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Shoe design sensation Christian Louboutin was born in France in 1963. His love of shoe design came to the forefront in his life in his early teens when began constantly fantasizing about footwear. Soon after, at age 16, he was expelled from school. By age 18 he was already working for famed shoe designer Charles Jourdan. In the early 1990s, Louboutin launched his own line of women’s shoes. He added his legendary red soles in 1993. In 2003, Louboutin expanded into women’s handbags followed by his men’s shoes line in 2011.