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“There is no limit to beauty”

The founder and namesake of the well-known, Italian company for high-quality fashion and accessories was Salvatore Ferragamo, which was born in 1898 at Avelino in Italy. Already early he discovered his interest and talent for the processing of leather. So he should have already designed shoes for his sister at the age of nine years. After learning the craft of the shoemaker, several stations ultimately led him to Los Angeles, where he successfully made designs for film productions in Hollywood. In 1927 Ferragamo returned to Italy to settle there. After turbulent first years, he managed to expand the company successively, in 1955, 350 pairs of shoes were already made daily from more than 700 employees. With the death of the company founder in 1960, his daughter Fiamma Ferragamo took over the creative direction. Over the years, further product groups joined the assortment, next to shoes, the company today also provides luxury bags, watches, perfumes and accessories. Time of his life Salvatore Ferragamo was considered a visionary, his designs were characterized by high experimental pleasure, which caught in many novel ideas. On Ferragamo, the first shoe models go back with an additional spring, which makes wearing high women's shoes enormously easier. He experimented with transparent and other exotic materials, after his death he left 350 patents. As one of the most famous recognition signs of the brand, the Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini logo applies. This symbol is formed in the form of a horseshoe. It finds its use in different variants on belts and other closures. For the first time it found his use in 1969 as a buckle on a handbag. In addition, there are also textiles of this sign, often in the form of a pattern. Many handbag models are characterized by a simple elegance, designs with unusual prints and strong colors still keep the experimental spirit of the company founder alive today. In addition, the pockets are still characterized by excellent processing quality. The most famous and sophisticated handbags of the company are probably the well-known Studio Bag and the models of the Margot series.

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