A brand new Christian Louboutin collection is one of the most eagerly awaited events in the footwear calendar, and this time around we were thrilled not only by the glut of new shoes to admire, but by the campaign imagery that accompanied the launch of the new products.

To introduce the new collection, Christian Louboutin has commissioned photographer Peter Lippmann to produce some beautiful and scenic images featuring key pieces in the designer's native Paris. Click the image above to scroll through the gallery to see some of the collection highlights, along with the fabulous, dark and eerie artwork.