Stylish Tips to Wear a Trench Coat This Spring

Trench coats have become extremely popular in recent years. While they’ve been around since war times, it’s only been in recent years that the trench coat has become a stylish fashion staple for both men and women. Women’s trench coats can look really stylish indeed, whether worn to work or out and about in the city for a simple shopping trip. However, there are right and wrong ways to wear them.

Here, you’ll discover some of the best tips to ensure you’re wearing your trench coat correctly.

You want to make sure you’ve invested in the right fit

There are so many different types of trench coats on the market today and some will fit much better than others. It’s important to firstly ensure you’re buying from a respectable brand as your new trench should be a timeless investment piece. If you choose a trench coat from a respectable British company such as Aquascutum London for example, you know it’s going to have a much nicer fit than some of the other cheaper alternatives.

Ideally, you should try on a few different types of numbers to see which style best fits you.

Tie it accordingly

Did you know the way in which you tie your trench coat makes all the difference to how it looks? Leaving a gap when you tie it so you can see the layers underneath, automatically makes the look more stylish and Parisian.

You can also make the look informal or formal by the way the coat is tied. For a casual look, tie it at the front with an effortless knot. Or, for a more formal look, tie the coat at the back.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with colour

The most common trench coat for women comes in a beige colour. It’s certainly versatile, but don’t be afraid to experiment with different colour options. Trench coats for women come in numerous different colours from black through to green and pink. So, it could be worth investing in a couple of different colours, so you have a trench coat to suit all occasions.

Dress for your bust size

A final tip is to pay attention to your bust size when choosing the right trench coat. If you have quite a large bust for example, you’ll want to avoid the double-breasted styles of trench coats out there. This is because they tend to add extra width to your upper body. Similarly, if you have a smaller bust, you can wear a double-breasted trench coat to make it appear larger.

So, if you want to ensure you’re wearing your trench coat in a stylish way, the tips above can help. It all starts with ensuring you’re wearing the right style of trench coat to fit you. With so many different ones on offer, it pays to take your time to ensure you’re buying the right one.

Charlotte Giver

Charlotte is the founder and editor-in-chief at Your Coffee Break magazine. With a background in PR working in Los Angeles and Barcelona, Charlotte has been running Your Coffee Break from the YCB HQ in London’s Covent Garden for the past 8 years. She is a mother, an avid reader, runner and puts a little too much time into her morning brew.

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