Christian Louboutin has teamed up with the French E-concept store SportyHenri.com to support the Cuban National delegation participating in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio as Official Supplier of the Celebratory Outfit.
Providing the elegant nonperformance outfit to be worn by the athletes at formal occasions, in particular the flag raising ceremony which welcomes athletes to the Olympic Village and the Closing Ceremony, the designs not only take visual cues from Cuban heritage but from the athletes themselves. Being a strong source of inspiration and guidance, the Cuban athletes as well as several former athletes had an active part in shaping and choosing the collection.
The collaboration was launched globally today at an event in Lisbon hosted by actor and former Olympic athlete Pedro Lima. Also in attendance were multi Olympic title holder Volleyball star Regla Torres, Olympic and World Championship winner Boxer Fèlix Savòn and Ringo Quintera a shining star in the world of Fencing and the future of Cuban sporting talent.