Buyer’s Diary SS15 Part I : NYC

October 13, 2014

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As most of you know, I spend a good portion of September traveling to see the collections for the next season . . . followed by weeks of reviewing photos and notes and of course making some tough choices on what to order, in this case, for Spring 2015. Finally getting a moment on this long weekend (Thanksgiving for us Canadians) to do a recap on the blog!

First stop was the always bewitching New York City. I had the pleasure of having Alyssa Lau assist me on this trip. She was an awesome assistant buyer, behind the scenes photographer, and wingwoman  ;  )  and I will definitely be asking her to join me again! Alyssa was also doing some business on the side for her new project, New Classics – an online shop featuring sustainable and fair trade clothing (check it out –>


The beautiful ALC Showroom. ALC will be arriving at Coup for the first time in a couple of weeks!


Apiece Apart was a summer lover’s dream – muted tones, light flowy linens and jerseys, loose but sexy silhouettes . . .


Guess who’s coming to Coup for SS15? Look forward to Alexander Wang and T By Alexander Wang in the new year!



The bottomless options and combinations of Dieppa Restrepo . . .


My ongoing obsession with Reinhard Plank hats




Favorite look from Public School SS15 . . . Public School Resort will be arriving in about a month!



I had forgotten what a new pair of Chucks can do to your heels.


Another exciting new addition for SS15 – R13 Denim . . . leading so far in personal orders : /


One of my favorite pieces from the SS15 collections, this Raquel Allegra stonewashed denim trench.


The bustling 3.1 Phillip Lim showroom


Last appointment of the trip: The always subtle and feminine Mason by Michelle Mason . . .


And some iPhone snaps



All photos by the talented Alyssa Lau.

Posting Part II from Paris later this week!