From the LV Forum: What's a Coach girl/guy like? This is Me!


Feb 8, 2009
I saw this in the LV forum and thought it was a fun way for us to learn more about our friends in this little feel free to join in!

Name: Melissa
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Resides: Charlotte, NC
Occupation: Sr. Community Program Mgr. for a software company (sounds much more important than it is!)
Favorite Brands: Coach of course, LV, Cole Haan, Gucci, Belen Echandia, Francesco Biasia, Ralph Lauren
Hobbies: Shopping, Sleeping, Gym, Men (not necessarily in that order)
Favorite Drinks: Vanilla Chai Tea, sweet tea, and chocolate martinis
Favorite Foods: Anything chocolate
Favorite Shows: Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Dexter, Homeland, One Life To Live, Spartacus, Revenge
Favorite Movies: Gone with the Wind, Pride and Prejudice, Almost Famous, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Fight Club, The Godfather, Pulp Fiction Casablanca, When Harry Met Sally, Office Space, It’s a Wonderful Life
Currently Reading: Game of Thrones book 1
Favorite Music/Bands: 80’s hairbands, Loreena McKennitt, Stevie Nicks, Duran Duran and classic rock like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin
Odd things about me: I have a shopping equivalent of bulimia in that I constantly buy items and then return them, I am nocturnal and stay up every night until 4am. After cracking eggs I put the shells back in the carton instead of throwing them out.
Things That Scare Me: Spiders, mice, cats, driving on the highway, my son going off to college next year. Losing my job.
Current Obsessions: Finding husband #2 :smile: Hoping that John and Natalie will finally get back together before One Life To Live goes off the air!! Finding the perfect pink croc handbag.
Dream Vacation: Castle tour of Europe
I Cannot Live Without My: lip balm, hand cream, and a sounds of nature machine for when I sleep (I even travel with it)
Motto or Favorite Quotes: “Great Love and Great Achievements Involve Great Risk” Unknown
“I hate to break it to you, but there is no big lie, there is no system, the universe is indifferent.” Don Draper, Mad Men, Episode 8, Season 1.


Mar 17, 2011
NE Ohio
Fun idea! :smile:

Name: Carissa
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Resides: Cleveland, OH
Occupation: Supervisor
Favorite Brands: Coach and LV for bags, Urban decay for makeup, Uggs
Hobbies: Shopping, hanging out with my family, friends, and amazing boyfriend, playing with my dogs
Favorite Drinks: Water *LOL* (yes really)
Favorite Foods: Italian, Hibachi, Burgers
Favorite Shows: Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares (huge Gordon fan!), Storage Wars, Jersey Shore, Degrassi *LOL*
Favorite Movies: Not a big movie person, but I do love Naploeon Dynamite *LOL* (was just being made fun of for this today)
Currently Reading: Nothing
Favorite Music/Bands: I listen to a little bit of everything, but some of my favorites are Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Drake, Lady Gaga, Britney, and dance/ club music in general.
Odd things about me: I get a "WHAT?!" response anytime I mention one of the following: I have only been sled riding once ever, and it was when I was 15; I have never been to Chuck E. Cheese, I have never been to Disney World.
Things That Scare Me: Spiders.
Current Obsessions: Coach (since I was 19), Hello Kitty (since I was 12) , tPF of course, my dogs! :biggrin:
Dream Vacation: Anywhere!
I Cannot Live Without My: iPhone, laptop, boyfriend, family, friends, dogs,ibuprofen, chapstick, debit card (I never have cash)
Motto or Favorite Quotes: “Always hope for the best, but dont forget to be prepared for the worst"


