The beloved trench coat has been around for decades and seems to be back on the scene for 2019. Known for their versatility and forgiving shape, they are loved by women everywhere. The trench coat comes in a kaleidoscope of colours, patterns, shapes and textures, making it unlikely you won’t like a single one. Depending on the event this style of coat can be transformed from casual chic to smart attire. If you are after a timeless piece to add to your wardrobe, then here are the six trench coats that we are loving this season. We’re sure one will catch your eye.
Embrace your inner Nancy Drew and dawn a classic looking trench coat today. Originally developed as an item for army officers – to keep them sheltered from wind and rain- the trench coat soon dominated female fashion as well as males. Inspired by the army, the classic coat is usually beige in colour and double-breasted. Come fall, you will be bombarded by every version of this coat, but if you truly want to embrace the look, pick the classic. As it suits nearly every shape possible. Not only will you be stylish walking in a crisp autumn morning, but you will also stay warm and protected from the elements.
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The Cost Conscious
For those of you worrying about your finances yet still want to try out the trend, don’t fret. There are plenty of cost-conscious duplicates on the high street to try out. Between the classic versions, patterned ones or a pop of colour; the high street caters them all. Don’t feel that because you are on a budget you have to sacrifice style points either. Many of the duplicates are just as trendy as their more expensive counterparts. So you can still feel a million dollars without feeling as if you’ve spent half your wages.
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A Pop of Colour
Now I am aware that beige is a colour that can be unforgiving on a lot of complexions, so the classic trench coat may not be an option for everyone. However, there is no excuse to ignore this wardrobe staple. As there is most definitely one out there for you. If like me, you aren’t a fan of muted tones with your colouring, there are plenty of vibrant trenches out there. You just have to be willing to find them. You don’t even have to leave the comfort of your own home to do so. A simple google search and there they are at your fingertips. A trench coat in every colour of the rainbow. You will definitely stand out from the crowd in any of these stylish numbers.
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If you want to make this male inspired coat even more masculine, delve into the world of black trench-coats. The colour is often accompanied by an array of accessories such as zips and belts to make the coat even edgier. The black trench can be worn with any outfit at any time of day. Therefore, whether you are going for lunch with the girls or attending a fancy work event at night this coat can be at your disposal. As the colour black is slimming anyone will feel comfortable in this dark take on the classic coat.
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If you are struggling to choose between two trench coats but can’t account for the expense, then this might be the trend for you. Perfect for people who are indecisive. Why not pick a reversible trench? It’s the ultimate 2 in 1 and you can decide which side to wear based on your mood that day. Result! Therefore, if you feel like standing out from the crowd then you can wear the patterned side. If you feel like slipping under the radar wear the muted tone.
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Are you feeling daring? Feel like your outfit needs a bit of a lift? Then why not get yourself a patterned trench coat to pair with your jeans and t-shirt. The dramatic pattern will surely turn heads and make you centre of attention. Not for the faint of heart as a patterned jacket certainly calls for some confidence to pull the look off. However, if you have woken up with an extra spring in your step this is the trend to try out.
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