Salvatore Ferragamo exhibition opens in Florence.

Fashion, art and dreams combine in “The Amazing Shoemaker – Fairy Tales and Legends about Shoes and Shoemakers,” at the Museo Ferragamo in Florence, Italy. Running from Apr. 19 to Mar. 31, the exhibition takes a look at the plethora of fairy tales, myths and stories based around shoemakers and shoes, including Cinderella, Puss in Boots and The Wizard of Oz – and let’s not forget the “fairy tale” of Salvatore Ferragamo himself, a man who pursued his dream of creating beautiful shoes that would inspire for generations.

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Fashion, art and dreams combine in “The Amazing Shoemaker – Fairy Tales and Legends about Shoes and Shoemakers,” at the Museo Ferragamo in Florence, Italy. Running from Apr. 19 to Mar. 31, the exhibition takes a look at the plethora of fairy tales, myths and stories based around shoemakers and shoes, including Cinderella, Puss in Boots and The Wizard of Oz – and let’s not forget the “fairy tale” of Salvatore Ferragamo himself, a man who pursued his dream of creating beautiful shoes that would inspire for generations. Highlights include photographs by Arrigo Coppiz of Ferragamo shoes in fairy tale settings, a museum score composed by Luis Bacalov and a short film where a shoe takes a starring role.  

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