(pre)COTERIE returns for its second instalment showcasing pre-collections for women’s ready to wear, resort, swim and accessory brands running June 9th-11th, 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
Launching this season, DESTINATIONcoterie offers a thoughtful curation of global designers who focus on warm weather travel lifestyle. With collections ranging from resort wear to swim and accessories, there is something for all tiers of the market. Brands showing for the first time include: Ampersand Heart, Cala de la Cruz, Flex Jewls, Isy B, It’s Well LA, Malilhua Swim, Maritium Swimwear, Paula Torres and many more.
Maya Memovic, owner of speciality boutique, St. Dom, located in Cartagena Bogota has brought together a curated assortment of brands from Colombia to sit in the new area, DESTINATIONcoterie. Brands include Adriana Contreras, Azulu, Cala de la Cruz, Especia, Eugenia Fernandez, Flory Ang Atelier, Geraldine Lustgarten, Maygel Coronel, Senda, Veeme, Yajaira Ramirez and Zeta.
President of COTERIE and East Coast Women’s, Danielle Licata states,“We recognized that the resort calendar has shifted and the interest in resort and swimwear has rapidly increased. By creating DESTINATIONcoterie we are answering the need for many contemporary brands to showcase their collections to the U.S. market.”
(pre)COTERIE runs adjacent to RTW events, FAME, MODA and Accessories The Show rounding out the full range of women’s offerings creating the only market offering a new way to shop cross-category resort, pre-collections and immediates, all in one place. The 8th installment of Vintage@COTERIE will also be returning along with Beauty@COTERIE, both will have items available for cash and carry. FAME is also welcoming back Kim Synnott as Director of Sales, a celebratory toast will take place on Monday, June 10th in the FAME lounge. Kim has been in the trade show industry for over 25 years beginning in 2005 playing an integral part in making FAME the preeminent Junior/Young Contemporary East Coast event.
In continued support of emerging designers, (pre)COTERIE is hosting The Thirteenth Independent Handbag Award finalists designs onsite where attendees will be able to vote for their favorite designs in nine categories. Winners receive amazing grants and a variety of opportunities in the handbag industry. The Independent Handbag award ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 12that the SVA Theatre. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to TheHandbagAwards.com.