11/05/2012 12:11 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Christian Louboutin To Launch A Beauty Collection!

christian-louboutin Christian Louboutin celebrates 20 years of his red sole shoes at the Design Museum in London, April 2012. Photo: PA

We've got some very exciting beauty news this afternoon! The man behind those famous red soles, Mr Christian Louboutin, is embarking on the makeup world.

The shoe designer will be teaming up with Batallure Beauty to launch Christian Louboutin Beaute next year.

Louboutin said in a statement, "Twenty years ago I started what I thought would be a small adventure, which ended up becoming a company. The beauty adventure is a natural extension for someone like me, who likes to empower women. To be a part of creating beauty seems like the right next step".

We couldn't agree more. No word yet on what's in store from his debut makeup collection but we're guessing the signature Louboutin shade of red won't be forgotten.

Let us know what you think of the news and for more from the designer, see highlights from his 20th anniversary exhibition in the gallery below.

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