Caterina Guarnieri from Tod’s International Press Office, Abhishek Poddar & Shalini Gupta of Tasveer hosted an evening to showcase the best of Italian Art and fashion. The evening saw Tod’s, the Italian luxury label and Tasveer, the leading photography Gallery present the India inspired photo exhibition of Italian photographer Maimouna Guerresi at the Italian Cultural Centre.
Eminent guests included His Excellency Giacomo Sanfelice di Monteforte (Italian Ambassador to India), Cesare Bieller (Head of Cultural Section, Embassy of Italy), Angela Trezza (Director, Italian Cultural Centre), Caterina Guarnieri from Tod’s International Press Office, Tikka Shatrujit Singh, Simar Duggal, Deepika Jindal, Seema Jajodia, Neeva Jain, Samir Modi, Shivani Modi, Feroze Gujral, Dilip Cherian, Promilla Bahri, Bhavna Kakkar, Ina Puri, Daniele Piatto (CEO of OVS India), Pushpanjali Sharma Baidyanath, Devyani Khosla (Sales Director, Damiani India Pvt Ltd), Mallika Jain (Store Director, Harry Winston Boutique India), Milvin George (Managing Director, Officine Panerai, Middle East), Anindita Bhattacharya (Business Head, Officine Panerai, India)
The guests appreciated Maimouna’s works inspired by the Indian culture and luxurious D bag that was on display. This newer version of Tod's iconic D Bag symbolizes the highest levels of craftsmanship and technical expertise.
"Maimouna Guerresi’s photographic works are marvels of craftsmanship exactly as Tod’s products; from the cutting of the leather to the hand sewing of the parts, and it is this handmade quality that contributes to the beauty and durability of the styles. Just as Tod’s showcases the best of Italian fashion and superior craftsmanship in its products, with this exhibition the brand seeks to present Italian Art in India through the artist’s India inspired photographs."
This photo exhibition will continue at the Italian Cultural Centre in Delhi till October 28 2012. It will then travel to Bangalore, Kolkata and finally close in Mumbai in 2013.