Tod’s Pre-Fall 22 Collection
The collection is based on the importance of outerwear, playing with different textures and visual contrasts in an informal inspiration.
The heritage and the Italian lifestyle have been revisited with a contemporary and casual touch.
Footwear is the hero product in square, decisive shapes and brushed leathers.
The collection features a range of different textures. Knitwear, which recalls kilim carpets, is oversized and teamed with deep blue or washed denim and also used for jackets. Super-washed cottons have an artisanal, textured feel.
The shapes are square, every detail is functional and aimed to be used every day and never purely decorative. These details are the result of sophisticated workmanship that enhances Tod’s fundamental craftsmanship.
The shoes have a bon ton feel to them, seen in the knee-high boots lined with the same fabric as the coat. The soles come from different worlds: chunky heels and 1960s-inspired square models underline how the marrying together of two styles are prominent in the collection.
The giant Tod’s Kate chain, a detail that has become iconic for Tod’s, is flanked by Gommino pebble details on the key pieces of RTW, such as the bomber jacket, enriching the elbows of jackets and the sides of bags. The T Timeless stands out on the edges of the bags, including the new half-moon version and clutch, and on the metalwork of the belts.
The shoes have a wide, bold bottom with a strong nineties’ inspiration, shapes that are also found in the stylistic evolution of the Winter Gommino which take on a more massive and contemporary image. In contrast, the formalwear has a more defined shape, with reference to the military world, shiny boots with contrasting laces and square penny loafers.
In continuity with the summer collection, the bags reinterpret the 70ies men’s bag style in pops of colour, the saddlebag shape is introduced in precious leathers, for an urban explorer look.
The T Timeless detail on the buckles and closures of the bags is combined with the lion logo printed on the fabrics.
The overlapping and juxtaposition of street inspiration showcase a collection with an artisanal matrix that works with combinations that may seem bold at first glance, but which in substance are designed to respond to an increasingly eclectic wardrobe of everyday life. The fabrics are soft, like jersey or felt that looks like plush, and the palette revolves around greys and natural tones with an urban appeal.