We all wondered how she went all the way to the UK and came back with a fake pair of shoes. I guess we needed not wonder since Chinese fake goods seems to find their way to every market worldwide and they were caught in the US recently.
According to mailonline:
Federal customs officials have stopped more than 20,000 pairs of counterfeit luxury shoes from tip-toeing into the U.S. from China.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says four shipments of fake Christian Louboutin shoes were seized on Tuesday, and another shipment was seized July 27.
Spokesman Jaime Ruiz says the shoes could have sold for a total of $18million in the U.S.
|Fake Christian Louboutin shoes. Real versions sell for upwards of $600 a pair
The vaunted French designer's shoes come in an array of colors and styles, often commanding thousands of dollars per pair from well-heeled customers.
Countless A-list celebrities regularly wear Christian Louboutin, which are famed for their distinctive red lacquered soles.
The knock-off shoes were likely destined for swap meets or sale through websites.
Ruiz says the shoes were very good counterfeits and will likely be destroyed.