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Tod's Unveils Exclusive Collaboration with Venetian Masters

Venetian masters shine at Tod's showcase.

Craftsmanship and tradition intertwine seamlessly in the world of Tod's, where Italian artisans are celebrated and revered for their unparalleled expertise. The recent showcase of The Art of Craftsmanship – A Project by Venetian Masters at the 60th International Art Exhibition of Venice underscored Tod's unwavering commitment to artisanal excellence. This exclusive event brought together luminaries from fashion, art, music, and film, alongside notable figures like Tod's Brand Ambassador Joy Park, Keita Machida, and Kelly Rutherford.

At the heart of this project lies a celebration of the Venetian masters, whose unparalleled skill and dedication breathe life into Tod's creations. Collaborating with eleven Venetian Masters, Tod's unveiled a limited-edition collection that pays homage to their artistry. From glassblowing to goldbeating, these artisans showcased their talents, creating works that seamlessly blend contemporary style with ancient craftsmanship.

The Gommino loafer stands as a testament to Tod's dedication to craftsmanship and design. Originating in the late 1970s, this iconic shoe features a sole adorned with 133 rubber pebbles, offering both style and functionality. Handcrafted with precision and care, each Gommino undergoes over 100 steps in its construction, showcasing the meticulous attention to detail that defines Tod's. Over the years, the Gommino has evolved to include various styles, from the urban City Gommino to the winter-ready W.G. - Winter Gommino, each reflecting Tod's commitment to quality and innovation.

Continuing its celebration of craftsmanship, Tod's partnered with eleven Venetian Masters to interpret the Gommino through their unique artistry. From glassblowing to goldbeating, these artisans showcased their talents, creating works that celebrate contemporary style and ancient craftsmanship. This collaboration underscores Tod's ongoing support for Italian craftsmanship and culture, further demonstrated through initiatives like the restoration of historic landmarks and partnerships with cultural institutions.

In a special tribute to Venice, Tod's launched a Limited-Edition collection, featuring hand-stitched Gommino loafers and T Timeless shopping bags. Crafted from the finest calf leather and finished with a special treatment to enhance its natural appearance, these pieces embody the spirit of the city. With exclusive colors inspired by Venice's vibrant landscape, this collection offers a modern yet timeless expression of Italian luxury. Available exclusively at the new Tod's Venice boutique and online, this collection invites you to experience the artistry and elegance of Tod's. To discover more about the project and the Venetian Masters, visit Tod's.