Coach today announces that model Paloma Elsesser is wearing custom Coach by Creative Director Stuart Vevers to the 2022 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City Monday evening.
Handcrafted at the Coach atelier in New York City and inspired by Vevers’ vision for Coach of heritage reimagined for now, the dress interprets a classic Victorian corset dress through the lens of 90s vintage. In conversation with the Met’s theme and exhibition, the dress is composed of separates that reference distinct eras in America’s fashion legacy.
Crafted of antique and vintage materials sourced from 1930s American lace and tulle dresses, the look juxtaposes soft textures and ornate hand-embroidered lace with the structure of the dress’s Victorian silk satin long line lace back corset. Elsesser compliments her look with a custom Coach Mini Kisslock Bandit bag and Coach platform sandals.