The new collection for women by Tod’s is sartorial and sporty – Made in Italy luxury expressed through a contemporary melange of graphics and threaded leather. The dominant themes revolve around cosmopolitan skiing, sophisticated sporting style, and rebellious biker details in geometric metal that light up the accessories. In the shoes and bags, technology is used to move beyond the heritage echoes of saddlery. The whole mood of sporty luxuriousness also finds expression in a colour palette that is largely monochrome, with shades of camel and flashes of intense red. Creative Director Alessandra Facchinetti’s womenswear for the house has crisp volumes and a look that is modern and feminine.
For bags, Tod’s has extended the saddlery-meets-sporty aesthetic that runs throughout the rest of the collection. In the new Wave, an everyday highly versatile bag is elevated through the use of coloured ribbing, visible stitching and a leather flap concealing the long zip.
The iconic Cape has the appearance of a saddle wrapping around itself, leather on leather. Slotted patent leather or lasered applications personalise the look.
To complete the collection, this season the saddlery-style Flower is enlivened with paints, graphic-effect fringes and leather hand-threaded through slots.
Throughout the entire collection for women, Tod’s explores an interplay between the artisanal world of saddlery that speaks directly of its DNA, and the innovation of contemporary design. The result is both wearable and memorable, combining style and function in a way that is always sophisticated and feminine. And very, very Tod’s.
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