NEW YORK, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A year after founding ready-to-wear brand LDT exclusively with Dillards, new York-based creators and husband and wife duo, Michel and Alex Toccin, are delighted to announce that they will be adding accessories to the LDT collection – this spring launching handbags, small leather goods and eyewear in cheerful tones and interesting silhouettes. The couple are constantly driven to design pieces that evoke a sense of youthful joy combined with easy-to-wear styles. “LDT aims to give women a fun and fresh take on American fashion that makes every day special,” explain Alex and Michael.
LDT launches leather goods and sunglasses exclusively with Dillard’s
“Having launched the LDT clothing line as an exclusive just over a year ago, we are thrilled to add the brand’s handbags and accessories categories to Dillard’s. It is a pleasure to working with Toccin’s and their exceptionally talented team while watching their brand grow, and we are confident that these new categories will be a success,” says Alexandra Dillard LuciaVice President of General Merchandise.
When creating the handbag collection, all facets of design were considered, shape, structure, color, materials and surface treatments to produce beautifully executed leather accessories. Pieces incorporate the use of napa leather, giraffe print calfskin and seasonal woven materials, all sourced from around the world. Three unique collections are offered for the initial release, including The Garden, line of love, and Safari in different silhouettes for every style, from larger totes and smaller bracelets, to top handles, clutches and crossbody straps that complete the LDT ready-to-wear collection. Alex and Michael felt strongly that these pieces should be heirloom quality while providing incredible value to the customer.
LDT sunglasses embody timeless styles in vibrant hues, designed to be worn to elevate everyday style. Their on-trend frames are fashion-forward and feature luxurious finishes including tortoiseshell, leopard prints, white marble and exciting colors. With eighteen different styles, there’s a perfect pair for every occasion. Michael shared, “We love taking inspiration from the interior world and translating it into our designs, whether it’s a bold color or a dynamic shape.”
Annemarie DillardVice President of Online Experience and Digital Marketing, said, “Alex and Michael have always had a unique and distinctive perspective on design and we’re thrilled to see their talent expand into these new product categories. companies. We are pleased to announce Dillard’s exclusive launch partner and look forward to introducing their products to our customers.”
The accessories have been designed to enhance any outfit and can be worn day or night so the customer is always “T-Style”. Leather goods will go from $128 – $348 and the sunglasses will sell for an average price at $80. All products will be sold exclusively at 85 Dillard stores nationwide and online at Dillards.com and available March 30.
LDT is a fresh take on American fashion, an evolution of the signature Alex + Michael aesthetic for which they have become known and celebrated. From the name of their daughter, Liv Dakota Toccin, LDT evokes a sense of youthful joy, while providing fresh fashion that women of all ages can wear any day of the week. Although there are nods to the powerfully feminine style of the 60s and 90s, the real inspiration for the collection lies in “making every day special”. Learn more about the collection at LDTOfficial.com.
Dillard’s was founded by William T. Dillard in 1938 in Nashville, Arkansas with a $8,000 investment in a local department store. Today, Dillard’s, Inc. ranks among the nation’s largest fashion retailers – operating 250 Dillard locations and 30 clearance centers spanning 29 states and an Internet store in dillards.com. The company is focused on providing style, quality and value to its customers by offering premium fashion apparel, beauty and home collections from national and exclusive brand sources. Dillard’s complements this curated assortment of products with exceptional, customer-focused customer service.