Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Shoe heaven: behold Christian Louboutin’s colour-changing unicorn boots

christian louboutin unicorn skin heel boots.jpg

There’s no denying it: the unicorn trend has officially landed.

Over the past few months we’ve witnessed unicorn trainers, unicorn toast and unicorn frappuccinos stomp all over our Instagram feeds. And as if that wasn’t enough, there’s even an entire range of unicorn bakes begging to have their heads bitten off.

But if you’re going to embrace a trend, you might as well do it properly – and by properly, we mean in Christian Louboutin heels.

The designer has created a pair of shimmering, sequinned boots that at first glance appear to be silver. However, when you rub your hand over them they magically transform into a glittering rainbow of kaleidoscopic goodness.

Confused? Watch below:

I'm calling this "Unicorn skin." Fancy new sequined boots @louboutinworld of course. #unicornskin #ChristianLouboutin #fw17 #sequinedboots

A post shared by Samantha McMillen (@samanthamcmillen_stylist) on

The first look at the shoes was shared by stylist Samantha McMillen, who has worked with the likes of Dakota Fanning and Carey Mulligan.


Read more: Unicorn trainers are happening - don't try and fight it


She uploaded a video of herself stroking the heels, which she proclaimed to be made of “Unicorn skin”, although we reckon they could pass for mermaid scales as well (time for a mermaid trend, anyone?)

There’s no word yet on when the boots will be released, or how much they will cost – stay tuned for further details. They’re almost as mysterious as the mythical creature itself...

Images: Instagram

Related

primark gingham dress.jpg

This Primark item is going for over double its original price on eBay

Lauren Hutton.jpg

Calvin Klein champions age diversity in latest underwear ad

river island.jpg

This chic River Island blouse has taken Instagram by storm

Comments

More

This epic new handbag range is made from pineapple leaves

Vegan fashion that doesn't compromise on style

by Nicola Colyer
26 May 2017

Relax: Amazon’s new wedding shop has arrived

Browse “unique, handcrafted items for your wedding day”

by Anna Brech
26 May 2017

This week's style list: from Annie Warhol to chandelier earrings

Indulge yourself with a treat from our hand-picked edits

by The Stylist web team
25 May 2017

Five items in your wardrobe that were inspired by Cristóbal Balenciaga

Don't know much about him? Look no further...

by Harriet Hall
25 May 2017

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

Casual dressing ideas from stylish celebrities

25 May 2017

25 unusual accessories to update your wedding wardrobe

Shoes, bags, jewellery and headgear to perk up your one-wear wedding wonders

by Amy Swales
24 May 2017

22 unusual and awesome Father's Day gifts

Stylish, foodie, boozy, outdoorsy: we've got you covered

by Amy Swales
24 May 2017

Summer looks like jeans that turn into shorts

You didn't know these were missing from your life

by Amy Swales
22 May 2017

A closer look at Pippa Middleton’s wedding dress

One of Britain's most celebrated designers, Giles Deacon, created the gown

21 May 2017

The feminist t-shirt everyone’s talking about on Instagram

It’s time to wear your feminist credentials front and centre

by Kayleigh Dray
19 May 2017