Christian Louboutin ‘Peep Cloud’, £595
I know: they’re amazing, aren’t they?
Christian Louboutin is one of the few designers (in my opinion, at least) who can do “novelty” shoes well. In other hands, an attempt to add a cloud motif to a pair of platform peep toes, for instance, could have ended up looking a little bit cartoonish (Charlotte Olympia, I’m looking at you); in this case, however, it’s beautiful, unusual, and still perfectly elegant.
The shoes those glittered clouds are sitting on top of aren’t have bad either, of course. Classic peep toes, with a contrasting, partly-concealed platform, and a 120mm heels, these are exactly the kind of simple, stylish pumps we’ve come to expect from Louboutin – just with that little extra something.
Oh, and also in that glorious purple suede which provides such a wonderful contrast with the red on the soles.
I could never get enough of that colour in suede, but it looks more of a royal blue to me, rather than purple?
I’m going to email this post to my husband, with a reminder about my shoe size. You know, just in case he was going to get me a random present.