I was happy to be invited as an special guest for Tod's, for an all-Italian experience, in order to discover the factory in Brancadoro (Casette d'Ete, Le Marche ) and to merge myself in the brand DNA while discovering its history and way of working.
As soon as we entered at the reception, we were greeted by the Felice Limosani world sculpture filled with pencils as the interpretation of the brand "nubby" from the signature Gommino moccasin.
Walking through a bright corridor we headed into the insides of the fist building of the factory, there hanging from the high ceiling, there was a Jacob Yashimoto piece titled "Kites", one of my favorites from the collection.
We stopped to be welcomed into the building by Mr. Andrea Della Valle who pointed me to the wonderful Ferrari(another jewelry inside the factory) which was a special gift for Mr. Diego della Valle as it was the first F1 driven by Michael Schumacher. [...]