A jewel of modernist architecture, Villa Necchi Campiglio, a former private residence in the heart of Milan, has become a kind of second home for Tod’s. .
In today’s presentation, the designer said he wanted to work on ‘memory of elegance’. Chiapponi isn’t nostalgic, but leans towards the classy bourgeois style that makes his one of Villa Necchi’s salons soothing. “Walking around the city these days, you can see that people aren’t as accepting of sportswear as they used to be,” he recalled. “I am not saying that streetwear and sportswear are dead. The idea of comfort and casual wear remains. It makes me happy,” he continued. “Even with the younger generation, relaxed and soignet style is the norm.”
Heading into the fall, Chiapponi tackled an intensive ‘whisper, don’t scream’ collection, emphasizing his flair for casual elegance. provided a jacket.The blouson is cut to match the slim, classic trousers Pre du Corp, made from the finest leather, cashmere and wool. Variations on this theme include iterations of white leather, his version of the short with knit his intarsia, a fitted bomber jacket with a furry lining, made from the softest suede usually used for gloves. It contained the piumino that was found.
Chiapponi emphasized the chiaroscuro technique applied by hand to the leather, giving it patina and three-dimensional depth. “These are beautiful objects made with artisan know-how,” he said. It doesn’t have to be loud to be heard. they are mostly silent. But there are many lives in each of them. ”