Christian Louboutin defends company’s 'sole' - Metro US

Christian Louboutin defends company’s ‘sole’

Christian Louboutin, renowned fashion designer, is fighting to protect what his says is his signature style of red-soled shoes in court.

Louboutin is trying to block Yves Saint Laurant from selling shoes that sport a similar sole, arguing that the particular color and placement on a shoe is his design, and his alone.

A Manhattan judge turned down Louboutin’s claim in August, saying that a color can’t be trademarked, but Louboutin is trying to appeal that decision, according to the New York Post.

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