The Tod’s Boots Buying Guide
Luxury footwear takes a different turn with Tod's, an Italian brand that prides itself on using only the finest leathers and the most skilled artisan craftsman to create its stylish range of footwear. The business began in the 20s and has grown into a global reference for classically modern footwear and accessories. The boots line from Tod's is perfect for refreshing your closet staples, whether you're looking for statement ankle boots or every day knee boots. Leather and suede are accented by subtle buckles, a muted color palette and the sleek lines of a brand that doesn't feel like it needs to shout.
Famed for its iconic Gommino driving shoes. Tod’s continues to deliver unrivalled comfort and style with a wide range of casual and smart boots. Staying true to the label’s long-standing reputation for fine Italian craftsmanship and excellence of quality, these luxury leather boots come in a variety of colors and designs—from knee-high styles to Chelsea, lace-up and biker silhouettes. Read on for our Tod’s boots buying guide, which will help you decide on the styles that suit you best and find your most comfortable fit.
The Most Wanted Tod’s Boots
Tod’s Winter Gommino Boots
Tod’s Winter Gommino Boots are made in Italy from a choice of smooth, supple leather, high-shine patent leather or rich suede. Part of Tod’s Studio Edition, these lace-up ankle boots are stamped with the brand’s monogram and set on a rubber outsole with embossed rubber pebbles. They come in everything from leopard print to black, brown and navy blue.
Tod’s Fringed Boots
Detailed with either fringing at the toe or at the heel, Tod’s ankle boots embody the label’s casual elegance. Expertly crafted from leather and suede, these boots feature the signature Tod's monogram and high-quality hardware.
Tod’s Chelsea Boots
Tod’s elegant Chelsea boots are handmade by skilled artisans from premium leather. They’re designed with elasticated inserts, so you can slip them on and off easily. Built on a durable rubber outsole with embossed rubber pebble detailing, they look smart worn with tailoring.
The Tod’s Boots Sizing Guide
Tod’s women’s shoes use Italian (same as European) sizing. The chart below will help you compare Tod’s EU sizing to UK, US and CN sizing. To ensure you find the perfect fit, you will also find the millimeter and inch measurement of shoe insoles.
For example, if you usually wear a women’s UK 6 or US 9, you should take your Tod’s boots in a size 39.
How To Care For Your Tod’s Boots
For Tod’s suede boots, we recommend brushing with a suede brush when they are completely dry. Lightly brush away dust or dirt that has accumulated on your shoes, in one direction only. You can use a special suede eraser to remove any stubborn marks. Once clean, protect your Tod’s boots with a suede protector spray
You can clean the brand’s leather boots by removing any excess dirt first, and then use a soft cloth to apply a specialist leather cleaner. Work into the leather with circular movements and allow to dry. Use a leather protector or conditioner to finish.
Tod’s has created a line of accessories dedicated to the care of men's shoes, and we would advise using these products on the brand’s boots.
- How can I tell if my Tod’s boots are authentic?
All real Tod’s boots come with a branded dustbag, aswell as a maintenance and care card. Another good indicator of whether your boots are authentic is by the general quality of the craftsmanship. You should expect each pair of boots to have a premium look and feel, from the stitching to the uppers, sole and hardware.
Many counterfeit Tod’s items can be found on websites with registered domain names with slight variations of the brand name, as well as those that include the words outlet, authentic, or genuine in the domain name.
Tod’s boots are sold by Tod’s retail and outlet stores, as well as authorized department stores, retailers and specialty stores.
- Do Tod’s boots run true to size?
It’s well known that the artisanal craftsmanship of the brand’s Gommino and City Gommino driving shoes means that you should take half a size smaller than your shoe size, yet Tod’s boots are true to size.
- Are Tod’s boots comfortable?
Tod’s boots are some of the most comfortable footwear you can own. They are made from premium leather that will only look and feel better with every wear, and some styles come with the signature pebbled-rubber sole which offers comfort and grip.