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ITEM OF THE DAY: CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN MEXICABA TOTE

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Cinco de Mayo isn’t until Friday, but we’re already celebrating our neighbors south of the border with Christian Louboutin’s new Mexicaba Tote—a collaboration that celebrates the zest of Mexico while benefitting the artisans of Taller Maya. Taller Maya is an organization that empowers predominately female artisans in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, …

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN DEBUTS NEW HANDBAG INSPIRED BY “TWIN PEAKS”

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Inspired by his 2007 collaboration with David Lynch and the T.V. show ‘Twin Peaks’, Christian Louboutin has launched a new surrealistic minaudière, ShoePeaks. The clutch is part of Louboutin’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection and comes in two finishes, black in lacquered metal and Gold in polished metal. ShoePeaks also features two …

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Christian Louboutin Offers Wise Words at FIT Graduation

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New York — Over 4,000 students received associate, bachelors or master’s degrees yesterday at The Fashion Institute of Technology’s (FIT), 69th commencement exercises and they will take Christian Louboutin’s wise words with them as well. FIT commencement was held May 22 at Javitz Center North and Bobbi Brown, renowned makeup artist, and …

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FIT Museum Gets the Boot

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New York–These boots are made for viewing. Stomp on over to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology for its “Boots: The Height of Fashion” exhibit on view from March 5 through April 6. Curated by graduate students, it’s the museum’s first exhibit to focus exclusively on women’s boots, …

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Red Sole Dispute: Appeals Court Decision Pleases Both Louboutin, YSL

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New York—Both Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent are claiming victory after a U.S. Appeals Court overturned a lower court decision that had rejected Louboutin’s exclusive claims to red-soled footwear. Under the ruling, the appeals court gave Louboutin protection for some of its footwear bearing its signature lacquered red soles—those …