Italian shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo was only 16-years-old when he arrived in Hollywood, opening a little bespoke shoe shop that quickly became a favourite amongst Golden Age starlets—Jean Harlow, Lauren Bacall, and Audrey Hepburn all glided across red carpets in Ferragamo heels.
The sidewalk outside of Frank & Oak’s newly minted Montreal flagship is bare; no superfans have pitched tents on the pavement, the way they do when mass market retailers release collaborations with fashion’s elite. This is something different.
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Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, co-founders of Rag & Bone, are relaxing in a private room on the second floor of Vancouver’s Nordstrom. They are here for a cocktail party, scheduled later in the evening, to promote their latest collection.
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