"Love my Canfora sandals! Worth every penny!"
The boutique Canfora was founded in 1946 by Amedeo, who created an incredible array of sandals, in hundreds of styles and an infinity of colours. They are all handmade in genuine leather and wth fabulous decorations using beading, artificial flowers, and other accessories. Today, Amedeo's daughters Angela and Rita and their families continue the tradition, adding a touch of originality to every annual collection.
Many celebrities have been fans of Canfora's creations, among these the unforgettable Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. More than once, late at night Amedeo opened the shop just for the first lady, letting her choose her favourite sandals; he made created a style exclusively for her called "K".
Other customers of international fame have been in the shop, including Grace Kelly, Princess Margareth, Princess Caroline, Soraya, Maria Callas, Oona Chaplin, Sofia Loren, Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart, Dawn Addams, Anita Ekberg, Naomi Campbell and many others.....
I never spend more than $100 on shoes but this place is so worth it. Worth the ferry and funicular ride too! Walked in and picked 6 pairs on the spot (talked myself down to 3) and could not be... more »
So on my annual trip to Capri I trotted into the store at 9:30pm in my old Canfora sandals and I said 'sir a tiny crystal has fallen out of my left shoe can you fix it' well this was no problem and... more »
There are a hundred places to purchase handmade sandals on Capri... but there is a reason why this place is special. Located in the heart of the posh shopping street Via Emmanuelle, the shop remains... more »