6 Fresh Ways To Wear Coach Spring Summer 2016 | Clozette

Get ready for the resurgence of the new Coach – where leather, creativity and craftsmanship meet again à la 1941 – this time with a refreshing touch that is both classic and modern at the same time.

To celebrate its 75th birthday this year, Coach debuted their ‘Coach 1941’ Spring Summer 2016 collection with its first-ever runway show in New York. We wish we were there, mostly because we wanted a piece of the sartorial action. So imagine our glee when the collection hit our local stores. Because if there’s one thing we love about Coach, it’s the American brand’s strong hold in the leather goods and accessories department. The story began in 1941, but it is most certainly not ending anytime soon!

While Coach 1941’s Spring Summer 2016 is 100% Americana-inspired to celebrate the brand’s heritage, it is also 100% made for wherever you are. Whether you’re the artsy-fartsy who spends your days in art galleries, or the girl about town on your routine café or bar runs, the collection’s footwear is going to be a staple in your personal wardrobe. Tried, tested and proven, we round up six fresh ways to wear our favourite Coach Spring Summer 2016 footwear picks.


The Americana

Mother Earth is your friend, and nothing excites you more than breathing the freshness of the great outdoors. These Patchwork Bandit cowboy-inspired booties, printed with delicate florals in multi-colours, are a great add-on to your nature-loving ensemble.

The Urban Jet Setter

If you’re constantly travelling, odds are you’ll find yourself sacrificing personal style for comfort more often than not. Get savvy and stylish with this comfy pair of Printed Leather Sneakers. It features a cowboy-boot toe and Coach’s signature saddle colour at the heel.

The Artsy-Fartsy

The best kind of weekend is one spent at the local museums and art galleries. Turn your creativity into material possession with this pair of Patchwork Bandit shoes, with its refined leather in various shades craftily pieced together by hand. There’s no better way to stimulate and inspire the artistic soul in you.

The Music Enthusiast

Often sighted at the latest music festivals? Because music and fashion make a formidable duo, make sure you look every bit like the edgy music fanatic with these full- black Bandit zip shoes. Its double-four construction allows you to rock out at ease with maximum durability.

The Trailblazer

You are always at the forefront of every trend, and fashion is your sustenance. Fuel your flair for standout styles with statement footwear that can only come from a heritage brand like Coach. These zebra-printed Bandit zip shoes are made from haircalf for an extra boost of chic.

The Girl About Town

When it comes to painting the town red, these slip-ons score an ‘A’ in function and fashion. For all your social gatherings, don this pair of Printed Leather Sneakers, finished with feminine floral prints juxtaposed against tiger prints. Fierce!




Don’t you just hate it when you’re about to go on a trip and you realise that none of your bags can fit all of your things? Or, how about purchasing a gorgeous bag that ends up breaking as soon as you stuff it with too many objects? Yup, we know how you feel!

Lucky for all of us, though, Herschel Supply is here to take care of all our travelling, packing, and bag needs with their Spring 2016 Dawn Collection! This elegant selection contains bag, pouch, and headwear silhouettes that will allow us to travel and have as much fun as we want!

Designed for carefree exploration and inspired by boundless possibilities of sunny days, the Dawn collection’s Dawson Women’s Backpack, Auden Women’s Tote, and the Network Large Pouch (not pictured) feature an intricate tapestry of vibrant straw that’s enhanced by raw premium leather, polished brass hardware, and custom cotton finishes for easy, breezy travelling and fun!

Plus, the new collection will allow you to protect your skin from the harsh sun’s UV rays with their brand new Gambier Festival Hat – its woven straw material and colourfully-detailed brim will provide you with ample shade!


The Dawn Collection for Spring 2016 is available at select global stockists and at herschelsupply.com, which now ships internationally.

Grunge, punk, goth, emo—some people say that these are so 2005. But who are we kidding? For some of us, indulging in these subcultures’ ways and fashion never truly stopped.

With all the mainstream trends hitting us here and there, read up to refresh your memory on how to go “alternative” and reawaken your inner rebel.


Fringes and Bold Dyes

(photo from CelineChiam)

With all those galaxy and mermaid hair trends going on, what sets the “alternative” hairstyle apart is edge. And no, you don’t have to go full on one-eyed fringe-mode circa 2000s emo-punk. The modern way to rock the "alternative" style is to go for edgier, messier cuts and dye your hair in unconventional colours.

Eyeliner. Lots of it. 

The great thing about alternative style is that you don’t have to be that skilled in drawing winged tips. Kohl eyeliner would be your best friend since pulling off this look requires a lot of smudging to give your eyes that smokey rockstar vibe.

Dark Lips 

Step aside nude lippies! Dark plums, deep reds, and even black is the way to go. Some might say that going bold on both your eyes and lips is a bad thing; but sometimes it's great to stray from the norm.

Black Shirt, Black Pants, Black Shoes. 

“I’ll stop wearing black if they invent a darker colour”-- if you’ve said this repeatedly for as long as you could remember, then you’re already one step ahead! Throw in a red plaid button down to add a splash of colour to bring dimension to your OOTD.

Go subtle on the accessories. 

Don't drown your look with accessories. Simple studded earrings, a thin-chained necklace or a couple of knuckle rings are good enough to complete your look. 


Do you have any more tips on rocking the “alternative” style? Let us know in the comments below!