Ferruccio Ferragamo is chairman of the Ferragamo empire - shops throughout the world selling luxury goods to the very wealthy. In 1991, he purchased a medieval ruin south of Florence called Il Borro. Since then his wife has devoted most of her time and energy to restoring the ruin to its former splendour as a palace. No cost was spared to restore the house and garden. Architects, designers, decorators were engaged from all over the world. The result is admired all over Italy and visited by countless people. This is Amanda Ferragamo's account of how this restoration came about.
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The story of the palace at Il Borro; how it was acquired; the restoration; the future.
Amanda Ferragamo is English by birth. In her late teens she married Ferruccio Ferragamo, Chairman of the Ferragamo Empire, with shops throughout the world selling luxury goods. They have five children.