BEGINNINGS: Christian Louboutin and the boy behind the shoes

Before he adorned the feet of everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands to the lesser Kardashians and Chad Ochocino, Christian Louboutin was just a lonely Parisian boy (with an adorable flat cap to boot). BEGINNINGS sat down with the man behind the shoes we all dream about and found out the secret behind that red sole.

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