Seeing Red

| December 21, 2011 | Parties National

Christian Louboutin’s 20th anniversary and book launch celebration

THE PARTY An A-list brigade of red-soled wonders took over Bev Hills the night Christian Louboutin came to town. Following a cocktail party and book signing at Barneys New York to fĂȘte 20 years in fashion and the launch of his new tome, Christian Louboutin ($150, Rizzoli), his Highness of Heels was honored with a swanky dinner at Mr. Chow. THE PLAYERS Dita Von Teese, Monet Mazur, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Molly Sims, Cameron Silver, Rachel Zoe, Lucy Liu, George Kotsiopoulos, Tracey Ross, Lisa Love, Solange Knowles THE HIGHLIGHTS Louboutin kicked back with his famous fans who simply couldn’t hide their infatuation with his swoon-worthy shoes. “Christian makes fetishism and sexuality in the form of a shoe,” said burlesque beauty Von Teese. “Whenever I see a woman walking down the street with a red sole, I want to follow her… you know she’s going somewhere fabulous.” THE BOTTOM LINE “Red is passion, it’s love… it’s the only color I could go with,” said Louboutin in his deep Parisian accent. “I grew up with women, and I know what makes a woman feel sexy. Photos by Donato Sardella/WIREIMAGE


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