SNEAK PEEK AT COACH X RODARTE COLLABORATION

In Fashion, What's New by Christine Galasso

Two weeks out from its release date and images of select styles from the Coach x Rodarte capsule collection have dropped on social media. And one thing is clear. Although neither brand is new to collaborations, this pairing marks a rare case where quality is spared in the name of fast fashion.

So far, boxy handbags, an embellished leather dress and an anything-but-basic sweatshirt have emerged, with more on the way. Moto jackets and tote bags are also in the collection, which marks the first time Rodarte has ever designed handbags.

“Rodarte’s conceptual approach to American style was the perfect lens to reimagine nostalgic Coach pieces,”  Coach Creative Director Stuart Vevers stated in a press release. “The mash-up of influences resulted in a romantic cool collection that feels right for both houses.”

Prices range from $295 to $1,900. The collection will hit select Coach stores and Coach.com on April 14.

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