Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo
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Born(1898-06-05)5 June 1898
Died7 August 1960(1960-08-07) (aged 62)
NationalityItalian
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
OccupationShoe designer
Known forFounder of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A..
Notable work
cage heel, wedge heel
Spouse(s)Wanda Ferragamo
Children6

Salvatore Ferragamo (5 June 1898 – 7 August 1960) was an Italian shoe designer and the founder of luxury goods high-end retailer Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. An innovative shoe designer, Salvatore Ferragamo, established a reputation in the 1930s. In addition to experimenting with materials including kangaroo, crocodile, and fish skin, Ferragamo drew on historic inspiration for his shoes.