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“Fun Louboutin Exhibit”
Review of Design Exchange

Design Exchange
Ranked #286 of 535 things to do in Toronto
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Owner description: Located in one of Canada's Art Deco landmarks featuring the original Toronto Stock Exchange, Experience Design and be inspired by ever-changing exhibits, lectures, workshops, tours, screenings and camps from architecture to fashion design.
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I spent part of yesterday at the Design Exchange checking out the Christian Louboutin exhibit. The building the DE is in is architecturally and historically interesting. It is in the financial district and my experience of going through customs and asking for directions to walk there showed that it's an underrated and not well known place in Toronto. It is an easy walk from most popular hotels in Toronto (the DE is close to Easton Centre). The entry price is $22, and they accept credit cards or cash.

The exhibit is mainly shoes with some handbags, photos, and video mixed in. The history of CL's life and work was very interesting to read. It is written on the walls, along with quotes, and on story boards in one room of the exhibit. There's also a more mature (read adult) section exploring fetishes that CL and David Lynch collaborated on.

The exhibit ends of September 15, 2013 so if you love shoes and fashion and want to check it out, go soon. The Design Exchange also has a coffee shop and a little gift and art supply store on site.

Thank JLFERG
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

As short walk from the Westin. The exhibit is artistic and witty. There is humour in the design of shoes which is more than just fashion. Though not everyone's cup of tea... some would find the ~$22 entry pricey... I enjoyed visiting the show.
The old TSE building is grand in the parts that are still visible.

Thank nearnorthduo
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Had a chance to see Christian Louboutin exhibit at the Design exchange, great collection of his work. If you enjoy fashion and LOVE shoes this is a must see!! It's $20.00 for exhibit. Great day out for a "girls-day"!! also get a one year subscription to fashion magazine with purchasing a ticket to the exhibit. Ends September 15,2013.

Thank Tonia c
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

Lovely exibit. A real gem. Shoes, shoes and more shoes!! A feast for the eye and senses. Cinderalla shoes, high heels, low heels, fantasy shoes, shoe designs, bling-bling shoes and more. Dazzling! We loved it! Louboutin is a real genius. Well done Design Exchange!

Thank Tanja S
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

I went specifically to Toronto to see the Christian Louboutin exhibit, as I am a design student. It was amazing, I felt like a kid in a candy store. The exhibit was amazing and an amazing lay out, how ever, i paid for the whole admin, but it was very difficult to get to the third floor that I gave up and left. Sort of a rip off that I didn't get to see the hole design exchange and get the entire experience.

Thank Zoey J
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