In Milan the parting farewell generally addressed to a friend by the Milanese is "buon lavoro," literally "good work," which after a very busy week in the Italian fashion capital, summed up the mood and the style here.
The Italian luxury house announced on Thursday that it has promoted British designer Paul Andrew to the role of creative director. Andrew joined the company in 2016 and will now oversee both men's and women's design.
Shares in Salvatore Ferragamo fell more than 8 percent on Friday after the Italian luxury goods firm, best known for its shoe designs and leather goods, signalled it would still be mired in a turnaround phase in 2018.
The Florentine label will bring its men's and women's collections together in a single runway show in Milan as of next year, starting with Autumn/Winter 2018-19 at the Women's Fashion Week in February.