100 YEARS
100 DAYS

Today, we celebrate Salvatore Ferragamo’s 100-year dream
journey. The birth of Hollywood, the birth of Ferragamo.
#ferragamohollywood #100years100days

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Salvatore Ferragamo

"I do not have to search for styles. When I need new ones I select from those that present themselves to my mind."

Salvatore Ferragamo

“I have divided the women who have come to me into three categories: the Cinderella, the Venus, and the Aristocrat."

Salvatore Ferragamo

“My happiness flowed into the shoes I made and came back to me in the happiness of my customers.”

Salvatore Ferragamo

“There is no horizon to bind the shoemaker in chains, nothing that need prevent him from realizing everything that is within his creative orbit.”

Salvatore Ferragamo

“The world’s stars do not come to my salon to buy my reputation. They come to buy shoes that fit and flatter them.”

Salvatore Ferragamo

“There was soul in my shoes; there was everything a man could give, transformed into leather.”

Salvatore Ferragamo

"The most important development of my career at that time was the arrival of the stars with orders for their personal shoes."

Salvatore Ferragamo

"I have been blessed – or cursed, it depends on the way you look at it – with an incurably restless, probing mind."

Salvatore Ferragamo

"If I went to America I could learn their tricks and perhaps improve on them, and then…"

Salvatore Ferragamo

"There is no limit to beauty, no saturation point in design, no end to the material."

Salvatore Ferragamo

"I opened the Hollywood Boot Shop in 1923 with a flourish. The stars sent good-will messages and many came in person, including Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson and Pola Negri."

Salvatore Ferragamo

"In Hollywood there would be expansion, improvement, unlimited scope. My mind was made up. Hollywood was calling; the future was calling."

Salvatore Ferragamo

"As I look back now I seem to see a parallel between the film industry and my own."