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[Single strap shoe in French grey satin, and two blue shoes, all embroidered], Digital ID 105965, New York Public LibraryThe exhibition of Christian Louboutin shoes at the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology is a must-see for those who love or loath high heels. French designer Louboutin gained fame for learning well from the “everything old is new again” maxim. His shoes have his signature red sole, a convention that may come down from the days of King Louis XIV. 

At the same time, despite his historical references to footwear from the late eighteenth through nineteenth centuries (see the illustration above), Louboutin moves his shoe designs from the pretty to the provocative. The exhibition text delightfully suggests the sexual and other connotations that spring to mind when we look at a pair of spiked heels.

Alas, I belong to the legion of women who have had to put heeled shoes behind them. It didn’t help that I never had the kind of legs that looked slinky when thrust into a pair of really high heels. Yet this exhibition allows for plenty of fantasizing. To give yourself a preview, in order to get in the mood for a trip to F.I.T., go to Google Images and put in Christian Louboutin’s name. Prepare to be dazzled—and more than a little bit excited…


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Collecting Designer Fashion Shoes as a Hobby?

Let start a new hobby of collecting Designer Fashion Shoes such as Christian Louboutin, Casadei, Gucci, Prada, Manolo Blahnik, and Jimmy Choo as your hobby! Good to collect limited production shoes as well as shoes which is no longer made. And also you can collect antique shoes too! Soon more people will buy these shoes for collection than wearing it!

when we speak about shoe

when we speak about shoe exhibition you see always woman shoes?

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