Salvatore Ferragamo Launches Fashion Foundation

Salvatore Ferragamo has established a foundation that aims to encourage and educate prospective fashion talent.

The foundation, named Fondazione Ferragamo, will be based in the label’s birth place, Florence, and will involve a curriculum based on the values of the label’s namesake, Salvatore.

His widow Wanda Ferragamo – said of the foundation: “Young people are the engine of any society, the force that ensures continuity and the future. They must have the chance to demonstrate their worth and their abilities.”

The foundation will also grant awards and scholarships to selected students and arrange cultural events in collaboration with the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum.