Behind the Soles

Getting to peek into the workspaces of creative minds always fascinates us. Todd Selby was one of the first photographers to delve into this subject matter, revealing artistic spaces in all their (sometimes) chaotic wonder. Selby recently visited shoe guru Christian Louboutin’s home and studio in Paris, showing a glimpse into the process that goes into the sought-after, red-soled heels. On the reason for those famous soles, Louboutin said, “It’s a green-light. ‘Follow me young man!!’ Style with the color of passion.'”