Amazon and Salvatore Ferragamo sue over counterfeits
Washington - Amazon and Salvatore Ferragamo filed lawsuits in US courts on Thursday accusing third-party sellers of using the e-commerce site to sell counterfeits of the Italian brand’s products. The separate lawsuits accuse four individual merchants and three companies based in the United States or China of offering knockoff belts bearing the...
Feb 12, 2021
Ferragamo C-Suite shake-up expected
WWD has reported that Salvatore Ferragamo has decided to reduce the number of family members sitting on the board and increase the number of independent directors. A mandate has been given to an executive search firm to complete the process. The current board will stay in place until the end of the 2020 financial year, which closed on December...
Jan 21, 2021
Pre-Fall 2021: Collections overview
As the Pre Fall season gets underway, designers are reflecting consumer desire for comfort in both a practical and emotional sense. Nostalgic references, feel-good, tactile pieces, relaxed, youthful shapes imbue collections with a sense of optimism, whilst retaining their luxury credentials through celebrations of refined artisanship and couture...
Dec 11, 2020
Salvatore Ferragamo launches new online boutique
Luxury Italian brand Salvatore Ferragamo has unveiled a new online presence that blends storytelling with e-commerce in what it is calling an “innovative and immersive” online experience. The new-look website has been optimised for all devices to allow customers around the world to immerse themselves into the world of Salvatore Ferragamo, with...
Apr 27, 2020
Annual overview: Musical chairs of creative directors in 2019
The rotating door of creative directors continues. In 2019 it was another busy year comings and goings in the fashion industry. FashionUnited created an overview of the most shocking changes of the year in case you missed it. January - Bruno Sialelli new creative director of Lanvin The new owner of Lanvin, the Chinese conglomerate Fosun...
Dec 31, 2019
Salvatore Ferragamo releases line of sustainable accessories
Salvatore Ferragamo has jumped on the eco-friendly bandwagon. The Florence-based label has created a capsule collection called 42 Degrees, each piece entirely crafted from sustainable materials and made in Italy. The range of accessories was created by Ferragamo's creative studio designers, Flavia Corridoni and Luciano Dimotta, who used simple...
Apr 19, 2019
Ferragamo chairman won't sell brand
Ferruccio Ferragamo, chairman of Italian luxury house Salvatore Ferragamo, won't be parting ways with his beloved family namesake anytime soon. At the brand's fall/winter 2019 runway show at Milan Fashion Week, Ferragamo said, "I’m in love with this company and it’s not for sale." A sale of Ferragamo would make a holding company very happy, as...
Feb 25, 2019
Ferragamo matriarch dies age 96
Wanda Ferragamo, matriarch of the Ferragamo luxury Florentine shoemaker and the company's honorary president, has died at age 96. The brand's founder, Salvatore Ferragmo, died nearly 60 years ago, leaving the company and its operations in Wanda's hands, who ran the business alongside raising six children. She is credited with introducing...
Oct 21, 2018
Salvatore Ferragamo launches store on JD.com
Salvatore Ferragamo has launched a store on the Chinese platform JD.com. The store features footwear, leather goods, silk and accessories, including limited-edition Flower Heel flat shoes, available exclusively at JD.com. In a statement, JD.com also informed that shoppers who buy Salvatore Ferragamo’s items will benefit from JD Luxury Express,...
Aug 20, 2018
Video: Ferragamo AW18 - Patchwork of characters
At a punchy get-together in the Italian countryside, a #PatchworkOfCharacters find themselves enchanted by a Villa and laughter, all brought together by the Ferragaristocracy of the #FerragamoAW18 collection. Source: Salvatore Ferragamo, YouTube.
Jul 25, 2018
Video: We Are Ferragamo
In 1914, Salvatore Ferragamo left Italy, aged just 15 years old, to seek his fortune in the United States and realise his dream of becoming a famous shoemaker. Source: The Business of Fashion, YouTube.
Jul 23, 2018
Salvatore Ferragamo to launch 'Italy in Hollywood' exhibition
Luxury shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo is launching an exhibition titled 'Italy in Hollywood.' The exhibition will explore Italian migration to California and the influence it had on its film productions and music, particularly the period of 1915 to 1927. Curated by Giuliana Muscio and Stefania Ricci, the exhibition will open 24 May at the...
Mar 28, 2018