In this post I’m reviewing the Coach Pillow Tabby 18 bag (shop here). I’ve always been a fan of Coach bags – one of my most popular blog posts shares how I restored a vintage Coach bag. I’ve been loving Coach’s recent designs – they incorporate on-trend elements (puffy, pillow style bags…large gold C logos) with high-quality leather and detailed workmanship.
One of Coach’s current popular lines is the Tabby – this was inspired by archived Coach bags from the 1970s. The Tabby Shoulder Bag 26 was an instant hit among fashionistas – the clean lines and graphic logo elevated every outfit. I’m still waiting for a beige/taupe version to come back in stock – I would love to add it to my collection!
Following the success of the Tabby Shoulder bags, Coach introduced the Pillow Tabby – which added a puffy silhouette to the classic design. It comes in two sizes – the 18 and the 26.
COMPARING THE COACH PILLOW TABBY 18 versus 26
The dimensions of the Coach Pillow Tabby 18 are 7 1/4 inches (L) x 4 inches (H) x 2 1/2 inches (W).
It comes with a 4 inch short strap and a 21 1/2 inch long strap.
The dimensions of the Coach Pillow Tabby 26 are 10 1/2 inches (L) x 5 3/4 inches (H) x 3 inches (W).
It comes with a 7 1/4 inch short strap and a 21 1/2 inch long strap.
I chose the Pillow Tabby 18 because I liked the smaller size – it also slouches less and holds its shape better. The smaller size also means it can work with more formal/evening outfits.
HOW TO STYLE THE COACH PILLOW TABBY 18
Since the Coach Pillow Tabby (shop here) comes with both a short and long strap – it can be worn multiple ways. In the pic above, I paired it with the short strap and wore it to a wedding – and then I added the long shoulder/crossbody strap and wore it to a coffee date.
In the collage above I’m wearing it four ways: as a clutch, with the short strap, with the long strap, and then with both straps at once. You can also purchase additional straps and attach them to the bag – in the picture below I’m using a gold chain strap I found on Amazon (link).
WHAT FITS INSIDE THE COACH PILLOW TABBY 18
The Pillow Tabby 18 is a tiny bag – not much fits inside. It does have enough space for my large iPhone Max, my cardholder, and some makeup – so at least it covers the essentials, but it’s too small to be an everyday bag.
SHOP THIS POST / COACH BAG WISHLIST
I’m SO in love with the current range of Coach bags – and may add another one to my collection soon. Here are some of the bags on my wishlist – I am especially obsessed with the classic Studio Shoulder bag – it reminds me of the Celine triomphe bag but at a tenth of the price.
I did a mini video review of my Coach Pillow Tabby 18 – so if you want to see the bag in action, click below!
Do you have any Coach bags on your wishlist?