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Tod's New Collection Comes Tattooed And It's No Taboo

If you're thinking of getting inked, you'll want to check out Tod's new Tattoo Collection.

Launched in collaboration with acclaimed tattoo artist Saira Hunjan, who has inked the likes of Kate Moss and Jude Law, it sees the Italian house’s iconic Double T messenger bag tattooed with a chimaera featuring a lion’s head (Tod’s mascot) merged with a dragon’s body.

tod's tattoo collection

Though Hunjan is an old hand at tattooing, working with leather is markedly different from tattooing people – it can apparently take up to 22 hours for her to complete the tattoos on just one bag, according to WWD.

tod's tattoo collection

Nor is the line merely confined to the Double T bag – men (and women) can also get a foot in on the action with the brand’s famous Gommino loafers, sneakers and casual slip-ons, which feature digital prints of Hunjan’s drawings.

tod's tattoo collection Model Suki Waterhouse and Hunjan herself fronts the campaign for this collection and we think it’s a pretty sweet way of acknowledging her work for the house.

tod's tattoo collection

Personally, we think it’s a great artistic reinterpretation of a house classic and it’s a pretty bold move of Tod’s to embrace working with an atypical artform. The limited edition collection is already in stores.

Check out how the bag was made here:

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