American leather goods brand established in New York City in 1941; they were known in the 1980s primarily as the makers of sturdy leather handbags. Coach was acquired by Sara Lee in 1985, then spun off into a separate company again in 2000.
Under the direction of designer Reed Krakoff, who joined Coach in 1997, they have since expanded their offerings to include a wide variety of accessories, apparel and luxury goods. In 2014, Krakoff will leave to devote his time to his own line.
Fragrances were made under arrangements with Estee Lauder; in 2015 the license moved to InterParfums.
Coach's debut fragrance, Coach The Fragrance (later called Coach Signature), was introduced in 2007. It was followed by Coach Legacy (2008), Body Splashes: Iris, Peony, Freesia (2009), Coach for Men (2009), Coach Poppy (2010), Coach Summer Edition (2011), Poppy Flower (2011), Coach Summer Edition (2012), Poppy Blossom (2012), Coach Signature Rose d'Or (2012), Coach Love (2012).
Recent fragrances from Coach
Recent releases include Coach Signature Summer Legacy (2013), Poppy Citrine Blossom & Poppy Freesia Blossom (2013), Coach Leatherware No. 1, Leatherware No. 2 & Leatherware No. 3 (2013), Love Eau Blush (2013), Coach Signature Summer (2014), Poppy Wild Flower (2014), Coach The Fragrance (new version, 2016), Coach for Men (2017), Coach Floral (2018), Coach Platinum (2018), Floral Blush (2019).
Where to buy
At department stores and online fragrance discounters.
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