Christian Louboutin opens its first men’s shoe boutique in Meatpacking District. Click-clack.
It’s exactly what we need right now, no, in this jobless economy: Christian Louboutin, the ingenious French designer of the four-figure-priced iconic red-bottomed stilettos, made famous by the frivolous gals of “Sex and the City” is now giving love to gentle men’s dogs, having opened last week his first designer footwear salon for well-heeled guys who have secretly longed to walk the salons’ signature red carpet for their own needs (as opposed to the alternative to make-up sex).
And in case all of you “Cary” Bradshaws feel a tad thilly strutting through its architectural selvedge doors at 808 Washington St., there’s an upstairs tattoo parlor called Mecca to even out the butch factor. London and Los Angeles are next.
Diamond-encrusted décor mixing it up with leather floors assures the Maybach set will be pulling up, forcing bulky chauffeurs in Persol shades to do the Black Card dirty work, clicking iPhone snapshots of covert purchases. That’s you, Mister Diddy.
While there are embroidered loafers of the Belgian variety, the big draw will be the customized sneakers. With awards season upon us, we’re predicting you’re going to see that awful sneakers-with-tuxes trend returning en masse to those other red carpets. Yes they can—they’re entitled to it.