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Medium: Black leather and cotton zipper tape
Date: Spring 2008
Credit: Museum purchase
Christian Louboutin’s provocative, red-soled shoes have established his reputation as one of the premier footwear designers in the world. The return of towering stiletto heels, as well as the use of decorative studs and zipper tape, are among the recent footwear trends Louboutin helped to popularize. These shoes were shown with the Rodarte Spring 2008 collection.
Object Number: 2010.20.1