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August 30 2014

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25 posts tagged "Tod’s"

Shop the Look: Check Yourself

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This season, it’s hip to be square. Plaid comes back in vogue every time the temperature drops, but the style set is shaking things up as of late with graphic, checkered motifs. In crisp black and white, they’re a welcome update to the typical New York uniform, and in pale pastels, they have a slight retro vibe. Designers high and low are turning out cute gingham tops, striking windowpane pants, and even cubist leather bags. It’s a look that anyone can get behind. And with the iconic Vans skate shoe coming in at less than $50, getting checked out is an affordable ambition. Shop our favorite checked pieces from Chloé, Tod’s, Tanya Taylor, and more, below.

1. Chloé checked crepe straight-leg pants, $1,495, available at net-a-porter.com

2. Oliver Peoples black Jacey cat-eye sunglasses, $335, available at avenue32.com

3. Tanya Taylor gray silk organza Bora top, $247, available at avenue32.com

4. Tod’s D-Cube Piccolo check leather tote, $1,920, available at net-a-porter.com

5. Vans checkerboard slip-ons, $47, available at vans.com

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Andrea Incontri Tapped for Tod’s Menswear

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Andrea Incontri - Backstage - Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2014Tod’s continues to amp up its ready-to-wear presence. Back in September, the leather goods company brought on Alessandra Facchinetti to design its women’s collections, and today it announced that Andrea Incontri has been hired as the label’s new creative director of menswear.

“Becoming part of a company like Tod’s is both an honor and an exciting challenge,” says Incontri. “Quality and contemporary Italian style are Tod’s values that are already part of my personal vision of the modern man. My aim is to develop them, always keeping in mind the importance of the roots of a brand with such a rich history and craftsmanship.”

Incontri has been showing his namesake men’s and women’s labels since Spring 2013, but will no doubt benefit from the global exposure of Tod’s. Incontri’s first collection for the house will be shown in Milan this Sunday, June 22.

Photo: Pier Marco Tacca / Getty Images

Shop The Look: Show Your Spots

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Though most of us now consider leopard print a “neutral,” it still manages to pack a punch season after season. This fall, our jungle cat motif is of the snow leopard variety. Whether stamped on preppy loafers or scattered across flippy skirts, these black and white spots feel fresh, graphic, and even a little wild. Shop our favorite snow leopard pieces by Maje, Saint Laurent, and more, below.

1. Stella McCartney leopard-print acetate sunglasses, $158, available at matchesfashion.com.

2. Maje Dindi leopard-print cotton shirt, $260, available at net-a-porter.com.

3. MSGM leopard-print A-line skirt, $398, available at matchesfashion.com.

4. Tod’s calf-hair slipper-style loafers, $656, available at mytheresa.com.

5. Saint Laurent Betty medium chain bag, $1,990, available at net-a-porter.com.

Down in Mexico with Jefferson Hack

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The campaign for Jefferson Hack’s third Tod’s No_Code capsule footwear collection is all about East London attitude. But his new short, Invocations, was shot during a Mexican escape. “I did this on my winter vacation…[to] provide an alternative point of view to the campaign,” the Dazed & Confused editor told Style.com. The Super 8 film stars a self-styled Tati Cotliar, who took aesthetic inspiration from Hack’s range of suede and leather kicks. “I think she was in a Diane Keaton-meets-Wes Anderson Boy Scout mood,” said Hack, noting that the Asymmetric Oxfords she’s wearing are among his favorite pieces in the range. “It’s really personal,” added Hack of the film. “It’s about travel (of course!) and this cool girl escaping [from] the heat of the city…to this place which is full of color and optimism and daydreaming.” Set to the music of Alfonso Lovo, a Nicaraguan guitar player from the sixties, the short, which debuts exclusively above, definitely emits a vintage oasis vibe—one that’s sure to speak to the No_Code man and woman, or, as Hack calls them, “stylishly minded mavericks.”

Tod’s Names New Women’s Creative Director

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Today, Tod’s announced the appointment of Alessandra Facchinetti as the new Creative Director of its women’s ready-to-wear and accessories collections. Facchinetti, who has previously designed for Miu Miu, Gucci, Valentino, and Moncler, as well as her own line with Pinko, Uniqueness, will take her post this March and present her debut collection during Milan fashion week in September 2013.

Photo: Courtesy Photo