Tod’s running theme for its spring collection was “Timeless Icons,” so the giant images of Brigitte Bardot, Ali MacGraw and Lauren Hutton at the entrance of Milan’s PAC contemporary art museum spoke volumes. Guests proceeded to view an installation that allowed them to see only part of the model’s legs and their feet, shod in Tod’s Gommino moccasins, or their disembodied arms and gloved hands, touching and clutching the brand’s bags. Groups of models posed in other rooms, wearing all-leather looks, the brand’s bread-and-butter material: a lasered mini A-dress; a python jacket; or a biker with bands of napa leather. One standout was the sexy biker top that twisted around the neck, left a bare back and closed with a zip. There were also variations of Tod’s bestsellers, such as the Double T bag, the Double T moccasin and the Wave bag with maxi stripes made of a mix of suede strips. Sneakers came with a new sole edged with raffia; Tod’s also reinterpreted the Gommino for summer with a sabot version. The first season without the creative director of the women’s collections Alessandra Facchinetti, the spring line was designed by a team. This presentation allowed one to see up close what Italian artisans can do with leather.