Monday, February 21, 2011

Trench Coat Mafia

If we ever catch a break from Old Man Winter, maybe we can get out of these heavy parkas and into some light and stylish trench coats. Having always been a staple in the world of fashion, every year it seems that designers always finding a way to reinvent the classic coat. One of my favorites that came to mind was the Garbardine Biker Trench Coat from Burberry. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this coat because of how the leather sleeves give it a tough approach. In my list I including some spurge-worthy coats and some that won't kill your wallet. For those of you that already have a trench, here are some easy ideas to revamp your style:
  1. Add new buttons. Stop by your local arts & craft store and pick up some cool buttons. It's cheaper then buying a new coat and it'll give you a chance to personalize your old one.
  2. Switch out the belt. With neon brights being a trend for spring, find a cool neon belt to pair with your neutral colored coat to create instant satisfaction.
  3. Add some quirkiness. Adding a cool trim to the lapels and collar will add some fun to the traditional look.
  4. Pop in a brooch. Take a trip to your mother's closet and "borrow" some pins or brooches. I love a brooch with a little bit of sparkle to add some extra shine.
Enjoy!
Burberry.com
Garbardine Biker Trench Coat with Contrast Leather Sleeves
$2,795

Net-a-porter.com
Diane Von Furstenberg
Spy Ruffle-Trim Cotton Trench Coat
$565

Zara.com
Trench Coat with Lapels
$129

Express.com
Ruffled-Bottom Belted Trench Coat
$128

ae.com
American Eagle Classic Trench
Was: $79.50 Now: $49.95

Forever21.com
Gauze Trench Coat
$32.80

3 comments:

  1. I love this post. I have an old trench coat that seriously needs some tlc. Your post has inspired me to do something about it. Thank you

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  2. This Burberry coat, is amazing!

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  3. Yay! I'm glad I could help! LOL! And I totally agree Jovana!!!

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