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Tod's announces collaboration with Central St Martins for London Fashion Week

Tom Shearsmith
08 December 2020

Italian leather goods company Tod’s has announced a collaboration project with prestigious Central Saint Martins University, to be presented during London Fashion Week.

The collaboration project is part of the brands Tod's Academy, which launched last year, and will be presented in February 2021, during London Fashion Week, through a digital exhibition.

Conceived by Diego Della Valle and coordinated by Fabio Piras, Course Director of Central Saint Martins MA Fashion Course, the digital exhibition will consist of 33 young designers, selected by Central Saint Martins to reinterpret one or more of Tod’s codes.

Not just celebrating the final product, but looking in-depth at the creative process, the presentation with show the beginning-middle-and-end of each project.

The designers will be assigned a mentor from a list of some of the most prestigious international editors, journalists and designers, whose knowledge and perspective will be referenced to help enrich the students work.

Diego Della Valle, Chairman of Tod's, said: “This is a beautiful project that supports students and at the same time brings unusual and innovative points of view to Tod’s. I would like to thank all the mentors who have helped us, Central Saint Martins and Fabio Piras for their exceptional contribution.”

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