This exhibition celebrates Louboutin's career to date and showcases twenty years of designs and inspiration, revealing the artistry and theatricality of his shoe design from stilettos to lace-up boots, studded sneakers and bejewelled pumps.
The Design Museum today announced new dates for the Christian
Louboutin exhibition at the museum: 1 May – 8 July 2012.
The major retrospective exhibition is the centrepiece of the celebrations for the company's 20th anniversary.
Drawing from Christian Louboutin’s personal archive, the exhibition presents his celebrated shoe designs, referencing the origins of the iconic red sole, through to the latest Louboutin collections including a range for men and desirable handbags.
Louboutin’s exquisite shoes, with their instantly recognisable glossy red soles, are a unique fusion of fashion, craftsmanship, engineering and sculpture. This exhibition celebrates Louboutin’s career to date and showcases twenty years of designs and inspiration, revealing the artistry and theatricality of his shoe design from stilettos to lace-up boots, studded sneakers and bejewelled pumps. Louboutin’s shoes are the epitome of style, glamour, power, femininity and elegance.
Press enquires, image and interview requests:
Christian Louboutin - Rachel Brandrick, Communications Manager, Louboutin
Tel: +44 (0) 207 553 9860 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Design Museum Ashley Woodfield, Press Manager, Design Museum
Tel: +44 (0) 207 940 8787 Email:email@example.com
Press Conference and Exhibition Media View 30 April 2012
Press Conference 30 April 9.30am – 10am
Press conference participants: Christian Louboutin, Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum and Donna Loveday, Exhibition Curator.
Media View 30 April 10am – 1pm
Christian Louboutin and Donna Loveday – Exhibition Curator will be available for interview at the Media View. Interviews should be requested in advance.
Opening 1 may
Shad Thames SE1 2YD London
Hours: 10.00 -17.45 daily. Last admission: 17.15
Admissions: £10.00 Adults, £9.00 Concessions, £6.00 Students under 12s Free.