Florentine house Salvatore Ferragamo has announced that Paul Andrew, its creative director, will be leaving the house in May, a position he has held since 2019. Andrew took the helm of Salvatore Ferragamo after putting on his brand of luxury women’s shoes in 2016 But, the British designer has decided to leave the House to pursue other professional opportunities.
“I was deeply inspired by the intelligence and technical mastery of Salvatore Ferragamo, a man whose genius built the company that today bears his name,” Andrew notes in a statement. “It has been an honor to advance and breathe new life into its design heritage and groundbreaking innovations. I will always be grateful for this opportunity, proud of the work we have done and encouraged to continue to create with integrity and conviction.
The Maison’s current creative team will oversee the brand’s fashion direction. Micaela le Divelec Lemmi, CEO said: “Salvatore Ferragamo thanks Paul Andrew for his passion and commitment and for his contribution to improving the position and the creative vision of the house.”