Tod’s Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Walter Chiapponi as Creative Director of the women’s and men’s collections of the brand, starting from the Autumn-Winter 2020/21 collection, in store from next Autumn.

Diego Della Valle, President of Tod’s Group, states: “Walter Chiapponi is a talented Italian creative who knows and is able to combine Tod’s Italian lifestyle with a touch of modernity, without ever losing sight of the high quality and craftsmanship that represents the brand’s DNA. I welcome him and wish him well in his new role.”

After studying at the European Institute of Design, Walter Chiapponi debuted in the fashion world at the end of the 1990s. After a period at Givenchy in Paris, he returned to Italy in 2007, working for brands such as Valentino, Gucci, Miu Miu and Bottega Veneta.