Dec 30, 2011
Maine & NJ
Name: Ann-Marie
Age: Twenty-Thirteen
Gender: Female
Resides: Portland, Maine (and spend a lot of time in Toms River, New Jersey)
Occupation: This and that, volunteer with American Red Cross. Looking for a "real" job.
Favorite Brands: Old Navy, Ugg, Coach, Sorel (want, don't have yet)... Altho I really just shop at Wal*Mart mostly.
Hobbies: Growing/showing/blogging about African violets (yes, houseplants), playing pinball, watching TV, used to make art of all kinds including hand fabricated jewelry, but lost my creative "drive".. Trying to get it back!
Favorite Drinks: Water with lemon, white zinfandel.
Favorite Foods: Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Burgers.. I need to eat way less.
Favorite Shows: Golden Girls, M*A*S*H, Real Housewives of NJ, BH, and OC, The Soup, The View, Biggest Loser, Keeping Up Appearances, All In The Family, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Modern Family, and about a million other shows... I really love TV.
Favorite Movies: The Jerk, Splash, Pulp Fiction, The Color Purple, Napoleon Dynamite, Wayne's World... And about a million others (movies are as good as TV!)
Currently Reading: Growing To Show (the African violet world's bible, basically! lol)
Favorite Music/Bands: The Beatles, Patsy Cline, Pink Floyd, Ween, Perry Como, Stevie Wonder, XTC, Ke$ha, Owl City, The Monkees, GWAR, The Bee Gees, Michael Jackson/Jackson 5, They Might Be Giants (older stuff)... And much, much more (I really like music as much as TV too lol)
Odd things about me: I like to burp really loud! But not in front of just anyone, of course lol
Things That Scare Me: Aliens, and dying.
Current Obsessions: African violets, pinball, Coach..
Dream Vacation: Everywhere!
I Cannot Live Without My: HTC Evo, Burt's Bees lipbalm, cigs, Adam Carolla, cats, TV, music.
Motto or Favorite Quotes: "Trying is the first step toward failure"--Homer J. Simpson, "Today is the tomorrow that we worried about yesterday."--Edith Bunker


Butterflies & Books
Feb 12, 2010
@ The Library!
Name: Gail
Age: 46 (for a couple more days, anyway!)
Gender: Female
Resides: NW Louisiana
Occupation: Librarian!
Favorite Brands: Coach, Fossil, Aigner, MK
Hobbies: Reading, knitting, yard work, hanging out with DH and the cats
Favorite Drinks: Water, diet coke, gin and tonic, hot or iced tea
Favorite Foods: Steak, fries, and Neapolitan ice cream. Not necessarily together.
Favorite Shows: Simpsons, All On The Line, 2 Broke Girls, Big Bang Theory, the list goes on... I watch too much TV.
Favorite Movies: The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, too many others...
Currently Reading: The Hangman's Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch
Favorite Music/Bands: REM, Arcade Fire, Adele, lots of 80's music, classical
Odd things about me: I have OCD (as my former director said, I don['t "suffer" from OCD, I glory in it!), I collect butterfly-related things...
Things That Scare Me: Needles, fire, abandonment, loss
Current Obsessions: Besides Coach... Knitting, raking leaves that have had the nerve to fall on my perfect lawn!
Dream Vacation: Quiet and secluded with lots of open space
I Cannot Live Without My: Blistex, iPhone, knitting needles, Facebook
Motto or Favorite Quotes: "Hell is other people" -- Jean-Paul Sartre


Aug 3, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
Name: Cindy
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Resides: Los Angeles, CA.
Occupation: Nurse
Favorite Brands: Coach, Michael Kors, Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Hudsons, Joe's, MAC for my shadow
Hobbies: Shopping
Favorite Drinks: Canada Dry Ginger Ale, White Chocolate Mocha (1 shot) from Starbucks
Favorite Foods: Orange Chicken, Well anything chicken
Favorite Shows: Greys Anatomy, The Ringer, Real Housewives of O.C., ATL, BH, Friends, I Love Lucy, Desperate Housewives.
Favorite Movies: Fools Rush In, The NoteBook, Goodfellas, Casino
Currently Reading: None
Favorite Music/Bands: Black Eyed Peas, Gaga's music
Odd things about me: Nothing odd about me I'm FAB!!! hahahaha JK
Things That Scare Me: Spiders, mice, fear of heights
Current Obsessions: shopping for purses.
Dream Vacation: Going to Europe
I Cannot Live Without My: Champstick, mascara, phone, BF=), and my family
Motto or Favorite Quotes: " It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are". ---E.E. Cummings


Feb 23, 2009
This is fun!

