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Reimagining Classical Portraits With Christian Louboutin Footwear

All photos by Peter Lippmann
All photos by Peter Lippmann

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Photographer Peter Lippmann has been working with Christian Louboutin for several seasons. To highlight the fall-winter collection, Louboutin commissioned a series of portraits that references classic works of art—i.e. here are some Louboutin shoes and handbags set in the backdrop of iconic paintings. Like this Francois Clouet portrait of Elisabeth of Austria Queen of France, which was painted in the 16th-century, which gets the Louboutin spiked-platform pump treatment.

"The stand out glamour of the golden spiked platform court, encrusted with ruby strass crystals and the intense metallic palette of the sequinned clutch ensure they remain the focus of the image despite the majestic subject," says the notes.

· Christian Louboutin [Official Site]
· Louboutin Fall/Winter collection [Racked]