Museo Salvatore Ferragamo



NileGuide Expert Says:

You must reserve your visit to the museum, only 5 euros.

Address:

Via Tornabuoni, 2
50123 Florence, Italy

Phone:

+39 055 3360456

Description:

This museum is every girl's fantasy, Museo Salvatore Ferragamo. The collection on display is of the career's of Salvatore Ferragamo from 1927 to 1960 when he passed away. There are designs that showcase his technical and artistic skills, his color choices and the use of innovative materials. He contributed to the growth and establishment of Made in Italy. There are some exhibits that reveal the relationships he had back in his day with the artists that assisted in making and creating his incredible shoes. The futurist painter, Lucio Venna who created some advertising sketches and also the famous Ferragamo label. The perfect fit and design was patented in 1936 as the famous cork wedge and then right after it came out the world started copying the style. He created shoes for the famous elite such as Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo and Audrey Hepburn. The items on display are periodically selected from the over 10,000 models in the museum's archives and featured in biennial exhibitions that present different themes.

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