Trench Coat an all-time classic

The Trench coat is one…

… of the most versatile garments in my wardrobe. It can be worn classic and elegant or casual sporty. The trench coat can be styled with everything. Today I would like to share my journey on how I found my model which I love so much. I wear my coat throughout all seasons.

Classic chic: trench coat styled with white trousers and black booties.

How I have found my perfect trench coat

To be honest, it was really a journey to find my perfect trench coat. Due to budget, I have started with a trench coat from Mango. It was a nice coat but I was not loving it. After one season I was on the hunt for the next one. Searching online delivers you a wide range of varieties. Hallhuber had one from in a pale pink. It was love at the first sight, but unfortunately, the pale pink was hard to style.

I was always dreaming of a Burberry trench coat. Six years ago I decided to save up and get a proper consultation at Burberry. The sales associate was very patient and presented the different classic models. I got the chance to try different styles and colors.

At the end they I fell in love with a model which was out of stock in my size in the Frankfurt boutique. They have ordered my size and 5 days later I got a call that my coat is ready for collection.

What to keep in mind when buying a trench coat

When you plan to invest in a trench coat you should keep the following in mind. A trench coat is a timeless piece. The model should be classic and simple. Choose a color which allows you combine the clothes in your wardrobe. Same affects the choice of the buttons. This could become an issue when mixing e.g. silver buttons and a handbag with gold hardware.

How to style a trench coat

As already mentioned the trench coat is very versatile. I will show you some examples how I style the coat in different ways.

Trench Coat styled classic.
Styled casual chic with black trousers, blouse and sneakers.
A variation: how to style the belt.
Styled casual with white trousers, striped shirt and converse chucks.
Styled casual, but the look is casual chic.

Which is your most versatile piece in your wardrobe?




8 Kommentare

    • Esther
      21. April 2017 / 16:19

      Thank you, sweetheart.

    • Esther
      27. April 2017 / 20:04

      Thank you, Bella.
      Hava a nice day.
      Love, Esther

    • Esther
      10. Mai 2017 / 12:48

      Thank you, Karen.
      It is always a pleasure.
      Love, Esther

  1. 26. Mai 2017 / 19:48

    Der zweite und der dritte Look gefallen mir sehr gut. Die sind genau mein Stil und ich würde sie auch so tragen :-*

    viele liebe Grüße
    Melanie /

    • Esther
      27. Mai 2017 / 16:41

      Liebe Melanie,
      das freut mich sehr. Auch wenn ich den Trenchcoat sehr gerne mag, bin ich froh das er im Moment im Schrank hängt. 🙂
      Liebe Grüße, Esther

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