ÂRight here he finds a metropolis with a long standing historical past of art, elegance, refined style for magnificence, inspiring shapes, effective supplies, and extraordinary craftsmanship. A symbol of Florentine heritage, the Palazzo Spini Feroni becomes Salvatore Ferragamo’s store and workshop in 1938, and a house to the creation of masterpieces of shoes, fit for the nobility, the international diplomacy, and the glamorous cinema world.
ÂAmongst his clients have been Greta Garbo, Audrey Hepburn, Claudette Colbert, Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Anna Magnani, and Sophia Loren.
ÂTill immediately, the Palazzo Spini Feroni is the seat of the fashion house Ferragamo and its impressive museum. Located in Piazza Santa Trinita and surrounded by Florence’s divine procuring boutiques, the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum beautifully shows the life of a genius, who introduced world-broad fame to Italian style.
ÂLegend has it that Beatrice, Dante’s beloved, came to the cellar of the palace to fetch water in a nicely that nonetheless exists today. A charming house, which options an exhibition of shoe models derived from progressive materials (through the warfare, when leather-based was scarce, supplies equivalent to raffia, cork, and transparent chocolate foils have been used). Salvatore Ferragamo wrote in his biography: “My feminine clients are divided into three classes: the Cinderella, the Venus, and the aristocracy. A Cinderella shoe is smaller than size 6.