How to look Super Chic in A Trench Coat

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For years, style editors have pointed out that French women, with their very distinct and classic style, have elevated the trench coat to its never-ending chic status. Trench coats have become iconic among French women, rivaling berets and striped boat-neck shirts and a Burberry trench not only speaks to one’s good taste, but signals its wearer’s good sense.


 It has more or less never gone out of style, making it the most practical fashion investment one could make.


1. Burberry Sandringham Double Breasted Trench Coat, 2. Christian Louboutin So Kate, 3. Misha Nonoo The Husband Shirt, 4. House of Harlow 1960 The Ra Chain Necklace, 5. Alexander McQueen High-waisted skinny jeans, 6. Blue Nile Estate Diamond Button Earrings, 7. Spitfire Coco Cat Eye Wayfarer glasses, 8. Ted Baker Watch, 9.Gucci Small Marmont Bag – Black

The variety of trench coats mainly lies beneath their lengths, some innovative strokes on the lapels and at the hems, as well as the shades. Thanks to that, nowadays every single woman can easily find her ideal trench coat that will match both her body shape and complexion.


 1. The Mac – Kate Trench Coat in Khaki, 2. BALMAIN ‘ALIENOR’ LEATHER ANKLE BOOTS, 3. Karen Millen Cable-Knit Sweater, 4. Rag & Bone Black Leather Hyde Denim Skinny, 5. Saint Laurent Brass & Resin Triangle Earrings, 6. Ray-Ban 24kt gold aviator sunglasses, 7. Tory Burch Watch, 8. Dareen Hakim Le Parisien Clutch

You can accessorise the trench coat with tonal gloves that could be doubly elegant when finished off with a fedora or homburg hat. Handbags and shoulder bags will look equally cool whether matched with a short, medium length or long trench. A classic watch will finish off any look.


 1. Vince Wool and cashmere-blend trench coat, 2. Saint Laurent Metallic Embossed Leather Pumps, 3. Misha Nonoo Beatrice Turtleneck, 4. Max Mara Visita skirt, 5. Dior Earrings , 6. Karl Lagerfeld Sunglasses, 7. Movado Museum Classic Watch, 8. Guerlain KissKiss Shaping Cream Lip Colour, 9. Saint Laurent Wallet

Short trenches are recommended to wear with high-heeled knee-high boots, while ankle boots should be avoided as they may visually shorten the legs.


 1 Burberry London Kensington Mid Length Wool Trench Coat, 2. LONG TASSEL BOOT, 3. Petite Lace Collar Jumper, 4. Stella Mccartney Pale Blue Skinny Long Jeans, 5. Alexander Wang Mixed Links Earrings, 6. Linda Farrow Sunglasses, 7. Jessica Carlyle Brown Womens Gold-Tone Boho Watch And Bracelet…, 8. Chloe Drew small python leather shoulder bag

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Long trenches with flat ballerinas look very romantic and fresh, though shoes with heels may also work well with long trench coats.


1. Escada Celija Camel Hair Long Coat, 2. Salvatore Ferragamo Varina Leather Ballerinas, 3. Glamorous Sheer Victoriana Blouse, 4.Alexander McQueen High Waisted Wool Pants, 5. Eugenia Kim Loulou braided faux leather-trimmed rabbit-felt hat, 6. Yoins Double Colors Leaf Shape Earring Set, 7. Dior Women’s \”Dior Metallic\” Sunglasses, 8. Valentino My Rockstud Leather Shoulder Bag


 1. ZIMMERMANN Karmic Trench, 2. Salvatore Ferragamo Turtle Neck Jumper, 3. Saint Laurent Slim-Fit Jeans, 4. CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Metallic Calfskin So Kate, 5. Pink Dual Stud Earrings, 6. Michael Kors Sunglasses, 7. Kate Spade Clocktower Grey Pave Monterey Watch, 8. Dkny Bryant Park Small Bag


1. Burberry London Trench Coat, 2. Burberry London Plaistow leopard-print , 3. Burberry Runway Cotton Gabardine Trench Coat, 4. Callaghan Trench, 5. Burberry Wool Blend Trench Coat


 1. Burberry London Kensington Mid Length Wool Trench Coat, 2. Christian Louboutin So Kate, 3. Victoria Beckham Denise Dress, 4. Fragments Golden Layered Leaf Drop Earrings, 5. Tom Ford Irina Square Frame Sunglasses, 6. Christian Louboutin Paloma medium red leather bag, 7. GUCCI Watch


 1.ZIMMERMANN Lavish Trench, 2. Jimmy Choo Anouk Suede Pumps, 3. Drape Front Sweater, 4. Valentino Wide Leg Sailor-Style Pants, 5. Lana Large Flat Gloss Hoop Earrings, 6. Christian Dior Sunglasses, 7. Gucci Watch, 8. Prada Saffiano Gardener’s Tote Bag, 9. Dents Chestnut brown silk-lined leather gloves

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Written by Aneliya Vasilieva

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Editor In-Chief of Fashion Style Magazine, Aneliya Vasilieva is an international fashion editor and stylist. She edits and styles looks that enhance brand positioning and messaging and owing to her fashion experience and remarkable taste level, she has become well known in the fashion world. Her enthusiasm, attention to detail and professionalism are qualities she brings to corporate styling projects for many clients in the industry.