Salvatore Ferragamo: Evolving Legend 1928-2008
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Salvatore Ferragamo: Evolving Legend 1928-2008

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The company Salvatore Ferragamo Italia S.p.A., founded in 1927 by designer Salvatore Ferragamo, is a luxury brand with more than 450 stores in over 55 countries. It sells footwear, handbags and small leather goods, scarves and ties, men's and women's ready-to-wear, bijoux, watches, fragrances and eyewear. Salvatore Ferragamo made the name famous in California, first in Santa Barbara and then in Hollywood, creating footwear for the most beautiful women in the world--the "divas" of emerging American cinema. This book is also the catalogue of an exhibition that took place at the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art (29 March-7 May 2008) to celebrate the eighty-year anniversary of the company. Photographs, sketches, and drawings explore design processes and showcase shoes, handbags, and accessories--a magnificent selection of fashion works embodying social and cultural changes over time.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 274 x 310 x 26mm | 1,818.9g
  • SKIRA
  • Milan, Italy
  • English
  • 347 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
  • 8861306160
  • 9788861306165
  • 1,011,540

Review quote

."..a rich collection of photographs, archival material, sketches, and drawings exploring Ferragamo's design process." Luxist.com "Don't miss...this book is a Must-Have for every fashion library!" FashionDig.com "This gorgeous coffee table book ... is not to be missed." CouTouture.com "This fabulous memoir...offers us beautiful illustrations and photographs which gives us a glimpse of Ferragamo's genius." HauteMimi.comshow more

About Wanda Ferragamo

Stefania Ricci is director of Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Florence.show more