|Died||7 August 1960 (aged 62)|
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
|Known for||Founder of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A..|
|cage heel, wedge heel|
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.