Salvatore Ferragamo Museum

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For you Ferragamo fans, Florence is also home to the Ferragamo Museum. They exhibit models of the beautiful shoes, the fruit of Salvatore Ferragamo and his daughter’s genius. The actual shoes are archived and stored properly in special wax paper, to preserve them.

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One of the coolest parts of the museum for me, were the wooden lasts made by Ferragamo for his more famous clients (including Marilyn Monroe, Angelina Jolie…). These are basically a wooden model of the dimensions of these people’s feet so that the shoemaker can create perfectly fitting shoes for his client.

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Who would have thought I could be starstruck over wooden shoe lasts?!

Along side the museum, there is a short history exhibit of Palazzo di Santa Trinita, the building in which Ferragamo stoee can be found.

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