FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes during Fashion Week in New York February 12, 2010. Louboutin first grabbed celebrity soles assistant’s red nail polish and applied it to the outsoles of a shoe a quarter century ago.
Since then, he has frequently declared the design element to be his recognisable signature, and argued it merits legal protection. They have now won something of a reprieve. Maciej Szpunar, an advocate general for the court, said on Tuesday that Louboutin’s red soles were not a separate entity from the shape of his high-heeled shoes, and shapes typically cannot be trademarked under EU law. In effect, he argued in a legal opinion, Louboutin’s red soles could be refused trademark protection, sending the case back to Dutch courts to consider. Are you dying to have white skin? Have you tried this dessert in the UAE? Is blind dining all it’s cracked up to be?
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But alas, the shoe gods have looked down upon our tired soles and answered our prayers, delivering the most comfortable and stylish treads around — chic sneaks. And we’re not the only ones exercising the latest footwear fad. A-listers are, too — the very same ones who wouldn’t have been caught in anything other than stilettos. The trend’s origin can be traced back to Isabel Marant’s wedged sneaker, a shoe that exploded in popularity several seasons ago for blending comfort, style and sport.