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Christian Louboutin - Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin

By: Christian Louboutin, Philippe Garcia (Photographer), John Malkovich (Contribution by), Eric Reinhardt (Contribution by)

Hardcover Published: 25th October 2011
ISBN: 9780847836512
Number Of Pages: 304

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Louboutin is a household name, a master craftsman (whose shoes are each handmade in France) and has a multimillion-dollar brand with boutiques around the world and an international celebrity clientele.

Christian Louboutin is a comprehensive and lavish fashion monograph on this artistic and very commercially successful shoe designer. Although Louboutin is known for his sexy and often fetishistic shoes, he is also considered an artist. With editorial images from leading fashion magazines and new photography, this stunning volume celebrates Louboutin's shoe designs overthe last nearly 20 years (since 1992), explores his Asian and Middle Eastern influences, as well as showcasing his boutiques and his apartments, renowned for their lavish and eclectic interiors.

The book covers everything from his work for Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent and his first boutique in 1992, to his creative collaborations with David Lynch, in a series called "Fetish," of limited-edition shoes by Louboutin and limited edition photos by Lynch as well as a complete catalogue raisonne of Laboutin's work at the end, with photos of all 120 shoe designs.

About the Authors

Philippe Garcia is a French fine art and commercial photographer whose work is regularly seen in such magazines as Marie Claire Maisons.

Eric Reinhardt is a writer and editor who lives in Paris. His recent novel, Cinderella, was a critical and commercial success. He currently edits art books for a variety of prestigious French publishers.

John Malkovich is an actor, director, producer and costume designer who also has his own line of men's clothing.


Shoe is grey not pink


Was a bit disappointed that the shoe on the cover wasn't as pictured in the above advertisement. It isn't pink, it's grey.





Sadly the book was damaged in one corner, and it was not the same book as the image on the website. Very disappointed as the book is expensive and the ones I've ordered in the past have been on good condition.



Lives up to expectations - perfect gift for a shoe girl!


Wife is a die-hard fan of CL and she eyed this book in Sydney at a store so I got it for her B'day - absolutely stunning book and looks great on our coffee table.



Christian Louboutin

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-- "Louboutin's book will have you craving for another scarlet-soled pair in no time." Plastik

"A stunning volume, it features a 5-piece fold-out cover, a binding of pink faux-leather, a magical interior pop-up, as well as gilded pages. With five chapters--A Life; The Shoes; Fetish; The Places; and Twenty Years--this elegant monograph reveals the artistry and theatricality of Louboutin's shoe designs, from his iconic stilettos to his fetishistic pieces and everything in between." FashionWindows.net

ISBN: 9780847836512
ISBN-10: 0847836517
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 25th October 2011
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 33.2 x 26.3  x 4.6
Weight (kg): 3.22
Edition Number: 1