‘High heels are pleasure with pain. If you can’t walk in them, don’t wear them”
Christian Louboutin caused quite a stir when he uttered these words in an interview for Grazia magazine last week. While Mr Louboutin may not have much sympathy for glamorous shoeistas, we certainly do, that’s while we’ll be Cocorosing It to Louboutin’s fabulous shoe exhibition at The Design Museum.
Being held from the 1st May to 9th June, the exhibition will be a secretive peep into the wonderful world of Christian Louboutin along with a retrospective look back into 20 years worth of shoe design and inspiration.
His trademark red soled stiletto’s, created from a bottle of red nail varnish when Louboutin was unimpressed with heels that arrived back from his factory, will of course be making an appearance. In fact, there will be a whole catwalk dedicated to the wickedly red sole, with a deliciously added extra, that of the beautiful Dita Von Teese in hologram form!
With shoes featuring everything from seductive straps to bright pop colours and tasty spikes, Louboutin really does blur the boundary between the humble shoe and a work of art, this is definitely a show not to be missed!
For more information see http://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/2012/christian-louboutin
Photos: Rex Images for The Telegraph, The Telegraph, Grazia Magazine.