For many, affairs the French cossack designer’s archetypal apparent nude or atramentous pumpsthe So Kate or the Pigalle, to use the official namesare a rite of passage, a attribute of accession at the acme of high-end heels. But what’s on affectation at the new Cheap Christian Louboutin boutiquethe brand’s aboriginal standalone abundance in Houstonis how abundant added there is to the brand.
Opening today on the aboriginal attic of the Galleria abreast Neiman Marcus (in the affluence addition amid Miu Miu and MaxMara), the abundance was advised in concert with New York-based 212box, abacus acceptation and ambit to every detail. Even the foreground bluff stands out with a brindled appearance arrangement over a abysmal dejected bark that hints at the abounding bedrock brindled shoes within. The autogenous is breach analogously amid two abstracted spaces for men’s and women’s shoes, which angle out on affectation adjoin walls of textured geometric copse panels or earthy, amoebic stone. As in every store, the carpeting is ablaze red to bout Louboutin’s acclaimed lacquered soles.
The account of a standalone boutique, according to a rep from the company, is that abundance managers can hand-pick the styles that are a bout with the bounded bazaar every season. In Houston, that agency an outsize men’s area featuring both bright bliss and rock-studded, bedazzled loafers, as the city-limits allegedly boasts added than our allotment of bold, flush men. The bazaar is aswell the abode to acquisition Louboutin’s added fun and fashion-forward styles, compared to the alternative offered at a administration abundance like Saks Fifth Avenue, which is accouterment to a added accumulated customer.
And while the stilettos still abound, the abatement women’s accumulating is added about blush and comfort, with block heels and flats in luxe fabrics as two above trends on affectation for women. Glitter and irised studs add pop to streetwear-style sneakers, while color-block clover platforms and check booties advertise a fun, about crazy faculty of style. You’ll aswell acquisition a advanced alternative of handbags, baby covering appurtenances and fragrance. And stilettos, of courseit wouldn’t be Christian Louboutin outlet after them.