Slideshow: inside the opulent, fanciful Christian Louboutin exhibition at the Design Exchange
The London Design Museum’s acclaimed retrospective dedicated to iconic French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has arrived in Toronto. More than 250 of Louboutin’s most show-stopping and outrageous designs—the kind that won over Carrie Bradshaw and Jennifer Lopez—are now on display at the Design Exchange at Bay and Wellington. True to the designer’s theatrical spirit, the exhibit features a fairground-like carousel, a giant spinning top, a topiary garden, a recreation of Louboutin’s Paris atelier and a sexy Dita von Teese hologram. For total sensory overload, take advantage of the free cocktails and canapes on July 18, August 15 and September 12. $22. To September 15. Design Exchange, 234 Bay St., 416-363-6121. dx.org.