Recovering from the crisis

I’m in the middle of telling the inspiring story of Salvatore Ferragamo, how he overcame his humble beginnings and a great number of adversities, demonstrating perseverance, ingenuity, and passion in his quest to create a shoe empire. In the first entry, I detailed Ferragamo’s early life, and in the last post, I described his ascent Read More…

Salvatore makes it in Hollywood

In my¬†first entry of Salvatore Ferragamo’s story, we reviewed the man’s humble beginnings and got a small glimpse of the ambition that drew him from the small village of Bonito, outside Naples, to Boston, where he was exposed to modern machinery, and, finally, to Hollywood. Shoemaker to the stars In the early Twenties, Salvatore convinced Read More…