14/08/2014 12:46 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Victoria Beckham Gave Kate Middleton A Pair Of Christian Louboutins

French designer Christian Louboutin has revealed that Victoria Beckham gave Kate Middleton a pair of his signature red soled heels as a gift.

In an interview with The Times at his debut beauty launch this week (he's designed a killer collection of nail polishes) Louboutin said:

"I have all respect for what Kate Middleton is doing, I know that Victoria Beckham offered her a pair of my boots and she looked great in them. She's been photographed wearing my boots. She looked fantastic."

Okay, so we're yet to see the duchess styling out a pair of sky-high Louboutins (to be fair they're not ideal footwear for all those official royal appearances), she's more about her wear-them-everywhere patent nude mid-heels. Read: comfort.

On the matter of wearability Louboutin also said: "I don't think of comfort when I'm designing a shoe. You can't.

"Of course, things need to be done properly - a shoe is made to be walked in - but creatively I'm not thinking about comfort at all. The first emotion I want to provoke is: 'How beautiful! How sexy!' I don't want people to think, 'How comfortable.'"

While La Beckham is the ultimate stiletto wearing lady - she's been adding inches to her look since way back when - Kate Middleton is a little less well practiced. ​But perhaps she wears the heels around her Kensington Palace apartments when she's off duty?

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