New York Retailer & Buying Guide
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Properly-dressed New Yorkers and wannabes in need of retail therapy ought to rush to Salvatore Ferragamo, stat. The two-story flagship retailer boasts a foyer filled with sharp heels and glove-tender leather loafers, plus prepared-to-wear collections for men and women upstairs; a slew of clutches, hobos, totes and briefcases are additionally scattered around the area. Way earlier than Vuitton snagged Uma, Salvatore Ferragamo set up a Hollywood shop and turned the official shoemaker to the stars. The designer himself died in 1960, but his namesake home is now known for subtle colour palettes, extraordinary craft, and luxurious materials–values proudly upheld by this retailer’s vivid shows. Throughout the high-ceilinged, glass-paneled house, mannequins sport swank, Euro-type garb, from simple fits with richly coloured silk cravats to little black dresses and loopy gold heels. The label’s well-known silk ties, made in Italy and imported month-to-month, are proudly displayed in an artful matrix on the window. Good news for gents who seek to enliven their corporate gear: They’re additionally within reach on easily accessible shelves. _ Faran Alexis Krentcil
Fashionable shoe addicts can read about Ferragamo‘s adventures in Shoemaker of Dreams, an autobiography first printed in 1958 (and sadly not obtainable at the shop.)
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The Italian couturier makes three trademark kinds of sleek suits (from $2,000). Tuxedo choices embody fundamental black ($2,590) as well as extra elaborate variations.
This luxury-items emporium is understood for its expertly crafted handmade footwear. The black, elongated wingtip oxford with perforated detailing in polished calfskin ($570) is a solid alternative for the sophisticated groom.