Wanda Ferragamo, matriarch of fashion empire Salvatore Ferragamo, dies aged 96
Wanda Ferragamo, who is credited with expanding her husband’s shoe business into the global fashion brand Salvatore Ferragamo, has died at her home in Fiesole, Italy aged 96.
The Ferragamo family issued a statement confirming her death, but did not disclose a cause. She is survived by her four children—Giovanna, Ferruccio, Massimo and Leonardo.
The business has annual revenue of about $1.6 billion, according to Bloomberg News.