5 Great Louboutin Shoes with Red Soles The red soled shoe has quickly become a sought after style of high heels for women. Highly acclaimed designer, Christian Louboutin, presented the design in 1992 and later trademarked it in 2008. Since that time, the appeal of the red soled shoe has continued to grow across the country, from Europe to America. Louboutin filed a lawsuit against the Yves St. Laurent (YSL) organization claiming it had infringed upon the designer's trademark with four of its models. The outcome of the lawsuit allows for the continued manufacturing of monochromatic products with red outsoles. Never the less, it is Louboutin's that remains one of the most sought after designs for women. This traditional pump is perfect for the professional woman seeking a more comfortable option. Designed with the classic silhouette in mind, with the precious kitten heel and dainty bow on the top of the shoe, it is perfect for the office or for a dinner party in both black and nude colors. With a nifty heel height of only approximately 1 3/4 inches, this shoe is both comfortable and classy. The Marcia Balla sells for $600 to $700 depending on where you purchase it. Never underestimate the versatility of this shoe as it works well with slacks as well as dresses for all occasions. This classic shoe, with its sleek, yet sultry quiet appeal, is perfect for many occasions. Offered in black patent leather only, the classic design is both close toed and close heeled. The height of the heel is approximately 4 3/4 inches with an arch size the same as the heel height. You can purchase this product directly from the designer's website, usually for less than $700. Whether you are going straight from work to cocktails with colleagues, or dressing for a night on the town with friends, this shoe is perfect choice. For the more adventurous woman, the designer offers a fabulously flirtatious pump that shows just a hint of the delicate top arch of the foot. From the designer's classic collection, the Daffodile is made of Kid material, and is available in a wide range of colors. The height of the heel is 6 1/4 inches, with a front platform of 2 1/4 inches, and an arch size of just less than 4 inches. According to the company website, it was created solely for one of the fashion industry's extremely popular individuals for a number of years, yet it is never stated who that mysterious "stylista" may be. If you love this style, you are likely to pay $800 to $1,500 for this shoe. In the vein of adventure, the Daf Booty is nothing but fabulous. This beautiful boot comes just above the ankle with a lovely side zipper for easy and comfort. According to the website, it is only offered in black leather and Roccia Python as well as Black and Juane De Naples Suede. The heel is approximately 6 1/4 inches high with an arch height just shy of 4 inches. This beautiful design originated in 2011 and was deemed a huge success by the fashion industry. The Daf Booty is proof positive that boots are not just for winter. Whether you are wearing that fabulous pantsuit, sexy dress, or flattering jeans, this boot serves as the perfect addition to your ensemble, normally priced at over $1,000. If you are looking to add a little spice to your wardrobe, the Bourge may the just what you are looking for. Created for the woman who loves to deviate from the norm, this animal print, almond colored toed boot has an easy side zipper making it easy to slide on and off your foot. Offered in a leopard color of Printed Pony material only, the boot's heel height is slightly less than 4 inches, with the same arch size. The wardrobe options are endless with the Bourge added to your ensemble. This beauty is likely to cost you around $2,000 to add to your collection. Ikon footwear Um, no. I don't know what Ikon footwear is, but it sounds kind of ghetto. The red soled shoes have been made famous by ultra high end designer Christian Louboutin. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^WRONG! jackass^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Christian Louboutin (born 1964) is a footwear designer who launched his line of high end women's shoes in France in 1991. Since 1992, his designs have incorporated the shiny, red lacquered soles that have become his signature. trademark protection of this red sole design. As a child, Louboutin would regularly sneak out of school, from the age of 12, to watch the showgirls at Paris nightclubs, because he was fascinated by their costumes. He cites this as his main inspiration for becoming a shoe designer: "[The showgirls] influenced me a lot. If you like high heels, it's really the ultimate high heel it's all about the legs, how they carry themselves, the embellishment of the body. They are the ultimate icons." Although Louboutin faced much opposition following his decision to leave school so early, he claims that his resolve was strengthened after watching an interview on TV with Sophia Loren in which she introduced her sister, saying she had to leave school when she was only 12 but when she turned 50 she got her degree.
2013 Emmy Awards red carpet It was another red carpet event, the Emmy Awards, that produced the Life sections second most popular gallery and eighth overall for 2013. KERRY WASHINGTON Who would win a political duel between 'Scandal Olivia Pope and Francis Underwood, Kevin Spacey character from 'House of Cards'? Ever so diplomatic, the best dramatic actress nominee clad in Marchesa and Fred Leighton jewels didn offer a direct answer but allowed, we got them to work together, I think they be an unstoppable team. It might be global domination. Dan MacMedan, USA TODAYTINA FEY, wearing a Narciso Rodriguez dress, Roger Vivier heels and clutch and jewelry from Fred Leighton, picked up an Emmy for outstanding writing in a comedy series ('30 Rock') and said backstage that she was thankful for all those great years on NBC. "It was a labor of love, and thankfully our friends at NBC never tried to change the tone of the show," Fey said. And the appeal for diehard fans? "I think hardcore comedy fans get excited when they see something that makes them pay attention, makes them work a little harder, and TiVo it back." Dan MacMedan, USA TODAYMICHAEL DOUGLAS, left, LUCIANA BARROSO and her husband MATT DAMON arrive at the 2013 Emmy Awards. Douglas, the 'Behind the Candelabra' star and lead actor in a miniseries or movie winner says life after cancer was both enriching and fortuitous. "Two positive things happened after got cancer. The first was having this project offered to me on a silver platter. The second thing about life after cancer, you find yourself to be a better actor. It's much freer. There's no fear." Dan MacMedan, USA TODAYMICHAEL J. FOX returns to TV this week, but the actor was thinking about a decision he made years ago: marrying actress Tracy Pollan. "It's fun to be part of this night and to be here with my wife. We got in the car and I looked at her and thought, wow, this is my date, I must be doing OK." He's happy to be on the scene again to nurture other relationships, too. "I like to see everybody. Many of these people I've known for years, like Don Cheadle and Alec Baldwin." Dan MacMedan, USA TODAYJIM PARSONS The 'Big Bang Theory' star and lead comedic actor winner has nothing but gratitude for the hit comedy that made him a star and a three time Emmy winner. "This is the most flabbergasted I've ever felt," he said backstage after his win. "Not that I ever expected anything before but for some reason, this just hit me in the gut. It really surprised me. I was very taken aback by how emotional I felt when I got up there. I noticed this year when the nominations came out, I was struck with a feeling of gratitude just extra this year, more of it. I don't know if that's because the show is going into its seventh season. I just feel like these things are so fleeting and the idea that you get to come back again is really touching." Dan MacMedan USA TODAYMANDY PATINKIN, left, arrives with his father, LESTER PATINKIN, at the 2013 Emmy Awards. The 'Homeland' star says the set has turned into baby central and he can't wait for the arrival of "our little one" thanks to co star Morena Baccarin. "Claire Danes and (the show's) first supervisor had babies. With the upcoming arrival of Baby Baccarin, the Homeland set is pretty much a daycare center," he says. "I am an expert at putting children to sleep. I rocked Claire's baby to sleep when nobody else was able to." Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images.