Salvatore Feeragamo was an Italian shoe designer. He worked with many Hollywood stars in the 1920s, before returning to Italay to found the eponymous company making unique handmade footwear. His scientific approah to shoes spawned many innovations such as the wedge heel and cage heel. Film stars and celebritites continue to patronizee his company, which has evolved into a luxury goods empire spanning the world.
Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A is the parent company of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group, one of the world's leaders in the luxury goods sector and whose origins date back to 1927. The group is active in the creation, production and sale of shoes, leather goods, clothing, silk products and other accessories, as well as women's and men's perfumes. The Group's product range also includes eyewear and watches, manufactured by licensees. Attention to uniqueness and exclusivity, with a perfect blend of style, creativity and innovation enriched by the quality and craftmanship of the 'Made in Italy' tradition, have always been the hallmarks of the Group's products.