Put simply, a trench coat will never (ever) look out of place. It’s ageless, timeless and universally flattering. It’s also the ultimate style chameleon, pulling relaxed looks together as quickly as it plays down formal pieces. Whether you’re going for the original (Burberry) or something more affordable, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.
Given that most modern work wardrobes are pared-back and simple, the sleeve-ties and tortoiseshell details on this trench add those feminine touches that look elegant, regardless of whether your attire is polished or casual.
After dark, throw a trench over your shoulders and wear it like a cape. This simple act makes everything look effortless; your eveningwear will appear more modern and less dressy.
There is no piece in our weekend arsenal that does as much heavy lifting as our trench. Frankly, you can put it over the most low-key clothes you own and immediately look pulled together with zero effort. We love this shorter style with denim and trainers.
This closet essential is also the perfect travel companion – it’s easy to pack, lightweight and will take you from day to night with ease. On a practical note, by adding thin layers you can move from warm days to cool nights.
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