Sunday, March 08, 2009

Bollywood and Hollywood together at the Ferragamo Museum

Indian actor, Priyanka Chopra [Don - The Chase Begins Again (2006) and Fashion (2008)] has been invited by the Ferragamo family to have her foot measured and an imprint made and kept on display at the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Florence, Italy. The shoe museum is Mecca dedicated to one of the most acclaimed shoe designers of the 20th century, Salvatore “Shoe Maker Of The Stars” Ferrangamo. Priyanka's foot impression will be made with either wood or metal and join other exhibits including the foot impressions of legendry Hollywood stars like: Sophia Loren, Madonna, Drew Barrymore, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn ,among others. Also on view are sketches and designs of some of the most exquisite shoes as well as displays of Salvatore Ferragamo’s classic shoes themself.

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