Christian Louboutin Wins Fight Against Red Sole Copycats

In The Daily Scoop by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

The European Union’s top court backed the fashion brand in a decision on Tuesday, ruling that its use of the iconic red color means that its shoes can be trademarked.

“Christian Louboutin warmly welcomes this judgment,” the company said in a statement. “For 26 years, the red sole has enabled the public to attribute the origin of the shoe to its creator.” The legal case dates to 2012, when Louboutin sued a Dutch retail chain for selling its own version of red-soled stilettos. Read more at CNN Money