Actress Lupita Nyong’o has become a force to be reckoned with since her heart wrenching performance as Patsey in the film “12 Years a Slave”. The role earned her a 2014 Academy Award and much deserved recognition and praise in Hollywood. But alongside her Yale University honed acting expertise, Lupita has become well known for her elegant fashion choices as well. While making the rounds during the very busy award circuit following the release of “12 Years a Slave”, Hollywood media and the fashion world both took notice of Lupita’s impeccable style and her ability to make any outfit look absolutely wonderful. If Lupita attends an event, chances are she will be considered the best-dressed actress on the red carpet.
Who would have known that the sole of a shoe, in a hue of blazing red, would become a fashion phenomenon and a stylish symbol of fierceness and fun? In every red sole under the exquisitely crafted shoes of French designer Christian Louboutin, what you are seeing is the spirit that ignited Louboutin’s creativity in the first place – a spirit of uniqueness, daring, and rebellion.
Christian Louboutin was born in Paris on January 7, 1963. The son of a cabinet carpenter father and a homemaker mother, Christian felt out of place amongst his parents and three sisters. Christian thought that his darker complexion gave him a much more exotic look than his other family members, who he has described as being “very French”.