By Anna Hecht
Updated Jan 07, 2016 @ 7:15 am
Christian Louboutin - Lead
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When we think fashion, Christian Louboutin immediately comes to mind. For years, the French luxury fashion designer has been fitting women with classic pumps and high heels for almost any formal occasion. Today, the now-53-year-old designs men's and women's collections that are worn around the world—and are frequently seen on Hollywood's finest A-listers.

Whether they're out to lunch or walking the red carpet, celebrities aren't usually far from their classic, red-soled Louboutins. On this day, we celebrate the remarkable career of the man behind the brand, which began with him sketching shoes as a young boy and later grew into a fashion empire. To see for yourself, here are 23 celebrities who chose to wear Louboutin's chic designs during their finest moments in the spotlight.