Trying to authenticate Christian Louboutin’s handbags and especially shoes are difficult to do, especially if you don’t know what those iconic red soles actually look like. From the box, to the tissue, to the sleepers and craftsmanship, these guides will teach you what to look out for when your ready to drop upwards of $500 (even in resale) on the most revered heels in history.
Reed Fashion Blog – Detailed with photos, Louboutin authenticity guide

Lollipuff – Louboutin red sole authentication guide

Hermosa Vogue – Generic but good photos authenticity guide for Louboutins

Disgusting Fake Louboutins – Beginner guide (story) of purchasing fake Louboutins with photos

Lollipuff – Generic Louboutin authentication guide

The RealReal – Louboutin authentication guide with video

Ebay Gmek111 – Clear Louboutin beginning authentication guide with photos

The Luxury Closet – Louboutin beginning guide with side by side photos

Louboutin Resource – Older (2012) authentication guide for Louboutin shoes with great photos


The RealReal – Generic Louboutin authentication guide for men’s sneakers, with photos

Photographs showing authentic and fake Louboutin shoes