Brand: Coda

Season: Fall/Winter 2021

Buy: Coda's website

Editor's Notes: Coda is one of those low-key labels that's big in its own region but has yet to expand far outside. Unsurprising, given the prohibitive costs of taking your passion project international.

That doesn't mean that Coda's approachably effortless wearables aren't ready for the big leagues.

On the contrary, the Hong Kong-based brand has mastered the minimalist basic, demonstrating an eye for sophisticated designs with broad appeal.

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Instagram post.

This isn't the quiet polish of The Row or AURALEE's textural explosion; Coda instead trades in a kind of funky, free-form minimalism that's subtle in shape only.

Easy, oversized cuts set the tone. Coda likes to take a conventional piece — a trench coat, a shirt, a sweater — and blow up the proportions. Things get huge, shoulders get dropped, and hems occasionally reach the knee, or below.

But there's intent beyond the imposing girth, as balance is achieved through billowing trousers and layering pieces that cascade down the torso with distinct lengths — that is to say, shirts may be long, but they're designed to fit longer or shorter than the layering pieces that go above so that the garments are distinct.

It's not enough to simply create accessible apparel in terms of shape; Coda also dabbles in visual flair when it so desires.

There's a print here, a splash of color here, some adjustable functionality by way of an attached belt, maybe. Nothing gimmicky, though — Coda stands by the hardy quality of its textiles and construction.

Coda is keen to grow its brand — it offers international shipping through its web store — but its also content to ride in its lane, exploring stylistic twists and turns at its own pace. You're welcome to come along for the ride.

We Recommend
  • How Would You Style Your Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Fit?
    • Style
    • sponsored
  • Even Moschino Has Gone Quiet Luxury
    • Style
  • Diesel's Y2K Vision Has Melted Away
    • Style
  • This ASICS GT-2160 Sneaker Might Be the Best Yet
    • Sneakers
  • Kiko Kostadinov's New Collection Is Perfectly Abnormal
    • Style
What To Read Next
  • Dior's Giant Skate Shoes Are Wonderfully Beefy (& Lewis Hamilton-Approved)
    • Sneakers
  • Patta x Stüssy Is a Family Affair & Beyond (EXCLUSIVE)
    • Style
  • Kawhi & New Balance Cooked Up a Shockingly Beautiful Basketball Shoe
    • Sneakers
  • HOKA's Most Stylish Hiker Went Full-On Dad Shoe
    • Sneakers
  • How Many Pants Is Too Many Pants?
    • Style
  • Reebok Hit Upon a Quietly Incredible Sneaker-Clog
    • Sneakers
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titel Media GmbH (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titel Media GmbH strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titel Media GmbH tests, remediates and maintains the Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.