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Coach Presents the Well-Heeled Platform

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During the Renaissance, a Spanish wit quipped that there wasn’t enough cork in all of Spain to outfit the ladies at court with towering chopines — the “it” shoes of the day. Although Coach didn’t invent platform shoes, we can’t imagine a collection without them. This spring, Coach gave them an archival look with brass rings, bold buckles and natural cork heels.

Pick up a pair and step lively. It’s sandal season at Coach.

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