Christian Louboutin picks up a Sharpie, his fans swoon

Yesterday, at his L.A. boutique on Robertson Boulevard, a grey-fedora-and-pink-jacket-bedecked Christian Louboutin made a rare in-store appearance to sign shoes and show off his spring 2010 collection. Fans lined up thirty and forty deep...

What else was on Louboutin’s Los Angeles agenda, we asked? An intimate dinner with some friends at Chateau Marmont, a bit of antique shopping, and “I want to go to Pasadena to visit the [botanical] gardens.” On Monday night, he’ll be on the East Coast at the Met Costume Institute gala, with, rumor has it, one of the Olsens on his arm.