Christian Louboutin’s stunning red-soled shoes are perhaps fashion—and women’s—most sought-after accessory. Seen on a diverse set of women ranging from street style experts to million-dollar celebrities, it seems as if resisting the otherworldly appeal of Louboutin’s designs is far from being plausible.
While his shoes are almost always included in every woman’s sartorial desires, sheer discomfort, occasional vertigo, and murderous possibilities are often the price one has to pay when one slips on a Louboutin pair. Factually, that is true for almost all brand new high heels. However, it was something he said last April that caught the ire of many women, forcing them to believe that the famed designer is truly out to inflict pain on women one fabulous heels at a time. “High heels are pleasure with pain. If you can’t walk in them, don’t wear them,” said Louboutin.
In a British Vogue article by Ella Alxander however, the savvy footwear designer cleared the air on being branded as the king of painful shoes, saying that was he said was taken out of context. “I don’t want to create painful shoes, but it is not my job to create something comfortable. I try to make high heels as comfortable as they can be, but my priority is design, beauty and sexiness. I’m not against them, but comfort is not my focus,” said Louboutin during the Martini Royale Casting Party at London’s Design Museum.
Amid all this hullabaloo, we at Fashion Glamour don’t think women will ever be ready to turn their heads away from Louboutin’s shoes. They may be all sorts of uncomfortable but they’re every bit stunning and beautiful as well.