"Our mission at Christian Louboutin is to represent the most refined qualities of our luxury goods around the world." In addition to women's shoes, Louboutin has worked to expand his reach in fashion. He branched out into handbags in 2003, launched a line of men's shoes in 2011 and has since introduced his nail polish, lipstick and fragrances. Outside of his fashion empire, Louboutin has taken on some creative challenges.
Christian Louboutin is one of the world's most well-known shoe designers; the red soles of his designs have become synonymous with luxury and celebrity. Louboutin now sells over one million pairs of shoes a year. The company sells in approximately 150 department stores and self-branded boutiques in over 35 countries.