Name: Lori
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Resides: Dallas, TX
Occupation: Attorney
Favorite Brands: Coach, Dooney, Vera Bradley (Coach is my one real "luxury")
Hobbies: Anything to do with my kids (I have 4), taking pictures, scrapbooking
Favorite Drinks: Mountain Dew
Favorite Foods: Italian
Favorite Shows: The Closer, Big Bang Theory, House (at least until recently)
Favorite Movies: It’s a Wonderful Life, Saving Grace, anything based on Jane Austen novels
Currently Reading: Dorothy Sayers (Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries)
Favorite Books: (added this entry) Lord of the Rings, Mary Stewart novels, Dorothy Sayers mysteries
Favorite Music/Bands: Twilight movie soundtracks, Rich Mullins, Secondhand Serenade
Odd things about me: I love handbags, but otherwise I'm a tomboy -- I hate wearing makeup, almost never wear jewelry, and have two pairs of dress shoes
Things That Scare Me: Anything happening to my kids
Current Obsessions: Enjoying my kids before my oldest (14) leaves the nest
Dream Vacation: Ireland
I Cannot Live Without My: kids -- otherwise, my electric blanket and down comforter (I'm always cold)
Motto or Favorite Quotes: "Having a child is like taking your heart out of your body, giving it arms and legs, and setting it free." Carolyn Arends


Jun 9, 2010
Name: Ash
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Resides: NC
Occupation: N/A
Favorite Brands: Coach, MK, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Dior, Kate Spade
Hobbies: tPF, Facebook, family, shopping
Favorite Drinks: Diet Mt. Dew
Favorite Foods: Anything potato oriented, sushi, chicken (I don't eat beef or pork).
Favorite Shows: RHOBH, RHOC, History Channel, Twilight Zone
Favorite Movies: Too many to count
Currently Reading: I'll Mature When I'm Dead by Dave Barry
Favorite Music/Bands: The Beatles, 70's-mid 90's rock
Odd things about me: I cannot sleep at night by myself (hubby works weird shift).
Things That Scare Me: The dark, death, aliens, bugs, dogs
Current Obsessions: Coach, getting into shape for July, remodeling purse room. :heart:
Dream Vacation: I take one every year. Any vacay w/ Hubby is a dream vacay.
I Cannot Live Without My: husband, furbabies, Jade Audrey, 5 hour energy
Motto or Favorite Quotes: Prepare for the worst, hope for the best!


Jan 9, 2009
Name: Beverly
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Resides: SW Louisiana
Occupation: Stay at Home Mom (taking the praxis in 2 weeks to teach)
Favorite Brands: Coach, Burberry, Kate Spade
Hobbies: Playing with the kids, reading, loom knitting, sewing
Favorite Drinks: Dr Pepper, Coke Zero, homemade lemonade, tea, coffee, sangria margarita with Patrone:biggrin:
Favorite Foods: Burgers, fries, fried chicken, boudin, roast beef, chocolate cake with white frosting.
Favorite Shows: The Real Housewives of BH and Atlanta, The Young and the Restless, The Vampire Diaries, The Ringer, Grim, Haven, Boardwalk empire, True Blood
Favorite Movies: The Princess Bride, Elizabeth, The Secret Garden (Hallmark Version), A time to Kill, The Devil Wears Prada, Interview with a Vampire (more but cant think of the names)
Currently Reading: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Favorite Music/Bands: 70s classic rock, 80s, 90s, hip hop, Def Leopard, Metallica, Evanescence
Odd things about me: I drink coffee at night to relax myself before bed, I hate clutter, and like things in their place
Things That Scare Me: Roaches, something bad happening to my kids and family
Current Obsessions: Purses and shoes
Dream Vacation: Someplace romantic with my Hubby with no kids
I Cannot Live Without My: Lip smackers, mascara, coffee, phone
Motto or Favorite Quotes: "If it was meant to be it will happen" (not sure)


