While Jimmy Choo commissioned Lily James’ fairy tale pumps for the ‘Berlin’ premiere of ‘Cinderella’, Christian Louboutin designed the shoes for the premieres in Tokyo and Hollywood. The French shoe designer also created a real-life version of the iconic glass slipper to commemorate Walt Disney’s release of the classic animated film “Cinderella”.
While we’ve already shared his best bridal and wedding shoes for 2018, we’re also excited to show you 20 Cinderella shoes that will make your fairy tale dreams come true!
1. ‘Botticella’ 120 metallic lizard-effect leather sandals, $895 at Net-A-Porter
The shell-shaped peep toe is inspired by Sandro Botticelli’s iconic painting ‘The Birth of Venus’. This sandal is made from high-shine silver lizard-effect leather and set on a towering 120mm stiletto heel.
2. ‘Corsankle’ 100 metallic leather and lamé pumps, $1,045 at Net-A-Porter
These statement pumps have been expertly crafted in Italy from a tactile mix of metallic leather and lamé. Set on a thin stiletto heel, this pair is detailed with corset-style laces and a thick cuff that frames your ankle.
3. ‘Fliketta’ 100 glittered canvas pumps, $795 at Net-A-Porter
Raised in Paris’ cabaret district, the then aspiring shoe designer began working in the dressing room at dance hall Folies Bergère when he was just 16. These ‘Fliketta’ pumps are made from glittered canvas that’s woven with a chain-like pattern. They’re set on a 100mm stiletto heel and held secure by slim straps – one elongates your legs while the other highlights the d’Orsay silhouette.
4. ‘Jonatina’ 100 PVC-trimmed metallic lizard-effect leather sandals, $795 at Net-A-Porter
These sandals are made from silver lizard-effect leather and trimmed with clear PVC to create the illusion of floating ankle straps.
5. ‘Jumping’ 100 patent-leather pumps, $745 at Net-A-Porter
These black pumps have been expertly crafted in Italy from high-shine patent-leather that’s contrasted by its signature lacquered red sole. Set on a 100mm heel, this pair has an asymmetric toe cap and a thin strap that elegantly wraps across the top of your foot.
6. ‘Pigalle Follies’ 100 fringed patent-leather pumps, $695 at Net-A-Porter
Perfect for parties and events, this pointy-toe pair has been made in Italy from patent-leather that’s lightly scored and brushed to create a fringed effect.
7. ‘Pijonina’ 100 scalloped suede pumps, $895 at Net-A-Porter
These red suede pumps have a classic peep-toe silhouette. Crafted in Italy, this chic red pair is defined by a pin-thin heel and scalloped edges that curve and flatter the foot.
8. ‘Rex’ 100 embellished velvet Mary Jane pumps, $1,395 at Net-A-Porter
These pumps are hand-embellished with swishy metal fringing along the heel – the result of a collaboration with Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. They have been made in Italy from soft velvet and detailed with grosgrain trims, a Mary Jane strap and crystal-topped brooch.
9. ‘Spikyshell’ 100 embellished leather pumps, $845 at Net-A-Porter
These leather pumps from the French shoe maestro are embellished with the brand’s new seashell-engraved spikes. Made in Italy, they have a classic point-toe silhouette and are set on pin-thin stiletto heels.
10. ‘Acide’ Lace 100 flocked tulle pumps, $995 at Net-A-Porter
These pumps are set on a glossy red lacquered sole that’s been a signature of the French shoe label since the ’90s. They have a T-bar silhouette and are topped with swathes of gathered tulle flocked with plush polka-dots.
11. ‘Coralta Mia’ 100 embellished glittered canvas pumps, $845 at Net-A-Porter
These pumps are made from glittered black canvas, punctuated by a gold, silver and plum beaded heart. This sleek point-toe pair is set on a 100mm heel and is finished with the label’s signature red lacquered sole.
12. ‘Crossbreche’ 100 suede pumps, $795 at Net-A-Porter
These pumps have a distinct pointed toe shape that’s inspired by Gothic architecture. Crafted in Italy from red suede, this pair is set on a slim stiletto heel and secured with delicate crisscross straps.
13. ‘Empiralta’ 120 bow-embellished embroidered mesh sandals, $1,095 at Net-A-Porter
These sandals have been made in Italy from sheer mesh that’s intricately embroidered to create the illusion of lace. This vertiginous 120mm pair is topped with two elegant black patent-leather bows.
14. ‘Ferme Rouge’ 100 cutout leather and suede pumps, $995 at Net-A-Porter
Detailed with front ties, this point-toe pump in suede and leather has sleek foot-framing cutouts and is finished with signature red lacquered soles.
15. ‘Jonatina’ 100 PVC-trimmed leather sandals, $795 at Net-A-Porter
The transparent PVC sides of these versatile sandals keep your foot secure and create the illusion of a floating leather ankle strap.
16. ‘Malefissima’ 100 patent-leather sandals, $945 at Net-A-Porter
These glossy patent-leather sandals are underpinned by the label’s signature red sole. This vertiginous pair has crossover straps that frame and support the your while lengthening the leg.
17. ‘Ramour’ 100 suede and metallic textured-leather pumps, $995 at Net-A-Porter
“What Christian Louboutin is to a shoe, I am to a dress. We both make it for the same purpose, because we love women,” explains Roland Mouret about his collaboration with the iconic shoe brand. Unveiled on Mouret’s Fall ’17 runway as part of the 20th anniversary collection, these black suede pumps have silver-backed wraparound straps that capture the sensuality of the clothing.
18. ‘So Kate’ 120 metallic canvas pumps, $695 at Net-A-Porter
The iconic ‘So Kate’ pumps were initially designed for supermodel Kate Moss’ wedding celebrations. Set on a vertiginous pin-thin heel, this pair is crafted from canvas and woven with light-catching gold threads.
19. ‘Gipsy’ 100 guipure lace ankle boots, $1,195 at Net-A-Porter
These boots are made from guipure lace that’s sourced from the Northern French town of Caudry – a location known for its exquisite lace making. Woven with shimmery threads, this pointed pair is set on a slim 100mm stiletto heel and lined in mesh for structure.
20. ‘Suzanna’ 100 leather-trimmed glittered suede pumps, $845 at Net-A-Porter
Checking all the right boxes, these festive ‘Suzanna’ pumps have been made in Italy from panels of metallic textured-leather and jewel-tone suede that’s saturated with glitter along the pointed toe.