1. Wonderfully constructed Ferragamo sandals, 1967.

    Wonderfully constructed Ferragamo sandals, 1967.

  2. Woven raffia summer shoes by Ferragamo, 1947-1950.

    Woven raffia summer shoes by Ferragamo, 1947-1950.

  3. An amazing pair of ‘Luito’ shoes designed by Salvatore Ferragamo between 1947 and 1950.

    An amazing pair of ‘Luito’ shoes designed by Salvatore Ferragamo between 1947 and 1950.

  4. Cork and raffia wedge heeled sandals by Salvatore Ferragamo, 1942.

    Cork and raffia wedge heeled sandals by Salvatore Ferragamo, 1942.

  5. Also introduced by Ferragamo in 1938 were ‘Spaghetti Sandals’. Their incredible influence on modern fashion is still blatantly obvious today.

    Also introduced by Ferragamo in 1938 were ‘Spaghetti Sandals’. Their incredible influence on modern fashion is still blatantly obvious today.

  6. Another, slightly more practical, pair of 1938 Ferragamo wedge sandals.

    Another, slightly more practical, pair of 1938 Ferragamo wedge sandals.

  7. 1938 was an extraordinary year in the history of shoes thanks, mostly, to one man: Salvatore Ferragamo.
These amazing rainbow sandals (made by Ferragamo in 1938 for Judy Garland)  essentially reintroduced the platform shoe, absent since the early 18th century, to fashion.

    1938 was an extraordinary year in the history of shoes thanks, mostly, to one man: Salvatore Ferragamo.

    These amazing rainbow sandals (made by Ferragamo in 1938 for Judy Garland)  essentially reintroduced the platform shoe, absent since the early 18th century, to fashion.

  8. Wonderful 1938 platform sandals by footwear legend Salvatore Ferragamo, who is credited with introducing the platform heel to modern fashion.

    Wonderful 1938 platform sandals by footwear legend Salvatore Ferragamo, who is credited with introducing the platform heel to modern fashion.

  9. Magnificent leather and lace ankle boots by Salvatore Ferragamo, 1947.

    Magnificent leather and lace ankle boots by Salvatore Ferragamo, 1947.