Do you remember the PVC patent leather combo “Bis Un Bout” pumps from Christian Louboutin that were all the rage two years ago? They were spotted on numerous celebrities, including Naya Rivera, Brooklyn Decker, Ashley Madekwe, La La Vasquez, Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Lopez, Solange Knowles, Elle MacPherson, Kristen Stewart, Angie Harmon, Lea Michele, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, and Emma Stone. Last month, we even spotted Khloé Kardashian wearing them to French Montana’s birthday party.
We’ve decided to go back in shoe history to check out some of our favorite Bis Un Bout ensembles. Who do you think looked best in them?
Jennifer Lopez styled her red pumps with a matching form-fitting Tom Ford dress featuring a gold shoulder-to-hip zipper detail. She accessorized with a stingray Fendi clutch.
Jennifer Lopez exiting her hotel to celebrate her 43rd birthday with her 25-year-old boyfriend, Casper Smart, in New York City on July 24, 2012
Rihanna paired her black Bis Un Bout pumps with a black silk custom gown from Giorgio Armani, which she helped design. She accessorized with pendant necklaces and a gold clutch.
Rihanna at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards (The Grammys) held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12, 2012
Alicia Keys donned a little black dress from the Alexandre Vauthier Spring 2012 Couture collection featuring padded shoulders.
Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards (The Grammys) held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12, 2012
Khloe Kardashian paired the pumps with a dress by Abyss by Abby, a “Love” bracelet by Cartier, and a silver “Boy Bag” by Chanel. Khloe wore a slightly modified version of the pumps without the ankle straps.
Khloé Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and French Montana at the latter’s birthday celebration in Bel Air, Los Angeles, on November 9, 2014
This style has unfortunately sold out, but you can browse recent shoe arrivals from Christian Louboutin at Net-A-Porter, Saks, Barneys, and Neiman Marcus. The transparent PVC Bis Un Bout illusion pumps feature pointy suede capped toes, covered heels, and thin adjustable double ankle straps.
Christian Louboutin “Bis Un Bout” Patent Leather/PVC Pumps, $795
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