Salvatore Ferragamo’s latest campaign? It’s all about the Fiamma, a handbag named after the designer’s late daughter. The short film and interview series highlight the February release of the carryall with VIP names like Poitier, Ruspoli, and Hemingway. To say this ensemble of Hollywood, art-world, and actual royalty is inspiring is a total understatement.

Salvatore Ferragamo Fiamma handbag campaign

 Image via ELLE

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May 9, 2014

Chitter Chatter Large

Watch: “Goat Lucky” – the most addictively random twist on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” yet.

Plot: Your fantasy draft for The Bachelorette. Des rapping with Soulja Boy should get you more than amped for tonight’s premiere.

Rethink: Your idea of exclusive. This nightclub popped up inside a water tower. The only way in? Up a ladder and through a trap door.

Pick Up: This Ferragamo comic book. Shoes have never been so fun. (Okay, we lie.)

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May 27, 2013


Il Palio & The Ferragamo Estate

We caught up with Salvatore Ferragamo, grandson of the iconic fashion company’s late founder, for some insider insight about their family estate that he describes as “historic, luxurious, and picturesque.” There are so many amazing details about the estate (and our Tuscan adventure as a whole!) but we’ve zeroed in on five little-known facts about the Ferragamo family, wines, and estate that get us dreaming of the dolce vita.

1. When Salvatore said the property was historic – he meant it. The estate once belonged to the world-famous Medici-Tornaquinci noble family, as well as Italian royals throughout history.

2. The estate’s library is chock-filled with the family’s private collection of books and photographs – a treasure-trove of family heirlooms.
Continue reading “5 Telling Tidbits: Salvatore Ferragamo Talks Family Wines” »

December 3, 2010