It's about time for April showers...and a classic trench is the perfect outerwear piece for the cold to mild temp transition. Timeless, chic, and utterly sophisticated, a trench coat is a must-have.
The most fashionable of women have been rocking fierce trenches for decades.
Style icons like Jackie Kennedy...
Modern fashionistas have adapted the look to be their own...
These days trenches come in many different styles and at very affordable prices. My trench choices:
Double Breasted Belted Trench, $49.50, www.wetseal.com; Soia & Kyo Plaid Asymmetrical Trench Coat, $195, www.nordstrom.com;Women's Short Belted Trench, $20, www.oldnavy.com.
Middle Row: Nine West Piped Trench Coat (Plus), $169, www.nordstrom.com; Coffee Shop Fit & Flare Trench Coat, $68, www.nordstrom.com; Triple 5 Soul Surplus Trench Coat, $160, www.urbn.com.
Bottom Row: Kibikibi Ruffle Collar Trench Coat, $105, www.yesstyle.com; Patent Leather Double-Breasted Trench Coat with Belt, $40, www.target.com; Trench Coat/Dress in Black, $139, www.igigi.com.
Fun Trench Fact:
Trench coats were invented by Thomas Burberry in 1901 and were first used by British and French soldiers in World War I...
Burberry Double Breasted Trench, $945, www.burberry.com.
Hence Burberry trenches indeed stand the test of time. Definitely a worthy investment!