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Silk Exhibition at Museo Ferragamo (And Fashion Appetizer)

Hosted by the Consul of the Florence Fashion and Design Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 05 Mar 17:00 - 19:00

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For five thousand years, the thin, shiny thread generated by the slime of a lepidoptera has spawned the most beautiful of fabrics, the silk, symbol of royalty, elegance, and luxury, tool of exchange between East and West, emblem of civilization and culture. And it is above all in the carré-shaped neck handkerchief, due to its nature as a "painting", that Fashion and the textile industry experimented with an infinite range of creative solutions, always looking for original and exclusive designs. This exhibition aims to reveal the long and complex process that leads to the creation of a printed silk scarf, the perfect union of extraordinary creative intuition and high-level industrial craftsmanship, taking as its example the Maison Salvatore Ferragamo, that has made this accessory, together with the tie, one of the most widely-acknowledged vectors of its style.

Until Protected content , the Ferragamo name was synonymous with women’s footwear. The brand’s founder, Salvatore, dreamed of transforming his internationally renowned brand into a fashion label that dressed a woman from head to toe. His dream came true, but only after his death. Indeed, it was one of his daughters, Fulvia, who launched in the Protected content the continuous production of women’s and men’s silk accessories with personalized patterns.

Green pass reinforced required

After the visit, We will have an aperitivo together with the Florence New in Town Group. Please book in the other group if you like to join us for a drink