Mental Rubik's Cube
Aug 1, 2011

Name: Carol
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Resides: Texas
Occupation: Clinical lab scientist and FT student
Favorite Brands: Dansko, Brooks, Born, Stuart Weitzman, Sam Edelman, Burt's Bees, Smashbox, Coach, MK, Gabriella Rocha, Gap, Urbane scrubs
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, movies at the Alamo Drafthouse, riding my bike, reading, training my shelties
Favorite Drinks: Coffee, chai latte, did I mention coffee?
Favorite Foods: Mexican food, cheese, big green leafy salads
Favorite Shows: LOST, Walkers, I Love Lucy, 24, MASH, Monsters Inside Me, Firefly, StarTrek, MST3K, Futurama, King of The Hill
Favorite Movies: Gran Torino, Better Off Dead, Dr.Zhivago, Contact, Napoleon Dynamite, Pride and Prejudice, Dazed and Confused, Office Space, The Incredibles, Unforgiven, Shallow Grave, North and South (BBC), too many to list
Currently Reading: Genetics for dummies
Favorite Music/Bands: Loreena McKennitt, old country, sound tracks, 80s music (hubby downloaded about 800 80s songs for me...I'm stuck in the wrong decade)
Odd things about me: Started dating my husband when I was 17, I hate seafood, I don't drink alcohol, I can quote every episode of I Love Lucy, I'm pretty much a nerd
Things That Scare Me: Crawfish, roaches, walking into my house at night if I forget to turn on a light
Current Obsessions: Coach bags, hair clips, funky nail polish
Dream Vacation: ALASKA
I Cannot Live Without My: Watch- feel totally naked without it and Burt's Bees lip balm
Motto or Favorite Quotes:You get what you get and don't have a fit!


Kelly B.
Jul 7, 2008
This is me......
Name: Kelly
Age: 44
Gender: Female
Resides: Northern VA (no, there's not officially a "northern VA" and a "southern VA" but VA residents will know what I mean, LOL!)
Occupation: Systems Analyst/Fed. Govt.
Favorite Brands: Coach, LV, Philosophy, Juicy Couture (for their charms and velour track pants- out of fashion I know, but oh so comfy!), Lucky Brand jeans, Stuart Weitzman shoes, OPI/ESSIE/Butter nail polishes, MAC lip glosses
Hobbies: Spending time with friends, surfing the net, knitting, photography
Favorite Drinks: Diet Coke (giving up soda for NY resolution though :tdown: ), iced tea, g/tonic and v/tonic
Favorite Foods: Any and all (Thai is a big favorite but not often had because DH doesn't like it) and I have big sweet tooth too!
Favorite Shows: Hung (recently cancelled :cry:smile:, HGTV shows, all the Real Housewives shows, WWHL (after Housewives), Basketball/Baseball wives....
Favorite Movies: The Notebook..and love stories like that, and quirky movies like Napolean Dynomite, Pineapple Express etc...
Currently Reading: In Style Magazine (I have ADD and can't finish a book to save my soul)
Favorite Books: was an English major in college, so favorite authors are: Raymond Carver, Steinbeck, AnneTyler, Eudora Welty (although see above- haven't read a book in forever!)
Favorite Music/Bands: Classic Rock from 70s and country music
Odd things about me: have to have things in pairs (maybe cuz I'm a Gemini), very matchy-matchy when it comes to having a matching wallet, wristlet, minny skinny for each purse I own, have WAY TOO MANY purses/accessories, shoes and lip glosses
Things That Scare Me: family members dying
Current Obsessions: finding matching accessories for the (older) purses I own (Coach and LV)
Dream Vacation: Italy- Amalfi coast, Venice and Tuscany
I Cannot Live Without My: morning coffee, lip gloss, a coat/sweater/scarf/gloves in cold weather (hate cold weather and being cold!)
Motto or Favorite Quotes: "If it aint' broke, don't fix it" (?)


