The Christian Louboutin So Kate Pumps are the most covetable, hardest-to-find shoes on the market right now, and a few styles have just arrived for pre-order at Saks! Versions in red patent and animal print calf hair are now available, and although they’ve only been available for about 48 hours, both pairs are already sold out in certain sizes! If you’ve been longing for a pair, I suggest you click on the links below, get your credit card out and start typing away! If you can start your day by buying a new pair of So Kates, you know whatever comes after it will be good.

Christian Louboutin So Kate Striped Calf Hair Pumps
$825 via Saks

Christian Loubout So Kate Striped Calf Hair Pumps

Christian Louboutin So Kate Patent Leather Pumps
$625 via Saks

Christian Loubouitn So Kate Patent Leather Pumps

Lily Allen was recently spotted in London leaving BBC Radio 1 studios after a radio interview, wearing Christian Louboutin So Kate Glitter Pumps and carrying a bubblegum pink Chanel Classic Flap Bag. These glittery So Kates are particularly magical, but don’t even waste your time falling in love. Trying to shop for So Kates online right now is like falling down a rabbit hole – they’re nearly impossible to come by in even their most basic forms. However, if you’re dead set on acquiring a pair, you’ll want to bookmark their product page at Neiman Marcus.

Neiman Marcus had exactly one size of the black patent leather So Kates available as of yesterday morning, but they’re now completely sold out. The relentless demand for So Kates will force the retailer to restock eventually, though. One day, dear readers (probably not any time in the near future), you’ll be able to acquire these pumps sans waiting lists or indefinite rainchecks. I’m guessing 2015-2016, most likely.

Sofia Vergara is rarely seen in public without a pair of sexy pumps. If Vergara is breathing oxygen and within 100 yards of a working camera, odds are she’s probably also wearing a sky-high pair of designer heels like these crystal-studded Christian Louboutin Decorapump Platforms. Sofia donned these at the premiere of Fading Gigolo in NYC. The Decoras were a seasonal offering from Louboutin and are no longer available. However, they’re built on the Daffodile base, so if you love the silhouette of these heels, you can find a pair of leather Daffodiles for $1,075 at Saks.

Fading Gigolo is a John Turturro-directed film that stars Woody Allen as an accidental pimp. I feel that’s really all any one needs to know about this film, but I suppose it’s also worth mentioning that Sofia Vergara plays a woman who arranges a menage with the gigolo in question and her gal pal, played by Sharon Stone. Scintillating.

Orange Is the New Black‘s Taylor Schilling recently donned an eye-catching, multi-colored pair of Christian Louboutin Air Chance Peekaboo Slingback Pumps on a rather unfortunately colored carpet at the Reel Stories, Real Lives benefit in LA. (It’s certainly a lot more carpet-like than most event carpets, isn’t it?) These slingbacks feature a layered mix of colorful leather, patent leather and PVC elements. You can get Taylor’s exact Louboutins for $845 at Neiman Marcus.

OITNB fans will be happy to know that all thirteen episodes of Season 2 will hit Netflix on Friday, June 6th, which confirms that I can safely opt out of Netflix for the next two months and not miss anything. If you haven’t caught the first season of OITNB yet, I highly recommend you binge-watch it in a single weekend (but not in the company of anyone who might be squeamish OR maybe a little too curious about girl-on-girl prison love scenes).

It Bags get name-checked in the fashion press all the time, but It Shoes usually don’t get quite as much attention. That doesn’t mean they’re any easier to track down, though, and can actually be tougher because of sizing issues. The Christian Louboutin So Kate Pumps are the latest design to fit the title of “It Shoe,” and Louboutin lovers spent most of last season frantically trying to track down the perfect pair. If you were one of the many shoppers who came up empty, we have some good news for you. (more…)

I feel like I’ve been raving about new Louboutins for over a week, and for good reason. Case in point: here’s January Jones, leaving her hotel in NYC, wearing Christian Louboutin Calamijane Boots. These ankle boots borrow the So Kate heel structure, and just like the So Kates, they’re undeniably sexy. However, that glorious, pointy metal cap-toe gives them a much harder, slightly S&M edge, which I know will appeal to the less perma-girly amongst us. They’re my favorite Louboutins in years. You can currently purchase a pair for $1,345 at Barneys, and I recommend you do so in a hurry, because these are probably going to be huge.

Seems like Loubs are as popular among celebs as ever, but I’m extremely grateful that ladies like January, Emma Watson and Rihanna are embracing the diversity of the brand’s latest offerings. And I’m especially glad the brand itself is branching out beyond its standard, best-selling designs once again. A girl can only look at so many Pigalles before she starts to go a little crazy.

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when Rihanna welcomes the changing seasons by going clubbing in London for weeks on end. (Being Rihanna sounds fun, but also tiring.) Here’s Rihanna, leaving the London club Tramps at 5 a.m. for the second night in a row. She’s wearing a highly club-appropriate pair of Christian Louboutin So Kate Metallic Pumps. (Or club-inappropriate, depending on how you feel about wearing Louboutins for more than 30 mins at a time.) As always, these pumps are mostly sold out, save for a couple of sizes in black patent leather at Barneys.

Let’s revisit some of the fabulous shoe selections Rihanna donned during her 2013 London clubbing sprint, shall we? By night, she wore killer statement pieces like these amazing patterned, knee-high Tom Ford boots. By day, she strapped on simple, elegant single-sole heels, like these Manolo Blahnik Fersen Transparent Sandals. I’m excited to see what Ri-Ri shoes the coming days and clubs will bring!

Here’s Emma Watson, leaving her appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman in what is unquestionably the sickest lady suit I’ve ever seen (from Saint Laurent, of course), paired with chic, black Christian Louboutin Apostrophe Slingbacks. The apostrophe heel is new for Louboutin – the signature red sole wraps around on to the sides of the heel a bit so that you can see it better in profile. This slightly more conspicuous heel will be on many more Louboutins come Fall 2014. For now, you can get Emma’s slingbacks for $645 at Neiman Marcus.

Last season, the celeb universe (or celebiverse, as I’ve just decided to call it) was full of with Christian Louboutin So Kates, and I must admit, I was getting pretty bored with the brand. But I’m feeling reinvigorated by all of CL’s new styles, particularly these everyday-appropriate Apostrophe Slingbacks and these Christian Louboutin Leonor Fini Sandals from Spring 2014 that we saw on Reese Witherspoon a few weeks ago.

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