Christian Louboutin celebrates high fashion shoe design in London

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christian-louboutinTHE EPITOME OF STYLE
London - French shoe designer Christian Louboutin celebrates 20 years in business and unveils  his first ever retrospective exhibition

Christian Louboutin’s exquisite shoes, with their instantly recognisable glossy red soles, are a must-have for every fashionista. The Design Museum in London now presents the first UK retrospective of the iconic French shoe designer who's career has spanned over twenty years since opening his first store in Paris. 20 years of pushing the boundaries of high fashion shoe design. The artist who's shoes are the epitome of style, glamour, power, femininity and elegance has sold more than 60,000 pairs in 2011.

The exhibition reveals the artistry and theatricality of his shoe design from stilettos to lace-up boots, studded sneakers and bejewelled pumps. Whilst drawing from Christian Louboutin’s personal archive, it dives into Louboutin's artistic personality and creative approach and incorporate his highly innovative ideas, forms and materials. The dramatic exhibition environment draws the visitor into Louboutin's world, through his design process, and every stage of the design journey, revealing how a shoe is constructed, from the initial drawing and first prototype through to production in the factory. Get ready for lots and lots of gorgeous shoes and dive into the creative mind of this exceptional artist and creator.louboutin2
Exhibition: 1 MAY – 9 JULY
OPENING: 10.00 -17.45 daily. Last admission: 17.15
Admissions: £10.00 Adults, £9.00 Concessions, £6.00 Students under 12s Free.
Ph: 020 7940 8790


Images: PR / Luke Hayes

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