If you're not familiar with the name Christian Louboutin by now, a picture of his famous red bottom shoes will surely refresh your memory: shop.nordstrom.com shop.nordstrom.com These are ~fancy schmancy~ and retail for $675 a pair. The famous French designer used traditional Mexican weaving and embroidery techniques for his new Treasure Tote: MEXICABA. instagram.com Though the fashion industry is notorious for "borrowing" from other cultures without giving credit where credit is due, it was a nice surprise to see that Louboutin actually did it right. instagram.com He travelled to Mexico to work with Taller Maya, a studio brand that partners with artisans from the Yucatan Peninsula who create authentic pieces with historical cultural value. instagram.com Christian Louboutin shows off his new tote with artisans Landy, María, Martha, Anime, Alba, María, María, and Lidia. Advertisement Taller Maya strives to preserve authentic craftsmanship and helps ensure the long-term economic stability of the artisans they work with. instagram.com Needless to say, Louboutin was impressed by the artisans' talent, and delighted to work with them. instagram.com “I've always had a global outlook. Working with the most wonderful artisans from all over the world is completely natural for me.” –Christian Louboutin He's also donating 10% of profits from each MEXICABA sold to Taller Maya. instagram.com And at $1,490 a pop, 10% is actually not bad at all. If you're still not down with Louboutin, but you'd still like to support the culture, you can always just buy directly from the artisans. us.christianlouboutin.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!