiques is a real treat. Being able to shop online will echo this amazing experience and I can’t wait to fill my virtual basket.”

This virtual store sells the SS12 Men and Women’s Collections, the Women’s Classic Collection and launches the 20th Anniversary Capsule Collection. You can also be one (red-soled) foot ahead, and pre-order styles from the AW12 Collection.

Like the shoe designs themselves, the site still reflects Louboutin’s personality. Products are displayed against pictures from the designer’s travels, including a New York skyline and chickens from his own farm in France.

words: Emma Spedding



Top 10 radiance boosting facials


Top 20 iconic French actresses


Women: Is it time to strike?



In memory of Richard Nicoll, one of fashion's brightest talents

by Alexandra Fullerton
22 Oct 2016

Octogenarian bride shows us all how it's done

She married her beau 60 years after they first met

by Amy Swales
21 Oct 2016

Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman opens up about her anxiety

by Harriet Hall
21 Oct 2016

Daily outfit inspiration with our look at the best dressed A-listers

Casual dressing ideas from stylish celebrities

21 Oct 2016

These are the most popular boots on Pinterest right now

They’re total lust-haves…

by Kayleigh Dray
20 Oct 2016

Contain yourselves: Mr. Men and Little Miss stamps have arrived

We're going to be writing more letters

by Amy Swales
20 Oct 2016

Victoria Beckham announces new fashion collaboration

(and it's affordable)

by Harriet Hall
20 Oct 2016

Is this Michelle Obama's ultimate statement dress?

Hello, bespoke Atelier Versace

by Harriet Hall
19 Oct 2016

Muslim blogger launches range of hijabs to suit all skin tones

Plus, they're affordable

by Sarah Biddlecombe
19 Oct 2016

30 easy-to-wear, fuss-free work dresses for under £50

Save precious morning minutes

by Sarah Biddlecombe
17 Oct 2016