Tod’s Shearling-Lined Shoes Are Colorful andCozy

View Slideshow Tod’s fall ’17 collection. REX Shutterstock Tod’s creative director Andrea Incontri looked to the great outdoors for fall with cozy fabrications and rugged treatments. The classic gommino driving shoe was given a luxuriant update with decadent shearling interiors in contrast color pops such as orange and blue, while gommino style sneakers came with […]


A Shoemaker Tod’s That Walks but Never Runs

Sant’Elpidio a Mare, Italy SOMETHING wasn’t right about the black sport shoes that Diego Della Valle wore on a recent stroll around the sleek campus and factory that form the heart of the Tod’s luxury shoe empire here. “I don’t like the way they feel,” declares Mr. Della Valle, the chairman of Tod’s, stopping mid-stride […]

Why Tod’s and Prada Aren’t Buying Into the See-Now, Buy-NowTrend

Tod’s spring ’17 collection. REX Shutterstock. See-now, buy-now doesn’t have that many fans in Italy. At the Milan Global Fashion Summit organized by Class Editori on Tuesday, leading Italian executives expressed their skepticism of the phenomenon. The main focus of the conference, though, was the digital revolution and the challenges it presents. “The fashion system […]

Tod’s Revenue Is Down $32.4 MillionYear-Over-Year

Inside the new Tod’s London flagship store. Courtesy Image. A slowdown in tourism and weak consumer spending in the luxury market, along with lackluster performance in its leather-goods category, dented Tod’s SpA revenues in the first nine months of the year. For the period ended Sept. 30, consolidated sales were down 3.7 percent, to 757.7 […]

Tod’s Is Building a New Factory in Earthquake-Hit Region inItaly

Diego Della Valle. REX Shutterstock. Tod’s chief executive officer Diego Della Valle has acquired around 54,000 square feet of land in Arquata del Tronto, in the Marche region, investing 1 million euros, or about $1.1 million at current exchange, according to media reports. The plan for the land is to build a new factory to support Central Italy, which […]