Christian Louboutin and Puig – partners for worldwide luxury beauty growth. Puig and Christian Louboutin announced a long-term license agreement under the Christian Louboutin brand. Five years after having developed a successful, unique vision and a one-of-a-kind universe for beauty by Christian Louboutin, both global players today launch a multi-year partnership involving creation, development and distribution in the luxury beauty territory.
Christian Louboutin: I immediately understood we had a lot in common
A partnership that combines both companies’ innate entrepreneurial, innovative and creative spirit to boost the beauty business. “I am happy to continue this adventure with the Puig family. When I first met Marc and Manuel Puig, I immediately understood we had a lot in common. We are both a family business, we talk the same language and we are both passionate about what we do. Puig will be able to develop my vision of beauty according to the brand values,” commented Christian Louboutin.
Original and innovative presence in the beauty territory
Marc Puig – Chairman and CEO of Puig – states: “We are delighted to sign this agreement with Christian Louboutin. We respect his brand and creativity and we want to build on his original and innovative presence in the beauty territory.”
Christian Louboutin and Puig – partners for worldwide luxury beauty growth
“Puig is the best partner to bring our beauty business to the next level while understanding and protecting our DNA and keeping our existing high positioning in the market. As we strongly believe in our potential in beauty, we’ve decided to sign a license agreement. I would like to thank Robin Burns-McNeill and Sam Ghusson and Batallure Beauty who have been great partners for the last five years,” added Alexis Mourot, Christian Louboutin Chief Operating Officer and General Manager.
About Christian Louboutin – established in Paris in 1991
Christian Louboutin established his business in the heart of Paris in 1991, first with a collection for Women followed by a Men’s collection a few years later, both recognizable by the signature red lacquered sole. 2014 welcomed the launch of Christian Louboutin Beauté. With a prolific collection of women’s and men’s shoes, handbags and small leather goods, Christian Louboutin now counts 140 boutiques around the world.
[Text/Logo: Christian Louboutin/Puig]