Like a shark lurking on the ground, dashing and striking, the new Loubishark sneaker from the iconic French footwear maison Christian Louboutin is for sure this season’s sneaker-to-watch. Designed for the urban playground, the Loubishark is a combination of sartorial excellence, technical innovations and the reinterpretation of quintessential vintage design. Designer pays close attention to details, rendering the maximum comfort and greater flexibility to all urban playground goers; availing them to execute all sorts of extreme sportive movements – to jump, to run or to skate, while getting their feet well-protected.

Sleek, streamlining and fashion-forward, Christian Louboutin’s latest Loubishark sneaker amalgamates the Maison’s refined technical savior-faire and innate trendsetting design flair with certain chic and trendy street style inspiration. Mixing materials and colors, the Maison crafts Loubishark’s hi-tech upper part from a total of 13 different components, including suede leather panels, rubber and mesh giving it a modern sports-inflected feel. A contrasting rubber lattice mesh encircles the heel, paying tribute to the architecture of the Maison’s Galerie Véro-Dodat boutique in Paris. Finalizing the upper design as an ingenuity touch, two signature spike studs embellish the hell tab quintessentially represent the timeless Louboutin appeal.

What makes the sneaker so unique and stand out is the eye-catching and unmistakable chunky technical sole. The optic white saw-tooth silhouette sole piped with shocking red edge perfectly emulate the shark’s teeth, the visual impact that Loubishark reinforce strengthen the sneaker’s visual identity while reminding us the Maison’s signature spikes and iconic red bottom sole. Suitable for all style-makers and trendsetters, Loubishark’s bold and appealing style will for sure be the covetable star that snatches instant eyesight on the dazzling and overwhelming urban playground.

Text: Yves Tsou