Christian Louboutin Hired a Private Eye to Investigate Dior’s Use of Red Soles

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 28:  Designer Christian Louboutin poses for a photo at the grand opening of the new Christian Louboutin boutique on April 28, 2010 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Christian Louboutin. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/2010 Getty Images

According to court papers filed on Tuesday, Christian Louboutin obtained evidence from a private investigator stating that Christian Dior was planning to launch a collection of red shoes with red soles. However, a Dior spokesperson denied that they're doing anything of the sort:

Christian Dior denied Wednesday that it is planning to make red-soled shoes for next season ... “Christian Dior does not manufacture and sell any shoes with a red sole,” a Dior spokeswoman told WWD Wednesday.

Dior Denies Red-Soled Shoes [WWD]
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