Sure, the shearling coat is all the rage this season, but there’s one type of outerwear that should always have a place in your closet. The trench coat is a noted staple - pulling together any look and adding an effortless French twist to your outfit, this classic works on just about any occasion. Think daytime errands to nighttime parties, and every event in between. Very few items can stand the fashion test of time and still look freshly elegant, and the trench coat is one of them. It’s responsible for countless iconic moments, like Audrey Hepburn’s signature look in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Brigitte Bardot’s ‘60s style. Get inspired with a couple of our favorite trench looks and find the right one for you below, from traditional beige to black leather.
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Opt for a fitted silhouette in classic camel for a more formal event, a la Diane Kruger, or don a loose duster style for everyday, like blogger Jill Lansky of The August Diaries.
Valentino Fall 2014
Diane Kruger in a Red Valentino trench coat
The August Diaries’ Jill Lansky in a Zara trench
Very few items can stand the fashion test of time and still look freshly elegant, and the trench coat is one of them.