The French shoemaker Christian Louboutin, has written his first book, part autobiography part personal photo album. He talks about his influences, his favourite designs, his early work for Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent. The book is divided in six chapters, Nº5 focuses on his creative collaborations with David Lynch, of a series called “Fetish,” of limited-edition shoes by Louboutin and limited-edition photos by Lynch. The forward was written by Louboutin’s friend, John Malkovich.
The book is due for release by Rizzoli at the end of October.