WELCOME BACK OLD FRIEND: Tod's Happy Moments Capsule Collection
Text by Justin Ng | Photos courtesy of Tod's Factory
Three of fashion designer metallic handbags from Alber Elbaz x Tod's Happy Moments collection
Happy to Dance loafers in scuba fabric
Happy Birthday gommino driving shoes in leather
Happy to Be Free loafers in crocodile-printed leather
Happy to Dance loafers in scuba fabric
Happy Birthday Tod's shopping bag

It started off with a pair of driving shoes. Upon his decision to team up with Tod’s for a creative collaboration under the umbrella of Tod’s Factory project, designer Alber Elbaz thought about things that would make one happy. With Anna Wintour in mind, he concluded that not being late was one of them, especially with the help of a pair of Tod’s classic driving shoes. And from there, the capsule was named Tod’s Happy Moments, featuring the driving shoes - reimagined with bright saturated colours and chunky sneaker soles - along with bright metallic bags and T-shirts that showcased Elbaz’s cheery signature sketches. It’s a joyful return for the 58-year-old Israeli designer, who took a break from the fashion world after leaving the post of Lanvin’s creative director back in 2015. Here’s hoping he’s making a prolonged stay again this time around. Tod’s Happy Moments will tour other international capitals, landing in the shops through two different in-season releases.

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