What happens when your favourite fall staple suddenly appears back on the fashion scene, revamped and with a totally new look? You buy one and go with the trend! This season it is all about the trench coat, but with a twist. Designers have taken this traditional all weather cover-up and given it a decidedly modern look, complete with epaulettes, big buttons and huge collars. We love the double breasted trench coats in unusual brighter hues that combine a formal style with a more glamourous touch. Here are our pick for autumn from net-a-porter.com:
When it comes to stylish coverups, Burberry Prorsum’s stone cotton-sateen trench coat is nothing short of perfection. A buckled belt, military details and elegant cut – this is a must-have example of the wardrobe classic. Simply layer it over your favorite outfits for an instantly sophisticated update.
The Versace FW12 presentation featured leather-clad models smoldering with gothic attitude, and this belted coat is the perfect way to channel the show’s dark design directive. Ribbed corduroy paneling and exposed zips lend this statement cover-up a biker-inspired edge. Wear it to add a sense of attitude to all your new-season looks.
Burberry London’s shearling trench coat is the ultimate outerwear choice for stylish wintry days. Featuring all the design hallmarks the brand is famed for, it’s a flawless investment piece you’re sure to cherish season after season. Wear it over all your favorite weekend looks – think leather and suede accessories for a sophisticated texture contrast.
Fashion’s favorite nautical aesthetic gets the Giulietta treatment with this polished stretch wool-crepe coat. Detailed with gold buttons and elegant white trims, wear yours buttoned up to showcase the chic tailoring.
The classic Burberry London trench gets a contemporary new attitude with contrasting goat hair sleeves and a rich plum hue. Impeccably cut from cotton-gabardine, it’s the most fashion-forward way to wear the label’s signature design. Complement the sophisticated color palette with all-black accents, adding a contrasting belt for extra style points.
Leta lace-appliquéd twill trench coat – £2,450
The classic trench coat gets a super sophisticated makeover in tobacco twill, courtesy of Erdem. Beautifully finished with black lace appliqués and floral-print lining, this elegant coverup has been crafted to perfection. Slip this precisely-cut piece on over a neutral palette, knotting the belt for extra style points.
Give your fall wardrobe the ultimate boost with Burberry London’s forest-green wool and cashmere-blend trench coat. Detailed with button-fastening epaulettes, a detachable belt and a pleated back, this cold-weather cover-up is an investment in the label’s timeless appeal. Layer yours over a chunky-knit sweater and skinny jeans for the coziest combination.