As the warmer and sunnier days approach so does the need for stylish new outerwear. Your heavy dark coat now weighing you down somewhat when all you really want is something light to throw on when the mood strikes. The Trench Coat has long been a classic wardrobe staple and is the perfect piece, not only for Spring and Summer but with some clever layering, will also see you through the seasons. There so many designs to choose from, whether you are after a traditional trench or one with a modern twist, we have handpicked some of our favourite examples from the high street, below:-
Our Top 10 High Street Trench Coats
Elouise Camel Coat L.K.Bennett
The Elouise Coat from L.K.Bennett is a stylish new take on the classic trench. A flattering double-breasted design with matching buckle detail and a waist-cinching belt. Available in camel (as pictured) or black, made from a quality fabric that features a subtle sheen.
Mae Checked Trench Coat Reiss
A classic double-breasted Trench Coat with a unique checked print from Reiss. Excellent quality, made from a cotton and wool blend, which makes this a comfortable and stylish choice, that can be worn casually with jeans or over a dress for a special evening out.
Best known for their stylish collection of wellington boots, Hunter has increased their ranges considerably, and now include a fantastic selection of high-quality women’s outerwear, including this fabulous waterproof trench coat with matching belt in blue mist.
Chalk Trench Coat Mint Velvet
From luxury women’s retailer Mint Velvet a classic shorter length Trench Coat with a matching waist tie with silver buckle, zip, and button detailing. This casual style jacket is perfect for everyday wear, pair with skinny jeans and your favourite high heeled boots.
Power Shoulder Trench Coat Topshop
This stylish camel coloured oversized trench coat is bang on trend, as you would expect from Topshop, and is such fantastic value priced at just under £100. Made from 100% cotton for a comfortable fitting coat that can be worn casually every day with jeans.
Ambrose Trench Coat Jack Wills
A classic trench coat design that is sure to become one of your favourite pieces, the Ambrose Trench Coat from Jack Wills is available in the Navy (as pictured) or Stone with a matching belt which is cleverly kept neatly in place by a single button at the back.
A classic double-breasted and belted trench coat shape but this time in a sophisticated dark green colour, perfect for those who are drawn to darker shades, the colour pairs particularly well with soft greys, beiges, and pinks, as well as blacks for everyday wear.
Buttons Trench Waistcoat Mango
From fashion-forward Mango, this armless trench coat in beige is made from 100% cotton, with a classic collar, matching adjustable belt and lapel styling. This coat perfectly blends the traditional with the new, for a stylish look that is sure to get you noticed.
Stone Belted Longline Mac New Look
A lightweight trench-style mac from New Look with a matching belt available in stone (as pictured) or black. Perfect for wearing with skinny jeans and over a high neck jumper or blouse. Minimalistic design, yet super stylish and an absolute steal for just £34.99!
Tabatha Trench Coat Phase Eight
And finally the double-breasted Tabatha coat from Phase Eight, a classic trench coat design, excellent quality as we have come to expect from the label, fully lined, and available in a choice of shades including soft pink, sage, or a vibrant Persian blue.
If that has inspired you to refresh your outerwear and ‘lighten up’ for SS18, now all you need to decide is which Trench Coat you’ll invest in? Whichever you choose, we guarantee that this is more than just the latest trend, the classic trench coat is here to stay and we couldn’t be happier to finally say goodbye to the cold weather and ditch our winter layers!