Coach has tapped Alabama-based designer Billy Reid for its latest collaboration, a capsule collection of men’s and women’s bags and accessories that will hit retail in September. The partnership marries Reid’s modern take on cultured Southern style with heritage elements from the Coach archives.
“The idea started with a phone call from them and I came to look through the archives and it really grew from there,” said Reid. The men’s offerings encompass five different bag styles in a number of color and material options and five accessory styles in various options. The women’s line includes five bag and clutch styles.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"