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Now, here's a way to make a statement: Christian Louboutin's latest It-shoes are patent leather and spell out the word "SEX" in Swarovski crystals. Everyone from Katy Perry to Jennifer Lopez to Kate Upton have been seen on and off the red carpet wearing these not-so-subtle red soles in both black and nude.
Aware that anyone who isn't Rihanna might find these shoes tacky at first glance, the good people over at The Huffington Post surveyed the trend by asking dudes what message this sends. One of the more amusing responses, which kind of says it all: "It seems like it's trying to force people into having a foot fetish by being super obvious. SEX FEET."
If you have $1,395 to spare and are feeling frisky, score the Loubs here.
· Christian Louboutin [Official Site]
· Louboutin 'SEX' Shoes: Guys Weigh In! [HuffPost]
· Christian Louboutin's Red Sole Bonanza at Neiman Marcus [Racked]