December 29, 2016

5 Things To Consider Before Investing In Louboutins

I must have been really good throughout 2016 as I was fortunate to be gifted a pair of the very famous Christian Louboutin shoes for Christmas. As these are such an investment piece, I went with my partner to choose them and to make sure they fit properly.

I did a lot of research into what I wanted before my partner purchased them as my Christmas gift.

It’s really easy to be swept away by the more creative shoes but I stuck to my guns and chose a nude pair of ‘New Very Prive Patent’ in the 120mm heel. I wanted my first pair to be a pair I could wear often and with most of my wardrobe. Nude will also make your legs appear longer which is always an awesome plus!

5 Things To Consider Before Investing In Louboutins


  1. Sizing – You need to try before you buy. This was the MOST important aspect of the process for me. If I had purchased online, I would have picked up a 39, which is my usual size but when I was in store, they only had a 40. I tried them but thought they would be too big. They fit perfectly.
  2. If you must purchase online – use a reputable website. Net-a-porter, Selfridges and Saks are some stores I recommend having a look at.
  3. If you see a deal and it looks to good to be true – it probably is. I have never seen Louboutins discounted.
  4. Start with the classics. Consider what you will wear with them. Louboutins are expensive so be sure you will wear them.
  5. Research heel height and choose one you can wear comfortably. Louboutins come in various heel heights – 85mm, 100mm and 120mm. If you can’t walk in a high heel anyway, you probably don’t want to invest in a 120mm heel Louboutin. The Bambi walk isn’t a good look for anyone.