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Coach to buy Stuart Weitzman for up to US$574m

Fashion house aiming to reassert its luxury credentials

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Mr Weitzman and supermodel Kate Moss at the opening of the Stuart Weitzman flagship boutique in Milan. The talent of Mr Weitzman himself is a big part of the brand's allure for Coach.
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Stuart Weitzman's shoes and sandals have been spotted on the feet of the Duchess of Cambridge and actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Lupita Nyong'o.

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STUART Weitzman's strappy sandals have graced the feet of actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Lupita Nyong'o. The Duchess of Cambridge sports his wedge heels.

Now, Coach wants in on the action.

Coach, the New York-based luxury fashion house, said on Tuesday that it