Salvatore Ferragamo (note personalized shoe forms of the rich and famous), Florence, Italy ( This was my grandfather's profession. His Ellis Island paperwork indicated he was a shoe maker and learned his craft in Italy. He made custom shoes in the US.
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desimonewayland: Sandal designed by Salvatore Ferragamo for...
Rainbow wedge sandal - Salvatore Ferragamo, 1938. Kidskin sandal with layered cork sole and heel covered in suede. The shoe was designed for the actress Judy Garland via: Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Firenze, Italy / DesimoneWayland