--Louboutin sells more than 500,000 pairs of shoes a year.
--There is a Louboutin manicure, in which the underside of the nail is painted with scarlet polish.
--Monsieur doesnt see himself as a socialite designer: Ill do shoes for the lady who lunches, but it would be, like, a really nasty lunch, talking about men, he said.
--He refers to his 420 employees as Loubis Angels.
--Louboutin once named a shoe after a murderess; a police inspector contacted Louboutin after finding a business card from one of his stores in the womans handbag. Voila: shoe infamy.
He also once paved the soles on a custom pair of shoes in rubies, for a private client who owns a gem mine. Frankly, were happy enough with the plain-ol slick of red...More