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Christian Louboutin Is Dressing The Cuban Olympic Team

The Cuban Olympic team is getting some slick threads for the Rio Games thanks to Christian Louboutin. Yes. The Christian Louboutin who designs high-end shoes known for those famous red soles.

These red soles:

Here are members of the Cuban Olympic team rocking the Christian Louboutin designer outfits.


Christian Louboutin teamed up with designer Henri Tai to create looks for the Cuban athletes to wear during formal, non-competitive events and they are stunning. The shoe designer went all out creating jackets, pants and, of course, shoes for the Caribbean island’s athletic team.

And these outfits are tight af.

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According to Louboutin and Henri, the two were inspired to dress the Cuban Olympic team after a photo shoot in the island nation.

Men were given some super stylish and hip high tops and women get to rock some kitten heels. And, yes, they have that signature red shoe sole.

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“We designed the celebratory outfit for the moment they turn back into humans, still in that glory moment, still in their light but heading back to the real world,” Louboutin said on Instagram. “We really want them to continue feeling amazing in their skin while looking astonishing.”

Basically, the Cuban national team is going to be looking fly as hell in Rio de Janeiro.

Credit: Christian Louboutin / Facebook

¡Dale!

Watch Christian Louboutin and Henri Tai discuss their decision and process for dressing the Cuban Olympic Team below!

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