Tod’s presentation: an expression of Italian patronage.

Imagine you are in front of a gate. Imagine you pass through this gate and walk on the gravel along a path surrounded by grass and trees. Then, you see a marvellous garden, a peaceful environment with a pool in the middle. You walk up the steps of the entrance.

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Hickory and rosewood shine in all their warming cosiness in this art deco space. You turn left. You find yourself in a library, characterized by a stucco ceiling and diamond shaped decorations. You pass through it and arrive in a winter garden, featuring a travertine, green marble floors and glass walls. You go back to the entrance, cross the eighteen century inspired hall and find a small living room, dominated by a renaissance fireplace. Finally, you enter a dining room with walls covered by parchment and astrological motifs in stucco.

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All around, you can admire the stands showing the latest Tod’s collection. Fine leather, both smooth and rough, and colourful fur, adorning loafers, shoes, boots and jackets are featured. A collection representative of Tod’s style: a mix of tradition and Italian know how, but also of innovation and modernity.

 

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Therefore, your eyes are satisfied, your hands are satiated. What else? Come on, you cannot even think of being in Italy and enjoying anything without some food and a good glass of wine! So please, try some of the snacks, and chat with Mr. Della Valle at the pool side while tasting a flute of Ca’ del Bosco.

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It was in one of the most beautiful places in Milan, Villa Necchi Campiglio, that one of the most deeply-rooted brands in Italian culture held the presentation of its new collection. Three hours of pure Italian patronage, gathering together the most heart-felt features of the Italian soul: love of art, architecture, fashion, food, wine and beauty.

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Laura Gaudioso

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