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{recap} #ChatWithCoach Event with Karlie Kloss & Eva Chen

  Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,, 
Last Wednesday Coach held an event at their newly reopened downtown flagship store on 5th Avenue. Model Karlie Kloss and Lucky editor Eva Chen chatted about Coach, travel, trends for Spring, holiday gifting and much more. They invited a select group of influencers to actually be in store for the event and also livestreamed the full thing.  I was lucky enough to be invited and was able to leave work early to attend.

Obviously I was the first one there because I hate being late, so I got first pick of seats. I decided to sit on a couch in the back because it was comfortable and I would have felt awkward just staring at Karlie and Eva from the front row. I was joined on the couch by the lovely Dianna of Beyond the Row who I chatted with for a bit.
Listening to Karlie and Eva was like hearing two best friends talking.  I also learned that Eva shares my love of Lord of the Rings. While talking about her favorite color for this season she said she should have been an Elf so she could walk around in hunter green all day.  She also loves aubergine, which is one of my favorite colors as well, although I just say purple/maroon because I'm boring.
While talking about great gifts to get for the holiday season, Karlie mentioned how much she loves her Coach Borough bag, she has both the mini and the largest size which she uses for travel. Eva suggested the classic Coach Legacy Duffle and mentioned you should get it monogrammed for free at a Coach store to make it more personal!  I like bags with a little twist so I would personally choose the Legacy bag in Aubergine with haircalf paneling.
Photo thanks to BFA
I took the time to find their exact outfits for you all, should you want to steal their amazing style.  All items are from Coach, obviously. Can I have everything they wore!?
Eva Chen: Handknit Aran Polo Neck Sweater, Leather Sexy Skirt, Samie Heel, and the Legacy Slim Clutch in Leather
Karlie Kloss: Zip Back Fine Gauge Crewneck Sweater, Leather High Waisted Trouser, Tabitha Flat, and the Mini Borough Bag in Polished Calfskin

I was braver than usual and asked both Eva and Karlie for a photo together. For those of you that know me, that's big! I'm always super shy at events and usually watch and drink everything in.

As I was leaving the event I got a gift bag with the latest issue of Lucky and a box from Coach.  I waited until I got home to open it and was greeted with a beautiful maroon croc embossed tablet case! I haven't been able to find it online but if I do I'll be sure to share the link in case you are interested. It is gorgeous and I plan on using it as a clutch as well as a case for my iPad.

Coach should be releasing a recap video shortly and I'll be sure to update this post with a link (or embed it if I'm able) UPDATE: Here's the video! You can see me a few times, but the best part is 2:57. Then there are glimpses of me after.

Thanks again to Coach and Lucky for the invite, I had an amazing time!!

About Closet Fashionista

Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter and Disney. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

You can also find her on the web at her Harry Potter and Matthew Lewis fan sites.


  1. I`m glad you had fun - and super glad you asked for a photo!

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  2. What a fabulous event - I'm so happy to hear you stepped out of your comfort zone and had an amazing time!
    Chic on the Cheap

  3. What a wonderful event! It sounds like you had a great time!

    Fizz and Frosting

  4. How fun! I saw your pics on Instagram and thought "Oh Meg is one lucky girl" but now that you mention that you even got a case from them, you are even luckier! ps. hate being late too, I'm always the first one to arrive pretty much everywhere! lol

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

  5. How lucky to be invited and to attend. I love how you were able to get the details of Eva and Karlie's outfits. And, to walk away with gifts on top of it!

  6. THis must have been incredible! I absolutely love Eva Chen. It's funny because when I heard she was heading to Lucky, I was so happy for her (I think following her Instagram and Tumblr account made me feel like I know her!). What an awesome event. Ps awesome seats!


    City Brewed

  7. What an awesome event Megan!! Lucky girl :)

  8. Sounds like an awesome event! I'm a fan of Eva's, and totally love her outfit for the event :)

    Mili from Call me, Maeby

  9. Oh this sounds like such an amazing event!

  10. It sounds like a great and fun event! :)

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  11. OMG, that is awesome! Sounds like so much fun! Karlie is so tall (I love her)!

  12. So cool, you're so lucky!
    This is a really great post :)


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  13. I saw this in your Instagram, lucky girl!!!


  14. Wow, you are so lucky!! First Hogwarts and now Karlie ; )

  15. Oh my gosh! You get invited to the coolest events! It's good you stepped out of the box and asked for pictures. Can you imagine if you didn't?


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