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Ancient Egypt Today: Christian Louboutin wants everyone to walk like an Egyptian

One of the Louboutin window displays (Source: Refinery 29).

One of the Louboutin window displays (Source: Refinery 29).

“Three cheers for Christian Louboutin’s latest window displays, which bring Egypt right to the heart of London. The tableaus, commissioned to complement the fall ’13 collection, are amazingly authentic, complete with a sphinx, stone columns, and papyrus hieroglyphs— so, you can basically cancel that trip you booked to Cairo.

With ancient Egypt cited as a long-term obsession of Mr. Louboutin’s, this appears to be an ideal opportunity to showcase his interests and give us the whole package — from inspiration through to presentation. The theatrical designs were orginally a special commission for Saks Fifth Avenue, but luckily for us the concept has been rolled out globally, to capture the attention of shoe-lovers and museum-junkies alike” – via Refinery 29.

Read more here.

Another of the Louboutin window displays (Source: Refinery 29).

Another of the Louboutin window displays (Source: Refinery 29).

 

 

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One comment on “Ancient Egypt Today: Christian Louboutin wants everyone to walk like an Egyptian

  1. […] your love of Egypt and high-heel shoes AT THE SAME TIME, Christian Louboutin has your number with a new line of footwear which evokes the mystery and wonder of the ancient world. The designer says his hieroglyphic pattern stilettos are perfect for those defending their […]

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