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.

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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.

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Trench Coat styled classic.

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Styled casual chic with black trousers, blouse and sneakers.

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A variation: how to style the belt.

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Styled casual with white trousers, striped shirt and converse chucks.

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Styled casual, but the look is casual chic.

Which is your most versatile piece in your wardrobe?

Love,

Esther

4 Comments

  1. Esther
    21. April 2017 / 16:19

    Thank you, sweetheart.

  2. Esther
    27. April 2017 / 20:04

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

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