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Here's what to expect at the Christian Louboutin sample sale: One big-ass line. When we stopped by the paper-covered windows at 307 West 38th Street at lunchtime today, the line spanned nearly half the block. And don't bother going if you don't already have an invite—everyone in line we talked to claimed to be on the list, and lest anyone attempt to crash, a woman with an iPad was going down the line to double-check. Your best bet? Drooling over these haul photos. [Previously]