Tod’s Grand Opening in Buckhead Atlanta | Event Recap

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Last Thursday, the who’s who of Atlanta flocked to Tod’s for the grand opening celebration of its newest boutique that just opened in Buckhead Atlanta. The private soiree benefiting Meals on Wheels Atlanta and a Meal to Remember 2015 was hosted by Michelle Crosland, Joanne Chesler Gross and Coy Wire. Guests enjoyed signature cocktails, prosecco, and savory and sweet bites from Dennis Dean Catering as they took live demonstrations by an artisan flown in from Italy handcrafting the iconic Tod's Gommino throughout the event. Additionally, guests were treated to fresh floral bouquets and authentic Italian gelato as they mix and mingled and explored the Tod’s women and menswear collections that includes bags, shoes, small leather goods and accessories. 10% of the evening’s sales will be donated to Meals on Wheels and a Meal to Remember 2015. 

The Buckhead Atlanta location is Tod’s 9th nationwide boutique. The store reflects the utmost in quintessential Italian elegance. The décor, which is sophisticated, creates an environment of contemporary character which still maintains the solid elements of classic traditional Italian design. This serves as a great reminder of the constant evolution of the company which is continually linked to research and technological progress without ever losing sight of their values, tradition and craftsmanship. 

The space is enriched with sumptuous leather sofas, consoles and selected furniture accented with steel details. Additional pieces crafted from steel and marble create a play of light and reflection to highlight the Tod’s Men’s and Women’s Collections. The warm and refined décor perfectly reflects the tones of Italian tradition. President and CEO, Diego Della Valle says: “The idea was to make our clients feel at home. A house built in a classic Italian style with thousands of fine details is always rare to find.”

A special limited edition Swarovski crystal Cape bag was made to commemorate the occasion.  The Cape bag is latest bag to be designed by Creative Director, Alessandra Facchinetti for the Spring 2015 collection. The bag worn by celebrities like Leigh Lezark is available in Atlanta in multi colored calfskin leather and topped with Swarovski crystal embroidery.

Tod’s Boutique in Buckhead Atlanta is located at 3035 Peachtree Road NE, space A170, Atlanta, Georgia 30305. Visit for more information.