Whistler’s Mother wore Louboutins


And you thought the trademark red sold of a Christian Louboutin shoe was a modern invention.

Not so, if the brand’s latest campaign is anything to go by. The campaign paints (literally) Louboutin accessory as an enduring beacon of style. A treasured item that captivated Georges de La Tour’s Magdalen more so than the smoking flame; a shoulder bag that Jean-Marc Nattier’s Artemis was particularly fond of in leopard print; a boot dark and feathered and cold with Victorian sensibilities, so much so that even Whistler’s Mother was partial to it.

We may not have loved every pair in Louboutin’s fall 2011 collection but this latest campaign by Peter Lippmann which, if you hadn’t already guessed, imposes select pieces onto iconic artworks, is completely captivating.

This is a campaign that goes beyond the product and puts the brand in your mind as having existed as an icon for much longer than it actually has. A clever feat by Lippmann.

via Whistler’s Mother wore Louboutins > Fashion Photo Shoots.

Advertisements

About fMR.
Style direction

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: