Everybody’s wearing (and wanting) the perfect trench coat

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Buy now, love forever.

Proving itself a cult classic, the beige trench coat remains the ultimate go-to jacket all spring and summer long. Come rain or sunshine, it is the ultimate layering hero and true forever-piece that will never go out of style.

Thanks to its timeless details and neutral color palette, the best trench coat stands the test of time. No wonder Thomas Burberry made fashion history when designing the classic beige gabardine in 1879. Back then however, it was considered military attire rather than a wardrobe staple. Fast forward a century, thanks to Hollywood movies, pop-culture and social media, the trench coat has transitioned into a full-on fashion item.

Linen-blend, luxe leather or classic beige to name a few – it is safe to say the choices are endless. Ready to bundle up and look good? Ahead, three options that will most likely fulfill your every need, while of course remaining wallet-friendly.


Linen-blend during warmer months is an absolute must-have. Perfect for layering, it will work from spring to fall and beyond. Opt for an oversized shape like this beauty from Gina Tricot – it leaves room for cozy knits during colder temperatures, while the lightweight fabric will complement breezy summer dresses. The Oversized Trenchcoat in white by H&M is a firm favorite, the oversized shape along with the double breasted style and belted waist sure ticks off all boxes.

Faux Leather


Say no more! In faux leather, the trench coat has transformed from girl next door to downright downtown cool. The ultra-luxe look is loved by anyone and everyone. Both NA-KD and Zalando offer budget-friendly options. Pair with everyday denims for something a little more laid-back or with the LBD for after dark. The styling possibilities are endless, let’s just leave it at that.

The classic

Last but not least, the classic beige trench speaks of both ease and elegance. Burberry has successfully created the OG of all trench coats, although it is nothing but wallet-friendly. Look to Uniqlo for an alternative along with H&M, both offering the perfect piece that will transition you through the seasons. Pair with everything from chunky knits to sleek tailoring for a relaxed but chic look.

To sum it up, the trench coat is a buy now, wear forever-piece. Whether worn loose, belted, oversized or layered, it is the transeasonal hero piece that should be a must in every fashionista’s wardrobe.