Reed Krakoff

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Reed Krakoff
Born 1964
Nationality United States
Occupation fashion designer, businessman
Known for former creative director of Coach, Inc.
founder of Reed Krakoff label
Spouse(s) Delphine Krakoff
Children four

Reed Krakoff (born 1964) is an American fashion designer and former executive creative director of Coach, Inc.


Krakoff was raised in Weston, Connecticut, the son of a corporate executive. He graduated from the Parsons School of Design. After school, he worked at Ralph Lauren Corporation for five years and then took a job as creative director at Tommy Hilfiger Corporation.[1] In 1996, Coach’s Lew Frankfort hired Krakoff,[2] and gave him control of Coach’s products, advertising, store design, and merchandising. In 2010, he launched his own brand,[3] Reed Krakoff.[1]

In April 2013, he announced he would leave Coach to focus on developing the Reed Krakoff label.[4][5]


He bought Lasata in East Hampton, New York, the girlhood home of Jackie Onassis in 2006.[6] In April 2014, he bought heiress Huguette Clark's French-style chateau known as "Le Beau Chateau," that sits on 52 wooded acres in New Canaan, Connecticut for $14.3 million. At the time, the home had been sitting empty for more than 60 years.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Delphine Krakoff, an interior decorator.[1][8] They have four children.[8][9]