A Small Victory for Christian Louboutin in the Suit Against Yves Saint Laurent

Christian Louboutin.

While sales of Louboutin knockoffs continue around the web — blatantly bad Louboutin knockoffs, at that — the shoe brand's case against Yves St. Laurent for making shoes with red soles in the recent resort collection moves forward in court. And a development in the case, which should set a precedent as to whether other luxury shoe labels can safely design shoes with red soles for aesthetic rather than branding reasons, seems to suggest Team Louboutin may have an edge.

Judge Disregards YSL Exhibits in Louboutin Case [WWD]