FASHION NEWS: Aldo, Christian Louboutin & Badgley Mischka
Aldo is expanding into Italy. The Canadian shoe store opened it’s first shop in Rome last week and a second store in Milan will open next week. They said they hope their stores fill the gap between low end and luxury shoe stores in the fashionable cities. [WWD]
Christian Louboutin sued Yves Saint Laurent last week for putting red soles on their shoes. The lawsuit says they asked YSL to stop making the red soled shoes in stores where both lines are sold. The are asking for $1 million in damages and for Yves Saint Laurent to never again make shoes with red soles. [Reuters]
Badgley Mischka have expanded their lower priced Mark And James line into footwear. The new Mark And James footwear is a younger, edgier audience than their other shoes. The shoes are feminine, glamourous and can be worn day to night. All of the shoes are under $300. [Fab Sugar]
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