There are so many brands in the world that are most famous. Among them, one is Louboutin heels.
Christian Louboutin was born on 7 January 1963. He is a French fashion designer. He is famous for high-end stiletto footwear that incorporates shiny, red-lacquered soles. Nowadays, it has become his signature. He had been a freelance designer for fashion houses. He also did a shoe salon which was in Paris. He also did a partnership with other organizations. He did because of creative projects that include limited edition pieces, gallery exhibits, and a custom bar. He had been since branched out into men’s footwear, handbags, fragrances, and makeup.
Christian Louboutin took birth in Paris which is in France. He was the son of Roger and he was only one son of him. His father was a cabinet-maker and Irene, was a French homemaker. He was from Brittany. Louboutin has three sisters. He told about him in a 2012 interview that He has darker skin than other family members of him. I thought that I am not French. My family was very French and I felt that maybe I am adopted. It was terrible. And so many questions arose in my mind. I felt that I was very into the pharaohs. In that struggle, he incidentally discovered a revelation by one of his sisters in 2014. His biological father was an Egyptian. He had a secret affair with his mother Irene.
Louboutin was expelled many times from the school then, he decided to run from home at age of 12. His mother permitted him to live at a friend’s house. He ran with the permission of his mother. He had to bear much opposition when he did not go and drop out of school. He told me while an interview on TV with Sophia Loren. He also introduced her sister. He told them that she had to leave school at the age of 12. She got her degree at the age of 50.
A landscape architect who was Louis Benech had been with him since 1997. Louboutin heels and his partner spent their time around their homes which were in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris. They also spent time in a fisherman’s cottage in Lisbon which is in Portugal, a house in Melides which is in Portugal, a house in Comporta which is in Portugal, a palace in Aleppo, and a houseboat on the Nile christened Dahabibi-my love boat, and a house in Luxor.
The Luxor domicile is a craftsman’s workshop. It is made of earthen bricks and they added a floor and a rooftop belvedere. They also share a 13th-century castle in the Vendée with his business partner Bruno ChamberlainShoes.
Louboutin assisted in coming back stilettos into fashion in the 1990s and 2000s designing dozens of styles with heel heights of 120 mm (4.72 inches) and higher. The designer’s goal was to make a woman look sexy, and beautiful and also to make women’s legs as long as they can. He also made some lower-heeled styles. He is also associated with his dressier evening-wear designs like jeweled straps, bows, feathers, patent leather, red soles, and other similar decorative touches and he is most famous because of the red leather soles on his high heel shoes.
His first red soles were made in 1993. My sketches were different from the designs which are now. My two sketches were so powerful on paper. When they were turned into a three-dimensional objects, they were lacking energy. Then, I tried many times. I also painted the sole with red nail polish. I knew that this can be a success!”
Christian Louboutin’s red-bottom color code is Pantone and it is 18-1663 TPX.
His single and best client was an American novelist whose name was Danielle Steel. He is reputed to own over 6,000 pairs and is also known to have purchased over 80 pairs at a time. He did when he was shopping at his stores.
Belgium – Louboutin vs. Dr. Adams Footwear
Louboutin cased a trademark infringement claim of the Benelux trademark against Dr. Adams In 2013. The court of Brussels declared the trademark and it was invalid. Then, the case went to the Brussels Court of Appeal. He forbade the sale of shoes with a red sole by Dr. Adams.
France – Louboutin vs. Zara
The first instance of the trademark was held valid but it was not infringed by Zara. Then, the case went to The Court of Appeal and considered the French trademark invalid, and later it was upheld by the French Supreme Court in 2012.
Turnover and pricing
In the first year of business, he sold almost sold 200 pairs of shoes. , he sold 700,000 a year In 2012. He expected revenue to grow at an annual rate of almost 40 percent. According to the market shares, the United States accounts for 52 percent of Louboutin’s sales; Europe, the Middle East, and Russia had 30 percent; and Asia had 18 percent. 95% of the firms $300 million was in annual revenue. It comes from shoes. The reaming percentage was derived from purses and handbags. They thought that the handbags represented will be 20% of their annual sales.
He had partnered with Overseas Pedder Group of Hong Kong for distribution in their Asian markets and also partnered with the Chalhoub Group of the United Arab Emirates for their representation in the Middle East.
Louboutin Heels had been used in many films as like
1985: La Nuit Porte Jarretelles by Virginie Thévenet
1987: Jeux d’Artifices by Virginie Thévenet
1994: La Folie Douce by Frédéric Jardin
2009: La Traversée du Désir by Arielle Dombasle
2018: Alien Crystal Palace by Arielle Dombasle