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Though his name may be aligned with stilettos and starlets, Christian Louboutin's men's business is booming. So much so that Louboutin is beginning to open his own male-focused stores in the US. One debuted today in New York City's Meatpacking District; next up, in November, is Los Angeles.
Women's Wear brings us an interesting detail about the shop, which will likely be near his women's boutique on Robertson. As at the NYC location, it will feature a "tattoo parlor" where shoppers can have their own ink (or their pick of a design) embroidered onto their choice of shoes. Louboutin told WWD that, "tattoo is a modern language today, like a family crest." Well, combining fashion and tattoos certainly worked for Ed Hardy.
· Christian Louboutin Brings Men's Only Store to NYC [WWD]
· Christian Louboutin is Increasing His Focus on Men's Shoes [Racked]