Christian Louboutin has announced that he will be participating in the 92nd edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence, a first for the master shoemaker. He will mark his debut by hosting a special sporting tournament, which will also be the platform to showcase the label's new men's collection. "Florence to me has always been a city of leisure," said Christian Louboutin. "For the first time, I am happy to mix leisure and the pleasure of my work there."

While details are scarce, it has been confirmed that the Christian Louboutin sporting spectacle at Pitti Uomo will see eight international teams competing at one of the city's iconic landmarks on June 13, 2017. Stay connected with Buro 24/7 Middle East as we bring you updates on this story.

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