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Coach Has It in the Bag For Winter and Spring

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Blame it on a month of Fashion Week overload, but it's not even Halloween yet and we're already readying our spring checklists. To aid our planning efforts, Coach held a spring 2011 preview at the Bleecker Street Legacy boutique this morning. We stopped in for a look at what to expect from both Coach and diffusion line Coach Poppy to drop as early as December this year.

The upcoming mothership Coach collection features lots of embellishments (mixed metals, resins), detailed texture (pleats, laser-cuts, ikat, rough edges) and luxurious-feeling embossed skins. As for little sis, Coach Poppy, to quote an exec on hand, the younger line is "growing up," because, "yeah, we're making her more sophisticated". Despite the maturation process, the youthful blinged-out sequins are still going full-force.

After much browsing, we managed to select our fave five spring pieces coming soon to a store near you. But to keep itchy trigger-finger shoppers occupied in the meantime, we also present five current season bags available online now. Click through the galleries for the bag-porn (and pricing) in full glory.

· Coach [Official Site]