Jun 3, 2011
I'm pretty new, so here we go =D!
Name: Jessie
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Resides: Tennessee
Occupation: Med Student
Favorite Brands: Coach, Fendi, tokidoki
Hobbies: All I do now is study! It feels that way anyway
Favorite Drinks: Cherry coke or sweet tea with lots of lemons.
Favorite Foods: SUSHI it is a must.
Favorite Shows: Grimm, Say Yes to the Dress, The Daily Show, South Park
Favorite Movies: How to Train Your Dragon, V for Vendetta, Spirited Away, Love Actually
Currently Reading: textbooks =\
Favorite Music/Bands: Disturbed, Korn, The Black Keys
Odd things about me: I have only worn makeup twice, once for prom and another time for my best friend's wedding.
Things That Scare Me: the dark, and bugs!
Current Obsessions: Coach bags!!
Dream Vacation: Hawaii
I Cannot Live Without My: sleep
Motto or Favorite Quotes:"Do or do not. There is no try." Yoda


Feb 8, 2009
Kelly, I did not know Hung was cancelled. I watch that one too! Is anyone else noticing a lip balm trend :smile: Shopping seems to be on everyone's hobby list (no surprise there!) and we all seem to be afraid of spiders, LOL. I love reading the "odd things about me".

Let's add another category that might be interesting. Pets, since probably most of us have them and love them to death. I have a 4 year old mini Dachshund named Guinevere.

So the new template will be:

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Currently Reading:
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Oct 12, 2009
Name: Crystal
Gender: LOL
Resides: GA
Occupation:sales and marketing
Favorite Brands: coach,lv,mk,gap,old navy, TOMS,apple
Hobbies: playing with my kids,stalking my outlet!!!
Favorite Drinks: sweet tea and coffee
Favorite Foods: mexican
Favorite Shows:teen mom LOL. bad girls club,wow wow wobbzy
Favorite Movies:
Currently Reading: nothing
Favorite Books:
Favorite Music/Bands:TOOL,NIN,Mastodon,mars volta,QOTSA...
Odd things about me: i like to vacuum my house, i have to paint my nails every other day...
Things That Scare Me:big bugs
Current Obsessions: doing my nails,going on a diet
Dream Vacation:going around the world
I Cannot Live Without My: hubs and kids
Motto or Favorite Quotes: theres lots....



Dec 30, 2011
Maine & NJ
You know, I keep thinking of so many things I forgot--but too late to edit now, haha!
There's so much more but I'll just do these 3, I dunno why I totally BLANKED on basically my 3 fave things on Earth:
The color PINK
Anything Reece's


May 10, 2010
Name: Carol
Age: over 40
Gender: female
Resides: central California
Occupation: retired systems engineer, now I'm a writer
Favorite Brands: Coach, Dior, Victoria's Secret
Hobbies: shopping, reading, going out to eat and to the movies
Favorite Drinks: water, pina coladas, chocolate ice cream sodas
Favorite Foods: chocolate, anything creamy or cheesy, fettucine alfredo, steak, Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Indian
Favorite Shows: Being Human, South Park, Bones, Family Guy, The Good Wife, Psych, Haven
Favorite Movies: Gone with the Wind, Life is Beautiful, The Emperor's New Groove, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Das Boot, Some Like it Hot, Young Frankenstein, Sleeper, Bolt
Currently Reading: just finished The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Favorite Books: The City of Mirth by Edith Wharton, anything by Jodi Picoult, older David Baldacci like The Winner and Total Control
Favorite Music/Bands: Avenged Sevenfold, Simple Plan, Muse, Weezer, Hinder, Linkin Park, Madina Lake, Mayday Parade, the Used, Stone Sour, Bruno Mars
Odd things about me: I don't act my age, I still wear junior clothes, my daughter is my best friend, I don't wear makeup, I've never been to Hawaii, I lived and worked in Saudi Arabia, I don't drink coffee
Pets: Dusty - golden retriever, Twinkie - cat, Charlie - large desert tortoise, still grieving over Callie - cat and Pansy - rabbit, at one time we had 19 guinea pigs
Things That Scare Me: public speaking, bees, something happening to my family, accidentally causing harm to someone else
Current Obsessions: purses
Dream Vacation: Caribbean
I Cannot Live Without My: bath, electric mattress pad, credit cards, Internet
Motto or Favorite Quotes: "CAPITALISM... because no-one should have to live in lower case." "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure." "Worrying works! 90% of the things I worry about never happen." "If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?"