Designer Dossier: Salvatore Ferragamo

At the legendary house of Ferragamo, tall dark, and handsome creative director Massimiliano Giornetti reinvents Italian luxury.

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At the legendary house of Ferragamo, tall dark, and handsome creative director Massimiliano Giornetti reinvents Italian luxury.
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V. Zunino Celotto
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Massimiliano Giornetti
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"Looking at the history of Salvatore Ferragamo is like looking back at the history of Hollywood. He was one of first designers to work with celebrities. For fall, I reinterpreted the Marilyn Monroe pump that he designed in the '50s. Of course it's not the same shoe — I'm not interested in replicas, but rather the same level of craftsmanship."

Shoes $675, Salvatore Ferragamo.

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Sweater price upon request, Salvatore Ferragamo.
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Salvatore Ferragamo
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Bangle $630, Salvatore Ferragamo.
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"What I wanted to stress for the fall/winter collection was a very cinematic woman, powerful but always elegant. She doesn't need a lot of color — she's focused in black and white. A lot of inspiration came from Brian De Palma films. Even the soundtrack of the show was the sonund of a woman walking on wood to create this cinematic moment."

Dress $1,950, Belt $695, Salvatore Ferragamo.

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Choker price upon request, Salvatore Ferragamo.
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Clutch $1,650, Salvatore Ferragamo.
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