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Sustainable Thinking

The Sustainable Thinking exhibition at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo explores Ferragamo sustainability from the pioneering spirit of the brand's founder Salvatore Ferragamo in his revolutionary use of natural, recycled and innovative materials.

The Sustainable Thinking exhibition offers fascinating insights into founder Salvatore Ferragamo’s innovative works and research on natural and recycled materials and features some of the most recent experiments carried out in the field of sustainable design.

Unveiled at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, the legendary fashion house devoted their most recent exhibition to sustainability where fashion and green art are explored through contemporary masterpieces by international fashion designers and artists, with an exclusive capsule collection available at Bal Harbour Shops.

An exclusive collection of five shoes based on the original patents of Salvatore Ferragamo created between the thirties and fifties through the innovative and creative use of natural and recycled materials.

An exclusive collection of five shoes based on the original patents of Salvatore Ferragamo created between the thirties and fifties through the innovative and creative use of natural and recycled materials.

Sustainable Thinking explores Ferragamo’s revolutionary use of natural, recycled and innovative materials inspiring the most recent eco-friendly design techniques and collections. The exhibition begins with an in-depth dive into Salvatore Ferragamo’s research dating back to the 1920s, where the original shoes he created are on display.

The 42 Degrees Capsule Collection is a tribute to - as the name suggests - the natural phenomenon of the rainbow, which occurs only when the sun’s light hits water droplets at the exact inclination of 42 degrees.

The 42 Degrees Capsule Collection is a tribute to the natural phenomenon of the rainbow, which occurs only when the sun’s light hits water droplets at the exact inclination of 42 degrees.

Available at Salvatore Ferragamo Bal Harbour, the 42 Degrees capsule collection, consisting of a men’s and women’s sneaker, a backpack and a shopping bag, offers a new narrative on the paradigm shift in the world of fashion and art. The capsule collection was born out of a creative contest held amongst the young designers of Ferragamo, using purely sustainable materials.

Multicolour Masquerade Outfit inspired by the masks and costumes worn in tribal festivities, as seen in the photographs taken by New York photographer Phyllis Galembo in 2004 during the traditional Ngar Ball dance in Eshinjok Village, Nigeria Courtesy Studio 189 Accra / New York

Multicolour Masquerade Outfit inspired by the masks and costumes worn in tribal festivities, as seen in the photographs taken by New York photographer Phyllis Galembo in 2004 during the traditional Ngar Ball dance in Eshinjok Village, Nigeria
Courtesy Studio 189 Accra / New York.

The two young designers who conceived the collection, Flavia Corridori and Luciano Dimotta recently stated that “the main inspiration comes from Salvatore Ferragamo historical archive and from iconic sandal, Rainbow, a model of 1938 with rainbow colors. Actually, our collection is named after the 42nd degree, the height of the sun that makes this extraordinary optical phenomenon visible.”

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Available for a limited time, don’t miss your chance to discover the 42 Degrees capsule collection at the Salvatore Ferragamo Bal Harbour boutique.

2 Comments

Carl Bruner May 06, 2019 at 12:32 pm

Is there going to be a car show ? when?

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Bal Harbour Shops May 06, 2019 at 3:38 pm

Good afternoon Carl,
Thank you for reaching out. Please stay tuned as we will be confirming an exact date for Collector’s Weekend in the coming weeks.

All the best,
Bal Harbour Shops

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