― The Italian Footwear Manufacturers Association hosted a party to show off the luxury footwear from their various brands after the FFANY show. On the terrace atop the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York, I had the chance to view styles from Cepezzani, Mariano Fabiani, Gianna Meliani, and more. They showed a range of footwear from bejeweled sandals to ultra comfy casual flats. Is there any doubt why we look to Italians for the finest footwear? Here are just a few of the offerings shown... [...].