Booty Cap Metallic Crinkled-Foil and PVC Ankle Boots

Fans of Christian Louboutin will recognize the ‘Trash’ technique used to make these gold Booty Cap ankle boots featuring transparent PVC layered over logo-print creased foil.

Booty Cap 100 Creased-Foil Perspex Ankle Boots, $1,095 at Matches Fashion and Net-A-Porter

Fans of Christian Louboutin will recognize the 'Trash' technique used to make these ankle boots

The method was first introduced in 1999 when the French footwear designer spotted leftover ribbon (used to emboss soles) in a studio bin.

To craft each pair, artisans in Italy carefully fold and twist gold foil so it catches the light

To craft each pair, artisans in Italy carefully fold and twist gold foil so it catches the light. Each shoe is then encased with clear PVC to recreate the effect of antique glass domes.

Each shoe is then encased with clear PVC to recreate the effect of antique glass domes

Note the soft leather lining, gold leather trim, and signature red soles. Style them to bring an upbeat spirit to a black suit for an early evening event.

Christian Louboutin takes a tongue-in-cheek view of his own glamorous codes with these gold Booty Cap ankle boots featuring transparent PVC layered over logo-print creased foil

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