Christian Louboutin Sues YSL For Copying His Red Soles

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Don't mess with a French man's sole, especially if that man is famed shoe designer extraordinaire Christian Louboutin. In a new lawsuit, Mr. Louboutin accuses fellow Parisian fashion powerhouse Yves Saint Laurent of counterfeiting and infringing on his brand's trademark look: the red sole. The lawsuit pointedly cites to four specific YSL models as copycat culprits: the Tribute, Tribtoo, Palais and Woodstock. All four shoes have scarlet soles, prompting Louboutin to see red all over. And the price of being able to claim the inalienable right to color a sole red? According to Louboutin, more than a whopping $1 million. Let the stilettos fly! (New York Post)