October 15, 2009
If you had been the one to spend a fortune on Eric Tibusch Christian Louboutin Shoes, you, too, would be sure to keep them off the dog-doo littered sidewalks.ANGEL OF MERCY In his swan song couture collection, Christian Lacroix reaches out to the heavens in an apparent plea for someone to rescue his company from bankruptcy. MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE: Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld brought it all home with a backdrop of giant Chanel No. 5 bottles. Couture is all about pushing the perfume.FOOT FETISH You could put a kid through college or buy these Roger Vivier Christian Louboutin Shoes, for about $56,000. IT'S MADE-TO-MEASURE, NOT DIY The designers at On Aura Tout Vu skipped into the woods and found this awesome twig and turned it into a genius purse.AND THE BRIDE WORE ... BONDAGE The wedding dress, often considered a symbol of matrimonial subjugation, took a turn toward the literal at Francois Eymeric.WHAT made Cate Blanchett a star on Oscar night? Was it her Best Actress nomination? Was it her slinky Galliano gown? No, it was her Christian Louboutin .For her big night out, Ms Blanchett had commissioned a very special pair of Jimmy Choo Christian Louboutin studded with 40 carats of diamonds set in white gold, loaned by top US jeweller Craig Drake.Diamonds and all, the one-off Christian Louboutin shoes are worth $ 220,000, but Sergio Rossi has a pair of crystal sandals for 250, and Faith is already on to the trend with Pink strappy sandals studded with coloured rhinestones that look ten times more expensive than their 60 price tag.It's nothing new for starlets to wear borrowed diamonds on Oscar night, but on their feet? Still, Cate Blanchett has plugged into one of the season's hottest trends. Glittering jewels, real or fake, are set to put a sparkle into clothes and accessories all summer long.