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Well about me!..let's see I Love family having fun,traveling,laughing and making people laugh!..I love beautiful weather and beautiful women nothing makes me happier lol..Most importantly I love GOD!..Fashion is something that I really love and I'm currently in the beginning stages of creating my own clothing line and I have some hot ideas so stay tuned!!..

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Salvatore Ferragamo is the Designer of the day

Salvatore Ferragamo left a legacy of innovation (June 5, 1898 – Aug 7, 1960

alvatore Ferragamo was an Italian shoe designer and worked with many celebrities during the 1920s in Hollywood. Soon after, Ferragamo returned to Italy and founded his eponymous brand and label making innovative hand-made footwear. His design approach towards shoes spawned many innovations such as the ‘wedge heel’ and ‘cage heel’. Film stars and celebrities are still loyal to his company, which has evolved into a luxury goods empire spanning the world. Born in 1898 in Bonito, near Avellino, Salvatore Ferragamo was the eleventh child in a family of 14 children. Ferragamo made his first pair of shoes for his sister at the age of nine for her confirmation. Young Salvatore decided that he had found his calling. He always had a passion for shoes. He studied shoemaking in Naples for a year then Ferragamo opened a small store in his parent’s home. In 1914, he emigrated to America, to live with one his brothers, a cowboy boot factory worker.
Ferragamo worked briefly with his brother at the factory, then moved to California - first Santa Barbara then Hollywood. It was here that Ferragamo found success, initially opening a shop for repair and made-to-measure shoes - prized items among celebrities during that time, leading to a life long hobby of designing footwear for the cinema. However, his thriving reputation as ‘Shoemaker to the Stars’ only partially satisfied him. He could not fathom why his shoes pleased the eye yet hurt the foot, so he proceeded to study anatomy at the University of Southern California.
Ferragamo returned to Italy in 1927, after spending thirteen years in the United States. He settled in Florence and began to design shoes for the wealthiest and most powerful women of the century. The Maharani of Cooch Behar to Eva Peron to Marilyn Monroe, were all loyal to Ferragamo. In 1929, he opened a workshop in the Via Mannelli, concentrating his efforts on applying for patents for ornamental and utility models and some related inventions. The business stumbled out of the 20’s and Ferragamo filed for bankruptcy in 1933 due to bad management and economic pressures. Ferragamo, ever the entrepeneur, nonetheless recovered, and expanded his operation during the 1950’s to a workforce of over 700 expert artisans that produced 350 pairs of hand-made shoes a day.
Ferragamo is recognized as a visionary. His designs ranged from the strikingly bizarre objet d’art to the traditionally elegant, inspiring other footwear designers of his time and beyond. Salvatore Ferragamo died in 1960 at the age of 62, but his name lives on as an international company, which has expanded its operations to include luxury shoes, bags, eyewear, silk accessories, watches, perfumes and a ready-to-wear clothing line. Since his death, the Ferragamo Company is led by his wife Wanda and their six children (Fiamma, Giovanna, Fulvia, Ferruccio, Massimo and Leonardo). 
His most famous invention is arguably the “Cage Heel”. Fiamma (Salvatore’s eldest daughter who died prematurely in 1998) inherited her father’s inimitable talent and came up with the “Vara pumps” in 1978.
The Salvatore Ferragamo Museum opened in Florence in 1995 and is located at the Palazzo Spini Feroni. The Museum extends over four rooms and comprises a collection of over ten thousand models of shoes created by Ferragamo over forty years, from the Twenties to his death in 1960. The Museum also exhibits a small collection of 18th and 19th century shoes, as well as a collection of clothing from the 50’s onwards, a collection of handbags from the ’70’s, and a huge archive of documents.        

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