For all those Loub fans… a rare event! Christian Louboutin holds a sample sale. Monday 5/18, the members of the press were invited to see the goods a day before the sale started. Apparently, the wait was at least 2-hours for some editors. The sale opens to friends & family Tuesday 5/19, Wednesday 5/20 from 9am to 5pm, and Thursday 5/21 from 9am to 1pm. One major condition: you have to be on THE LIST to get in… unfortunately, I can’t help you with that one. Where: 306 w 38th Street (14th Floor).
Reportedly, there were items under $100 (mostly bags and little leather goods), and the shoes are $100, $150, $250 and $350. Boots and booties about $400.
The shoe in the picture below is what one Glamour editor picked up at the sale yesterday. Click here for the report. Another editor gives her account of the Christian Louboutin sample sale. The editor braved an endless line. She reported that they “watched some fashionistas fall out of line. ‘It’s like The Amazing Race for magazine editors!’ we overheard one damsel declare. Then we were finally allowed to entered Mecca, where there were rows upon rows of brown boxes arranged by size…” Read more about the sale from the Vanity Fair blogger.