The Mar­i­lyn con­nec­tion

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Although Sal­va­tore and Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe never met, she was a great fan of his work. It was when he was based in Florence and ex­port­ing to the US that their con­nec­tion be­gan, one that in­cluded the heels worn in The Seven Year Itch. Years later, more than 40 pairs of the star’s Fer­rag­amo shoes were auc­tioned af­ter her death. The com­pany bought the col­lec­tion, which is now housed in its ar­chives.

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