To outfit the 650-square-foot space, Clough set up a studio at Louboutin's former office. "We usually meet once a month, for one store or another," Clough says. But this was a chance to immerse himself. "You're walking into Christian's mind. There are treasures everywhere," Clough marvels. "It was great feeding off that collection." Yes, that is indeed how a taxidermic lemur wound up perched on a branch in the finished store.