You know you are in Italy when you see fabulously dressed and hoofed women in vertigo-inducing high heels, with smiles on their faces after ten hours of balancing on stilettos.
How many Americans (or Brits, or Germans, or you-name-it-nationalities) would hoof around a trade fair like Vinitaly on what you are about to see here? Italian women are a podiatrist’s dream. So what if you have to stand on your feet for 10 hours?
It is all about looking good, feeling good, putting it out there, and hey! after all, shoes are a huge part of the Made in Italy industry, right? From Gucci and Ferragamo on down… So take a look at how Italian women hold high the flag of fashion and the ever-present bella figura.
Ouch! Pixie A touch of color
Gucci reigns! But also Simona Barbieri…
And how about:
And the winner is:
But tonight, Le Donne del Vino (the association of the Women of Wine) are holding their gala dinner to end the fair, Finitaly. So stay tuned!