Salvatore Ferragamo - Scarpa Mod. Varina LC
Salvatore Ferragamo is a well known haute couture griffe founded in Florence in 1927.
In 1919 Ferragamo improves his skills opening his footwear workshop in California: he moved to USA from Italy and thanks to his mastery he became the “Shoemaker of the stars” with his boutique, the "Hollywood Boot Shop".
He invents the cork wedge, the first patent in fashion industry.
Ferragamo incredible creativity and fame remain unchanged after the Second World war, when the designer starts using unusual materials for his creations as raffia and cork.
Salvatore Ferragamo received several awards for his work and his avant-garde, visionary personal style.
He takes inspiration from Australia and from Egyptian archaeological discoveries: in the 30’s created the pyramid heel pumps, later the invisible sandal.