HOW TO WEAR A TRENCH The season's sexiest essential to keep you warm

Trench coats are in this winter and we know it.  No longer is the trench looked upon as boring British piece of men’s business attire. It is the winter coat for 2014. Check out these tips on how to wear a trench…


how-to-wear-a-trench-dressyTrench coats  have come a long way. The hard constructed coats of past having given way to softer, looser designs, offering more freedom and comfort with a relaxed feel and look. This doesn’t mean wearing a size too big for you; the keys to the trench look is a loose fit. Think the boyfriend jean but in a trench coat; they are designed to be oversized but still look great.


Trench coats should be considered an investment piece for your wardrobe, just like your classic black leather jacket, perfect nude heel or little Chanel purse . The longer style trench coats have embarked upon us this season – and yes you can wear the trench past your knee. In fact, the longer the classier.


The key about how to wear a trench is to pair it with the right outfit. This season shapes and colours of the trench are sleek and minimal and impeccably detailed, making them easy to wear with most of how-to-wear-the-trenchthis season’s other essential looks, whether it be  jeans and heels, an on-trend winter skirt, or over an evening dress.


The classic, vintage-style Burberry trench coat will never date, along with the traditional navy trench that has always delivered elegance with any look. This season, effortlessly team these classics with a   a cute skinny jean, relaxed white shirt and a cute pump for chic look.


Even more exciting is that this season is the splashes of colour we are seeing in the trench trend. Traditionally only available in tonal blacks, grays and shades of navy , trench coats in eye- catching pastels have made a strong appearance this year. This is definitely how to wear a trench right now with real style.


how-to-wear-a-trench-whiteWoolen pastels work best with this season’s all black look and white trenches look great over black leather or denim pants or are perfect to complete the  high trending white on white look. These compliment the softer qualities with the pastel tones If you are rocking the double denim look,  a classic navy, pinstripe or camel trench is the way to go.

No matter your style, the key to how to wear a trench and pull off the look like a pro is to invest in a classic style and length to suit your shape. Don’t be afraid to try new trends. It’s fashion -dollow your own style, make it your story and make it exciting.


Words by: Guest Blogger Eleni Zaphir

About Eleni Zaphir

Eleni Zaphir runs V I G A R I Fashion Boutique. They pride themselves in being leaders in a fashion forward environment by sourcing only the most gorgeous threads and affordable Australian designs. They provide women with fashion they’ll be proud of: they don’t just buy what other stores have and don’t compromise life savings or morals with our selected styles.

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