Who Is Christian Louboutin? Pronunciation, Quotes & Net Worth

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Scroll down to see celebrities wearing heels and shoes by Christian Louboutin. The correct way to say his last name is Loo-boo-tan.

Best known for his shiny, red-lacquered soles, he has a net worth of $85 million dollars.

Best Christian Louboutin Quotes

A shoe is not only a design, but it’s a part of your body language, the way you walk. The way you’re going to move is quite dictated by your shoes.

You need to believe in yourself and what you do. Be tenacious and genuine.

The higher the better. It’s more about an attitude. High heels empower women in a way.

A shoe has so much more to offer than just to walk.

Christian Louboutin and Maye Musk, the mother of Elon Musk, attend The Daily Front Row's 7th Annual Fashion Media AwardsChristian Louboutin and Maye Musk, the mother of Elon Musk, attend The Daily Front Row’s 7th Annual Fashion Media Awards at The Rainbow Room on September 05, 2019, in New York City (Credit: WENN / Instar)

I would say that a good shoe is exactly like a good wine. These shoes are going to stay and last for a long time.

I wouldn’t take it as a compliment if someone looked at one of my shoes and said, ‘Oh, that looks like a comfortable shoe.’ There is a heel that is too high to walk in, certainly. But who cares? You don’t have to walk in high heels.

There is an element of seduction in shoes that doesn’t exist for men. A woman can be sexy, charming, witty or shy with her shoes.

I hate the idea of natural. For example, I prefer gardens to wild nature. I like to see the human touch. High heels are a complete invention – an extravagance. They’re far from natural, but it’s the impracticality that I adore. I prefer the useless to the useful, the sophisticated to the natural.

If you’re passionate about the world, and if you really look closely at everything around you, each thing can be transformed into a shoe, or into a part of a shoe.

A naked woman in heels is a beautiful thing. A naked man in shoes looks like a fool.

A woman carries her clothes. But the shoe carries the woman.

I have no problem with the idea of comfort, but it is not an important thing aesthetically. If you look at a shoe and immediately say it looks very comfortable, in terms of design, it is not going to excite me. Of course, I am not putting nails in my shoes to ensure everybody is in pain, but a heel is not a pair of slippers and never will be.

The thing I always try to remember is that feet are attached to the leg, and that you must prolong the silhouette. The shoe elongates the leg and does it discreetly. The goal is to get people to look at a woman’s legs. It’s all about the leg. No, it’s not about the leg. It’s about the woman.

Fashion isn’t interesting when it comes from an uninspired place. It’s like voodoo; we don’t want things that are soaked in blood, sweat, and tears. I adore life, and I’m very easygoing – and it shows in my work.

You’re abandoning a lot of ideas when you’re too into comfort.

When a woman buys shoes, she takes them out of the box and looks at herself in the mirror. But she isn’t really looking at her shoes – she’s looking at herself. If she likes herself, then she likes the shoes.

Cinderella is not only an iconic character when it comes to beauty, grace and fairytale love, but also shoes.

I never was interested in being part of the fashion world – I just wanted to design shoes. I didn’t even know ‘Vogue’ existed when I was growing up. ‘Vogue,’ what is that?’

The shiny red color of the soles has no function other than to identify to the public that they are mine. I selected the color because it is engaging, flirtatious, memorable, and the color of passion.

The heel is engineering in itself. This little thing that supports the human weight has to have a precise balance.

Women like my shoes because they look good on them, not because they look good on the rack.

I am always surprised by who wears my shoes. This is a good thing. There is no type of woman, but all my women like to feel feminine. They are women who are happy to be women.

One moves more slowly in heels. Walking fast is neither sexy nor engaging. Nobody notices the people who race around. If you’re walking in heels, you’ve got time. It’s much more attractive.

My job is designing shoes. It’s work that happens behind the scenes, as they say, and that suits me just fine because in general I am a shy person. But sometimes I have these extroverted outbursts.

Christian Louboutin Facts

What is Christian Louboutin?Best known for his wedding shoes and iconic shiny, red-lacquered soles, Christian Louboutin is a French fashion designer whose high-end footwear brand recently has expanded into handbags, fragrances and makeup.
Where to buy Christian LouboutinYou will find the best selection of Christian Louboutin shoes at Nordstrom, Matches Fashion, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Mytheresa.
How do Christian Louboutin shoes fit?While recent releases run more true to size than before, his shoes are usually cut narrow.

If you’re ordering a style with a narrow toe box, order a half size up if you have wider feet.

To be safe, try ordering a couple of different sizes, then return the pair that’s not a good fit. Most Christian Louboutin retailers offer free return shipping.
Do Louboutins go on sale?In the last few years, the French shoe designer has served hundreds of DMCA notices on Google to remove many sites selling counterfeit goods from their search results. However, there are still thousands of counterfeit Christian Louboutin shoes for sale online.

While there are infrequent sample sales, you need to be in the shoe industry or know an employee at Christian Louboutin to get invited. You can also find some discounted styles at The Outnet.
How much are Christian Louboutin shoes?They normally sell from $595 and up, with crystal-encrusted pairs costing up to $6,000.
How much is Christian Louboutin worth?He has a net worth of $85 million dollars.

The below image is from the documentary ‘Christian Louboutin: The World’s Most Luxurious Shoes’, which was broadcast on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom.

Christian Louboutin allows cameras to follow himChristian Louboutin allows cameras to follow him as he collaborates with Bhutanese art students to produce a new “Himalayan” collection of wooden wedges in Paris on August 12, 2015

Many of Hollywood’s hottest stars are involved in a love affair with their Christian Louboutin shoes. Below you’ll find just some of his most recent fans!

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