Inside the laboratories of Teatro alla Scala Ansaldo, Tod's unveiled its new Spring-Summer 2024 collection.Inside the laboratories of Teatro alla Scala Ansaldo, Tod's unveiled its new Spring-Summer 2024 collection. Founded as a luxury footwear manufacturer, the brand is renowned for its timeless elegance. Creative Director Walter Chiapponi transformed the runway into a tribute to Italian art, evoking the minimalist style of the 1990s with sophisticated garments and precise cuts. A distinctive element of this collection was the wide variety of lightweight and versatile fabrics that perfectly embody Tod's design philosophy characterized by fluidity and versatility.
Walter Chiapponi introduced a breath of fresh air in his creative evolution by incorporating new elements such as ballet flats, clogs, woven sandals, and traditional men's moccasins, reflecting the designer's skill in blending masculine and feminine elements.
The setting within the Teatro alla Scala Ansaldo laboratories provided an evocative backdrop for the runway. Tod's models walked in an environment surrounded by the scenery of "Don Carlos," which will be performed at the opening of the theater season. This parallel emphasized the importance of the art of craftsmanship, a central value in both fashion and the stage design used in theaters.
Tod's Spring-Summer 2024 collection abandons all excess to focus on sartorial cutsTod's Spring-Summer 2024 collection abandons all excess to focus on sartorial cuts, essential design, and the quality of materials that have always been distinctive of the Italian brand. Clean and sophisticated cuts create a feminine wardrobe with a wide range of iconic and innovative elements. Particularly noteworthy of fanny pack belts where gloves can be hung, an innovation that increasingly makes the accessory an important complement to the look.
This collection celebrates Italian craftsmanship, the beating heart of the Tod's brand. Attention to detail is evident in the collection's accessories, from soft leather bags to shoes, including the renowned Gommino loafers, elegant mules, and minimal-heeled woven sandals. Once again, Tod's showcases the excellence of Italian craftsmanship by staging the live creation of footwear during the event, emphasizing the importance of tradition in the fashion industry.