August 5, 2016 – Mumbai– Last night, COACH, the leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brand, celebrated its launch in India with its Modern Luxury retail concept at Palladium Mumbai, the brand’s first store in the country.
The store will carry a wide assortment of accessories for women and men including bags, small leather goods, weekend and travel accessories, scarves and jewelry. The stores will also carry coveted handbags from Coach 1941, the brand’s runway collection including this season’s statement bag, The Rogue. These offerings speak to the artistry of leather craft synonymous with Coach.
The New York styled party at the central atrium of Palladium, was transformed to create an ambience that overlooked the enticing skyline of Manhattan – the city that continues to serves endless inspiration to the 75 year old brand. In attendance was Coach International President, Ian Bickley, Genesis Luxury Executive Chairman, Sanjay Kapoor and Phoenix Mills Joint Managing Director Atul Ruia.
The star studded evening saw the swish & fashionable lot of the city join the celebration with Jacqueline Fernandez to officially welcome the classic American heritage brand to India. Guests were seen sipping the handcrafted cocktails curated by ABSOLUT ELYX for the evening. The perfect fusion of DJ & percussionist playing American tunes blended in with Indian beats had the crowdenjoying the drinks and toasting the new fashion destination in Mumbai.
Guests Included: Guests Included: Jaqueline Fernandez, Sarah Jane Diaz, Abhay Deol, Sooraj Pancholi, Sophie Choudry, Upen Patel, Karan Tacker, Bhumi Pedneker, Deepika Gehani, Masaba, Gayatri Ruia, AD Singh, Sabina Chopra, Sagarika Ghatge, Manasi Scott, Rashmi Uday Singh, Farah Taraporewala, Madhoo Shah, Nachiket Barve, Devitta Saraf, Arzoo Govitrikar,Nishka Lulla, Tanaaz Doshi, Tara Sharma, Rajesh & Zeba Kohli, Pooja Bedi, Poonam Soni Kailash & Aarti Surendranath, Vikarm Raizada, Chhaya Momaya, Aditi Govitrikar, Pratima Bhatia, Bikram & Schuana Saluja and more
Coach, Inc. is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands. The Coach brand was established in New York City in 1941, and has a rich heritage of pairing exceptional leathers and materials with innovative design. Coach is sold worldwide through Coach stores, select department stores and specialty stores, and through Coach’s website at www.coach.com. In 2015, Coach acquired Stuart Weitzman, a global leader in designer footwear, sold in more than 70 countries and through its website at www.stuartweitzman.com. Coach, Inc.’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol COH and Coach’s Hong Kong Depositary Receipts are traded on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the symbol 6388.
Neither the Hong Kong Depositary Receipts nor the Hong Kong Depositary Shares evidenced thereby have been or will be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account of, a U.S. Person (within the meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act), absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. Hedging transactions involving these securities may not be conducted unless in compliance with the Securities Act.
About ABSOLUT ELYX
ABSOLUT ELYX is the finest expression of ABSOLUT. It is a luxury vodka for those who value integrity and can discern genuine quality. Distilled in a 1921 copper still from single estate wheat, ABSOLUT ELYX is the result of manual operation and authentic craftsmanship. It has an elegant, well-rounded aroma, a silky mouth feel, a luxuriously soft taste, and a silky, clean finish. ABSOLUT ELYX is perfect to serve neat, or in martinis and simple cocktails where the luxurious taste and silky feel can be savoured.
About GENESIS LUXURY
After spearheading corporatization in the Indian fashion industry with premium designer labels such as Satya Paul and Bwitch, Genesis Colors Pvt Limited, established in 2001, forayed into the marketing and distribution of world-renowned luxury brands in India through its division, Genesis Luxury Fashion Pvt. Ltd. in the year 2008.
The essence of Genesis luxury lies in an understanding that luxury brands are an experience. While fashion evolves constantly, luxury brands are classic, evergreen and never mass produced. The Genesis expertise lies not merely in catering to a homogeneous elite segment, but in bringing an assortment of top of the line brands to tap the emerging market in India.
Genesis currently brings together a diverse range of brands such as Burberry, BottegaVeneta, Canali, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss, Armani Jeans, G-Star Raw, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Tumi and Villeroy&Boch, forming an eclectic mix of splendid designer labels from across the globe, ensuring that our target audience is spoilt for choice from opulence to effervescence by brands that are par excellence.