When you think of resort wear, visions of lightweight fabrics, beach-ready bags, and something to remind you that spring and summer are coming immediately comes to mind. Resort hits stores somewhere between the fall and spring collections, during a time when many places of the country are cold and dreary. While resort is geared towards those planning mid-winter getaways or dressing for holiday gatherings, at Coach, resort means one thing: winter.

“We don’t call it resort. We call it winter.” -Stuart Vevers, Creative Director at Coach

Something to be Excited About

The Coach Resort 2023 collection was presented earlier this month, in the heat of New York City summer, but the looks instantly make you feel ready for crunching leaves under your feet, winter’s first flurry, and a piping hot oat chai latte. There are plenty of deep winter hues, like emerald green, dark brown, black, and red. Then, there are velvet and plaid accents too, which appear on bags throughout.

As for the bags, they are a return to Coach’s heritage, something that Vevers and the team continue to focus on. There’s the iconic Coach Rogue Bag, as well as new silhouettes like an Alma-esque top handle bag and vanity bags. The overall feel is very youthful, something that Coach has been an expert at tapping into—the Gen Z audience, cultivating an entirely new generation of Coach lovers and nailing its youth-focused aesthetic.

Coach has been primed for its comeback for the last few years, but the Coach we once knew is different now. Its growing popularity amongst fashion’s youngest shoppers can be attributed in large part to the ’90s and Y2K trends, something that Coach continues to hone in on season after season. For resort, that carefree youthful feel continues. Maybe everything that Coach is doing isn’t for everyone anymore, maybe it isn’t even for most of us here, but it’s refreshing and exciting to see the brand find its niche again. There’s also a sense of pride and nostalgia for this next generation of Coach shoppers.

View our favorite looks from the collection below and check out more via Vogue Runway.

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Candee
Candee
4 months ago

I can’t help but see copies of the Louis Vuitton Alma, Nice PM, and Sablon.

galariel
galariel
4 months ago
Reply to  Candee

I think that Coach is a great option for these styles as opposed to buying counterfeit goods. The quality is high and its a unique alternative in the same shape.

Kitty Silver
Kitty Silver
4 months ago
Reply to  galariel

Agree, LV is way overpriced. I’m glad that I’ve completed my LV collection years ago. Even better that brands like coach exists

Zoe
Zoe
4 months ago
Reply to  Candee

Me too! Did a double check to make sure I was reading about coach.

Sunny
Sunny
4 months ago

whoahhh, that LV alma bb copycat.

Dustin
Dustin
4 months ago
Reply to  Sunny

But in leather and 1/10th the price 🫢

Candee
Candee
4 months ago
Reply to  Dustin

And made in China.

Shelby
Shelby
4 months ago
Reply to  Candee

So?

Craig
Craig
4 months ago
Reply to  Candee

Don’t you know LV also has secret manufacture in China? Used to be in Singapore but moved to China.
Alma is one of the classic style design not belong to LV origin at all!
However Coach products are far better than LV, Chanel or Dior.

Laura W
Laura W
4 months ago
Reply to  Craig

Gosh really? Proof thanks

galariel
galariel
4 months ago
Reply to  Candee

You prefer the Chinese employee get on a plane and go to Italy before they make your bag? I have news for you…https://medium.com/@adepejumariam/dear-millennial-your-made-in-italy-handbag-may-be-made-in-china-e870d79474d8

Laura W
Laura W
4 months ago
Reply to  galariel

hardly the epitome of a well made or well referenced article.

Sheila
Sheila
4 months ago
Reply to  galariel

Very interesting article.

Dustin
Dustin
4 months ago
Reply to  Candee

What does it even mean though? LV is made USA, Spain, France and Italy… does it matter for quality? No. People have LV monogram to show they once had $2000.

Dustin
Dustin
4 months ago
Reply to  Dustin

Also it’s sad when people complained about it saying “made in Spain” as if that was such a big deal.

Last edited 4 months ago by Dustin
HMB
HMB
4 months ago

Love this reference back to the mid 90s grunge/babydoll aesthetic and will definitely be making some clothing AND bag purchases from them this fall. I agree with many of the comments that Coach is exceptionally well made and the quality is incredible for the price point. Owning many LV, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Celine etc bags, my daily go to is still Coach. Recently spilled ice cream on my glove tanned leather and despite trying to condition the stain out myself, I couldn’t do it. Took it to my store and they removed the stain and conditioned my bag for me while I waited. Excellent customer service and paid nothing to boot. Not to mention I bought my favorite every day bag on sale for under $200. I like that their aesthetic is returning to a cleaner, more leather based look. They always excelled at it, and still do.

Yazi
Yazi
4 months ago

Very cute. Might get one or two of these.

psny15
psny15
4 months ago

How is this cool? Looks Halloween scary to me

kang504
kang504
4 months ago

Want the double strap shoes in tan.

macroblue
macroblue
4 months ago

I’m not sure I understand the vibe Coach is going for here. Half those girls are wearing toddler dresses with white tights, Mary Janes, and lunch boxes. They look like four-year-olds. Who is supposed to be attracted to this? I’m very creeped out.

Aspen
Aspen
4 months ago

Lunchbox! I just sold my vintage brown one

Suzanne
Suzanne
3 months ago

I couldn’t hate the plaid and the styling of all this more, but I like all the bag silhouettes. Will be interesting to see what other solid leather colors get released in stores.

As someone who’s been eyeing the Alma but doesn’t really want to fork over the money for it, I’m very excited about the lookalike actually. I’m hoping they do that one in some good solid colors.

fringe_now
fringe_now
3 months ago

Does anyone know when the clothing pieces will hit the store/online? thanks!

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