Coach explores downtown NYC chic with F/W collection

Coach explores downtown NYC chic with F/W collection
First look: Coach's Fall/Winter 2015 collection
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Thinking of channeling your inner New York City persona? Coach is launching its Fall/Winter collection and it has plenty of silhouettes meant for the modern, downtown look sported by your typical New Yorker.

At a media preview recently, guests had a first look at Coach's Ready-to-Wear collection, as well as three main sub-collections: Plaid, Swagger and Wild Beast.

Fans of the brand can look forward to colour blocks, animal prints, shearling trimmings, plaids and mostly wearable pieces - for both women and men.


Some looks from Coach's F/W15 collection. Photo: AsiaOne

Coach Swagger

In an attempt to revive looks set by the original Coach girl Bonnie Cashin, the brand played with colour blocks for its accessories - especially in its Swagger sub-collection.

This collection also features a new family of iconic bags for Coach.

One of its more prominent bags is the 3-way Coach Swagger shoulder bag that can be worn several ways.

The adjustable, 3-way Coach Swagger shoulder bag. Photo: AsiaOne

Plaid

The Plaid sub-collection explores more of a grunge style - think boyfriend plaids, metal chains and leather.

Also known as "Mount Plaid", it offers scarves, crossbody bags, leather gloves and even backpacks.


Accessories from the 'Mount Plaid' sub-collection. Photo: AsiaOne

Wild Beast

Although it made a debut this Spring, the "Wild Beast" sub-collection is officially launched this season and is poised to be a lifestyle collection for both women and men.

Back in Spring, it was Los Angeles artist Gary Baseman who had shared his creative talent and took Coach to a different level with his unique taste.

Now that the sub-collection has officially launched, animal-print lovers will have many new pieces to feast their eyes on and choose from. Key items from 'Wild Beast' include the bomber jacket and fur-trimmed beanies.


'Wild Beast' sub-collection at the Coach media preview (L), a fur-trimmed beanie (Top, right) and varsity jacket (Bottom, right) from this collection. Photos: AsiaOne, Mercury Marketing & Comms

The brand has always envisioned its collections to be a journey through remixed American silhouettes, with a focus on New York City. But its accessories have become a staple amongst many in this country, owing to our city's love for urbanisation and the occasional luxe style.

Coach's spirit this season is fierce and edgy yet functional - something many will appreciate.

The Fall/Winter 2015 collection will be made available at Coach's flagship store in Wisma Atria this September. Prices start from $425 and $195 for the women's and men's ready-to-wear collection respectively.

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